Full Frame Initiative and Signs of Safety Inform Children’s Division Practice

Information about two best practice programs being used by the Missouri Children’s Division in child welfare services was shared by Annette House, Regional Director of the Children’s Division, at the Jan. 19 St. Louis Family & Community Partnership meeting. The two programs are Full Frame Initiative and Signs of Safety. Following is an overview of each. Full Frame Initiative The […]

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Children’s Leadership Council Sets Policy Priorities for 2016 Legislative Session

The Missouri Children’s Leadership Council, a coalition of organizations working together in a coordinated legislative and policy agenda for children, has announced its 2016 policy priorities as the Missouri Legislature begins its 2016 session. Missouri Children’s Leadership Council 2016 Policy Priorities Approved on December 3, 2015 Continue to raise the eligibility level for subsidized child care to the national level […]

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“East Side Thrives” to Promote Children’s Health, Knowledge, Leadership

Vision for Children at Risk is pleased to be part of the East Side Thrives  collective impact project announced on Dec. 17 by an enthusiastic crowd of young people, partner agencies and community leaders. Funded by a $500,000 Impact grant from Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK), the 18-month project will involve nine agencies working together in a collective impact framework called […]

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Make a difference for kids during our 2015 Challenge Campaign

Now through December 31 – All donations matched 100% Vision for Children at Risk is at the forefront of community action for children in the St. Louis region facing socio-economic risk. During 2015, we have facilitated many important activities … the November “Early Childhood: The Foundation of Our Region’s Future” forum … April Child Abuse Prevention Month Family Resource Fair […]

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Forum Explores “Early Childhood: The Foundation of Our Region’s Future”

More than 180 community stakeholders attended the Nov. 17 forum, “Early Childhood: The Foundation of Our Region’s Future,” at the Nine Network for Public Media, exploring how many children in the St. Louis region start their first years without adequate early learning opportunities, and what we can do about it. The forum was co-sponsored by the St. Louis Regional Early […]

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