Youth In Need

Founded in 1974 by community volunteers, Youth In Need offers more than 50 direct service and support programs to children, teens and families. Youth In Need provides residential homes, foster care case management, homeless outreach, counseling and support groups, education and infant, child and family development to more than 20,000 children, teens and families at more than 40 sites, spanning 100-miles, in six counties in eastern Missouri. Youth In Need employs more than 340 full- and part-time staff in a variety of disciplines to ensure its clients receive the highest quality of services, while more than 1,000 volunteers are committed to making a difference in the agency’s programs. The agency is one of few programs in the nation that offers a continuum of care for children from birth to adulthood.

If you are a youth in crisis, you can access help 24 hours a day…

In St. Louis County, call the St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline at 314-628-2929.

In St. Charles County, call the St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline at 636-642 0642.

In St. Louis City, call Youth In Need’s 24-Hour Help Line at 636- 946-3771.

Youth In Need
1815 Boone's Lick Road
St. Charles, MO