Counseling and parenting skills for children and families affected by high conflict in the home, working both individually with children and their parents and with groups of parents learning the necessary skills to help their children navigate today's world.
Behavioral Health Response
Youth Connection hotline provides a 24/7 hotline to Franklin County youth, parents, teachers, etc. The hotline is accessible through a toll free number, as well as SMS texting and online chat. In addition, Youth Connections offers 24/7 mobile crisis evaluations and follow-up on referrals to ensure that the youth/family received the proper linkage to services that are effective in assisting their needs.
Catholic Family Services
Psychiatric services including diagnosis, treatment, and medication management.
Counseling and therapy services to youth of Franklin County including individual, group, and family counseling. Parenting classes also available.
Children's Advocacy Center
Services to children who have alleged sexual or physical abuse, working with non- offending parents and the child to provide supportive services during the time of immediate crisis, criminal investigation and throughout the prosecutorial process. Referrals must be made through partner organizations.
Crider Health Center
Care coordination services for youth with serious emotional disorders and their families in partnership with Family Advocacy and Community Training whose Parent Partner work to help the family navigate the systems that serve them.
Franklin County CASA
Providing a voice for youth who are in the foster care system and working with a team to help the child find permanency.
Grace's Place Crisis Nursery
Providing respite and crisis care services to youth up to the age of 12 in order to avoid abuse and neglect situations and to offer a safe place for children in times of crisis.
Court appointed supervised visitation to allow for interaction of youth in alternative placement through Children's Division and their parents with the hopes of speeding along permanency for the child.
Creating a safety net for homeless and runaway youth in Franklin County including building up the safe place network, working with BHR to respond to homeless youth, opening a temporary shelter for youth while more permanent housing is found, recruiting and training host families to house youth, and working with youth on reunification.
Providing mobile counseling and equine assisted therapy to youth in Franklin County. Mobile Counseling is concentrated in areas that have little access to other counseling resources.
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
The Legal Help to Stabilize Children project offers families needing to obtain legal guardianship in non-contested situations that guardianship. The program will primarily work with relative caregivers, such as Grandparents, living in Franklin County to advise about and obtain guardianship of minor children in their care.
Lutheran Children and Families Services
Assessment, individual and family therapy, crisis intervention and case management services for
children, youth and families in need.
Nurturing Kids Program provides parenting support, education and case management
for young children and their families.
Support and education services to pregnant and teenage parents including case management, group sessions, and direct assistance.
NAMI – St. Louis
Providing training to law enforcement to help them better work with youth and children experiencing a mental health crisis.
Preferred Family Healthcare
Achieving Resiliency, Responsibility and Recovery Through Creativity (A.R.T.C.) for high risk youth in Franklin County. ARTC is a program that works with the creativity of youth to help them work through their emotional, behavioral, or substance use illness and develop self confidence.
Drug Testing Program for parents of children who are currently in or at risk of being placed in foster care to help in reunification/permanency efforts while ensuring that children have a safe home environment
The Juvenile Alternatives Program gives an opportunity for the Juvenile Office to attempt treatment with a youth in lieu of putting them into detention or DYS custody. The Farm, a facility of Preferred Family Healthcare, will be the first choice location for youth, but if a youth are not appropriate, the coordinator will work to secure an appropriate facility.
Tele-psychiatric services including diagnosis, treatment, and medication management.
UMSL-Community Psychological Service
Community Psychological Service provides comprehensive psychological evaluations to the high need youth in Franklin County where there is a confusion on the proper diagnosis and a need for guidance on treatment options.
Washington Parents as Teachers
Services to pregnant and parenting teens to teach them how to properly care for their children and to encourage them to finish their high school education.