Agency Profile
Name Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri
Website www.lfcsmo.org
Phone Number 314-787-5100
Executive Director Reverend Alan Erdman
Funded Projects
Project Name Nurturing Teens
Project Description Professional social workers offer parenting education, case management, counseling and guidance toward achieving a stable home environment for their children.
Eligibility Criteria Pregnant and parenting teens (age 19 and under) and their children.
Service Area Services to Unwed and Teen Parents
Project Name Nurturing Kids
Project Description Professional social workers offer parenting education, case management, counseling and guidance toward achieving a stable home environment for children at risk of abuse or neglect.
Eligibility Criteria Children (ages birth to 5) whose parents are experiencing a crisis or are in need of parenting assistance, counseling or guidance to stabilize their home life.
Service Area Home and Community-Based Intervention
Project Name Respite Care
Project Description Voluntary, short-term care with licensed, caring and loving foster parents who provide care on a temporary basis while parents work with a social worker to achieve a stable, safe home environment.
Service Area Respite Care
Project Name Child Psychiatry
Project Description Child-focused psychiatry.
Service Area Outpatient Psychiatry
Project Name STEP-Up
Project Description Prevention and early intervention services to youth via group sessions focused on introducing youth to healthy alternatives to substance abuse, violence and aggression.  Follow-up coaching is offered for youth needing more intensive services.
Service Area Home and Community-Based Intervention
Project Name Child and Family Counseling
Project Description Therapeutic counseling services that include assessment, individual/family therapy, and school consultation.
Service Area Individual, Group, and Family Counseling
Project Name School-Based Counseling
Project Description Early intervention services to reach youth struggling with depression, emotional or behavioral issues and prevention services that introduce and support healthy alternatives to substance abuse, violence and aggression.
Eligibility Criteria Students attending Bayless, Hazelwood, Mehlville, and University City School Districts and Lutheran Schools located in St. Louis County.
Service Area Home and Community-Based Intervention
Project Name Adoption-Focused Mental Health
Project Description Specialized therapeutic counseling and support offered to adoptive, foster care or guardianship children experiencing stress, school problems, emotional, behavioral or attachment issues.
Service Area Individual, Group and Family Counseling Services

St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline: 1 (877) 928-2929







St. Louis County Children's Service Fund, 222 South Meramec Avenue, Suite 202, Clayton, Missouri, 63105.







Phone: (314) 615-5850, Fax: (314) 615-5858

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