YWCA Metro St. Louis

Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

Talk with your Head Start staff to learn about the partnerships we have with many other community agencies that can support you and your family.  Here are just a few:

  • All School Districts -- Transitioning children to kindergarten
  • Special School District – Screening and evaluations for children with suspected or confirmed disability
  • MO Division of Family Services – Head Start recruitment of eligible families, TANF benefits
  • United Way – Cash assistance to those eligible during the Holiday 100 Neediest Cases Allocation
  • Community Action of St. Louis County (CAASTLC) – Counseling, emergency services, GED program probation and parole program, many other services
  • Coat-A-Kid – Winter coats for young children
  • Beyond Housing – Subsidized housing for low income families
  • Peoples Health Center – Free or low-cost health services to low-income families
  • Gateway Dental Plans– Free or low-cost dental services to eligible patients
  • St. Louis City Health Department – Free or low-cost health services to low-income families
  • Lions Club—Provides free eyeglasses to income-eligible families
  • MO 1st Step – Evaluation of children with disabilities
  • Urban League – Food and clothing assistance, homeless prevention, holiday toy giveaway