St. Louis Crisis Nursery Overview
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Target demographics: children, birth to age 12, who are at risk of abuse or neglect.
Direct beneficiaries per year: More than 6,500 children and counseled more than 5,200 families
Geographic areas served: St. Louis, Missouri
Programs: S.O.S. for Kids: Provides 24-hour care for children at-risk of abuse or neglect; children receive a medical exam, developmental assessment, art/play therapy, 3 meals/3 snacks, clothing, toys, books;
Family Empowerment Program (FEP): Provides follow-up support services to families, including home visits, “stay-at-home” parent services and parent education groups;
24-Hour Helpline: Immediate access to crisis intervention, counseling, and resource referrals for families.