MU Family Impact Center
At the MU Family Impact Center, we aim to provide lifelong education that will help our community’s residents improve their quality of life.
- We welcome participants from anywhere in the mid-Missouri area.
- We offer numerous programs in one place in order to bring the knowledge, research and resources from the University of Missouri into the community.
- Our FREE programs cover a wide range of needs, including tax assistance, family support, medical care and even summer camps that are geared towards youth excellence & college preparation.
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Event date: Jan. 8, 2024
Event time: | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Topic: Trauma’s effect on Individuals with AutismSpeakers: Jamie Scaccia, Clinical Psychologist , Family ForwardSelf reported CEUs available!Caring for or teaching someone with a developmental disability? Let’s create encouragement and support ...
Event date: Oct. 1, 2023 - Dec. 31, 2023
The Missouri Council for Activity & Nutrition's Physical Activity Work Group is introducing its "Fall Into Fitness" initiative! With a no-cost registration, you'll have access to weekly challenges coming from experts throughout MOCAN within all ...
Event date: Oct. 31, 2023 - Dec. 12, 2023
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a six week, highly interactive group program to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and learn how their health problems affect their lives. Topics include ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, April 12, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – March 2020 would have been the fifth year of Camp CaPow—College Access-Planning Our Way. Held at the University of Missouri’s Family Impact Center in Columbia, Camp CaPow is a weeklong opportunity for middle school students to ...
- Published: Monday, March 12, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri alumni Alyssa Roost, BHS ’16, and Matt Praiswater, BS ’15, met in 2016 when they worked as interns for Camp Ca-Pow (College Access-Planning Our Way), a program that helps middle school students explore ...
- Published: Friday, April 14, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A State Farm Insurance Co. donation of $128,000 presented April 13 includes support for several University of Missouri Extension programs:• A $54,000 gift to MU Extension’s Fire and Rescue Training Institute will fund essential ...