Lydia’s House Children’s Program
CTF Region: 5
County(ies) Served: St. Louis City & County, St. Charles, Jefferson, Franklin
Prevention Focus: Secondary – Parent Education and Support
Lydia’s House provides transitional housing and support services to female victims of domestic violence and their children. Youth and children’s support groups and parenting classes for mothers use the Systemic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) curriculum. The parenting classes are designed to improve parenting skills and family communication, and educate mothers on child development and positive parenting practices with a goal of developing safe, stable and nurturing parent/child relationships.
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Karen T. Kirk