Cross-Sector Strategic Action
LEAP Ahead STL
LEAP Ahead STL is a regional collaboration supporting developmental, social, and emotional screening efforts. It is a unified approach to early identification and coordination of resources and referrals.
We are working to ensure children enter kindergarten ready to learn.
Parents and Children Together St. Louis (PACT-STL) actively engages with parents, caregivers, youth, and social service providers to build stronger services and supports for the prevention of child-abuse and neglect.
We are identifying service gaps and barriers and developing innovative strategies for families and those who serve them.
Project LAUNCH is dedicated to the healthy social and emotional development and wellness of young children.
Families and service providers are working together to promote wellness, integrate behavioral health with or into primary care settings, and strengthen systems and programs.
St. Louis Child Abuse & Neglect Network
The St. Louis Child Abuse & Neglect Network (STLCANN) promotes advocacy and networking to improve the lives of children and families who have been impacted by abuse or neglect and to strengthen families to prevent child abuse or neglect.
System of Care
System of Care (SOC) works to improve the mental health outcomes for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED).
Vision for Children at Risk supports the regional effort by connecting families to peer-to-peer support and ensuring families are at the center of decisions that impact them.
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How did the 2023 Legislative Session impact children & families?
PACT-STL Parent Café
Connect with other parents and caregivers to strengthen your family.
Parents charting their own paths, together, toward holistic wellness.
Check out our CMSL Data Book and our new interactive Children’s Data Center
Quantitative and qualitative data should provide the foundation for informed, strategic, collaborative community engagement, action, and advocacy. We invite you to explore the data and join us in working towards a better future for children and families in the St. Louis region.