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We are leaders in the use of innovative tools and methods to get better results for the children and families we serve. View recent press coverage of FamilyForward’s work to advance safer, healthier relationships below.

YouthBridge Awards FamilyForward $100,000 to Think Big for Kids

FamilyForward is a 2019 recipient of a YouthBridge Think Big for Kids $100,000 grant to expand the reach of the FamilyForward Developmental Trauma Center which leads the region in the innovative treatment of childhood trauma. Read YouthBridge’s profile of FamilyForward’s big idea to serve children and youth in our community here.

Boeing Awards FamilyForward $130,000 to Build Stronger Families in North County

FamilyForward has received a $130,000 grant from The Boeing Company to provide critical support to North St. Louis County families who are struggling with challenges related to safety, social connectedness, and stability. Read the press release to learn how Boeing’s long-term support of FamilyForward’s innovative programming is making a positive impact for families in crisis.

Boeing Announces Nearly a Quarter-Billion Dollars in Corporate Giving in 2018

U.S. Grants will support a range of nonprofits including FamilyForward, which works to improve the health, development and overall well-being of youth living in St. Louis. Read The Boeing Company’s Press Release to learn more.

Rachel Neukirch Interviewed by Kay Quinn on KSDK

Kay Quinn interviewed FamilyForward’s Chief Program Officer Rachel Neukirch, LCSW about our leading role in understanding and treating childhood trauma. Watch the interview for the full story.

Dr. Bruce Perry Interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on 60 Minutes

Oprah Winfrey interviewed Dr. Bruce Perry about the long-term effects of childhood trauma. Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD, ChildTrauma Academy Founder and Senior Fellow, is an internationally renowned psychiatrist and a leading authority on childhood trauma. His clinical research over the last 25 years has resulted in the development of innovative clinical practices and programs, most prominently the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). FamilyForward was the first agency in the St. Louis region to become site certified in NMT by the ChildTrauma Academy in 2015. Watch the interview for the full story.