Proposition A Would Threaten Children and Families

In our current social service world, we talk a lot about collective impact, of breaking down silos of service, and warn of compartmentalizing the needs of children and their families. But we still too often fail to connect the dots when we consider public policy that has the potential to decrease poverty. There is a wealth of research that shows […]

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Highlights from the 2018 Missouri Legislature Impacting Children and Families

Speakers provided much information about actions of the 2018 Missouri Legislature impacting children and families at the annual Legislative Wrap-Up on May 24 at the Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being, attended by 86 interested individuals. On the panel were: Brian Colby, Missouri Budget Project  See his presentation Jessica Seitz, Missouri KidsFirst  See her presentation Brian Schmidt and Linda Rallo, Kids Win […]

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Legislative Wrap-Up Forum May 24

In this unusual 2018 Missouri Legislature session punctuated by criminal charges being filed against the governor, what actions have been taken that affect children and families? Get a full review at the annual Legislative Wrap-Up forum on Thursday, May 24, at the Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being, 1000 N. Vandeventer Ave. Networking and registration begin at 8:30 a.m.. and the […]

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Find Locations of Summer Meals for Children by ZIP Code

Want to know where children are offered summer meals?  Download this list of meal sites in St. Louis City and County compiled by Vision for Children at Risk, sorted into 33 ZIP codes. Summertime presents an extra challenge to families who struggle to find the resources to provide healthy, adequate meals for their children.  Operation Food Search, local Health Departments, […]

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Your Organization Is Invited to Participate in the April 29 Healthy Kids Family Resource Fair

The St. Louis Family & Community Partnership and the St. Louis Area Council on Child Abuse and Neglect will sponsor the third annual Healthy Kids Family Resource Fair, on Saturday, April 29, from 10 am to 2 pm at the O’Fallon Park YMCA Recreation Complex. At this event, your organization can reach an audience of families from throughout the north St. […]

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