Our Mission: To strengthen our communities and encourage self-reliance; we work in partnership with our communities by implementing programs and providing resources to improve lives and inspire hope for low-income individuals and families.
Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. Staff members offer children love, acceptance, understanding and the opportunity to learn and experience success. Children will leave Head Start more prepared for kindergarten, excited about learning and ready to succeed.
MOCA’s Housing Department administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program for Camden, Laclede, Miller and Pulaski Counties. The program’s primary goals are to help low-income families in obtaining safe, decent and affordable privately–owned rental housing.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (Liheap)
Weatherization is a program that helps low-income families become more economically secure by offering a hand-up, not a handout. The purpose of Weatherization is to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons, particularly elderly people with disabilities, families with children, by improving the energy efficiency of their home, insuring their health and safety, and reducing their residential expenditures.
“Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul motivated by love.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.
Community Action helps people and changes lives. If you would like to be a part of this movement and make a differance in your community please give us a call at 573 765 3263. It could be the most rewarding call of your life.