Telephone and Online Resources

Abortion Alternatives 800-848-5683

Birthright Counseling


Bridges to Success


For adolescent/adult substance abuse, domestic violence, gambling.



An apostolate of Roman Catholic Church that ministers to those with same-sex attractions and their loved ones.

Covenant House


For runaways and at-risk youth.



Offers support for parents, spouses, siblings, friends of persons with same-sex attraction.

Family Mental Health Collaborative


For mental health needs of children/adults.

Good Shepherd Children and Family Services


Internet Safety Websites (crimes against children) (keep kids safeline)

KUTO (Kids Under Twenty-One)

1-888-644-5886 (staffed by teens after 4 p.m.) or 314-963-7571 (office)

A suicide intervention crisis hotline staffed by teens.

The Reap Team (Catholic Youth Apostolate)

314-608-5447 or 314-971-3153

Saint Louis Counseling (formerly Catholic Family Services)


Marriage and family therapy.

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse


al-anon/alateen 314-645-1572

alcoholics anonymous 314-647-3677

narcotics anonymous 314-830-3232 (12-step meetings for drug abuse recovery)

Information, individual and family counseling and referral to community treatment center for drug and alcohol-related problems.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

800-273-8255 (24 hour helpline)

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Safe Connections

314-531-2003 (24 hour line) or 314-646-7500 (administration # M-Fr. 8-5)

Provides 24 hour support for individuals who have experienced sexual or domestic assault.

YES (Youth Emergency Services) and CAP 4 Kids

314-727-6294 (24 hour helpline)


An emergency shelter for teens ages 12-17.

CAP 4 Kids provides youth with crisis care and emergency shelter due to abuse, neglect, homelessness or family conflict.

Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity

Inclusion or exclusion of any agency, service or educational material in the list does not imply approval or disapproval.