A baby born with addiction. A middle-schooler headed for Juvenile Detention. A teenager aging out of foster care. How do children recover from trauma? Our 2016 video introduces these and other children who have survived devastating losses. This heartwarming three-minute preview tells their success stories. The full-length video, 11 minutes, is available upon request for group presentations.
What are you doing this summer? Here are family-friendly activities this summer in various areas of Missouri: Columbia, Missouri http://www.comokidsfun.com/ Springfield, Missouri http://springfieldkids.com/2016%20Summer%20Guide.html Farmington, Missouri http://www.tripbuzz.com/things-to-do-with-kids/farmington-mo St. Louis, Missouri http://www.stlsprout.com/
Hope for the Children Luncheons Thursday, October 13, 2016 | 12:00 to 1:00 pm | Springfield, MO RSVP: Josh Marsh (417) 546-1418 email@example.com Thursday, November 3, 2016 | 12:00 to 1:00 pm | St. Louis, MO RSVP: Debra Paulus (314) 941-2875 firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduating from high school is a proud milestone. This spring four young women in our Transitional Living program are celebrating it. One of the girls, Kaylee,* reported abuse by her father, and entered foster care earlier this year. Despite coping with the trauma of abuse and the upheaval of moving, Kaylee stayed focused on graduating. Transitional Living (Read More…)
Youth Opportunities Program Along with the State of Missouri, we recognize and value the importance of caring for children and families in need. Through the unique Youth Opportunities Program (YOP), administered by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, individual and corporate donors with Missouri tax liability may receive tax credits for donations to organizations, like ours, (Read More…)
by Therapeutic Mentor David Hermanson “I first met with Peter about one year ago. He was a 17-year-old young man living with his mother and father. When I walked into their house for the first time and sat down with Peter and his mother, he seemed very nervous and was rocking back and forth. His mother told (Read More…)
As Presbyterian ministers, David and Joan Marshall were no strangers to Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services, and our mission to serve children and families in need. They shared former Executive Director, Jim Thurman’s passion for helping children and their personal connection with the agency deepened as a result. Over the last 16 years, the Marshalls (Read More…)