We Need Your Help We are implementing If You See It, Buy It for the infants we are helping through Our Little Haven. The formula shortage hits home for those families with little babies in their families. We are implementing If You See It, Buy It for certain brands and types of formulas that are… Read more »
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Welcome to another opportunity to make mental health a priority in our lives. This is so important. Based on research, we know that almost half of persons in the US will have a diagnosable mental health condition at some time in their life. Also, we know that the situations we currently face may increase threats… Read more »
Happy Holidays & Thank You!
Without you, my family wouldn’t be complete. It may sound exaggerated, but it’s true! Without your continued support, faith, and trust in Our Little Haven to help children and their families, Brian and I would never have received a phone call to pick up our Hannah. Hannah was 7 months old when we received that… Read more »
St. Louis Regional Resources Ecosystem Maps
The Clark-Fox Family Foundation has compiled a vast array of resources available in the St. Louis region. These interactive maps can help you find the right organization for your need. Child Well Being: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/child-well-being/ Workforce Development: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/workforce-development/ Criminal Justice: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/criminal-justice-resources/ Homeless: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/homelessness/ Immigration and Refugee: https://clarkfoxstl.com/mapping/immigration-refugee/
What is a Psychiatrist?
By: Shari Sullivan, RN Coordinator of Medical Services The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.) who specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families comprehensive care, is a physician and follows… Read more »
Going Above and Beyond
Kathleen and I frequently hear of instances in which our incredible team at Our Little Haven go beyond what is asked of them when caring for the children and families. This last summer we learned of a weekend night where three members of our foster care team exemplified what it means to care for children and families the Our Little Haven way. We are excited to invite Shamari to share this story with our community.
Our Statement in Response to the Acts of Racism Against Communities of Color
We at Our Little Haven are profoundly saddened by the suffering of so many from police brutality and racial inequity in our society. Here at Our Little Haven we know that many of our clients and families have experienced racism before these killings increased awareness to our nation and world. We are a diverse staff… Read more »
Mental Health Awareness Month 2020 – Mental Health America
Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive? While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency – and there are ways that… Read more »
St. Louis Community Foundation Grants OLH the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund
ST. LOUIS, MO – May 12, 2020 Our Little Haven announced that they are one of the grant recipients of the St. Louis Regional Response Fund. The St. Louis Community Foundation assembled a coalition of local organizations to create this fund. It continues to direct resources to regional nonprofits that are serving local communities affected… Read more »
A Special Visitor Comes to Our Little Academy Day Treatment Preschool
The Our Little Academy Day Treatment Team Top right to left: Danielle Farnam, MSW, LMSW, Educational Therapist and Susan Villasana Licensed Psychologist, LPC, Day Treatment Psychotherapist Bottom Right to Left: Leisha Guterman, MS, Educational Therapist and Sarah Thomas MSW, LCSW, Program Manager My day starts by welcoming every child at the front door of Our… Read more »