Catholic Family Services, founded in 1955, is a nonprofit mental healthcare provider that operates six offices spread throughout four St. Louis metro-area counties. In addition, agency clinicians provide onsite services to youth attending more than 100 area schools. Our office-based services include individual, group, and family counseling, psychiatric care, and parenting classes. Our school-based services include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention counseling, and classroom behavioral health presentations. In addition, we provide free-of-charge counseling to homeless youth living at five area shelters.
During our last fiscal year, we provided our services to 4,234 unduplicated clients. Our agency staffs 57 therapists, all of whom are master’s-trained, and three psychiatrists, all of whom are board-certified. We provide our services to all, irrespective of religion, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, or other identifying characteristics. We are certified by the Missouri Department of Mental Health and fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation.
Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis (CASGSL) is a University-based nationally accredited child advocacy center, which uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide high quality trauma-focused services to youth, families, and the community. Our purpose is to give children voices and help them heal from abuse, neglect and other types of trauma. CASGSL is affiliated with the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL), is accredited by the National Children’s Alliance (NCA), and is an active center with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). CASGSL has three St. Louis area locations that provide clinical, forensic and professional training services.
Community Psychological Service (CPS) is a not-for-profit outpatient mental health center committed to offering high-quality, timely, and affordable counseling and psychological evaluation services to children, youth, families, and the community. CPS is affiliated with the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri and, as its primary training clinic, strives to train effective, empathic psychologists. CPS has two locations in the St. Louis Metropolitan area providing therapy and psychological assessments.
Covenant House Missouri is a non-profit organization that empowers homeless, runaway and at-risk youth to live independently and become contributing members of our community. With open doors and open hearts, CHMO builds a bridge from homelessness to opportunity by providing shelter and supportive services to children and youth who are homeless or at great risk. In the spirit of open intake, services will be offered to all youth who seek help, with a priority of concern and commitment to those for whom no other service is available.
ECH provides open and secure residential care; transitional and independent living programs; specialized residential and educational services for males with co-occurring mental retardation/developmental disabilities; special education services for students with behavioral difficulties and more.
FamilyForward leads the community in providing innovative solutions for advancing safer, healthier relationships for children and families.
To better serve the community, Children’s Home Society of Missouri and Family Resources Center officially united to become FamilyForward on April 1, 2017. Together, the agencies have more than 169 years of experience helping children and families. FamilyForward is a movement and the name for the merged entity of two of St. Louis’s most accomplished, leading-edge non-profit organizations. FamilyForward is the direction for hope and for new opportunities to build safer, healthier relationships for children and families.
Great Circle provides a continuum of behavioral treatment services for children, teens and families statewide including residential treatment homes for kids, foster care, special education/day treatment, self-injury, autism residential and family services.
For generations, JF&CS has offered compassionate support and practical solutions to guide people through life’s ups and downs. Added in 1991 and celebrating its 20th year, the food pantry (now the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry), a major program for JF&CS, was established to serve clients living in surrounding zip codes. Today, 22 JF&CS programs serve clients from more than 110 different zip codes throughout the greater St. Louis area. JF&CS is a proud member of the United Way and the Jewish Federation; and receives major funding from the St. Louis County Children’s Services Fund.
Kids In The Middle helps children and families thrive during and after separation, divorce and remarriage. The only agency of its kind in the region, our therapists are able to work with the entire family through specialized group and individual counseling for kids; individual and co-parenting counseling for parents; family and blended family counseling.