Parent Handouts

Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership’s maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. The relationship between mother and nurse provides the foundation for strong families, and lives are forever changed – for the better.

For more information:

North Central Community Health Center

4000 Jennings Station Road

Saint Louis, MO 63121

(314) 679-7871

Lauren Stone, RN, BSN

LStone2@stlouisco.com

www.nursefamilypartnership.org

www.stlouisco.com/HealthandWellness/HealthCentersandMedicalServices/PublicHealthNursingProgram/Nurse-FamilyPartnership

EnergyCare

EnergyCare provides a variety of services for low-income seniors (60+), people living with chronic illnesses and disabilities, and families with children under five. Services include heaters and blankets in winter, air conditioners in summer, furnace/HVAC repairs, home weatherization and repair services, and utility assistance (as funding is available). EnergyCare’s service area is the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County (Missouri). Specific eligibility criteria apply for many services. For more information please visit www.energycare.org or call 314-773-5900.

EnergyCare
2758 Wyoming St.
St. Louis, MO 63118
314-773-5900

http://www.energycare.org

Epworth Drop-In Center

The Epworth Drop-In Center provides basic needs, resources and referrals, and recreational activities for homeless and at-risk youth from ages 11-21.

Location: 7520 Natural Bridge Road, Normandy, MO 63121
For more information contact: Allison Lageose at 314.222.4877
http://www.epworth.org/programs-street-outreach-services.php

McCallum Place

McCallum Place is a nationally acclaimed, comprehensive eating disorder treatment center for preadolescents, adolescents, and adults, both males and females. McCallum offers onsite medical and psychiatric management and care combined with intensive individualized psychotherapy.

231 W. Lockwood Avenue, #201
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 1-800-828-8158

http://www.mccallumplace.com/

Queen of Peace

Queen of Peace Center is a family-centered behavioral healthcare provider for women with addiction, their children, and families. The gender-focused female recovery center provides a variety of treatment options to women with co-occurring disorders and those affected by trauma, including comprehensive substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation, clinical services to clients and their family members, pregnant and postpartum support, and therapeutic daycare services for children.

325 N. Newstead
 Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Phone: (314) 531-0511
Fax: (314) 652-2637

www.qopcstl.org

Al-Anon / Alateen / Young Alateen

Al-Anon, Alateen, and Young Alateen provide strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. They are fellowships of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Alateen and Young Alateen are designed specifically for young people.

Missouri Al-Anon website: http://www.missouri-al-anon.org/
Missouri Alateen/Young Alateen meetings: http://www.missouri-al-anon.org/Alateen.asp
National Al-Anon website: http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/
National Alateen website: http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/for-alateen

SLCH Teen Helpline

Helpline set up to provide answers to parents with questions/concerns about their teen’s behavior. Staff can provide information, answers to questions, and helpful resources/referrals.

(314) 454-TEEN
www.stlouischildrens.org/our-services/psychology-services/teen-helpline-454teen

Project Child Safe

Project ChildSafe is a nationwide program that promotes safe firearms handling and storage practices among all firearm owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm Safety Kits. The kits include a cable-style gun-locking device and a brochure (also available in Spanish) that discusses safe handling and storage. Since 2003, the Project has partnered with local law enforcement agencies to distribute more than 36 million safety kits to gun owners in all 50 states and five U.S. territories.

Americorps

AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. AmeriCorps members address critical needs in communities throughout America by tutoring and mentoring disadvantaged youth, fighting illiteracy, improving health services, building affordable housing, teaching computer skills, cleaning parks and streams. Educational awards and living stipends are provided for the year of service.
www.americorps.gov/

Cardinal Glennon Hospital Adolescent Center

1465 South Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 577-5600
For Appointments: (314) 268-6406
www.cardinalglennon.com

Children’s Rights of America Youth Crisis Hotline

1-800-422-HOPE

Covenant House

Provides transitional housing and community service center for youth 17-21.

2727 North Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63113
Crisis hotline: (314) 533-2241
www.covenanthouse.org

Growing American Youth

Growing American Youth brings gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth 21 and under in St. Louis and the surrounding areas together. Offers a place for youth to meet friends and to give and receive support in a safe environment. Growing American Youth meets every Thursday night from 7-8:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 600 N. Euclid, St. Louis MO 63108 in the Central West End.
www.growingamericanyouth.org

Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO) Crisis Line

Provides youth focused crisis prevention, suicide intervention and post-intervention support to the community through awareness, education and outreach.

Crisis Helpline: 1-888-644-KUTO (staffed every day after 4 pm CST)

National Runaway Crisis Hotline

24 hour confidential crisis hotline for youth who are runaways or considering running away and their families.
1-800-RUNAWAY
www.nrscrisisline.org

PFLAG

Support for parents, families, and friends of lesbians and gays.

P.O. Box 410114
St. Louis, MO 63141
Phone: (314) 821-3524
www.pflagstlouis.org

RAVEN – Youth Violence Prevention

WAV provides violence prevention groups for youth aged 12-17. Youth WAV serves teens who are at risk for committing violence due to a history of witnessing violence, previous violent acting out or, living in a violent culture.

Phone: (314) 558-6783

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Adolescent Center

Provides care for patients, ages 12-21, and serves as a resource for health care professionals with questions or other needs related to adolescent health care.
Appointments: (314) 454-KIDS or 1-800-678-KIDS
www.stlouischildrens.org

St. Louis County Youth Programs

County Youth Programs plans, develops, and provides service for children and youth.

The Dropout Initiative has a multi-component program called Doors to Success which serves ages 16 to 24 in areas where the rate of high school dropout is high.

The Summer Food Service Program for Children provides nutritious meals at community sites.

The Outstanding Student Leadership Program involves high schools in recognizing seniors considered leaders.

Phone: (314) 615-4429
ww5.stlouisco.com/dhs/CYP.html

Stop Bullying Now

Website with extensive resources and handouts on bullying for kids, adults, health care providers, and educators.
www.stopbullying.gov/
Roles for Health Professionals to Prevent Bullying

Youth Emergency Service (YES) Hotline – Epworth

The Youth Emergency Service Program is Epworth’s crisis care program and emergency shelter. Short-term housing and therapeutic support are provided for young people who need an immediate safe place to live because of abuse, neglect, homelessness or family conflict. YES is open 24/7 year around and can be reached through an emergency Helpline 24 hours daily, 365 days a year, to assist families and teens in crisis.

6816 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63130
24-Hour YES Helpline: (314) 727-6294
www.epworth.org/programs-youth-emergency-service.php

Youth In Need

Emergency shelter for youth ages 10-18. Transitional Living for youth ages 16-21. Youthworks program: GED classes, life skills education, counseling and job placement for ages 16-21. More than 25 locations throughout St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren and Montgomery Counties and St. Louis City in eastern Missouri.

Headquarters:
Youth In Need Center
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Central Office Phone: (636) 946-5600

24-Hour Help Line: 636-946-3771
www.youthinneed.org

Adolescent Sexuality Etc.

Online resource about adolescent sexuality, pregnancy, education, daily information, ect.
www.sxetc.org

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region

Health organization that provides sex education programs to youth and their parents and a wide range of reproductive and primary health care services.

Phone: 1-800-230-PLAN
www.ppslr.org

Project ARK

Project ARK is committed to providing services that enhance the lives of children, youth, young adults, women and families infected, affected and at risk for HIV disease through coordination of medical care, social support and prevention services. Offers free HIV testing at Laclede location and 2 local coffeeshops. Also provides support groups, peer mentoring, and one on one counseling about STI prevention for LGBT youth.

4169 Laclede Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 535-7275
http://projectark.wustl.edu

Teen Health

Website for teens that provides a safe, honest, and accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life.
www.kidshealth.org/teen/

Teen Health Facts

Online resource for any and all questions regarding your health, your relationships, your body and your sexuality.
www.teenhealthfx.com/

Teen Pregnancy Center

Clinic providing comprehensive medical care, education and developmental life skills to pregnant teens in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 454-8259
www.barnesjewish.org

The SPOT

Supporting Opportiunies with Teens
One-stop, drop-in center for youth (ages 13-24) that provides testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases, health care and counseling, social support, prevention and case management services at no cost. Physicians available Monday-Friday afternoons from 1pm – 5pm.

4169 Laclede, 1st floor
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 535-0413
www.thespot.wustl.edu/index.html

Missouri Protection and Advocacy

A federally mandated statewide system which provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legally based advocacy.

Administration Phone: (573) 893-3333 or 866-777-7199
Application Unit: (573) 659-0678 or 1-800-392-8667
www.moadvocacy.org

MPACT Parent Training and Information

A statewide parent training and information center serving all disabilities. MPACT’s mission is to ensure that all children with special needs receive an education that allows them to achieve their personal goals.

Phone: 1-800-743-7634
www.ptimpact.org

Paraquad

Information and referral service about resources for people with disabilities including:

* Accessible Housing Clearinghouse
* Financial assistance with home modifications, rental and mortgage payments,
* Employment program,
* Benefits planning assistance
* College for Living including continuing education, supported education, supported employment.
* DEAFWay Interpreting Services
* Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services – develop independent living plans
* Personal Assistance Services – people with disabilities hire, train and supervise their own personal attendants.
* Youth and Family Program
* Public Policy Advocacy Program

5240 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 289-4200
TTY: (314) 289-4252
www.paraquad.org

Ranken Jordan

Provides care for children with complex medical and developmental needs regardless of ability to pay.

11365 Dorsett Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Phone: (314) 872-6400
or
1-866-845-6400
www.rankenjordan.org

Recreation Council of greater STL

Clearinghouse for information on leisure, recreation and socialization opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in the Greater St. Louis Area.

St. Louis City Office:
2334 Olive
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 772-2299

St. Charles Office:
60 Gailwood Dr. Suite C.
St. Peters, MO 63376
Phone: (636) 477-7704
www.recreationcouncil.org

Social Security Office

A child might be eligible for 3 types of Social Security benefits-
* Social Security Dependents Benefits (SSDI)- for children of disabled or deceased parents.
* Supplemental Security Income (SSI)- benefits are payable to children under 18 years old who have disabilities and limited resources.
* Medicaid-automatic for patients with severe impairments regardless of parental income.

Phone: 1-800-772-1213
TTY: 1-800-325-0778
www.socialsecurity.gov/applyfordisability/child.htm

Special School District Resource Center

Knowledgeable staff and a wealth of information for families of children with disabilities.

12110 Clayton Rd.
Town and Country, MO 63131
Phone: (314) 989-8100
www.ssdmo.org/cool_tools/fcrc.html

St. Louis Arc

Support and services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families.

Belle Children’s Services of St. Louis Arc offers an inclusive Center-Based Preschool that allows children with disabilities opportunities to be included in a typical classroom. They also provide outreach services offering therapy for children in the community, parent education programs on topics like development or legal issues, and workshops that help support parents and siblings of children with disabilities.

1177 N. Warson
St. Louis, MO 63132
Phone: (314) 569-2211
www.slarc.org
www.slarc.org/site/441/belle_childrens_services.aspx

St. Louis Regional Center

Service coordination for anyone with a developmental disability, such as mental retardation, cerebral palsy, head injuries, autism, epilepsy, certain learning disabilities.

St. Louis City Office:
111 N. 7th Street, 6th Floor Wainwright Bldg
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: (314) 244-8800
Toll Free: 1-800-358-7665

St. Louis County Office:
9900 Page, Suite 106
St. Louis, MO 63132
Phone: (314) 877-2711
Toll Free: 1-800-374-6458
www.dmh.mo.gov/dd/

St. Louis Learning Disabilities Association (LDA)

Services for people with learning disablities and their families, including information, referral, community education, resource library, and individual consultation.

13537 Barrett Parkway Dr, Suite 110
Ballwin, MO 63021
Phone: (314) 966-3088
www.ldastl.org

WINGS

Seeks to enhance a childs quality of life during his or her last months, weeks or days, by offering pain and symptom management and comfort care.

Phone: (314) 872-5050
www.stlouischildrens.org/

Cerebral Palsy Sports Program

Coordinated by physical therapists at Children’s hospital, provides sports opportunities for children with CP.

Phone: 314-454-KIDS
or
1-800-678-KIDS
www.stlouischildrens.org

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

Provides free one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with mental and physical disabilities.

