If you need services for your child or youth, below is a list of CCRB-funded service providers. Start with the category, (for example, Counseling) and read the description for the services offered or follow the link to their website for more specific information about individual programs and services. Services funded through the CCRB are available for children residing in St. Charles County, regardless of income or insurance status. Additional services may be available that are funded through other sources.

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Finding the right program for your child or youth can be a confusing process. For assistance with referrals call the 24/7 Youth Connection Helpline 1-844-985-8282 or 314-819-8802. This local helpline is managed by Behavioral Health Response (BHR) and is staffed by mental health professionals.


Services do not require a referral for access. You can download a printable 2023 CRRB Funded Services brochure, which lists the specific programs funded through the CCRB.

New services added for 2023

  • Art & Play Therapy (Saint Louis Crisis Nursery)
  • Autism Support Services (Compass Health)
  • Counseling (Mental Health America & SSM Behavioral Health)
  • Eating Disorder Prevention & Therapy (MO Eating Disorders Association)
  • Educational Advocacy (F.A.C.T.)
  • Mentoring (Big Brother Big Sisters & CHADS Coalition)
  • Substance Use Prevention (PreventEd)
  • Therapeutic Pre-K & Occupational Therapy (FamilyForward)

To better serve our population, some services are offered in Spanish or using interpretive services for other languages. Agencies providing this are indicated it the lists below.

  • Behavioral Health Response (BHR), 24/7 crisis intervention helpline for youth and their families; services include assessments, referrals, service linkage, and mobile outreach, and community presentations
  • The Child Advocacy Center of Northeast Missouri, a Child Advocacy Center providing forensic interviews and advocacy services for children reporting allegations of sexual and physical abuse
  • LINC St. Charles County, emergency services for families and children at risk for homelessness or in crisis, including counseling, music therapy, child care, and housing assistance
  • NAMI St. Louis, provides Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement Officers
  • Saint Louis Counseling, crisis intervention counseling for parochial schools and public schools
  • Youth In Need, provides mobile street outreach and support for youth in crisis; community presentations about the Safe Place network
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, comprehensive mentoring and wraparound support for youth, ages 5-18
  • Boys & Girls Club of St. Charles Countyprevention-based after school and summer programs focused on helping youth achieve academic success, live healthy lifestyles, and develop good character
  • CHADS for Mental Health,  school-based counseling support to students and staff, including one-to-one crisis counseling for students who are identified as at-risk for suicide, as well as those students who are suffering from depression or anxiety; Social-Emotional Well Being (SEW) Mentoring for students who have difficulty regulating their emotions and social skills
  • Community Council of St. Charles County, provides Coordinated Entry, a centralized and coordinated housing crisis response system that incorporates initial triage, diversion, intake, assessments, and follow-up; Spanish language services available
  • Compass Health Network, early detection and prevention of emerging school adjustment difficulties for students K-3; school-based mental health support; and intensive home-based support services for caregivers with a child who has a mental health condition; Autism support services for families & youth. multi-language interpretive services available
  • Family Advocacy and Community Training -F.A.C.T., educational advocacy; and parent and caregiver support services for families with a child diagnosed with a mental health condition in conjunction with Compass Health Network’s Partnership with Families program; 
  • Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition, comprehensive programs for foster and adoptive caregivers include 24/7 crisis support and parenting education; educational advocacy; and kinship placement for children in foster care
  • Gateway Alliance Against Human Trafficking, (formerly Gateway Human Trafficking) community and parent education presentations focused on human trafficking awareness and prevention; prevention-theme video project
  • NAMI St. Louis, psycho-education presentations for caregivers of a child living with a mental health condition
  • Nurses for Newborns, comprehensive health, mental health in-home/virtual assessments for pregnant women, infants and new parents. Includes parenting education and referrals for needed resources.; multi-language interpretive services available
  • Saint Louis Crisis Nursery, delivers critical home and community-based child abuse and neglect prevention interventions to families at risk for child abuse or neglect; Spanish language services available
  • Saints Joachim & Ann Care Service, programs to end homelessness and hunger by ensuring that basic needs of children and their families are met including a stable, sanitary and safe place to call home
  • The Sparrow’s Nest, family services including parent education and childcare
  • ThriVe St. Louis, Safe Defense program, a workshop for youth teaching empowerment safety through self-defense moves, escapes, and techniques (NEW in 2022)
  • TREE House of Greater St. Louis,  equine-assisted therapy for youth with a wide range of emotional, social or psychological issues related to bullying, trauma, at-risk youth, and/or relational issues
  • United Services for Children, early childhood and outpatient services for children ages 0-15 years, for Occupational, Speech and ABA therapy. 
  • Compass Health Network, outpatient psychiatric treatment including medication management; multi-language interpretive services available
  • Saint Louis Counseling, outpatient psychiatric treatment including medication management
  • Preferred Family Healthcare, comprehensive support for drug and alcohol use treatment; includes evaluation, therapy, and education; multi-language interpretive services available
  • Epworth Children & Family Services, supervised and independent transitional living program for youth 16 to 23, who are struggling with housing insecurity, multi-language interpretive services available
  • Youth In Need, transitional living program for youth, ages 16 to 21, which helps teens learn the basic independent life skills necessary to be independent and lead productive lives

Visit Community Council Resources for other program services and the agencies serving our community.  You may search by service category, population, and zip code.