What is Child Well-Being

Child well-being is an example of an idea that at first seems very intuitive and obvious, but that becomes somewhat less clear the more we think about it. Is child well-being the same as child health, or mental health? Is it the absence of bad things happening to the child, say, abuse or neglect? Or is it a feature of […]

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News You Can Use

1. St. Louis Family and Community Partnership hosts a presentation on the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, a partnership between the 22nd Judicial Circuit Family Court and the Annie E. Casey Foundation We are very happy to announce that our next St. Louis Family and Community Partnership meeting and educational program will be on the regular meeting date, the 3rd Wednesday, […]

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Mayor Slay’s Commission on Children, Youth and Families closes out 2014 with a meeting on the Ferguson Commission, Ready by 21 St. Louis and more

The focus of the December 2014 meeting of Mayor Slay’s Commission on Children, Youth and Families was to provide updates on the major community initiatives that are taking place in St. Louis that are directed to promoting the well-being of St. Louis area children, youth and families and connecting and coordinating the work of the Mayor’s Commission with those efforts. At […]

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Help VCR raise $25,000 by Dec. 31. All gifts matched 100%.

Help make a big difference for children in St. Louis this December. An anonymous donor is matching 100%, dollar-for-dollar, all gifts to Vision for Children at Risk by Dec. 31, up to $25,000. When you donate, you will create double the impact for kids. Here is the formula:     You + Match = 2x Benefit for Kids Please help us […]

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