P.O. Box 69010
St. Louis, MO 63169
Phone: (314) 259-5980
www.keenstlouis.org

Team Activities for Special Kids (T.A.S.K.)

T.A.S.K. provides year-round instructional sports program that provides athletic and social opportunities to kids with special needs. The purpose of the program is to help build self-esteem and skills in children with special needs.

980 Horan
Fenton, Missouri 63026
Phone: 636.343.TASK (8275)

www.tasksports.org

Central Institute for the Deaf

Central Institute for the Deaf is a fully accredited auditory-oral school where hearing-impaired children learn to listen, talk, read and succeed. They specialize in excellence in auditory-oral deaf education for children birth to 12. Generous private support makes CID affordable for families of children with hearing loss who qualify, regardless of ability to pay.

825 South Taylor Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 977-0132
Toll Free: 877-444-4574
www.cid.edu

Delta Gamma

Early intervention services for children with visual impairment.

1750 S. Big Bend Blvd.
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
Phone: (314) 776-1300
www.dgckids.org

Missouri Council of the Blind

A support group that provides information and support. Information provided includes scholarships, summer camps, special services program, adaptive technology information, health benefits, employment and legislation issues and public awareness programs.

5453 Chippewa
St. Louis, MO 63109
Phone: 314-832-7172
Toll-free: 800-342-5632
www.missouricounciloftheblind.org

Rehabilitation Services for the Blind

Rehabilitation Services for the Blind (RSB) provides services to people with varying degrees of visual impairment, ranging from those who cannot read regular print to those who are totally blind.

For information call 1-800-592-6004

St. Louis North District:
9900 Page Ave. Suite 105
St. Louis, MO 63132
Phone: (314) 877-1532
TTY: (314) 877-1546

St. Louis South District:
3867 Magnolia Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 933-7311
TTD: (314) 933-7327
www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb/

Children’s Legal Alliance – Legal Services of Eastern MO

Free legal assistance to income eligible children who have special education needs. Services include representing children at IEP meetings, due process, suspension or expulsion hearings. Other services include ensuring homeless children have access to education, advocating for access to appropriate special education services, correcting inaccurate or misleading school records.

4232 Forest Park Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 534-4200 ext. 1311
or
1-800-444-0514 ext. 1311
www.lsem.org

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

Benefits the lives of people with Down Syndrome and their families through individual and family support, education, advocacy and public awareness.

8420 Delmar Boulevard, Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63124
Phone: (314) 961-2504
www.dsagsl.org

Easter Seals Disability Services

Services to adults and children with disabilities, including early intervention, play therapy, camping, respite care, leisure activities, child development, and family support.

Autism Services – St. Louis
10176 Corporate Square Drive, Suite 150
St. Louis, MO 63132
314-432-6200
314-567-7705
www.eastersealsmidwest.org

Epilepsy Foundation of the St. Louis Region

Prevention, education, and advocacy services to people with seizures, their families, and the community. Includes employment, independent living, and social services.

4406 St. Vincent
Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3429

Phone: (314) 781-4949 or (800) 264-6970

www.epilepsyfoundation.org

Family Resource Center

Located on the 3rd floor of Children’s Hospital. Provides a wide array of literature focusing on resources devoted to children’s health and parenting.

Hours:
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-7pm
Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Sat 10am-2pm

One Children’s Place
Room 3S-12
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 454-2350
www.stlouischildrens.org

First Steps

For children, birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities. Provides coordinated services and assistance.

Toll-Free: 1-866-583-2392
www.mofirststeps.com

Fragile X Resource Center of Missouri

Provides support and information to individuals with FXS and their families.

www.fragilex.org/community/community-support-network/southwest/fragile-x-resource-center-of-missouri/

Genetics Home Reference

Website developed by the National Institue for Health to educate parents about the ways genetic variations affect health.
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

Howard Park Center

Howard Park Center provides educational and therapy services to children ages birth – 18 years including: an inclusion based preschool program for ages 2-5 called Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBIC), a school aged classroom for ages 5-10 called Cornerstone, a school aged classroom for ages 6-8 diagnosed with Autism called Connections with a RDI’ (relationship development intervention) curriculum, a day care program with RDI’, in addition to aqua therapy, therapy services (home or at the center), and splinting and casting.

15834 Clayton Road
Ellisville, MO 63011
Phone: (636) 227-2339
www.howardparkcenter.org

IEP (Individual Education Plan) pamphlet

Helpful guide on navigating the IEP process from start to finish, as well as problem solving tips for when problems arise.

IEP Pamphlet

Judevine Center for Autism

Services to people with autism, including therapy, residential care, education, family support.

1-800-780-6545
www.judevine.org

Covenant House

Provides transitional housing and community service center for youth 17-21.

2727 North Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63113
Crisis hotline: (314) 533-2241
www.covenanthouse.org

Gateway Homeless Services

Provides shelter, meals, educational programs, and youth services including tutoring and child care.

Christian Service Center (Shelter)
1000 North 19th Street
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: (314) 802-5444 or (314) 231-1515
www.gateway180.org

Catholic Charities Federation

Community of agencies that provide shelter, housing assistance, and counseling for individuals and families. St. Patrick center helps with housing, employment, and health services for homeless or people at risk of becoming homeless. St. Martha’s Hall offers confidential emergency shelter to women who are victims of domestic violence and their children. Good Shepherd offers emergency shelter for pregnant adolescents (see Pregnancy resources). Marygrove offers residential services and counseling for children and young adults affected by abuse.

www.ccstl.org/federation

Housing Resource Center

Provides mobile outreach to homeless people, financial education, home buying seminars, relocation from inadequate housing, education about home repair, hotline for centralized access to homeless shelter.

800 N. Tucker Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: (314) 241-5600
Homeless hotline: (314) 802-5444
www.ccstl.org/services/homelessness

Youth Emergency Service (YES) Hotline – Epworth

The Youth Emergency Service Program is Epworth’s crisis care program and emergency shelter. Short-term housing and therapeutic support are provided for young people who need an immediate safe place to live because of abuse, neglect, homelessness or family conflict. YES is open 24/7 year around and can be reached through an emergency Helpline 24 hours daily, 365 days a year, to assist families and teens in crisis.

110 N. Elm Ave.,
St. Louis, MO 63119
24-Hour YES Helpline: (314) 727-6294
www.epworth.org/programs-youth-emergency-service.php

Youth in Need

Emergency shelter for youth ages 10-18. Transitional Living for youth ages 16-21. Youthworks program: GED classes, life skills education, counseling and job placement for ages 16-21. More than 25 locations throughout St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren and Montgomery Counties and St. Louis City in eastern Missouri.

Headquarters:
Youth In Need Center
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Central Office Phone: (636) 946-5600

24-Hour Help Line: 636-946-3771
www.youthinneed.org
Safety Tips for Teens

Safe Kids St. Louis and Car Seat Installation

Provides information and resources on a variety of issues affecting child safety. This includes a list of organizations throughout St. Louis that install car seats.

To find the nearest place to have your car seat checked, call 314-776-3627 or toll-free at 866-776-3627.

http://safekids.org/coalition/safe-kids-st-louis

Missouri Poison Control

Phone: (314) 772-5200 (in St. Louis)
or
1-800-222-1222 (outside of St. Louis)
www.cardinalglennon.com/Pages/missouri-poison-center.aspx

SeatCheck

SeatCheck is a national campaign to help parents properly secure their children in motor vehicles.

Phone: Toll Free at 1-866-SEAT-CHECK

Car seat installation or safety checks.
St. Louis City
Phone: (314) 289-1988

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Safety Stop
Phone: (314) 454-KIDS
or
1-800-678-KIDS, then press three for an appointment
www.seatcheck.org/

Nurses for Newborns Foundation

Provides nurse homevisiting services including education, healthcare and positive parenting skills. Programs serve teen moms, the mentally or physically challenged, infants that are sick, and general population families in need.

7259 Lansdowne Ave. Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 544-3433
or
Toll Free: 1-800-45BIRTH
www.nfnf.org

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region

Health organization that provides sex education programs to youth and their parents and a wide range of reproductive and primary health care services.

Phone: 1-800-230-PLAN
www.plannedparenthood.org/stlouis

SIDS Resources

Organization with extensive resources for families, professionals, and links to educational and support programs. Also has program providing cribs to low-income families.

Administrative&Eastern Region Office:
1120 South Sixth Street, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 822-2323
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-421-3511
www.sidsresources.org

Teen Pregnancy Center

Clinic providing comprehensive medical care, education and developmental life skills to pregnant teens in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 454-8259
www.barnesjewish.org/obstetrics-gynecology/teen-pregnancy

Good Shepherd

Maternity Care service provides residential and counseling services to pregnant adolescents ages 12-21.
For inquiries regarding Maternity residence care: Charise Baker-Williams – (314)854-5739. Intake Line – (314)560-6703

The Expectant Parent and Pregnancy program provides counseling and resources for pregnant and parenting families living in stressful situations. Good Shepherd also offers adoption services for birth parents choosing adoption as a plan.

For inquiries regarding Expectant Parent Support, contact Denise Ward – (314)854-5719 or Angie Robinson – (314)854-5718

1340 Partridge Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 854-5700
www.goodshepherdstl.org

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Supplementary food and nutrition education program. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have given birth in the previous 6 months, infants, and children under age 5 may qualify.
www.fns.usda.gov/wic

Youth In Need – Teen Parent Program

The Teen Parent Program provides individual and group support to teen parents and pregnant teens who live in St. Charles County. The program offers counseling, case management, education and advocacy to its participants.

Phone: (636) 757-9413 or (636) 757-9407
www.youthinneed.org

Breastfeeding Help

24 hour help from local volunteers.
Phone: (314) 424-3900

La Leche League of Metro East Illinois:
Phone: (618) 321-6667
http://lalecheleague.org

March of Dimes

Information for health professionals and pregnant women on a diverse array of topics relating to pregnancy and newborns.
www.marchofdimes.com

SIDS Gateway

The Maternal and Child Health Library contains materials developed by the National Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Consortium. These include the SUID/SIDS Resource Center, the Program Support Center, Project IMPACT, and the National Center for Cultural Competence.

http://www.mchlibrary.org/suid-sids/search.php?SType=state_search&State=MO
Safe Sleep Tips for Parents

Community Health in Partnership Services (CHIPS)

Healthcare and social services for uninsured and underserved.

2431 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: (314) 652-9231 ext. 10
www.chipsstlouis.org

Harmony Health Plan Providers

www.harmonyhpi.com/fap_search

Asthma Control Education Classes (ACE)

Asthma Control Education (ACE) classes are offered through St Louis Children’s Hospital.

Phone: (314) 454-KIDS
www.stlouischildrens.org

American Lung Association

Programs include an asthma educator course, early childhood asthma education, a school-based education program and “Camp Superkids!” – a week-long medically supervised camp for kids with asthma.

1118 Hampton Ave
St. Louis, MO 63139
Phone: (314) 645-5505
www.lungusa.org

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

Provides education for caregivers of children with allergies and asthma.
“Project Concern” is a comprehensive asthma management program that provides life-saving medications, equipment, education and support to children with asthma from birth to 21, in lower income families not covered by insurance or government programs.

1500 S Big Bend Blvd. Suite 1S
St. Louis, MO 63117
Phone: (314) 645-2422
www.aafastl.org

MO Primary Care Association

Help finding low-cost or free clinics.
Phone: (573) 636-4222
www.mo-pca.org

St. Louis Clinics

List of St. Louis Clinics.

Clinic Location List

American Academy of Pediatric Dentristy

Updated lists of pediatric dentists by zip code with an extensive list of parent brochures.
www.aapd.org

Dental Care for Low-Income People

Dental Clinic List

Health Care for Kids

Provides both primary care and urgent care services to insured and uninsured kids. Dental Care for Kids is next door and provides dental care for kids with or without insurance also.

4055 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 535-7701

Telephone answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Hours – Weekdays: 9 AM to 9 PM&Saturdays and Sundays: 12 Noon to 6 PM

healthcareforkids.org

St Louis Children’s Hospital Dental Provider List

Lists dental providers in St Louis by zip code.
www.stlouischildrens.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)

The PPA helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.

