Boone County News Release

Press Archives Press Room

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Kelly Wallis
Director, Community Services
(573) 886-4298

Boone County Community Services Department Releases 2017 Annual Report

August 15, 2018 – The Boone County Community Services Department, along with the Boone County Children’s Services Board, will present the Community Services Department’s 2017 Annual Report to the Boone County Commissioners and community on Friday, August 17, 2018. This presentation will include information on the power of prevention and early childhood education, as well as impact statements from key stakeholders and beneficiaries.

The Community Services Department was established in 2014 and is responsible for the administration of the Children’s Services, Community Health, and Domestic Violence Funds for a combined budget of over $7 million a year. The Community Services Department funds 53 programs aimed at improving the lives of Boone County residents. Each funded program is required to submit reports semi-annually to demonstrate the impact of the program services on the individual, family, and community.

We are excited to share information about organizations that have been funded and the impact their work has had on the children, families, and citizens of Boone County. Join us in for our release presentation to be held in the Commission Chambers at 3:00PM on Friday, August 17, 2018.


The Government of Boone County, Missouri employs over 500 people and serves more than 162,642 citizens across 691 square miles by administering and enforcing state and local laws, collecting taxes, assessing property, maintaining roads, conducting elections, recording public documents, and much more.