Crisis Nursery Saint Louis
Saving babies' lives..
keeping kids safe..
building strong families

24-Hour Helpline - 314-768-3201

For Administrative Assistance - (314) 292-5770

  • “We need to help prevent child abuse and neglect in any way we can, including equipping families with the resources
    St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger
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For Fiscal Year 2017

Saint Louis Crisis Nursery Outcomes:

  • 98% of children did NOT receive a substantiated child abuse hotline
  • 96% of children whose families participate in Crisis Nursery services remain in their natural family home;
  • 95% of parents that participate in Crisis Nursery services have reduced stress

Community Outreach:

  • Provided crisis counseling, referrals, education and supplies to 5,709 families through canvassing in high-risk communities
  • Homeless Outreach in shelters, on streets and in the community
  • Latino Outreach to Spanish speaking Immigrants and displaced families
  • Child Abuse Prevention Presentations to schools, agencies, hospitals
  • Teen Parenting Education Groups in school

24-Hour Helpline:

  • Children and families given food, clothing, diapers, formula and household supplies as needed
  • 30,000 hours of volunteer time spent with the children
  • More than 2,000 Food Bags given to families who didn't have food in the home
  • 1,837 children received Art Therapy
  • More than 265,000 hours of emergency care provided
  • Nurtured Heart Approach in a therapeutic environment
  • 6,814 young children received 24 hour/7 days a week crisis care:

 

Crisis Care:

  • 5,331 families calling for help received:
  • Crisis Intervention Counseling
  • Case Management
  • 73,000 Community Resource Referrals
  • 36% of families did not need to admit their child(ren) after receiving counseling and referrals from Crisis Nursery staff.

 

Family Empowerment Services:

  • Engaged 3,416 families who received:
  • Strength-based, trauma-informed counseling
  • Parenting skill development
  • Nurturing Skills for Families utilized with families
  • Strengthening Families Approach and Protective Factors Framework utilized with families
  • Family Assessment and goal development
  • Home Visits: 4,718 Visits provided
  • Parent Education Groups: More than 900 parents learned new parenting and coping skills
  • Family Emergency Fund: More than 140 families receive financial assistance to secure basic needs

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