Building power to advance child well-being

Building power to advance child well-being

A place to engage, collaborate and advocate for children


  • COVID-19 Update: Deaconess Center Enters Phase 2 Re-Entry

    As our community continues to respond to the calls for strengthening child well-being in our region and as we enter a post- COVID-19 vaccine world, we must recognize that we are still not in post-pandemic world and thus, we should position ourselves accordingly. With these facts present and centered, Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being will officially enter a Phase 2 …Read More
  • Free Eye Exams at Deaconess Center

    On Wednesday, July 21st our partners at Eye Thrive will join us at Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being (1000 N. Vandeventer, Ave., St. Louis, MO 63113) to provide free eye exams and eyeglasses for children and youth ages 4 years through 18 years. All services are free of charge, and most eyeglasses will be made and dispensed onsite following the …Read More
  • Free Summer Meal Program at Deaconess Center

    This summer, Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being is serving free summer meals to children and youth through Operation Food Search’s sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. The Summer Meals Program helps to ensure children and youth continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer months when school is not in session. …Read More