Phone: 1-888-477-2669
www.pparx.org

American Lung Association

Fact sheets about smoking, free online smoking cessation guide, a quit smoking action plan and information about nicotine replacement/medical assistance during cessation.
www.lungusa.org

Freedom From Smoking

Siteman Cancer Center:
A six-week program that covers behavior modification, stress reduction and relapse prevention. Participants must attend all sessions. The program is free to employees and the community.

Barnard Health and Cancer Information Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Ave.
St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 362-7844

www.siteman.wustl.edu

Smoke Free

Website with resources for teens and adults who are thinking about quitting smoking.
www.smokefree.gov

Tobacco Quitline

Help for quitting smoking.

24-Hour Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW
www.dhss.mo.gob/SmokingAndTobacco

Health Care USA Providers

http://chcmedicaid-missouri.coventryhealthcare.com/for-members/benefits-and-services/locate-a-provider/

Replacement Glasses

Step 1:
Determine where child obtained glasses and whether eye exam was recent, either from the family or through MC+ plan.
Step 2a:
Contact Optometry office where exam took place and glasses were prescribed and request that they contact the specific MC+ plan and request ‘authorization for replacement glasses.’
Step 2b:
If the last eye exam was a year or more old, the child will need a new exam.
OR
If parent does not remember what plan their child is in or what optometry office they went to, use the following information:
MC+:
Phone: 1-888-275-5908
Will inform you which plan covers child. Have name of child, DOB, Social Security # (if possible). Plan can tell you where child was last seen and when last exam took place.
Healthcare USA
Phone: 1-800-566-6444 (444-7220 for authorization)
MercyCare Plus
VSP vision program – (Phone: 1-800-877-7195)
HarmonyHealth Plan of Missouri Vision program – (1-866-822-1340)
www.stlouischildrens.org

Vision Assistance

www.stlouischildrens.org

COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR DENTAL CARE, AUDIOLOGICAL EXAMS, COMMUNITY CLINICS, OBESITY, ASTHMA, SMOKING CESSATION AND MORE!

Recalls

Streamlined, “one-stop-shopping” resource available for learning about US government recalls both present and past. Offers a new level of safety information for a wide range of products, from toys and cars to medical devices.
www.recalls.gov

Breastfeeding Help

La Leche League – 24 hour help from local volunteers.

Phone: (314) 424-3900
www.llli.org/resources/assistance.html

Child Abuse Prevention

For a parents worried they might hurt their child, provides hotline, counseling, and resources.

Phone: 1-800-4ACHILD

Child Trends Data Bank

A source of quick, current, and reliable information on children, youth and families. Includes indicators of children’s health, social and emotional development, family income, health insurance coverage, and education.
www.childtrendsdatabank.org

Children’s Hospital Help Line

The 454.KIDS Answer Line is offered by St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dedicated to giving health advice and information pertaining to children from newborn to twenty-one years of age. Offers: advice and instructions if your child is sick, tips to assist you in understanding your child’s growth and development, help in finding a St. Louis Children’s Hospital pediatrician or pediatric specialist, registration for classes and events offered by St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Holiday Hours vary

Answer Line: (314)454-KIDS
or
Toll free at 1-800-678-KIDS
www.stlouischildrens.org/

Family Resource Center

Preventing and treating child abuse and neglect by strengthening families through family-centered therapeutic, educational, and support services.

3309 S. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63139
Phone: (314) 534-9350
www.frcmo.org

Family Support Network

Works to prevent child abuse and neglect through cost-free counseling and education. One of the many programs offered by Epworth Children and Family Services.

Epworth Children & Family Services
110 N. Elm Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119

Phone: (314)918-3301
www.epworth.org/programs-family-support-network.php

Mid Missouri Crisis Line

Connection to resources for parents in crisis.

Phone: 1-888-761-4357

Missouri Mentoring Program

Through classes, monthly group meetings, and time spent with volunteer mentors, young moms and dads develop parenting and life skills that reduce their risk of child abuse and neglect and boost their self-esteem. Requirements: younger than 21, pregnant or parenting a child younger than two, a Missouri state resident, committed to working toward goals that will improve life and parenting skills, willing to spend at least six hours a month with a volunteer mentor once the matching process is complete.
www.missourimentoring.com/youngParent.html

Missouri Poison Control

Phone: (314) 772-5200 (in St. Louis)
or
1-800-222-1222 (outside of St. Louis)
www.cardinalglennon.com/Pages/missouri-poison-center.aspx

Nurses For Newborns

Nurse home visiting agency. Programs that serve teen moms, the mentally or physically challenged, infants that are sick, and general population families in need. Also help connect families to resources.

7259 Lansdowne Ave. Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 544-3433
Toll Free: 1-800-45BIRTH
www.nfnf.org

Parentlink

Helpful links on many parenting issues. Supports parents/caregivers and professionals through the ParentLink WarmLine, though which ParentLink can help with access to resources and services for families in the area, information on parenting questions, and other concerns.

Toll Free: 1-800-552-8522
education.missouri.edu/orgs/parentlink

Parents as Teachers

Provides parents with child development knowledge and parenting support through home visits and group meetings.

Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc.
Attn: Public Information Specialist
2228 Ball Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: (314) 432-4330
www.parentsasteachers.org

Pediatric Obesity

Parents can calculate their child’s body mass index, read tips on how to encourage healthy eating and excercise habits, and learn about being a healthy-foods role model.
kidshealth.org/parent/general/body/overweight_obesity.html

Health Resources and Services Administration

Help finding low-cost or free health clinics.
www.findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov

Children’s Help Line

Provides information about local pediatricians accepting patients. Nurses staff an answer line to help guide parents with health concerns about their children.
Call: 314-454-KIDS

Community Health-In-Partnership Services (CHIPS)

CHIPS provides preventative, primary care, and referral services to those that are uninsured.

2431 No. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: 314-652-9231 ext. 10
www.chipsstl.org

Dental Care for Low-Income People

Donated Dental Services

Teena Paris, Coordinator
PO Box 6848
Jefferson City MO 65102
Phone: (573) 635-9988 or (866) 792-9988

Attached list includes clinics that take low income, uninsured and under insured patients

Last update 12/2008

Dental Clinics List

Family Support Division/ Application for MO Health Net

To apply for MO Health Net (formerly called MC+)/Medicaid. See application below. Bosnian, Spanish, and Vietnamese available on the website.

City Phone: (314) 340-5000
County Phone: (314) 426-9600

MO HealthNet Managed Care Enrollment Helpline at 1-800-348-6627.
www.dss.mo.gov/mhk/index.htm
MO Health Net Application

Insure Kids Now!

Insure Kids Now! is a national campaign to link the 10 million uninsured children –from birth to age 18– to free and low-cost health insurance. Many families simply don’t know their children are eligible.
Call: 1-877-KIDS NOW
www.insurekidsnow.gov

Legal Services Public Benefits Project

Helps with Medicaid and other public benefit issues.
Phone: 1-800-444-0514, ext. 1213

http://lsem.org/index.php/lsem-services/health-and-welfare-program/

Managed Care+ Advocates for Family Health

For help with problems with coverage.
Phone: (314) 534-1263
dssapp.dss.mo.gov/PCP/aboutManagedCare.html

Missouri Primary Health Care Association

Help finding low-cost or free clinics.
Phone: (573) 636-4222
www.mo-pca.org/healthcenters.htm

MO Health Net Plan Provider Information

Information about Molina HealthCare Missouri, HealthCare USA, Harmony Health Plan of Missouri and, Missouri Care Health Plan with numbers for transportation, nurse advice lines, dental care, ect.
http://dss.mo.gov/mhk/healthy-children-and-youth-program.htm

International Institute

Specialized instruction in English for Speakers of Other Languages is provided to more than 3,000 annually. Classes also provide literacy, general education, basic computer training, prevocational, citizenship, GED and TOEFL preparation. Classes are offered mornings, afternoons and evenings with open enrollment and exit.

3654 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63118
Phone: (314) 773-9090
www.iistl.org

Missouri Department of Adult Education and Literacy

Comprehensive listing of adult education and literacy programs for the state of Missouri.
dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/adult-education-literacy
dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/adult-education-literacy/missouri-ael-programs

Read from the Start (RFTS)

Read from the Start (RFTS) is a program offered through The Missouri Humanities Council, which is a family reading program geared to parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5. Not-for-profit organizations working with “at-risk” families may apply to host READ from the START. Fifteen to twenty families participate in each two-session program.

543 Hanley Industrial Court, Suite 201
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 781-9660
or
1-800-357-0909
www.readfromthestart.org

St. Louis Public Library

Resources are offered for students, tutors, teachers and parents in a wide variety of areas including Youth Services, Adult Education, English as a Second Language and Community Connection. All branches offer literacy resources and information, including children and adult first-readers, parenting books on literacy and literacy tutoring instruction books.

Phone: (314) 241-2288
www.slpl.lib.mo.us

St. Louis Public Schools Adult Education and Literacy Free classes

St. Louis Public Schools Adult Education and Literacy Free classes are offered in adult basic education, GED preparation, family literacy, academic upgrade, English for Speakers of Other Languages, workplace literacy and life skills instruction and SkillsTutor.com. The program serves seven school districts: Ferguson-Florissant, Hancock Place, Jennings, Normandy, Riverview Gardens, St. Louis City and Wellston.

Phone: (314) 367-5000
www.slps.org

YMCA of Greater St. Louis

Various literacy programs for all ages including: Beginning Baby with Books, YREAD, AND YMCA Literacy Council.

YMVA of Greater St. Louis
1528 Locust Street
St. Louis. Missouri 63103
Phone: (314) 436-1177
www.ymcastlouis.org/literacy

Bar Association of Metro St. Louis Lawyer Referral

Lawyer referral service for the St. Louis area.

Phone: (314) 621-6681
www.bamsl.org/?page=LRIS

Legal Advocates for Abused Women (LAAW)

LAAW provides crisis intervention and support, legal information and advocacy, safety planning, and legal and social service referrals for victims of abuse (primarily low income women and their children) who have been battered, stalked or harassed. In addition, LAAW specializes in providing free legal representation at Order of Protection hearings for low income victims of abuse. LAAW serves St. Louis City and the Counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Warren, and Washington.

P.O. Box 63249
St. Louis, MO 63163
Legal Helpline: (314) 664-6699
or
1-800-527-1460

National Domestic Abuse Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
www.laawstl.org

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. provides civil legal assistance for low-income people in Eastern Missouri.
LSEM’s service area covers twenty-one counties in eastern Missouri. LSEM sets priorities regarding the kinds of cases the program can handle with available resources. Services are provided to eligible clients in a variety of areas including: consumer, elderly, employment, family, housing, immigration, and public benefits/income maintenance.

4232 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63108
Phone: (314) 534-4200
or
1-800-444-0514
www.lsem.org

Missouri Protection and Advocacy

A federally mandated statewide system which provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legally based advocacy.

925 South Country Club Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Administration:
Phone: (573) 893-3333 or (866) 777-7199

Application Unit:
Phone: (573) 659-0678 or 1-800-392-8667

MO Relay (TDD):
Phone: 1-800-735-2966
www.moadvocacy.org

Casa de Salud

The mission of Casa de Salud is to facilitate and deliver high quality clinical and mental health services for uninsured and underinsured patients, focusing on new immigrants and refugees who encounter barriers to accessing other sources of care.

3200 Chouteau Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 977-1250
Fax: (314) 977-1255

http://casadesaludstl.org/ http://casadesaludstl.org/

Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program

The Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program works to increase the independence and reduce the isolation of immigrant and refugee women by teaching them basic English and practical living skills in the security of their own homes.

3672B Arsenal Street
St. Louis, MO 63116
Phone: (314) 771-1104

www.irwp.net

International Institute

The International Institute’s mission is to help immigrants and their families become productive Americans and champion ethnic diversity as a cultural and economic strength. The Institute does this be providing housing; jobs; English, computer, and citizenship classes; employment training; mental health services; counseling; social work; business development microloans; small business technical assistance; and multiple other services.

3654 S. Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63118
Phone: (314) 773-9090
Administrative Services Fax: (314) 773-6047
Social Services Fax: (314) 773-4081
Email: info@iistl.org

www.iistl.org

Almost Home

Almost Home’s mission is to inspire teen moms to create a better life for themselves and their children through a program of positive parenting, life skills, education, and counseling. Eligible individuals are pregnant or parenting teens between the ages of 12 and 19 years without a stable home.

