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We cover stories about mental and behavioral health services for St. Louis County children and families by highlighting leaders and programs that inspire hope in the community. Follow us on our journey as we positively shape the lives of children and families in St. Louis County.

What Does It Mean To Be A CSF Community Reviewer?

What Does It Mean To Be A CSF Community Reviewer?

Each time we open a new funding opportunity at St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund, our goal is to make sure we’re funding organizations that offer the right mental and behavioral health services for kids and families in St. Louis County. We are entrusted with...

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CSF Year In Review: 2021

CSF Year In Review: 2021

As we enter a new year and a new chapter, let’s take a moment to look back on the past year here at the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund. We couldn’t have accomplished all that we have without a dedicated board, committed staff, and strong community...

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Protecting Those Most Vulnerable

Protecting Those Most Vulnerable

How Loaves and Fishes Stepped Up to Serve St. Louis in 2020 Even before the shelter-in-place orders went into effect, Executive Director of Loaves and Fishes for St. Louis, Jacki MacIntosh, wondered what that might mean for her clients. Where does someone suffering...

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How CSF Helped Distribute CARES Funds to St. Louis County

How CSF Helped Distribute CARES Funds to St. Louis County

2020 was about pivoting and using our expertise to meet the need of the community.  In April 2020, County Executive Dr. Sam Page announced that St. Louis County would receive approximately $173 million as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...

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The Most Fun Virtual Class

The Most Fun Virtual Class

How Wyman’s TOP Program Found New Ways to Connect with Students during Covid-19 On a typical day, the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students in Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program (TOP) could be found gathered together in class discussing leadership skills, current...

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Giving hope in a pandemic

Giving hope in a pandemic

In 1858, Every Child’s Hope (ECH) opened its doors to immigrant children whose parents had died during the cholera outbreak. Now, the organization is helping children of all backgrounds navigate their way through a new pandemic.  “This is kind of going full...

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CSF Year In Review: 2020

CSF Year In Review: 2020

As we look back on 2020, I think it’s safe to say this was the year nobody expected.  For CSF, 2020 was going to be a year filled with ambitious goals. We were going to dive deep into implementing our strategic plan by beginning a racial equity initiative,...

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