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Annie Malone Children & Family Services

2612 Annie Malone Drive • St. Louis, MO 63113

Office: 314-531-0120 | Fax: 314-531-0125

© 2018 Annie Malone Children & Family  Services


SINCE 1994

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Parent Cafe Coming to Annie Malone's Parenting  Program

Parent Cafe Coming to Annie Malone's Parenting  Program

The Missouri Department of Social Services, Children's Division, is supporting the implementation of Parent Cafes as a resource to create stronger families. Annie Malone will implement the Parent Cafe as part of our Parenting Education Program. We recently held a mock Parent Cafe, with the support of some of our parenting clients, to prepare for full implementation. The video above is from the staff training exercise. We appreciate our parents and staff for participating and providing important feedback.

Annie Malone is gearing up to add a new resource to our Parenting Education Program designed to foster deeper engagement with parents and caregivers on their journey to creating stronger familial relationships. The Parent Cafe process was developed in 2007 by parent leaders from Strengthening Families Illinois who wanted to design a parent-to-parent way to bring the Strengthening Families™ Protective Factors to families.

The Strengthening Families™ Protective Factors are:

  • Resilience: Parent Resilience

  • Relationships: Positive Social Connections

  • Support: Concrete Support in Times of Need

  • Knowledge: Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development

  • Communication: Social and Emotional Competence

Parent Cafés are physically and emotionally safe spaces where parents and caregivers talk about the challenges and victories of raising a family. Through individual deep self-reflection and 



Emerson Academy Therapeutic School

Crisis Care and Emergency Residential Placement

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Did you know?

In 1886 a group by the name of the Women Temperance Union decided to take on the issue of how “colored orphans” were treated in the St. Louis Community.  In 1888 the

“St. Louis Colored Orphans Home” was organized.

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