3200 St. Vincent Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 771-4663

www.almosthomestl.org

Community Action Agency of St. Louis County

The Community Action Agency of St. Louis County provides low income people with multiple emergency and crisis intervention services, including comprehensive housing assistance programs covering topics such as home ownership, housing counseling, and rent/mortgage assistance.

2709 Woodson Road
Overland, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 863-0015
Fax: (314) 863-1252
Email: info@caastlc.org

Housing Assistance page: http://www.caastlc.org/programs/housing-assistance.html
General website: www.caasstlc.org

Covenant House Missouri

Covenant House Missouri is a non-profit organization that empowers homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth to live independently and become contributing members of the community.

2727 North Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63113
Phone: (314) 533-2241

www.covenanthousemo.org

Equal Housing Opportunity Council

The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC) is a private, not-for-profit fair housing enforcement agency working to end illegal housing discrimination in the Metropolitan St. Louis area through free education, counseling, investigation, and enforcement services.

1027 S. Vandeventer Avenue, 6th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 534-5800 or 1-800-555-3951
Fax: 314-534-2551

http://www.ehocstl.org/
Everything You Need to Know about Reasonable Accommodations

St. Louis Housing Authority

The St. Louis Housing Authority is a federally funded agency that operates independently of city government to help provide low and moderate income public housing for the City of St. Louis and allow residents opportunities to improve their lives.

3520 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: (314) 531-4770
Fax: (314) 531-0184

Public Housing Wait List: http://www.slha.org/for-residents/public-housing/wait-list/
Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) Waiting List: http://www.slha.org/for-residents/section-8/wait-list/
General website: http://www.slha.org/

St. Patrick Center

St. Patrick Center provides housing, employment, and health opportunities through multiple programs for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our mission is to help individuals and families move from homelessness to independence in dignified, cost-effective and permanent ways.

800 N. Tucker Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: (314) 802-0700

www.stpatrickcenter.org

Socialserve.com

Socialserve.com is a non-profit organization that maintains a searchable website that helps landlords list and helps tenants search for properties while monitoring the availability and accuracy of listings.

Phone: (704) 334-8722 or 1-877-428-8844
Fax: (704) 334-0779
Email: info@socialserve.com

www.socialserve.com

Youth in Need

Youth In Need’s programs and services include Early Head Start, Head Start, counseling, Project Safe Place, a street outreach program, an emergency shelter, a transitional living program, a teen parent program, and assistance with foster care and adoption.

24-Hour Help Line: (636) 946-3771 (includes St. Louis City)
St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline: (314) 628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929
St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline: (636) 642-0642

Central Office:
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-5600

www.youthinneed.org

Better Family Life

Better Family Life provides employment training and placement; education; housing and asset development; community outreach; and youth, family, and clinical services to promote positive and innovative changes in the lives of individuals and their families.

Headquarters
5415 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63112
Phone: (314) 367-3440
Fax: (314) 669-9419

Housing and Asset Development
5415 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63112
Phone: (314) 367-1843
Fax: (314) 669-9413

Multiple other locations focusing on additional services can be found at the website below.

www.betterfamilylife.org

Beyond Housing

Beyond Housing is a targeted community development organization that works to improve education, housing, health, employment readiness and access, and economic development.

4156 Manchester Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 533-0600
Fax: (314) 533-8745

www.beyondhousing.org

Catholic Charities of St. Louis

Catholic Charities of St. Louis (CCSTL) helps people in need through more than 100 programs including senior services, legal assistance, refugee services, housing crisis and homeless prevention, counseling, mental health services, foster care, adoption, advocacy, and safe shelter.

Housing Resource Center
800 N. Tucker Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: (314) 241-5600

Housing Crisis Hotline: (314) 802-5444

www.ccstl.org

Circle of Concern

Circle of Concern feeds hungry families, provides financial assistance for necessities such as rent and utilities, and offers programs that include provision of scholarships, “camperships”, school supplies, and children’s birthday gifts.

112 St. Louis Avenue
P.O. Box 444
Valley Park, MO 63088
Phone: (636) 861-2623

www.circleofconcern.org

LIHEAP

The Missouri Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through Energy Assistance/Regular Heating (EA) and Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP). EA helps Missourians pay heating bills from October through March, and eligibility for EA may also qualify individuals for additional financial assistance through ECIP.

LIHEAP Information: http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/eassist/pdf/liheap-information.pdf
Heating & Cooling Assistance Instructions & Application: http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/eassist/pdf/hcapp.pdf
Missouri website: http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/liheap.htm
National website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/programs/liheap

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis exists to empower African Americans and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality, and civil rights. The Urban League seeks to accomplish this through advocacy, coalition building, program services, and promoting communication and understanding among different races and cultures by offering community programs to help its clients meet their basic needs, provide educational opportunities and economic empowerment, and encourage civic engagement.

Housing Counseling Program:
St. Clair County Division
10220 Lincoln Trail
Fairview Heights, IL
Phone: (618) 274-1150
Contact: Larry Gardner

St. Louis City Division
935 Vandeventer Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 615-3644
Contact: LaVitta Shelton

St. Louis County Division
8960 Jennings Station Road
St. Louis, MO 63136
Phone: (314) 388-9840
Contact: Randen Click

www.ulstl.org

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

The CDC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is committed to the Healthy People 2020 goals of eliminating blood lead levels ≥ 10 µg/dL and differences in average risk based on race and social class as public health concerns.

www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/

Environmental Protection Agency: Lead

The Environmental Protection Agency Provides information about and resources related to lead.

Lead Hotline: 1-800-424-LEAD (1-800-424-5323)
Fax: (585) 232-3111

Regional Contact:
Crystal McIntyre
U.S. EPA Region 7
WWPD/TOPE
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219-9601
Phone: (913) 551-7261
Email: mcintyre.crystal@epa.gov

www.epa.gov/lead

La Leche League International

The mission of La Leche League International is to help mothers worldwide breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

2415 Woodson Road
Overland, MO 63114
Phone: (314) 424-3900

957 N. Plum Grove Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (847) 519-7730 or 1-800-LALECHE (1-800-525-3243)
Customer Service: (847) 519-9585
Fax: (847) 969-0460

www.llli.org/resources/assistance.html

Food Stamp Program / Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Missouri’s Food Stamp Program is the state branch of the national Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP exists to promote the general welfare and safeguard the health and well-being of the nation’s population by raising the levels of nutrition among low income households.

Food Stamp Case Information: 1-800-392-1261

Website: www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/fstamp
Food stamp application: food stamp application

Feed My People

Feed My People is a Christian organization founded to provide emergency food to those in need. It has since expanded to include services such as long-term food help; budget, job, and legal counseling; housing assistance; newborn and school supplies; and others.

Main Office:
171 Kingston Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63125
Phone: (314) 631-4900
Fax: (314) 631-7930

Satellite Office:
3295 Ottomeyer Road
High Ridge, MO 63049
Phone: (636) 677-9885
Fax: (636) 677-8691

www.feed-my-people.org

Fuel Up to Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives.

For supporters: http://supporters.fueluptoplay60.com/
For students: http://students.fueluptoplay60.com/

Operation Food Search

Operation Food Search is a St. Louis area food bank that distributes food free of charge to feed the poor and hungry.

6282 Olive Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 726-5355
Fax: (314) 726-9945
Email: info@OperationFoodSearch.org

http://www.operationfoodsearch.org/

St. Louis Area Foodbank

The St. Louis Area Foodbank is the Bi-State region’s largest non-profit food distribution center dedicated to feeding those in need and educating the public about the nature of and solutions to the problems of hunger.

70 Corporate Woods Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
Phone: (314) 292-6262
Fax: (314) 292-6266

www.stlfoodbank.org

Women, Infants, and Children

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program which provides services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to their fifth birthday based on nutritional risk and income eligibility. The primary services provided are health screening, risk assessment, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding promotion, and referrals to health care. Supplemental food is provided at no cost to participants. Application for WIC must be made in person at a local WIC office.

Phone: 1-800-TEL-LINK (1-800-835-5465)

WIC and Nutrition Services
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: (573) 751-6204 or 1-800-392-8209
Fax: (573) 526-1470
Email: info@health.mo.gov

WIC Eligibility Requirements
Find a Missouri WIC location: http://gis.dhss.mo.gov/Website/WIClocations/findWIClocations.html
Missouri website: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/index.php
National website: http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic

YouthBuild St. Louis

In YouthBuild programs, low income young people ages 16 to 24 years work full-time for 6 to 24 months toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while learning job skills by building affordable housing in their communities. At exit, they are placed in college, jobs, or both.

St. Louis YouthBuild
93 North Oaks Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 261-0202
Email: bdavis5350@aol.com

Tomorrow’s Builders YouthBuild Charter School
1798 Summit Avenue
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Phone: (618) 874-1671
Email: vforby@emersonpark.org

www.youthbuild.org

America’s Job Bank

America’s Job Bank is an employment website created by CareerOne Stop where thousands of new jobs are posted daily by employers. The site provides information and resources related to all aspects of getting a job and allows users to create resumes and cover letters as well as post resumes free of charge.

www.ajb.dni.us

Metropolitan, Education, and Training Center

The Metropolitan, Education, and Training (MET) Center provides job training and placement, career development services, and transportation services to underemployed, unemployed, and displaced individuals to stimulate the economic self-sufficiency of those living in low to moderate income communities of the St. Louis region.

6347 Plymouth Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63133
Phone: (314) 746-0707
Email: info@metcenterstl.com

http://metcenterstl.com/

St. Louis County Government Job Opportunities

St. Louis County Government
41 S. Central Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 615-5000
Text Phone (TTY): (314) 615-5889

www.stlouisco.com/personnel/jobsearch

Doors to Success

Doors to Success (DTS) offers GED (high school equivalency) instruction, job readiness and life skills training, case management, and youth development to St. Louis County residents 17-24 years old.

Hazelwood DTS
Bethany Peace United Church of Christ
11952 Bellefontaine Road
St. Louis, MO 63138

Maplewood DTS
Christ Church United Church of Christ
7126 Bruno Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63143

Northminster DTS
Northminster Presbyterian Church
1570 Chambers Road
Dellwood, MO 63136

Phone: (314) 615-4429

www.ww5.stlouisco.com/dhs/doors.html

Dress for Success

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

St. Charles Boutique
3000 Little Hills Expressway, Suite 102
St. Charles, Missouri 63301
Phone: (636) 940-8027
Fax: (636) 940-8036

St. Louis Boutique
2125 Bissell Street
St. Louis, MO 63107
Phone: (314) 584-6887

Dress for Success Midwest: http://www.dressforsuccess.org/affiliate.aspx?sisid=43&pageid=10
Dress for Success national website: www.dressforsuccess.org

Educational Opportunity Centers

The Higher Education Consortium of Metropolitan St. Louis Educational Opportunity Centers (EOCs) provides free services to encourage and assist adults and high school students interested in continuing their education, including career exploration, school selection, résumé and application assistance, and individualized educational counseling.

Central Office Phone: 1-800-875-5932

Missouri locations:
Florissant EOC
151 Flower Valley Shopping Center
Florissant, MO 63033-1643
Phone: (314) 837-2100

Forest Park EOC
4495 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 535-6670

Midtown EOC
1408 N. Kingshighway Boulevard, Suite 105
St. Louis, MO 63113-1418
Phone: (314) 367-8100

Northside EOC
#13 North Oaks Plaza
Natural Bridge at Lucas and Hunt
St. Louis, MO 63121-2911
Phone: (314) 385-4005

St. Charles EOC
212 Turner Boulevard
St. Peters, MO 63376
Phone: (314) 385-4005

Southside EOC
4644 Gravois Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63116-2446
Phone: (314) 352-4113

Illinois locations:
Alton EOC
651 East Broadway
Alton, IL 62002-6306
Phone: (618) 465-5124

Belleville EOC
110 North High, Suite l
Belleville, IL 62220-1472
Phone: (618) 235-1776

East St. Louis EOC
Campus Building B, 2nd Floor, Suite 2079
601 James R. Thompson Boulevard
East St. Louis, IL 62201-3027
Phone: (618) 482-6987

St. Louis website: http://www.heccstl.com/education.html
National website: http://www.eocinc.org/

Employment Connection

Employment Connection is a nonprofit St. Louis organization that offers the homeless, ex-offenders, U.S. veterans, high school dropouts, women on welfare, at-risk youth, and other vulnerable individuals jobs, resources, training, and support to inspire and empower them to change their circumstances.

