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State Organizations and Local Support Groups

by Mary Ann Kelley

Missouri Homeschool Organizations & Support Groups

Missouri Homeschool Organizations

Families for Home Education (FHE)

The purpose of FHE is to protect the inalienable right of parents in Missouri to teach their own children without state regulation and control.

Missouri Association of Teaching Christian Homes, Inc.

This group offers service and support to home educators and support groups within the state of Missouri.

Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Missouri

Faithfully honoring God and supporting the homeschool community.

Missouri Homeschool Support Groups

Columbia Homeschooling Resource Group (CHRG) Columbia

An organization for mid Missouri homeschoolers. We are an inclusive group of families which welcomes many different styles of homeschooling and one that welcomes members from all religions, backgrounds, and cultures. Our focus is to enrich, provide mutual support and social & educational activities for our children. Our purpose is to support the child in the life long learning process, while having respect for each family's educational style regardless of religious or political views. The challenge and commitment to homeschooling is what brings us together.

Mid Missouri Co Op of Home Educators Columbia

Conservative Columbia and Central Missouri Home Schooling parents find support in a community of fellow parent teachers and friends.

Bolivar Area Homeschoolers Dallas and surrounding counties

A diverse group of parents with one thing in common: We all educate our children at home. We exist to support and encourage each other, provide educational and social activities for the children and disseminate information throughout our membership.

LEARN - let education always remain natural Kansas City

Supporting secular homeschoolers in and around Kansas City

Northland Families Learning Together Kansas City

We are an eclectic, secular/inclusive homeschool support group based in the Northland of Kansas City Missouri. We offer encouragement and support, along with fun and sometimes educational activities, for homeschooling parents.

South Kansas City Holy Family Homeschoolers Kansas City

We are a group of Catholic Home Schooling families located in South Kansas City. As a Catholic Home School group centered in Christ, we encourage all the virtues manifested by the Holy Family. The purpose of this list is to provide a method for communication for all current and active members.

Clay-Platte Home Educators (CPHE) Kansas City

Clay-Platte Home Educators exists to provide information, training and support to local home schooling parents in an effort to assist them in their God-given responsibility to direct the education and training of their children, to the Glory of God.

Principle Based Learning Kansas City

Principle Based Learning (PBL) of Kansas City organizes two six-week co-op sessions a year; one in the fall and one in the spring. When in session we meet on Thursdays at a location in South Kansas City near State Line Road. It also teams up with community resources to sponsor field trips and workshops throughout the year.

Lebanon Area Homeschoolers Lebanon

A Christian based, non-for-profit organization. LAH provides information of available options of the area's many homeschool activities. Area Homeschoolers are invited to choose and participate in the events, activities, and organizations that best meet their needs.

North County Homeschoolers North Saint Louis County

This is a secular and inclusive group for homeschoolers living in North Saint Louis County. Post about activities, field trip ideas, asking questions, sharing resources, or maybe just checking out last minute plans. This is a community board, all opinions are respected.


Christian Home Educators Support System is a Rolla, MO area group that seeks to support area homeschoolers, particularly those who share in the Christian faith. Our website offers information to help families, including group classes and events that are available in the area.

Cass and Bates County Inclusive Homeschoolers South Kansas City

This group is for inclusive homeschooling/unschooling families in the rural areas South of Kansas City, MO. Welcoming people of all faith backgrounds, or no faith background. This is a Facebook group used to support each other, set up play dates and field trips, and meet with like-minded people in areas where inclusive/secular homeschoolers may feel isolated.

SHEM (Southwest Home Education Ministry) Springfield

SHEM is an acronym for Southwest Home Education Ministries, our purpose is to minister to homeschooling families in Southwest Missouri by sponsoring various activities, such as those listed on this web site; to work in a cooperative manner with other home-schooling organizations which promote benefits for, and freedom to home educate; and to inform the public of current laws relating to home education. Activities include the yearly regional convention, 2 bi-annual used book sales, health fair, new homeschooler training and student expo.

