Crisis Hotlines

Mental Health Crisis

Behavioral Health Response - 1-800-811-4760

Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO) (St. Louis) - Offers a youth crisis Helpline, 314-644-KUTO (5886), or toll free 1-888-644-5886, staffed entirely by trained youth volunteers everyday 4p - 10p, and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Calls to the Lifeline are routed to the closest possible crisis center to provide immediate assistance. Call for yourself, or someone you care about: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Domestic Violence
ALIVE - (636) 583-5700 or (800) 941-9144 ALIVE provides counseling, emergency sanctuary and other critical services to adults and children impacted by domestic abuse. 

Crisis Nursery
Grace's Place - Phone:  636-432-1313 Crisis Care provides support to families who are encountering a situation which could lead to the children being neglected or abused. Crisis circumstances could include; parental/sibling illness or death, disruption in shelter due to utilities or rent being unpaid, current domestic violence in the home, imminent undue abuse and/or neglect.  Grace's Place also provides respite care.  Respite Care provides short-term support to families who  are encountering high levels of parental stress. Respite circumstances could include: stress from caring for own children or children which you have guardianship over, high level of stress due to caring for a child suffering from developmental delays, mood disorders, and/or physical disability,  financial stress due to starting a new job without immediate funds for child care, familial stress due to a single parent home

Child Abuse or Neglect
Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline 
The toll-free number is 1-800-392-3738
Persons calling from outside Missouri should dial 573-751-3448.
Text telephone number: 1-800-669-8689.

Other types of emergencies
Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222
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