2838 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 333-JOBS (314-333-5627)
Fax: (314) 333-3627

www.employmentstl.org

Missouri Division of Workforce Development

The Division of Workforce Development provides information and on-line workforce services for businesses and job seekers, with special resources for the unemployed, agricultural workers, entrepreneurs, youth, and veterans.

Phone: 1-888-728-JOBS (1-888-728-5627)
Text Phone (TTY): 1-800-735-2966

Missouri Job Search: https://jobs.mo.gov/mcs/jobseeker/jobsearch.aspx
Division of Workforce Development: http://jobs.mo.gov/

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps low income young people at least 16 years old learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.

St. Louis Job Corps Center
4333 Goodfellow Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63120
Business Phone: (314) 679-6200
Enrollment Phone: 1-800-733-JOBS (1-800-733-5627)
Fax: (314) 383-5717

St. Louis website: http://stlouis.jobcorps.gov
National website: http://www.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx

Kingdom House

Kingdom House provides child care, food and clothing assistance, job training, youth and teen programs, and senior companions to help individuals achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence.

1321 S. 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 421-0400
Fax: (314) 241-2366

www.kingdomhouse.org

WIA Youth Services

WIA Youth Services of MERS/Missouri Goodwill Industries provides youth with assistance to develop job goals, work experience, tutoring, support in obtaining a diploma or GED, and job placement services. These services are currently offered in St. Louis City; the Illinois counties of Bond, Clinton, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington; and the Missouri counties of Bollinger, Cape Giradeau, Dunklin, Iron, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, St. Francois, St. Genevieve, Scott, and Stoddard.

St. Louis City Phone: (314) 982-8827
Other Locations Phone: (314) 241-3464

WIA Youth Services: http://mersgoodwill.org/mission-in-action/programs-services/services-offered/youth/
Goodwill Store Locator: http://mersgoodwill.org/locations
MERS Goodwill general website: www.mersgoodwill.org

SLATE Missouri Career Center

The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) offers career counseling, GED classes, workshops on resume writing and career success strategies, veteran’s services, and more. SLATE Missouri Career Center provides free training and job placement services, including career counseling and professional development, to St. Louis City’s adult workforce.

Downtown
1520 Market Street, 3rd Floor
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 589-8000
Text Phone (TTY): (314) 622-4383
Fax: (314) 231-7923
Email: info@stlworks.com

City Hall
1200 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103

www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/slate/slate-mo-career-center/about-us/index.cfm

Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) specializes in employment and training services such as counseling, job-seeking skills and vocational training, and job placement for individuals with physical or mental impairments that cause problems with working.

Locations:

Central Office VR, 3024 Dupont Circle, Jefferson City, MO 65109, phone: (573) 751-3251 or 1-877-222-8963, fax: (573) 751-1441

Cape Girardeau VR, 3102 Blattner Drive, Suite 103, P.O. Box 1087, Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-1087, phone: (573) 290-5788 or 1-877-702-9883, fax: (573) 290-5921

Chillicothe VR, 603 W. Mohawk Road, Chillicothe, MO 64601-3919, phone: (660) 646-1542 or 1-866-572-4049, fax: (660) 646-9741

Columbia VR, 1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 111, Columbia, MO 65202-1563, phone: (573) 441-6327 or 1-877-222-8961, fax: (573) 884-5250

Farmington VR, 901 Progress Drive, Suite 100, P.O. Box 230 (63640-0230), Farmington, MO 63640-9157, phone: (573) 218-6100 or 1-800-640-7110, fax: (573) 218-6107

Hannibal VR, 112 Jaycee Drive, Hannibal, MO 63401-2275, phone: (573) 248-2410 or 1-877-222-8960, fax: (573) 248-2409
Jefferson City VR, 1500 Southridge Drive, Suite 200, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1135, phone: (573) 751-2343 or 1-866-661-9106, fax: (573) 526-4474

Joplin VR, 801 E. 15th Street, Joplin, MO 64804-0804, phone: (417) 629-3067 or 1-877-222-8964, fax: (417) 629-3148

Kansas City Downtown VR, 615 E. 13th Street, Suite G-3, Kansas City, MO 64106-2870, phone: (816) 889-2581 or 1-866-971-8568, fax: (816) 889-2586

Kansas City East VR, 243 N.W. Executive Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063, phone: (816) 251-0600 or 1-866-831-1363, fax: (816) 622-0610

Kansas City North VR, 310 N.W. Englewood Road, Suite 300, Gladstone, MO 64118-0040, phone: (816) 467-7900 or 1-877-270-0198, video phone: (816) 527-8346, fax: (816) 467-7924

Kansas City Transition VR, 243 N.W. Executive Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063, phone: (816) 251-0611 or 1-866-831-1363, fax: (816) 622-0618

Kirksville VR, 1612 N. Osteopathy, Suite B, Kirksville, MO 63501-2759, phone: (660) 785-2550 or 1-877-222-8962, fax: (660) 785-2552

Nevada VR, 621 E. Highland Avenue, Suite 2, Nevada, MO 64772-3971, phone: (417) 448-1333 or 1-800-598-3471, fax: (417) 448-1351

Poplar Bluff VR, 1903 Northwood Drive, Suite 3, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901, phone: (573) 840-9550 or 1-800-281-9894, fax: (573) 840-9551

Rolla VR, 1101 Kingshighway, P.O. Box 550 (65402-0550), Rolla, MO 65401-2922, phone: (573) 368-2266 or 1-800-890-2867, fax: (573) 368-2382

St. Charles VR, 3737 Harry S. Truman Boulevard, Suite 400, St. Charles, MO 63301-4052, phone: (636) 940-3300 or 1-855-283-2681, fax: (636) 940-3313

St. Joseph VR, 525 Jules, Room 201, State Office Building, St. Joseph, MO 64501-1990, phone: (816) 387-2280 or 1-877-702-9876, fax: (816) 387-2089

St. Louis Downtown VR, 220 S Jefferson Street, Suite 110, St. Louis, MO 63103, phone: (314) 877-2940 or 1-866-971-8569, fax: (314) 877-2959

St. Louis North VR, 4040 Seven Hills Drive, Suite 257, Florissant, MO 63033, phone: (314) 475-7999, fax: (314) 877-3201

St. Louis West VR, 9900 Page Avenue, Suite 104, St. Louis, MO 63132, phone: (314) 587-4877, fax: (314) 877-1530

St. Louis South VR, 3248 Laclede Station Road, St. Louis, MO 63143, phone: (314) 877-1900 or 1-877-222-8968, fax: (314) 877-1920

Sedalia VR, 2115 W. Broadway, Sedalia, MO 65301-2114, phone: (660) 530-5560 or 1-800-924-0419, fax: (660) 530-5567

Springfield North VR, 613 E. Kearney, Springfield, MO 65803, phone: (417) 895-5863 or 1-877-222-8965, fax: (417) 895-5869

Springfield South VR, 1735 W. Catalpa, Suite C, Springfield, MO 65807, phone: (417) 895-5720 or 1-877-222-8967, fax: (417) 895-5725

West Plains VR, 3417 Division Drive, Suite 2, West Plains, MO 65775, phone: (417) 256-8294 or 1-877-222-8959, fax: (417) 256-8479

http://http://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation

Youth In Need

Youth In Need’s programs and services include Early Head Start, Head Start, counseling, Project Safe Place, a street outreach program, an emergency shelter, a transitional living program, a teen parent program, and assistance with foster care and adoption.

24-Hour Help Line: (636) 946-3771 (includes St. Louis City)
St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline: (314) 628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929
St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline: (636) 642-0642

Central Office:
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-5600

www.youthinneed.org

Missouri Department of Education Adult Education Resources

http://mo.gov/education/adult-education/

Special School District of St. Louis County

The Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD) provides special education services from an Early Childhood program through career and technical education to students in public, private, parochial, and home schools in the St. Louis region.

12110 Clayton Road
Town and Country, MO 63131
Phone: (314) 989-8100

SSD Family and Community Resource Center: https://www.ssdmo.org/cool_tools/fcrc.html
SSD general website: https://www.ssdmo.org/

St. Louis Public Library Kids

The St. Louis Public Library Kids website includes links to clubs, parties, and contests as well as recommendations for reading material, activities, and homework help.

Locations:
Baden Branch, 8448 Church Road, St. Louis, MO 63147, Phone: (314) 388-2400
Barr Branch, 1701 S. Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63104, Phone: (314) 771-7040
Buder Branch, 4401 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63109, Phone: (314) 352-2900
Cabanne Branch, 1106 Union Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63113, Phone: (314) 367-0717
Carondelet Branch, 6800 Michigan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63111, Phone: (314) 752-9224
Carpenter Branch, 3309 S. Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63118, Phone: (314) 772-6586
Central Express Branch, 815 Olive Street, Suite 160, St. Louis, MO 63101, Phone: (314) 206-6755
Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103, Phone: (314) 241-2288
Charing Cross Branch, 6046 Delmar Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112, Phone: (314) 726-2653
Compton Branch (by appointment only), 1624 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103, Phone: (314) 241-2288
Divoll Branch, 4234 N. Grand Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63107, Phone: (314) 534-0313
Julia Davis Branch, 4415 Natural Bridge Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63115, Phone: (314) 383-3021
Kingshighway Branch, 2260 S. Vandeventer Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone: (314) 771-5450
Machacek Branch, 6424 Scanlan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139, Phone: (314) 781-2948
Marketplace Branch, 6548 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139, Phone: (314) 647-0939
Schlafly Branch, 225 N. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63108, Phone: (314) 367-4120
Walnut Park Branch, 5760 West Florissant Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63120, Phone: (314) 383-1210

St. Louis Public Library Kids: www.slpl.lib.mo.us/kidzone
St. Louis Public Library main website: http://www.slpl.org/index.asp

St. Louis Public Schools Adult Education and Literacy Classes

Free St. Louis Public Schools Adult Education and Literacy classes are offered in areas such as adult basic education, high school equivalence (GED), English for speakers of other languages, literacy skills enhancement, family literacy, and workforce development to assist adults as they pursue a better life for themselves, their families, and their community.

Adult Education and Literacy
5078 Kensington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108-1010
Phone: (314) 367-5000
Fax: (314) 367-3057

http://www.slps.org/Page/604

UrbanFUTURE

UrbanFUTURE partners with families, middle schools, and the community to serve urban youth growing up in predominantly single parent impoverished households and prepare students for future career opportunities.

UrbanFUTURE Office
2823 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 776-3434
Fax: (314) 776-4885

Busch Middle School
5910 Clifton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63109
Phone: (314) 480-3736
Fax: (314) 772-7129

Fanning Middle School
3417 Grace Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63116
Phone: (314) 772-7145
Fax: (314) 772-7129

www.urbanfuturestl.org

Children’s Legal Alliance

The Children’s Legal Alliance (CLA) is a program of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, an organization that provides legal assistance to the low-income community. CLA offers free legal assistance to income-eligible children with have special education needs, including representing children at individualized education plan meetings and due process, suspension, or expulsion hearings; ensuring homeless children have access to education; advocating for access to appropriate special education services; correcting inaccurate or misleading school records; and connecting children and families to appropriate mental health or community resources.

St. Louis (Main Office)
4232 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 534-4200 or 1-800-444-0514
Fax: (314) 534-1425

Hannibal Office
801 Broadway
Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone: (573) 248-1111 or 1-800-767-2018
Fax: (573) 248-2152

Union Outreach Office
20 S. Church Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (866) 583-7877
Fax: (636) 583-7790

St. Louis County Family Court Project
501 S. Brentwood Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 615-4502
Fax: (314) 615-4477

http://lsem.org/index.php/lsem-services/children-s-legal-alliance/

St. Louis Schools

St. Louis public schools: http://www.slps.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1
St. Louis public and private schools: https://stlouis-mo.gov/by-topics-term.cfm?termID=231&termName=Public%20and%20Private%20Schools&topTermName=Education%20and%20Training
List of St. Louis private schools: http://www.50states.com/missouri/saint_louis__private_schools.htm
St. Louis independent schools: http://www.independentschools.org/

Educational Opportunity Centers

The Higher Education Consortium of Metropolitan St. Louis Educational Opportunity Centers (EOCs) provides free services to encourage and assist adults and high school students interested in continuing their education, including career exploration, school selection, résumé and application assistance, and individualized educational counseling.

