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St. Louis Crisis Nursery

St. Louis Crisis Nursery
CROWDRISE : Feb 12, 2012
Tax ID: 43-1410297
BASED: St. Louis, MO, United States


SLCN Mission

The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency intervention, respite care and support to families in crisis through: Short-term care for young children in a safe and nurturing environment Helping families resolve crisis Offering resources for empowerment, ongoing support and parent education. Community outreach and awareness Advocacy for children and families.

The SAINT LOUIS CRISIS NURSERY (SLCN) is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by donations and committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by providing short-term, emergency shelter for children, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with emergencies or who are in crisis.

Founded in 1986, the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery has become a cornerstone in the fight against child abuse and neglect. In addition to the direct care of the children, the Crisis Nursery gives ongoing support and follow-up care to families and serves as a child/family advocate within the social services system.

Families may voluntarily bring their children to any of the Nursery sites for a variety of reasons, including:

Overwhelming parental stress

Parental or sibling illness or death

Lack of utilities, food or shelter

Domestic violence

Other emergency situations which jeopardize the safety and well-being of the child and necessitate temporary parent-child separation.

Tax ID: 43-1410297 •


Saving Babies Lives!

Saving Babies Lives!

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