Communtiy Action Agency of St. Louis County, Inc.

A Community Action Agency
providing low-income people with
emergency and crisis intervention services.

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Youth at Risk Program

The Youth @ Risk school based program is designed to reach youths and their families who are at-risk of involvement in or are involved in gang activities, violence, illegal acts and/or other related activities.

CAASTLC staff provides classroom presentations on a variety of topics to stress the importance of staying in school and obtaining a good education, and consequences of the negative alternatives of gangs, dropping out, and incarceration.  Other topics covered include peer pressure, relationships, and positive communication skills.  School principals, teachers, counselors, and police officers identify and refer high risk students needing individual and family case management intervention and support.

Eligibility Requirements - Household income may not exceed 125% of the federal poverty guidelines.  Please go to our "Income Guidelines" page for a complete listing of income guidelines.