Sikeston, MO – The Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Anthony Crawford Jr. as the Healthy Start Fatherhood Program Coordinator. Anthony will play a critical role in a team approach to involving and supporting the fathers/males that are part of Healthy Start families through enhanced outreach, recruitment, case management, engagement, and retention activities. Anthony, a native of Charleston, Missouri, received a Bachelor’s Degree from Southeast Missouri State University and has been employed with MBRC for a year. Anthony previously served under the Bootheel Health Alliance Childhood Wellness Program and has had tremendous success with the children and community partners. We look forward to Anthony’s endeavors in his new role.
“I am honored to be a part of such a dedicated group of people who take pride in strengthening the communities we serve throughout the Bootheel.” Anthony Crawford Jr., BS, Fatherhood Program Coordinator.
“MBRC is committed to remind men of their responsibilities and the important role they play as fathers and father figures. We will continue to prioritize programs that support connecting dads with their kids and families that include fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, and father figures.” Cynthia Dean, CEO/Director of Programs.
Healthy Start has been serving fathers across the U.S since the initiative began in 1991 and has worked continuously to empower and strengthen fathers and families. Our programming is guided by the belief that men need to develop the capacity to care for themselves in order to become more effective and responsible fathers. For more information about the Healthy Start Fatherhood Program, please contact MBRC at (573) 471-9400