Teen Resources

Adolescent Sexuality Etc.

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


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.

Cardinal Glennon Hospital Adolescent Center

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

Children’s Rights of America Youth Crisis Hotline


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

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

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.

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)

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


National Runaway Crisis Hotline

24 hour confidential crisis hotline for youth who are runaways or considering running away and their families.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Stop Bullying Now

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

Teen Health

Website for teens that provides a safe, honest, and accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life.

Teen Health Facts

Online resource for any and all questions regarding your health, your relationships, your body and your sexuality.

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

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

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.

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