Central Office Phone: 1-800-875-5932

Missouri locations:
Florissant EOC
151 Flower Valley Shopping Center
Florissant, MO 63033-1643
Phone: (314) 837-2100

Forest Park EOC
4495 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 535-6670

Midtown EOC
1408 N. Kingshighway Boulevard, Suite 105
St. Louis, MO 63113-1418
Phone: (314) 367-8100

Northside EOC
#13 North Oaks Plaza
Natural Bridge at Lucas & Hunt
St. Louis, MO 63121-2911
Phone: (314) 385-4005

St. Charles EOC
212 Turner Boulevard
St. Peters, MO 63376
Phone: (314) 385-4005

Southside EOC
4644 Gravois Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63116-2446
Phone: (314) 352-4113

Illinois locations:
Alton EOC
651 East Broadway
Alton, IL 62002-6306
Phone: (618) 465-5124

Belleville EOC
110 North High, Suite l
Belleville, IL 62220-1472
Phone: (618) 235-1776

East St. Louis EOC
Campus Building B, 2nd Floor, Suite 2079
601 James R. Thompson Boulevard
East St. Louis, IL 62201-3027
Phone: (618) 482-6987

St. Louis website: http://www.heccstl.com/education.html
National website: http://www.eocinc.org/

Epworth Children and Family Services

Epworth Children and Family Services helps youth and families overcome severe emotional and behavioral challenges caused by abuse or neglect through emergency shelter, residential and intensive treatment, family reunification therapy, transitional and independent living programs, special education, foster family care, and prevention services.

110 N. Elm Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 961-5718

6816 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 727-6294

7520 Natural Bridge Rd
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 222-4877

http://www.epworth.org/index.php

Individualized Education Plan Guide

IEP guide

Childgarden

Childgarden Child Development Center provides child care, early intervention, and education to children of all abilities and their families by embracing diversity, building relationships, and having fun while learning.

4150 Laclede Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 531-8148

www.childgarden.org

Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments

The Delta Gamma Center offers comprehensive early intervention services to children who are blind or visually impaired and their families, including education, orientation and mobility services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, and support services.

1750 S. Big Bend Boulevard
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
Phone: (314) 776-1300
Fax: (314) 776-7808

www.dgckids.org

First Steps

First Steps is Missouri’s early intervention system for infants and toddlers from birth to age 3 years who have delayed development or developmental disabilities.

Main Phone: 1-866-583-2392

St. Louis Office
1215 Fern Ridge Parkway, #101
St. Louis, MO 63141
Phone: (314) 453-9203

Office of Special Education
205 Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
Phone: (573) 522-8762
Fax: (573) 526-4404
E-mail: webreplyspefs@dese.mo.gov

General information brochure (English): http://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/se-fs-firststepsgeneralbrochuresept2011.pdf
General information brochure (Spanish): http://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/se-fs-firststepsgeneralinformbrochurespanish2011.pdf
Website: http://dese.mo.gov/special-education/first-steps

Missouri Head Start Association

The Missouri Head Start Association is a state branch of a national child development program whose Head Start and Early Head Start services promote the academic, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age 5 years and provide social, health, and nutrition services for income-eligible families.

YWCA Head Start Central Office
1911 Beltway Drive
St. Louis, MO 63114
Phone: (314) 427-4940
After Hours Phone: (314) 427-4765, ext. 402

Tina Bernskoetter, Executive Director
Missouri Head Start Association
P.O. Box 817
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 884-5078
Fax: (573) 884-0598
Email: tina@moheadstart.org

East MO Action Agency: Renee Killian, phone: (573) 454-2200, email: rkillian@eastmoaa.org
Grace Hill Settlement House: Johanna Wharton, phone: (314) 539-9500, email: jwharton@gracehillsettlement.org
Urban League Head Start: Hazel Mallory, phone: (314) 867-9100, email: hmallory@urbanleague-stl.org
Youth In Need–County: Keri Young, phone: (636) 946-5600, email: kyoung@youthinneed.org
Youth In Need–City: Melissa Chambers, phone: (314) 353-6906, email: mchambers@youthinneed.org
YWCA of Metro St. Louis: Stacy Johnson, phone: (314) 531-1115, email: johnson@headstart.ywcastlouis.org

Find a Head Start center in the St. Louis Metro area: http://www.ywcastlouis.org/site/c.elKSIbOWIkJ8H/b.8644693/k.4D35/Find_a_Head_Start_Center.htm
Missouri Head Start Association: www.moheadstart.org
National Head Start Association: http://www.nhsa.org/

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers provides parents with support and child development education through home visits and group meetings in order to help young children grow up healthy, safe, and ready to learn.

Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc.
2228 Ball Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: (314) 432-4330 or 1-866-728-4968

http://www.parentsasteachers.org/

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. The Hotline enables victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse through phone calls or live online chats. All calls are confidential and anonymous; interpreters are available in more than 170 languages. Resources are available for survivors, friends and family members, and abusive partners.

24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)
Text Phone (TTY): 1-800-787-3224
Video Phone: 1-855-812-1001

www.ndvh.org

RAVEN

Rape and Violence End Now (RAVEN) offers domestic violence intervention and prevention services to men and youth at risk to commit violence. RAVEN’s mission is to foster peaceful relationships, families, and communities by increasing self-awareness, challenging abuse and control, teaching alternative behaviors, and promoting personal responsibility.

1914 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 289-8000
Fax: (314) 558-4151

 

ROW

Redevelopment Opportunities for Women (ROW) empowers low-income women and their families to build safety, skills, economic security, and hope for the future through housing, literacy, counseling, and support services.

St. Louis City Office:
Redevelopment Opportunities for Women, Inc.
1914 Olive St, Ste 200
Saint Louis, MO 63103-1693
314.588.8300

St. Louis County Office:
2709 Woodson Road
Overland, MO 63114

Mailing Address
PO Box 806
Saint Louis, MO 63188-0806

www.row-stl.org

Safe Connections

Safe Connections works to prevent and end domestic and sexual violence while helping survivors reclaim their lives. The organization provides services in prevention education, crisis intervention, and counseling to women and teens.

24-hour Crisis Helpline: (314) 531-2003

2165 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139
Phone: (314) 646-7500
Fax: (314) 646-8181

www.safeconnections.org

The Women’s Safe House

The mission of The Women’s Safe House is to provide safe shelter and support services to battered women and their dependent children and to empower women to make informed choices about their futures. All services are free and confidential.

P.O. Box 63010
St. Louis, MO 63163
24 Hour Crisis Intervention Hotline : (314) 772-4535

www.twsh.org

Victim Services

Victim Services is a law enforcement-based program that aids victims of domestic violence.

Available services:
Leadership through Education and Advocacy for the Deaf (LEAD) Institute interpreter services for hearing-impaired domestic violence victims: 1-800-380-3323
Missouri Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-392-3738
Missouri Child Support Enforcement Unit: 1-800-859-7999
Missouri Coalition Against Domestic Violence: 1-888-666-1911
Missouri Coalition Against Sexual Assault: 1-877-7MO-CASA (1-877-766-2272)
Missouri Crime Victims Compensation Program: 1-800-347-6881
Missouri Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-392-0210
Missouri Office for Victims of Crime: 1-866-334-MOVC (1-866-334-6682)
Missouri Victim Assistance Network: 1-800-698-9199
Mothers Against Drunk Driving, State Office: 1-800-736-MADD (1-800-736-6233)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678
Parents of Murdered Children: 1-800-818-POMC (1-800-818-7662)
Telecommunication Device for the Deaf Hotline: 1-800-826-7653

Dawn Davison, Victim Services Coordinator
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 100
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Phone: (636) 797-5017
Fax: (636) 797-5049
Email: DDavison@jeffcomo.org

www.jcsd.org/services.htm

ALIVE

Alternatives to Living In Violent Environments (ALIVE) provides a crisis hotline, counseling, emergency sanctuary and transportation, and court advocacy to male and female adults and children impacted by domestic abuse while working to increase awareness and create a supportive community.

St. Louis Crisis Line: (314) 993-2777
Franklin County Crisis Line: (636) 583-5700 or 1-800-941-9144

St. Louis County Office:
P.O. Box 28733
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: (314) 993-7080
Fax: (314) 567-5629
e-mail: alivestl@alivestl.org

Franklin County Office:
P.O. Box 223
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-9863
Fax: (636) 583-6648
e-mail: alivefc@alivestl.org

www.alivestl.org

AWARE

Assisting Women with Advocacy, Resources, and Education (AWARE) strives to make the health care system and the community at large a healthier place for patients and employees of Barnes-Jewish Hospital affected by intimate partner abuse by helping reduce or remedy the effects of intimate partner violence on their lives. The program began as a service for women but is now open to men as well.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 362-9273

www.barnesjewish.org/patients-visitors/aware

Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis

The Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis (CVAC) provides free resources, counseling, advocacy, and referral for victims of crime and their families. The organizations’s services cover any and all crimes including burglary, robbery, identity theft, assault, homicide, hate crimes, sexual assault, domestic violence, and more. CVAC’s programs include Legal Advocates for Abused Women, which provides crisis intervention and support, legal information and advocacy, safety planning, and legal and social service referrals for victims of abuse.

Hotline: (314) OK-BE-MAD (314-652-3623)
Legal Assistance: 1-800-527-1460

539 North Grand Boulevard, Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63103
Fax: (314) 531-0299
Email: info@supportvictims.org

www.supportvictims.org/

Kathy J. Weinman Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence

The Shelter is a domestic violence program for abused women and their children. It provides crisis hotline, intervention, and referral services; a comprehensive assessment of needs; case management; medical, legal, educational, vocational, and social service advocacy; health evaluations and referrals; and mental health services.

Main Location:
41 South Central
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 615-5000

North – Satellite Center:
Village Square Shopping Center
21 Village Square
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 615-7400

West – Satellite Center:
Clarkson Wilson Centre
82 Clarkson Wilson Centre
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 615-0900

South – Satellite Center:
Keller Plaza
4544 Lemay Ferry Road
St. Louis, MO 63129
(314) 615-4000

http://stlouisco.com/HealthandWellness/HumanServices/DomesticViolenceProgram

Lasting Solutions

Lasting Solutions is a program of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, an organization that provides legal assistance to the low-income community. Lasting Solutions works with survivors of domestic violence to permanently solve the problem of family violence in their lives and help them rebuild their lives. The lawyers provide counsel, advice, and representation in a variety of situations including orders of protection, divorce, paternity establishments, and child custody cases.

St. Louis (Main Office)
4232 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 534-4200 or 1-800-444-0514
Fax: (314) 534-1425

Hannibal Office
801 Broadway
Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone: (573) 248-1111 or 1-800-767-2018
Fax: (573) 248-2152

Union Outreach Office
20 S. Church Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (866) 583-7877
Fax: (636) 583-7790

St. Louis County Family Court Project
501 S. Brentwood Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 615-4502
Fax: (314) 615-4477

http://lsem.org/index.php/lsem-services/lasting-solutions-family-law-program/

Children’s Home + Aid

Children’s Home + Aid advocates for the welfare of children and families in Illinois and provides adoption, foster care, counseling, residential, youth, support, and early childhood care and education services.

2133 Johnson Road, Suite 104
Granite City, IL 62040
Phone: (618) 452-8900

http://www.childrenshomeandaid.org/page.aspx?pid=249

Crisis Nursery

The St. Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency intervention, respite care, and support to families in crisis through short-term care for young children; helping families resolve crisis; support, education, and resources for parents; community outreach; and advocacy.

