Website: crisisnurserykids.org

Funded Program(s)

Family Empowerment Program

2020-2022 Core Award - $524,000.00

St. Louis Crisis Nursery's (SLCN) Family Empowerment Program [FEP] provides trauma-informed home/community based crisis stabilization, intensive case management, parenting support, counseling, and educational parenting groups for St. Louis County families with children between 0-12 years. Services are delivered within the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework, with an emphasis on reducing key family risk factors for child abuse and neglect, while increasing family protective factors to help families achieve greater safety and stability.

Respite Care Services

2020-2022 Core Award - $1,449,000.00

Saint Louis Crisis Nursery applies the core principles of trauma-informed care within the framework of the Strengthening Families approach when providing immediate crisis intervention, parent support, and therapeutic Respite Care for children, birth through age 12, who are at high risk for abuse and neglect. Families seeking support from the Crisis Nursery are frequently experiencing complex crises and multiple risk factors, with little outside support. SLCN services, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ensure St. Louis County families have equitable access to services proven to reduce children's risk for child abuse/ neglect and build family resiliency.