Crisis Intervention, Juvenile Respite & Emergency Placement
Services provides a safe 24 hour environment designed with intervention measures to immediately alleviate crisis by providing emergency shelter, food, clothing, educational needs, conflict resolution, emergency medical attention and counseling referrals to prevent child abuse and neglect. The program helps to reduce parental stress, improve family communication skills, and prevent future crisis.Call 1-844-803-7233 (24hr.)
Offers a free community based program providing instruction to re-establish and promote healthy, nurturing relationships between parents and children. The course is designed to help prevent child abuse, improve communication skills and successfully raise and appropriately discipline children. Call 1-844-803-7233 (24hr.)
Emerson Academy Therapeutic School
Promotes successful learning behaviors and outcomes for students referred by the St. Louis Public School Board of Education, grades K-12 with Individual Education Plans (IEP’s). Students that are successful with therapeutic programming will be able to return to their regular school environment. Students progress to the next academic level and many times graduate with a high school diploma. Experiences such as gardening, educational and recreational field trips, library services, computer lab, and music therapy contribute to the success of the students. Call 1-844-803-7233 (24hr.)
Girls At Risk Emergency Placement Unit (GAR)
The Girls at Risk (GAR) Program serves girls who have experienced severe trauma placing them in vulnerable situations. The GAR Program emphasizes prevention and treatment for girls who are victims of human trafficking or at risk of being trafficked. The GAR Program serves girls between the ages of 12-18 and will house a maximum of 14 girls. The program will improve the coordination of services between multiple stakeholders including social services, mental health, juvenile courts, and education providers. This program will maintain a 1:4 ratio with individual, family, and group therapy. The program will also include educational services. The GAR unit treatment philosophy is based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) concepts. Yes, girls are at risk but we believe "Girls Are Resilient."