|ST. LOUIS, MO – In the aftermath of a family tragedy in Glendale, MO, Saint Louis Crisis Nursery reminds parents there are places they can turn turn to for help when life is overwhelming and options seem limited.|
Crisis Nursery’s professional staff can help parents in crisis find safe options for their children, either within the family’s own resources, in the community, or through short-term, emergency shelter at one of Crisis Nursery’s five 24-7 locations. Saint Louis Crisis Nursery also provides family empowerment services to teaching critical parenting skills and provide follow-up support.
When children receive care at the Crisis Nursery and their families participate in Crisis Nursery services, 99% are not abused and remain in their natural family homes.
Parenting and child abuse prevention tips are available at http://www.crisisnurserykids.org/news_releases.htm.
Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by offering real help and real hope to families in crisis. The Crisis Nursery is an independent, not-for-profit agency providing short-term, safe havens to more than 7,000 children a year, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with an emergency or crisis. The Crisis Nursery provides care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at five sites, serving families throughout the greater St. Louis, St. Charles, Southern Illinois and surrounding regions. Since 1986, the Crisis Nursery has cared for more than 74,000 children, and provided support and counseling to more than 88,500 families. For details, call (314) 292-5770 or visit www.crisisnurserykids.org. For the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery 24-hour helpline, call (314) 768-3201. For the Saint Charles Crisis Nursery 24-hour helpline, call (636) 947-0600.
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News 4’s Kristen Cornett visited the St. Louis Crisis Nursery, a center committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. view full article
Source: Crisis Nursery News