St. Louis Area
Youth Connection Helplines
The Youth Connection Helplines provide 24/7 crisis intervention including mobile outreaches to home and/or community agencies to provide emotional support, referral information and linkage of services for children, youth and their families in the St. Louis County area. The program is a collaboration among Youth In Need, the St. Louis County Safe Place Network and Behavioral Health Response. The helplines have a Follow-Up program, where eligible callers will receive a follow-up call within 48 hours by a Follow-Up coordinator who continues to ensure safety, assist with referrals and/or continues to follow-up until crisis situation has been resolved or linkage to services has taken place.
St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline | For St. Louis County residents 19 years and under or anyone concerned about these youth
CALL: (314) 628-2929 or Toll Free (877) 928-2929
*TEXT: 4HLP to 31658
St. Louis City Youth Connection Helpline | For St. Louis City residents 18 years and under or anyone concerned about these youth
CALL: (314) 485-4635 or Toll Free (844) 336-2435
*TEXT: 2TALK to 31658
St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline | For St. Charles County residents 18 years and under or anyone concerned about these youth
CALL: (636) 642-0642 or Toll Free (855) 642-0642
*TEXT: BSAFE to 31658
Franklin County Youth Connection Helpline | For Franklin County residents 19 years and under or anyone concerned about these youth
CALL: Toll Free (844) 846-2501
*TEXT: 4CARE to 31658
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Behavioral Health Response
BHR provides confidential telephone counseling to people in mental health crises as well as mobile outreach services, community referral services and critical incident stress management (CISM).
Find a support center near you.
Family Support Network
Free in-home counseling for families in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County, with children aged birth to 13 who are experiencing behavioral challenges.
Free counseling for teens who have experienced dating violence, sexual assault/rape, or witnessing violence in the home.
Saint Louis Counseling
Individual and family counseling with 8 office locations in and around St. Louis.
St. Louis University Center for Counseling
Free individual, couples and family counseling.
Free counseling, substance abuse counseling, case management, medical clinic, STI testing, drop-in program for skill-building, and recreational activities for youth ages 13 to 24.
Youth in Need
Free individual, group and family counseling for youth living in St. Louis County and St. Charles County
St. Charles County: 636-757-9424
St. Louis County: 314-594-5010