24-Hour Helpline: (314) 768-3201

Crisis Nurseries:
Crisis Nursery Centene Center
1928 Gravois Road
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 768-3201

Crisis Nursery North
11037 Breezy Point Lane
St. Louis, MO 63136
Phone: (314) 953-8030

Crisis Nursery St. Charles
315 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 947-0600

Crisis Nursery Wentzville
700 Medical Drive
Wentzville, MO 63385
Phone: (636) 887-3070

Crisis Nursery West
330 S. Fourth Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 940-2504

Outreach Centers:
Outreach Centers:
Central Outreach Center at SSM St. Marys
6420 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63117
(314) 629-0825

College Hill Outreach Center, Our Lady of Perpetual Help
4335 Warne Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63107
(314) 552-1304

East St. Louis, Illinois Outreach Center, Christian Activity Center
540 North 6th Street, East St. Louis, IL 62201
(314) 533-6902

North County Outreach Center
11155 Dunn Road, Suite 210E, St. Louis, MO 63136
(314) 629-2614

St. Charles Outreach Center
328 S. 4th Street, St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 940-0742

St. Louis City Outreach Center
2401 N. Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63106
(314) 533-6900

Wentzville Outreach Center, LINC Family Learning Center
9 Love Park Lane, Wentzville, MO 63385
(314) 229-1834

Regional Administrative Offices
11710 Administration Drive, Suite 18
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: (314) 292-5770
Fax: (314) 292-5776

www.crisisnurserykids.com

Missouri Head Start Association

The Missouri Head Start Association is a state branch of a national child development program whose Head Start and Early Head Start services promote the academic, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age 5 years and provide social, health, and nutrition services for income-eligible families.

YWCA Head Start Central Office
1911 Beltway Drive
St. Louis, MO 63114
Phone: (314) 427-4940
After Hours Phone: (314) 427-4765, ext. 402

Tina Bernskoetter, Executive Director
Missouri Head Start Association
P.O. Box 817
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 884-5078
Fax: (573) 884-0598
Email: tina@moheadstart.org

East MO Action Agency: Renee Killian, phone: (573) 454-2200, email: rkillian@eastmoaa.org
Grace Hill Settlement House: Johanna Wharton, phone: (314) 539-9500, email: jwharton@gracehillsettlement.org
Urban League Head Start: Hazel Mallory, phone: (314) 867-9100, email: hmallory@urbanleague-stl.org
Youth In Need–County: Keri Young, phone: (636) 946-5600, email: kyoung@youthinneed.org
Youth In Need–City: Melissa Chambers, phone: (314) 353-6906, email: mchambers@youthinneed.org
YWCA of Metro St. Louis: Stacy Johnson, phone: (314) 531-1115, email: johnson@headstart.ywcastlouis.org

Find a Head Start center in the St. Louis Metro area: http://www.ywcastlouis.org/site/c.elKSIbOWIkJ8H/b.8644693/k.4D35/Find_a_Head_Start_Center.htm
Missouri Head Start Association: www.moheadstart.org
National Head Start Association: http://www.nhsa.org/

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Family Resource Center

The St. Louis Children’s Hospital Family Resource Center is a health information library focusing on resources devoted to children’s health. The library offers a variety of resources, including customized packets of information, books, pamphlets, videos, and online resources; all services are free and available to the public.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Family Resource Center
One Children’s Place, Room 3S-12
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 454-2350
Fax: (314) 454-2323

Virtual Tour: http://www.stlouischildrens.org/patients-families/virtual-tours
Website: www.stlouischildrens.org/content/FamilyResourceCenter.htm

Safety Stop

Free professional car seat installations, safety checks, and information; helmet fittings; home safety consults; and more.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Safety Stop
One Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

The Magic House Safety Stop
516 S. Kirkwood Road
St. Louis, MO 63122

Progress West Hospital Safety Stop
2 Progress Point Court
O’Fallon, MO 63368

Phone for all locations: (314) 454-KIDS (314-454-5437) or 1-800-678-KIDS (1-800-678-5437), then press 3

Car Seat Safety Guide: http://www.stlouischildrens.org/articles/wellness/car-seat-safety-guide
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Car Seat Inspection Station Locator: http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/childps/CPSFitting/Index.cfm

United 4 Children

United 4 Children is made up of the Child Day Care Association and St. Louis for Kids, which together provide services for children from birth through 18 years of age.

United 4 Children
12 North Newstead
St. Louis, MO 63108

Phone: (314) 531-1412
Toll Free: 800-467-2322
Fax: (314) 531-4184
Email: gerng@united4children.org

http://united4children.org/

Childgarden

Childgarden Child Development Center provides child care, early intervention, and education to children of all abilities and their families by embracing diversity, building relationships, and having fun while learning.

4150 Laclede Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 531-8148

www.childgarden.org

Child Abuse and Neglect Hotlines

Child abuse is the mistreatment of a child under the age of 18 and can be physical, sexual, or emotional. Neglect is when a parent or responsible caretaker fails to provide adequate supervision, food, clothing, shelter, or other basics for a child. Either can be reported 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to the Missouri Children’s Division Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline Unit or the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Child Abuse Hotline.

Missouri:
Phone (calling from Missouri): 1-800-392-3738
Phone (calling from outside Missouri): (573) 751-3448
Text telephone: 1-800-669-8689

Illinois:
Phone: 1-800-25-ABUSE (1-800-252-2873)

Missouri: http://dss.mo.gov/cd/can.htm
Illinois: http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/child/index.shtml

Childhelp

Childhelp is a national non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected, and at-risk children through advocacy, prevention, treatment, and community outreach. Their hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are anonymous and confidential.

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

http://www.childhelp.org/pages/hotline-home

Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St Louis

Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis is a university-based, multidisciplinary organization that provides trauma-focused services to youth, families, and the community. The Children’s Advocacy Centers promote resiliency, physical safety, and emotional stability through research and forensic, clinical, educational, and advocacy programming. Eligible children are those impacted by all types of traumatic events including childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect; witnesses of domestic abuse and violent crime; children who have suffered accidents, natural disasters, and traumatic bereavement; and children with sexual behavior issues or who are difficult to manage at home or school.

Main Office:
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis
One University Boulevard, Weinman Building
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
Phone: (314) 516-6798
Fax: (314) 516-6624

West Pine Office:
Children’s Advocacy Center of St. Louis
4443 West Pine Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 516-4080
Fax: (314) 535-0756

Kirkwood Office:
Kathy J. Weinman House
121 West Monroe Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Phone: (314) 516-8300
Fax: (314) 516-8325

www.stlouiscac.org/

Crisis Nursery

The St. Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency intervention, respite care, and support to families in crisis through short-term care for young children; helping families resolve crisis; support, education, and resources for parents; community outreach; and advocacy.

24-Hour Helpline: (314) 768-3201

Crisis Nurseries:
Crisis Nursery Centene Center
1928 Gravois Road
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 338-2200

Crisis Nursery North
11037 Breezy Point Lane
St. Louis, MO 63136
Phone: (314) 953-8030

Crisis Nursery St. Charles
315 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 947-0600

Crisis Nursery Wentzville
700 Medical Drive
Wentzville, MO 63385
Phone: (636) 887-3070

Crisis Nursery West
330 S. Fourth Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 940-2504

Outreach Centers:
Central Outreach Center at SSM St. Marys
6420 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63117
(314) 629-0825

College Hill Outreach Center, Our Lady of Perpetual Help
4335 Warne Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63107
(314) 552-1304

East St. Louis, Illinois Outreach Center, Christian Activity Center
540 North 6th Street, East St. Louis, IL 62201
(314) 533-6902

North County Outreach Center
11155 Dunn Road, Suite 210E, St. Louis, MO 63136
(314) 629-2614

St. Charles Outreach Center
328 S. 4th Street, St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 940-0742

St. Louis City Outreach Center
2401 N. Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63106
(314) 533-6900

Wentzville Outreach Center, LINC Family Learning Center
9 Love Park Lane, Wentzville, MO 63385
(314) 229-1834

Regional Administrative Offices
11710 Administration Drive, Suite 18
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: (314) 292-5770
Fax: (314) 292-5776

www.crisisnurserykids.com

Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center’s mission is to give abused children and teens a chance for a better life by strengthening families through family-centered therapeutic, educational, and support services.

3309 S. Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63139-1101
Phone: (314) 534-9350
Fax: (314) 531-0372

www.frcmo.org

Epworth Children and Family Services

Epworth Children and Family Services helps youth and families overcome severe emotional and behavioral challenges caused by abuse or neglect through emergency shelter, residential and intensive treatment, family reunification therapy, transitional and independent living programs, special education, foster family care, and prevention services.

110 N. Elm Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 961-5718

6816 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 727-6294

7520 Natural Bridge Rd
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 222-4877

http://www.epworth.org/index.php

Child Protection Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Child Protection Program provides inpatient child abuse consultations, outpatient sexual abuse evaluations in Sexual Abuse Management Clinic, referrals, care coordination, and education. The program is staffed by pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners,
and licensed clinical social workers.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Main Phone: (314) 454-2879

Child Protection Program
Phone: (314) 454-2879

Emergency Department
Phone: (314) 454-6111

Department of Clinical Social Work
Phone: (314) 454-6101

Illinois Child Abuse Reporting
217.785.4020 (out-of-state)
800.25ABUSE [252.2873] (calls from within the state of Illinois)

https://www.stlouischildrens.org/sites/default/files/family_services/files/Child%20Protection%20brochure.pdf

Voices for Children

Voices for Children’s teams of child advocacy attorneys, Court Appointed Special Advocates, and social workers advocate on behalf of St. Louis’ abused and neglected children and youth from birth to age 21 years to expedite health, mental health, and educational services while working toward safe homes with forever families.

920 N. Vandeventer Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 552-2352
Fax: (314) 533-2617

http://www.voices-stl.org/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

General Phone: (877) SAMHSA-7 or 1-800-487-4889

National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)
Text telephone (TTY): 1-800-487-4889

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
TTY: 1-800-846-8517
Text: TalkWithUs to 66746

Find treatment for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems: http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov
General website: http://www.samhsa.gov/

Behavioral Health Response Crisis Hotline / Youth Connection Helplines

Behavioral Health Response (BHR) provides confidential telephone counseling 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to people in mental health crises. BHR also provides mobile outreach services, community referral services, and critical incident stress management. The crisis hotline and mobile outreach services are provided free of charge to the public by paid professional staff who have master’s degrees in their respective behavioral science disciplines. Youth Connection Helplines provide 24/7 crisis intervention, including mobile outreaches to home and/or community agencies to provide emotional support, referral information, and linkage of services for children, youth, and their families in the St. Louis County area.

BHR Hotline: (314) 469-6644 or 1-800-811-4760

St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline (for youth 19 and younger who live in the St. Louis County area):
Phone: (314) 628-2929 or (877) 928-2929
Text: 4HLP to 31658

St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline (for youth 18 and younger who live in the St. Charles County area):
Phone: (636) 642-0642 or (855) 642-0642
Text: BSAFE to 31658

BHR: www.bhrstl.org
Youth Specific Help: http://bhrstl.org/youth-specific-help-2/
Youth In Need Servies: http://youthinneed.org/CHILDRENTEENS.aspx

BJC Behavioral Health

BJC Behavioral Health strives to improve mental health and well-being by providing and coordinating mental and behavioral health services for Missouri citizens in St. Louis City and in St. Louis, St. Francois, Iron, and Washington counties.

BJC Behavioral Health
Administrative Offices
Suite 400
1430 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Daytime Phone: (314) 729-4004
After Hours Phone: (314) 469-6644
Website: www.bjcbehavioralhealth.org

Marygrove

The mission of Marygrove is to provide quality mental health services to severely disturbed children, young adults, and their families who are economically disadvantaged.

2705 Mullanphy Lane
Florissant, MO 63031
Phone:(314) 830-6201

http://marygrovechildren.org/main/

Hopewell Center

The Amanda Luckett Murphy Hopewell Center provides comprehensive mental health, residential, and transportation services to uninsured and medically underserved adults and youth in the northern and central parts of The City of St. Louis and the greater metropolitan area. Emergency services, including a crisis bed and mobile outreach, are available twenty-four hours per day. The Hopewell Center is run by a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, counselors, social workers, educators, and support staff.

Central Site
1504 S. Grand (Corner of Park and Grand)
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 531-1770

Prince Hall Family Support Center
4411 N. Newstead Ave. Suite 203
St. Louis, MO 63115
Phone: (314) 531-1770

Residential Care Facility
5117 Waterman Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 361-4059

www.hopewellcenter.com

Kids Under Twenty One

The mission of Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO) is to prevent suicide and foster the emotional well-being of youth. KUTO prepares teens with the skills, confidence, and courage to help their peers, and themselves, cope before, during, and after crisis.

