St. Charles County CCRB Funded Programs
LFCS St. Charles Fact Sheet (doc, 496.5KB)
CHILD WELFARE: offers child focused, client-centered assistance to families. Professional staff provide information, referral, education and support to pregnant women, and to women who are struggling with parenting. These include: WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) - a counseling, case-management service to pregnant women and their families; Adoption - through domestic, international, relative or independent adoption, LFCS helps support families as they explore various adoption options and issues when determining how to expand or build their family; and, Respite/Foster Care - services to provide voluntary emergency and temporary care for children under the age of five. LFCS is a member of the St. Louis PARTNERS for Children network, a group of agencies working in cooperation with MO Children’s Division to achieve safety, stability and permanency for Missouri’s children by providing support (case management, foster care and adoption).
COUNSELING: provides outpatient therapy/counseling to couples, families and individuals of all ages. Therapists are master’s level mental health professionals who are licensed by the State of Missouri or being supervised toward that licensure. They are experienced in helping clients with a wide variety of issues such as: depression, anxiety, family and couple conflicts, grief and loss, separation and divorce, problems facing children and teens such as challenges with school, family and others. LFCS Counseling Department is certified by the State of Missouri Department of Mental Health to provide mental health services. Special programs in the Counseling Unit include MET, multimodal (involving families and schools) emotional treatment for children living in St. Charles County who are experiencing behavioral and emotional problems. Group programs are also available. Fees are based on ability to pay.
MET School Referral Form (pdf, 68.39KB)
MET Brochure (pdf, 872.42KB)
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
Located in the Parish House of Our Savior Lutheran Church
2800 Elm Street
St. Charles, MO 63301