Provides counseling services and assessments to children and adults with varying abilities including autism, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, bi-polar, and trauma disorders. Accepts Medicaid, MO HealthNet, Home State Health, Cigna and Mercy Behavioral Health, out of pocket pay and sliding scale fee. No referral is necessary and serves St. Charles County, St. Louis City and County and surrounding areas. Telehealth appointments provided during pandemic.
PCS Behavioral Health has partnered with the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities to deliver Enhanced System of Support (ESOS) services to children and adults with an intellectual and developmental disabilities who also experience behavioral challenges that pose a risk to their safety and stability in the community. PCS Behavioral Health collaborates with ESOS members, their various providers, supports, and with state-wide mobile crisis teams to improve their lives and ability to self-regulate and thrive in the community. ESOS focuses on the enhanced coordination of community based, clinically competent services and supports. Referrals can be made by support coordinators, providers, or directly by family members.
Provides treatment focused on equipping pre-school and school-age children with autism with the functional skills they need to interact with the world around them. Treatment involves collaboration between the families served, staff, and outside providers to provide treatment services that are designed to best fit individual needs. Evidence-based treatments are focused on creating behavioral changes that are functional and socially significant. Both applied behavior analysis services and counseling services are provided to address skills needed to navigate everyday life challenges and stressors. Services include: Direct ABA Therapy; Counseling; Parent Training; Social Skills Groups; Parent Education; Community Integration Programs; IFSP/IEP Support; Coordination of Care; and Toilet Training. No referral necessary. Insurance and private pay accepted.
Individuals with disabilities are offered the opportunity to observe and chose from different career paths and receive individualized vocational instruction to achieve work ready skills in competitive employment. By partnering with local companies, businesses gain a pipeline of well trained, qualified and dedicated employees. In addition to vocational training, each student at the Skills Center learns vital soft skills including appearance, attitude, verbal and non-verbal communication, teamwork, problem solving, financial literacy, interviewing, networking and more. Benefits Planning is a stand-alone program to help individuals and families understand ABLE accounts, Ticket to Work Health Assurance and how work affects public benefits such as Medicaid and Social Security. It is available to anyone at no cost and regardless of enrollment to the Skills Center’s services.
An ABA clinical company that provides high quality, ethically oriented applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Services include ABA therapy, early intervention, social skills groups, school-readiness preparation, tutoring, early literacy training, and parent and professionals training.
Offers a non-sexual support and educational resource for gender non-conforming adults, significant others, caring professionals and all who support freedom of gender expression. The goal is to provide a nurturing environment conducive to individual growth and development and for networking among the membership regarding supportive health care and legal professionals and businesses in the St. Louis area.
The Washington University Transgender Center at Children’s Hospital St. Louis offers the only multidisciplinary care available to children and adolescents in the St. Louis region who identify as a gender different from the sex they were assigned at birth. The Center’s physicians, nurses, therapists and support staff are dedicated to providing a safe, supportive and welcoming environment in which transgender people may receive the education, medical assistance and mental-health counseling they need to make decisions that will impact their well-being throughout their lives.
Working on the primary prevention of sexual abuse against people with disabilities in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The Safe Circle Coalition offers “Quick Connections” speed dating in a safe environment and education on disability abuse prevention. Find them on Facebook @safecirclecoalition or contact the Director of Family Support with St. Louis Arc.
The organization is a social support organization for youth who live near St. Louis and who are 21 and under and may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. Group meets EVERY Tuesday from 7-8:30pm at the Youth in Need Admin building at 1815 Boone’s Lick Road. Parking and entrance on the back of the building.
This organization honors and affirms the naturally-occurring human experience of gender independence and normalizes this experience through connection, support and resources. Connects families through locally established TransParent support groups, supports and encourages parents to act on behalf of their child’s best interests, organizes experienced and knowledgeable resources to assist families with their child’s gender journey.