The Bartlett Center is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization, United Way partner and contracted by the State of Missouri to provide social programs for youth in the midtown neighborhood. 


The Bartlett Center will be the heartbeat for uniting and igniting the community.


Bartlett Center is dedicated to providing quality programs that enrich the lives of children, parents and the community.



  • Communication – that is open, consistent and two-way

  • Continuous Improvement – developing and learning in all we do

  • Mutual Respect – and trust in our working relationships

  • Innovation – and encouragement to challenge the status quo

  • Diversity – of people, cultures and ideas

  • Teamwork – and meeting our commitments to one another

  •  Integrity – and the highest ethical standards

  • Performance – with recognition for results

  • Community – opportunity for family and personal growth


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Thank you so much to the SJPD for their donation of two fans for our gym!


June 12, 2020

New Bartlett Center director focusing on kids

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Oct. 27, 2017

Group seeking grant for Bartlett Center improvements

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Jan. 4, 2018

​Our Staff

Executive Director: LaTonya Williams

Childcare Director: Shyla Dial

Youth Director: Kristie Dean

Board of Directors:  Will Kariker, Mike Veale, Harold Ray, Ben Fliegel, Jayne Roberts, Mike Cazel, Barbara Spencer, Bridget Kurtt DeJong, Danielle McGaughy, & Charles Starling