Mission: We provide much needed respite and supports for disabled and at risk youth transitioning from school age settings into adulthood and still needing intensive support and community. Many of our clients come from foster care or families in crisis and would be homeless and neglected without our help. With our volunteers and peer friends we provide a caring%2C safe community and circle of support with meaningful activities for our clients. We help the family find ways to cope and advocate for services. %0D%0A%0D%0AWe also operate Kirkham House%2C a pilot respite and foster care home focusing on teens and young adults with special needs%2C which we would like to turn into a full time group home for some of our adult clients creating a permanent longterm placement.
Second Chapter Runs a wonderful BookFair every year on Memorial Day Weekend sponsored through The Book House, 9719 Manchester Rd, St. Louis MO 63119 314-968-4491
They had so many wonderful volunteers, including several individuals with developmental disabilities helping out at the sale. It was a lot of fun and we got some Great Books