Crisis Helpline: 1-888-644-KUTO (1-888-644-5886)
Staffed by trained youth volunteers every day after 4 pm CST

 

Provident Counseling and Life Crisis Services

Provident seeks to help individuals and families to a brighter future through counseling, crisis intervention, and community support programs. This mission includes counseling, a support group for survivors of suicide, and Life Crisis Services, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

Crisis Hotline: (314) 647-HELP (314-647-4357) or 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Counseling Offices:
Yalem
2650 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 371-6500

North County
409 S. Florissant Road
Ferguson, MO 63135
Phone: (314) 884-6099

Creve Coeur
12755 Olive Boulevard
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: (314) 898-0100

Arnold
3675 W. Outer Road, Suite 203
Arnold, MO 63010
Phone: (314) 898-0102

Wildwood
2634 Highway 109, Suite E
Wildwood, MO 63040
Phone: (314) 802-2600

Illinois
141 Market Place Drive, Suite 206
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Phone: (618) 398-7250

Administrative Office:
2650 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 371-6500

To schedule a first appointment, call (314) 533-8200 or 1-800-782-1008
For group information, call (314) 802-2672
For general information or questions, email info@providentstl.org

Life Crisis Services: http://www.providentstl.org/Services/LifeCrisis.aspx
General website: http://www.providentstl.org/Home.aspx http://www.providentstl.org/Home.aspx

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri’s mission is to promote mental health and improve the care and treatment of persons living with mental illness through advocacy, education, and service.

Helpline: (314) 773-1399

1905 S. Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 773-1399 or 1-800-359-5695
Fax: (314) 773-5930

www.mhaem.org

Mental Health Resources for Youth Handbook

The Handbook

National Alliance on Mental Illness St. Louis

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) St. Louis’ mission is to improve the quality of life of persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and their families, and promote and provide community support, education, advocacy, and understanding. NAMI St. Louis provides courses and information about mental illness, support groups, a helpline, and a referral service.

Crisis Hotline: 1-800-811-4760

St. Louis Office
1750 S. Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 511
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 962-4670
Fax: (314) 962-4678
Email: info@namistl.org

St. Charles Office
200 S. Kingshighway, Suite 101
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 940-7440 or 1 (877) 724-2977

St. Louis: www.namistl.org
National website: http://www.nami.org/

Hope Center / Hopeline

The Kristin Brooks Hope Center’s focus is suicide prevention, awareness, and education. Help and hope are provided through crisis hotlines, online crisis chat, a music outreach tour, and college campus awareness events.

National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
General hotline: 1-800-442-HOPE (1-800-442-4673)
Veterans peer support line: 1-877-VET2VET (1-877-838-2838)
Spanish-speaking suicide hotline: 1-800-SUICIDA (1-800-784-2432)
Teen-to-teen peer counseling hotline: 1-877-YOUTHLI (1-877-968-8454)
Grad student hotline: 1-800-GRADHLP (1-800-472-3457)
Post-partum depression hotline: 1-800-PPD-MOMS (1-800-773-6667)

Hotlines outside the US: http://www.befrienders.org/
Online chat support: https://www.imalive.org/,
http://www.7cupsoftea.com/, or http://www.crisischat.org/

www.hopeline.com

Unmasking Suicide, Incorporated

Unmasking Suicide, Incorporated addresses the stigmas surrounding suicide to provide support to families that are suicide survivors and to conduct and participate in education, awareness, and prevention efforts surrounding suicide.

Unmasking Suicide, Inc.
11220 West Florissant, #283
Florissant, MO 63033
Phone: 1-877-600-1028

www.unmaskingsuicide.org/

Youth in Need

Youth In Need’s programs and services include Early Head Start, Head Start, counseling, Project Safe Place, a street outreach program, an emergency shelter, a transitional living program, a teen parent program, and assistance with foster care and adoption.

24-Hour Help Line: (636) 946-3771 (includes St. Louis City)
St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline: (314) 628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929
St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline: (636) 642-0642

Central Office:
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-5600

www.youthinneed.org

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Central office:
14 Sunner Drive, Suite 144
St. Louis, MO 63143
Phone: (314) 647-3677

Local website: www.aastl.org
National website: http://www.aa.org/

Missouri Division of Behavioral Health

The Division of Behavioral Health, formerly the Divisions of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Comprehensive Psychiatric Services, is responsible for assuring the availability of substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for the State of Missouri. Individuals and families requiring substance abuse services can find the help they need.

Phone: (573) 751-4942 or 1-800-575-7480
Email: dbhmail@dmh.mo.gov

www.dmh.mo.gov/ada/

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – St. Louis Area

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – St. Louis Area (NCADA) is the place to turn for matters related to alcohol and drugs. This is a community health agency serving eastern Missouri that provides crisis counseling, information and education, youth leadership programs, community service projects, drug-free alternative activities, intervention planning, referral, and school-based prevention services. The website offers a link to anonymously email questions to a counselor.

Helpline: (314) 962-3456
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Office:
8790 Manchester Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 962-3456

City Office:
1723 Pennsylvania Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 664-7550

Franklin County Office:
3033 Highway A, Suite 102
Washington, MO 63090
Phone: (636) 239-7652

www.ncada-stl.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri

Individual mentoring program for children.

St. Louis (Headquarters):
501 N. Grand Blvd, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 361-5900
Fax: (314) 361-4484

St. Charles:
28 Portwest Court
St. Charles, MO 63303
Phone: 314.361.5900
Fax: 636.493.9538

Cape Girardeau:
1610 North Kingshighway Suite 305
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: (573) 339-0184
Fax: (573) 339-1518

http://www.bbbsemo.org

Boys and Girls Clubs

Boys and Girls Clubs are dedicated youth facilities that are open daily and are affordable for all youth. Kids and teens are given a safe place to learn and grow through educational, recreational, and social activities. Dental and vision services are also available.

Adams Park Club
4317 Vista Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 633-7900

Ferguson Middle School Club
701 January Ave
St. Louis, MO 63135
Phone: (314) 335-8330

Grannemann Elementary School Club
2324 Redman Road
St. Louis, MO 63136
Phone: (314) 335-8350

Herbert Hoover Club
2901 N. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63107
Phone: (314) 335-8000

O’Fallon Park Club
4343 West Florissant Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63115
Phone: (314) 932-1371

Riverview Gardens Club at Highland Elementary
174 Shepley Drive
St. Louis, MO 63137
Phone: (314) 335-8350

Southeast Middle School Club
918 Prigge Road
St. Louis, MO 63138
Phone: (314) 953-7795
Fax: (314) 953-7713

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St. Charles Unit
1211 Lindenwood Ave.
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-6255

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O’Fallon Unit
1 Club Way
St. Peters, MO 63376
Phone: (636) 240-9150

Greater St. Louis: http://www.bgcstl.org
St. Charles County: http://www.bgc-stc.org/

National phone: 1-800-854-CLUB
National website: http://www.bgca.org/Pages/index.aspx

Catch a Falling Star

The mission of Catch a Falling Star is to strengthen the physical and social skills of children with disabilities while promoting inclusion in every day living.

Carla Sprankle
PO Box 5221
St Louis, MO 63139
Email: carla@catchafallingstar.org
Phone: (314) 533-4090, ext. 103

http://www.siue.edu/~zhamurd/index.html

United 4 Children

United 4 Children is made up of the Child Day Care Association and St. Louis for Kids, which together provide services for children from birth through 18 years of age.

United 4 Children
12 North Newstead
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 531-1412
Toll Free: 800-467-2322
Fax: (314) 531-4184
Email: info@united4children.org

http://united4children.org/
The Guide

Girls Incorporated of St. Louis

Girls Incorporated of St. Louis (Girls Inc.) provides educational and cultural programs in safe environments for girls that enable them to raise their aspirations and realize their potential. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.

3801 Nelson Drive
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 385-8088

www.girlsincstl.org

Lift for Life Gym

Lift for Life Gym is an afternoon program open free of charge for boys and girls between the ages of 8 to 18. Lift for Life Gym focuses on activities such as weightlifting, track, jump rope, and general fitness. Lift for Life Gym also offers a variety of recreational activities such as gardening, monthly birthday parties, spelling bees, skating, movies, parties, and more.

1415 Cass Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: (314) 588-1186

www.liftforlifegym.org

Neighborhood Houses

Neighborhood Houses provides free after school programs where children participate in educational, character-building, life skills, arts and crafts, and nutrition and fitness activities.

Neighborhood Houses after school programs are offered at:

Riverview Gardens School District:

Danforth Elementary School

St. Louis Public Schools:

Cote Brilliante Elementary School
Farragut Elementary School
Froebel Literacy Academy
Herzog Elementary School
Hodgen Elementary School
Mann Elementary School
Meramec Elementary School
Oak Hill Elementary School
Patrick Henry Downtown Academy
Pierre Laclede Elementary School
Sigel Elementary School
Woodward Elementary School

 

University City Public Schools:

Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School
Flynn Park Elementary School
Jackson Park Elementary School

2015 Summer Camp Locations:

Christ the King United Church of Christ, Florissant
Immanuel United Church of Christ, Ferguson
St. John’s United Church of Christ, St. Louis City

Administrative Headquarters:
Neighborhood Houses
326 S. 21st Street, Suite 301
St. Louis, MO 63103
P: (314) 383-1733
F: (314) 361-6873

Email: kmccadden@neighborhoodhouses.org

http://www.neighborhoodhouses.org

St. Louis County Youth Programs

County Youth Programs plans, develops, and provides services for children and youth. The Doors to Success program works with individuals ages 16 to 24 in areas where the rate of high school dropout is high. The comprehensive model includes outreach, case management, GED preparation, remedial education, job readiness and placement, life skills education, and counseling. The Summer Food Service Program for Children provides nutritious breakfasts and lunches at community sites for children ages 3 to 15. The Outstanding Student Leadership Program involves county high schools in identifying and recognizing seniors considered leaders in academics, athletics, and community service.

County Youth Programs
St. Louis County Government
41 South Central
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 615-4429

http://stlouisco.com/HealthandWellness/HumanServices/CountyYouthPrograms

YMCA of Greater St. Louis

The YMCA commits to the spiritual, mental, and physical growth of all children and teens ages 5 to 15 in the Greater St. Louis area. The Y offers multiple programs and activities based on the core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith.

Locations:

Carondelet Park Rec Complex
930 Holly Hills Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63111
(314) 768-9622

Downtown YMCA
1528 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 436-4100

Edward Jones Family YMCA
12521 Marine Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63146
(314) 439-9622

Emerson Family YMCA
3390 Pershall Road, Ferguson, MO 63135
(314) 521-1822

Four Rivers Area Family YMCA,
400 Grand Avenue, Washington, MO 63090
(636) 239-5704

Jefferson County Family YMCA
1303 YMCA Drive, Festus, MO 63028
(636) 931-9622

Kirkwood Family YMCA
325 North Taylor Avenue, Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 965-9622

Mid-County Family YMCA
1900 Urban Drive, St. Louis, MO 63144
(314) 962-9450

Monsanto Family YMCA
5555 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 367-4646

O’Fallon Family YMCA
3451 Pheasant Meadow Drive, O’Fallon, MO 63368
(636) 379-0092

O’Fallon Park Rec Complex
4343 West Florissant Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63115
(314) 932-1423

South City Family YMCA
3150 Sublette Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 644-3100

South County Family YMCA
12736 Southfork Road, Sappington, MO 6312
(314) 849-4668

St. Charles County Family YMCA
3900 Shady Springs Lane, St. Peters, MO 63376
(636) 928-1928

Washington University Campus YMCA
1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 935-5010

West County Family YMCA
16464 Burkhardt Place, Chesterfield, MO 63017
(636) 532-3100

Wildwood Family YMCA
2641 Highway 109, Wildwood, MO 63040
(636) 458-6636

YMCA Trout Lodge & Camp Lakewood
13528 State Highway AA, Potosi, MO 63664
(314) 241-9622

YMCA of Greater St. Louis
Metro Association Office
326 South 21st Street, 4th Floor
Saint Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 436-1177

Greater St. Louis website: www.ymcastlouis.org
National website: http://www.ymca.net/