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Resources for Children, Teens and Families


If you need help...

If you are a child or teen experiencing crisis, or if you know of a child or teen who is, please call:
  • In St. Charles County, call the St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline at 636-642-0642.
  • In St. Louis County, call the St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline at 314-628-2929.
  • In St. Louis City, call Youth In Need's 24-Hour Help Line at 636-946-3771.

Collect calls are accepted, and professional staff are on-hand 24/7 to help you with whatever issue you might be facing.

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Support Groups

  • Growing American Youth (for LGBTQ youth): 314-821-3524
  • Youth In Need's Parent Support Groups: 636-946-0101

Emergency Crisis Services

  • Bridgeway (Sexual Assault Response Team): 1-877-946-6854
  • Covenant House Nineline: 1-800-999-9999
  • Crisis Nursery: 314-768-3201
  • Life Crisis Services: 314-647-4357
  • Safe Connections: 314-531-2003 or 636-946-6854
  • United Way of Greater St. Louis Information and Referral: 211 or 1-800-427-4626
  • Youth Connection Helpline: 314-628-2929
  • Youth Emergency Service: 1-800-899-KIDS
  • Youth In Need 24-Hour Help Line: 636-946-3771

Child Abuse Services

  • Children's Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis: 314-516-6798
  • Family Support Network: 314-644-5055
  • Missouri Children's Division Hotline: 800-392-3738 

 

Drug and Alcohol Services

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 314-647-3677
  • ALANON: 314-645-1572
  • Bridgeway Counseling Services: 636-757-2300 (St. Charles) or 314-652-4200 (St. Louis County)
  • Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 314-830-3232
  • NCADA: 314-962-3456
  • Preferred Family Healthcare: 636-946-6376

 

Gay and Lesbian Resources

  • Growing American Youth: 314-821-3524
  • Life Crisis Services: 1-877-542-8984
  • PFLAG: 314-821-3524
  • St. Louis Gay and Lesbian Hotline: 314-367-0084
  • The SPOT: 314-535-0413

 

Counseling Services

  • Behavioral Health Response: 1-800-811-4760
  • BJC Behavioral Health: 314-729-4004
  • Catholic Family Services: 636-498-2273
  • Crider Health Center: 636-332-6000
  • Kids in the Middle: 314-909-9922
  • Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO): 1-888-644-5886
  • Lutheran Family & Children's Services: 1-866-326-LFCS
  • Provident: 314-533-8200
  • Youth Connection Helpline: 314-628-2929
  • Youth In Need Outclient Counseling: 636-757-9424

 

Healthcare Services

  • Crider Health Center: 636-332-6000
  • Grace Hill: 314-814-8634
  • Murphy Health Center: 314-522-6410
  • State Medical Assisstance Office: 1-800-392-2161
  • Youth Connection Helpline: 314-628-2929

 

Runaway Resources

  • National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-RUNAWAY
  • Youth Emergency Services: 314-727-6294
  • Youth In Need 24-Hour Help Line: 636-946-3771
  • Youth In Need Street Outreach: 1-877-YIN-4HELP

 

 Shelters and Homeless Services

  • Covenant House: 314-533-2241
  • Housing Resource Center (City/County Homeless Hotline): 314-802-5444
  • Hunger Hotline: 314-726-5355
  • Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service: 636-441-1302
  • Salvation Army: 636-946-7966
  • Youth Connection Helpline: 314-628-2929
  • Youth In Need 24-Hour Help Line: 636-946-3771