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Our Partners

The St. Louis Psychoanalytic Society

Partners in Education

Fielding Graduate University - School of Psychology

Lindenwood University - Human Services Division

St. Louis University

College of Education and Public Service

School of Social Work

University of Missouri - St. Louis - School of Social Work

Washington University - George Warren Brown School of Social Work

Webster University

Applied Educational Psychology

Counseling Program

Special Education

Our Community Education Collaborative Partners


ALIVE'S (Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments) mission is to provide counseling, emergency sanctuary and other critical services to adults and children impacted by domestic abuse, as well as to increase awareness in order to create a supportive community.  ALIVE's vision is to end domestic abuse, restoring safety and peace one family at a time.

Anti-Defamation League

ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.  A leader in the development of materials, programs and services, ADL builds bridges of communication, understanding and respect among diverse groups, carrying out its mission through a network of 30 Regional and Satellite Offices in the United State and abroad.

APP Alumni Association

The Advanced Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (APP) Alumni Association provides opportunities for graduates of the APP and CAPP programs of the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute to continue their psychodynamic psychotherapy education and network with colleagues.  Our organization serves to encourage standards of excellence in th St. Louis psychotherapy community and supports the broader mental health community with our annual Fall Conference.

Boys Hope Girls Hope

By providing children with arms-around care, safe homes and environments, a first-class education, opportunities to learn about themselves and the world, and academic, financial, and spiritual support through college, Boys Hope Girls Hope empowers children to realize the potential that is within them.

Care & Counseling

Care and Counseling enhances emotional, relational and spiritual well-being through quality and affordable counseling, professional training and community education.

Catholic Charities Southside Center

Catholic Charities Community Services Southside Center supports and strengthens St. Louis Metropolitan Area children, families, and communities by providing social services, mental health counseling, and youth programming in a bilingual, culturally sensitive environment.  While those we serve continue to diversify, we will strive to meet their needs by providing comprehensive, culturally competent services to the immigrant and refugee populations of the community.

Center for Survivors of Torture & War Trauma

The Center for Survivors of Torture and War Trauma (CSTWT) is committed to facilitating the healing process for refugee and immigrant individuals and families who have survived torture and war, to help them transcend the suffering and move toward healing and self empowerment.  This is accomplished by providing culturally appropriate, holistic mental health services in an atmosphere of professional, therapeutic support. 

CHADS Coalition for Mental Health
Communities Healing Adolescent Depression and Suicide

Our mission is to advance the knowledge and prevention of adolescent depression and suicide through awareness, education and research.

Child Care Aware of Missouri

Child Care Aware of Missouri serves as a community resource on child care throughout the state.  We help families find quality child care, preschool and after-school programs for their children.  We work with child care program owners, directors and teachers to improve the quality of their programs.  We provide business and civic leaders with information on the value and importance of child care and collaborate with them to make child care safe and enriching for children.

Children's Home Society

A multi-faceted social service agency, the Home provides adoption services including traditional agency adoptions, independently facilitated adoptions, international adoptions and adoption services for older children, sibling groups and children with a variety of special needs.  A companion program provides pregnancy counseling for birthmothers, birthfathers and families.

Developmental Child Care

Through authentic projects with joy, responsiveness and amazement, children, teachers and families construct knowledge, test hypotheses, learn from one another, from mistakes, and from coordinating multiple perspectives.  DCC is dedicated to delivering top quality education and care to the children of the St. Louis region.  Our staff is committed to providing a safe, reliable, nurturing and challenging environment which develops the child psychically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. 

Discovering Options

Discovering Options helps at-risk children avoid drug use and other self-destructive behaviors through mentoring and comprehensive after school programming that encourages family involvement.

ESOL Program of the St. Louis Public Schools

The mission of the ESOL/Bilingual/Migrant program is to provide effective and age-appropriate English language instruction (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing), and to support English Language Learners to achieve in all content areas, grades K-12.  The program also strives to empower newcomer parents, educating them in their rights and responsibilities in the American educational system and supporting their roles as parents in a new culture.  A highly skilled team of teachers, social workers, counselors, and interpretive and translation services enhance our ability to meet our academic mission and link our diverse community to our schools.

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

We are one of the area's largest recruiter of foster/adoptive homes because of our partnerships with the local media, including KSDK and 13 local newspapers.  We also serve as a resource center, offering many supports to parents, including support groups, training, advocacy, newsletters, a resale shop and the Little Wishes program.


HavenHouse is committed to providing affordable lodging, care, and support services for families that travel to St. Louis for medical care.  HavenHouse St. Louis exists because every person deserves a  healthy life, the best medical treatment possible, and an affordable place to stay, even when treatment takes them away from home.

Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club

Since 1967, Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club (HHBGC) has been providing a safe place for children to learn and grow.  Our mission is to inspire and enable youth ages 6 to 18 to realize their full  potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.  HHBGC now serves over 3,500 youth in St. Louis at three sites, two 21st Century community Learning Centers, and at five schools through the Mentor St. Louis program. 

International Institute of St. Louis

The International Institute of St. Louis offers a variety of services for 7,000 new Americans from 75 countries each year.  We help immigrants and their families become productive Americans and champion ethnic diversity as a cultural and economic strength.  With the help of the Institute, many newcomers can achieve independence and make valuable contributions to the St. Louis community.

Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)

Guided by Jewish values, JCRC promotes a just, democratic, and pluralistic society; the security of Israel and world Jewry; international human rights; and understanding and cooperation among St. Louis' religious, racial, ethnic, and civic groups.  JCRC informs, collaborates, advocates and mobilizes the community to take action locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally to address issues important to both the Jewish and general communities.

Kids In The Middle

Kids In the Middle helps children, parents and families thrive during and after divorce through counseling, education and support.

Kingdom House

Kingdom House helps people achieve a better life.  We dream of a day when tens of thousands will say, "My life is better because of Kingdom House."  Kingdom House provides excellent, spiritual-based social services to meet community needs.  We are United Way-funded and United Methodist Chur-affiliated.

Life Skills

Life Skills changes lives by helping people with developmental disabilities find meaningful work and live in a home of their own in the community.

The LUME Institute

The LUME Institute offers systemic and comprehensive approaches to early childhood education that engage, impact, and transform communities.  We are dedicated to promoting innovative thinking, exploration, and knowledge sharing, while developing methodologies that deepen understanding of how children learn and grow.

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri

MHA-EM envisions a just, humane, and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect, dignity, and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice.  MHA-EM works toward their vision through a mission of: promoting mental health and wellness; preventing mental disorders; and achieving victory over mental illness through Advocacy, Education and Service.  We are affiliated with Mental Health America, the oldest and largest volunteer movement in the country concerned with mental health and mental illness.

Nurses for Newborns Foundation

Nurses for Newborns Foundation exists to provide a safety net for families most at-risk in order to prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect by providing in-home nursing visits which promote healthcare, education, and positive parenting skills.

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is THE trusted resource providing a proven home visiting model for the most respected organizations and professionals who serve the evolving needs of families.  Parents as Teachers helps organizations and professionals work with parents during the critical early years of their children's lives, by developing curricula, training early childhood professionals, and advocating for children and families.

PFLAG St. Louis

Since 1973 parents have joined together in different cities to support each other and their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) children or family members.  Our St. Louis chapter of PFLAG is one of the oldest in the country, founded in 1977.  We help parents and others who attend our meetings go through the process of understanding our loved ones and how society's stigma has affected them and us.

Pride St. Louis, Inc.

For over thirty years, Pride St. Louis, Inc. has been working to raise understanding and acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender individuals in our community.  We are not a political group, but rather a community-based organization that envisions a world where diversity can be celebrated and prejudice has been eliminated.

St. Louis Arc

The St. Louis Arc is a non-profit, United Way agency that provides support and services to more than 3,000 adults and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and their families, throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.

St. Louis Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (SLAMFT)

SLAMFT is a chapter of the Missouri Association for Marriage and Family Therapy  Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) are mental health professionals trained in psychotherapy and family systems, and licensed to diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders within the context of marriage, couples, and family systems.  MFTs focus on understanding their clients' symptoms and interaction patterns within their existing environment.

TouchPoint Autism Services

The mission of TouchPoint Autism Services is to make a real difference in the quality of life for children and adults with autism and their families, wherever they may live.

United 4 Children (CDCA)

We provide leadership and innovation in promoting quality child care, successful early childhood development, and work/family balance.

University City Children's Center

The UCCC is committed to providing innovative, quality care and education to a racially, culturally, developmentally, and socio-economically diverse population of children between the ages of six weeks and six years in a nurturing environment that provides supportive services to families.  Our vision is to create a new paradigm in early childhood education that will serve as a model for creating systemic change for children and families.

Webster Child Care Center

At Webster Child Care, children, parents and staff are cherished.  Our center is not only a child care center offering quality care and education to children -- it is a community within itself.  Parents and teachers work together to foster growth and development in our children.

Partners in the Arts

Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis -

St. Louis Actors' Studio -

Upstream Theater -

Webster University Film Series -

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