Ozarks Area Unschoolers Springfield

Promotes inclusive educational opportunities for homeschoolers and unschoolers in Southwest Missouri including monthly clubs, field trips, exhibits, and contests. Annual Art Exhibit in January and Science Fair in April.

St. Charles County Christian Home Educators St. Charles

he St. Charles County Christian Home Educators (SCCHE) is a Christ-centered organization that exists to provide information, support, and fellowship for homeschooling families throughout the community. We offer monthly meetings and newsletters, provide new homeschooler classes, have a learning center, and offer art, choir, drama, and band opportunities for homeschool students. We strive to glorify Jesus Christ through service to home educators in the St. Charles County area.

Crossroads Christian Connection St. Charles County, Lake St. Louis, and Wentzville area

Crossroads Christian Connection (CCC) provides an opportunity for both parents and children to form friendships with other home schooling families. Our group can service the St. Charles County, Lake St. Louis, and Wentzville area. We are a non-political, non-denominational group who adheres to Biblical values. We believe the Bible to be inspired of God, infallible and the supreme and final authority for all faith and life; and that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

The Connected Homeschool St. Joseph

Our focus is to publish resources and information, and to provide connections from professional relationships within the Northwest Missouri community and on the internet for the benefit of all home education families in the local and regional area.

St. Louis Catholic Homeschool Association St. Louis

This association exists to support and connect Catholic families who have made the decision to homeschool, as well as those families who may be contemplating homeschooling.

HomeSchool Families of Greater St. Louis St. Louis

We are a group of friends who homeschool our children in St. Louis Missouri. This group is very casual, and we like to focus on having friends for our kids to play with on a regular basis. All people are welcome, no matter religious, political, or other beliefs.

West County Christian Home Educators (WCCHE) St. Louis

Exists for the purpose of supporting, encouraging, and equipping families in the performance of their God-given responsibilities to train and educate their children in the instruction of the Lord." WCCHE seeks to unite its members for the purpose of: providing information regarding legal and social issues affecting homeschooling families, offering enriching educational activities, providing wholesome fellowship opportunities with like-minded homeschooling families, fostering communication between homeschooling groups, and supporting any member family regardless of religion, race or denominational affiliation

SHARE (St. Louis Homeschooling Activities, Resources, and Encouragement) St. Louis City and County

S.H.A.R.E. (St. Louis Homeschooling Activities, Resources and Encouragement) is a large independent support group founded and operated by volunteer parents who home educate their children in the Greater St. Louis Area. Families from all over the St. Louis region and nearby Illinois counties are members of SHARE, although it is based in the South City, South County and Mid County areas. The majority of members are Christians but people of all faiths are welcome in S.H.A.R.E. The main goal is to inform, equip and encourage families in their homeschooling journey.

Affiliated Support Groups Statewide

From CHEF of Missouri

FHE support Groups Statewide

Regional support groups listed.

MATCH Support Groups Statewide

Stone County Area Homeschoolers Stone County

Stone County Area Homeschoolers is intended to provide support, mentoring and friendship to homeschool families in the SW Missouri/NW Arkansas area, specifically Stone County and the surrounding areas. Members are encouraged to ask questions, share encouragement, post pics of their activities and post about their days, offer advice and share news or events pertaining to homeschooling. Members meet once or twice per month in a casual setting and plan occasional field trips, service activities, and holiday events. Most of the activities are free or inexpensive. SCAH welcomes all homeschoolers Christian or not, but the founder and many member families are Christian, so the group will have a Christian flavor.

Heartland Home Educators (HHE) Warrensburg

Heartland Home Educators, Inc. is a non-political, volunteer organization which supports homeschooled families and the surrounging community. The Heartland Home Educators meet for co-op classes on Thursdays for eight consecutive weeks in the fall and for another eight consecutive weeks in the spring. Other events include:field trips, moms's night out, teen activities, special events, and educational fairs. A highlight of the year is a spring drama production.

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