Our Mission: The mission of the Community Caring Council is to support communities in developing and providing a continuum of resources to help empower individuals and families meet life’s challenges.



Our Purpose: The purpose of the organization is to promote coordination and collaboration between all community groups in order to empower individuals and families to become more self-reliant, responsible and resourceful.

Recent Happenings

June 16, 2017

Caring and Sharing: Kudos to SEMO University

For eleven years, the Community Caring Council’s Family Transition Team has counted on the Office of Residence Life at the University to help meet the unmet […]
June 11, 2017

Don’t count the numbers, make the numbers count!

Recently, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation to our City Council regarding our ESG (Emergency Solutions Grant) Rapid Rehousing program. This presentation gave me […]

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Community Closet

The Council manages a closet to assist clients on a case by case basis in times of emergency with hygiene and household items. This closet is supported by donations only. Currently the closet supply is very low. If you would like to make a donation you may do so by contacting Jaime Ludwig (651-3747 ext. 107) or Kay Azuma (651-3747 ext. 104). Find out more about what we accept!
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Monthly Meetings

The Community Caring Council holds its monthly meeting every 3rd Friday of the month at 7:30 AM in the Kasten Community Development Center located at 937 Broadway, Suite 102, Cape Girardeau, MO. It is open to all interested community members. Each month a guest speaker is invited to present to the group followed by reports from Committees, Task Forces & Community Partners.