ABOUT UNITED 4 CHILDREN
Our Vision is to ensure every child has the foundation to thrive. We believe that all children deserve a strong foundation to thrive regardless of race, zip code, or ability. We meet caregivers where they are, assess, train, coach, and support them with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that children feel safe, are nourished, and are nurtured with social-emotional and inclusive services. Learn more about United 4 Children below.
United 4 Children recently celebrated four child care providers who graduated from our Child Development Associate (CDA) Essentials class: Monea Lane, Kara Noland, Christine Davis Marble, and Mauricia McKinney. The CDA Credential, the most widely recognized credential...
In 2022, we celebrated our 10th birthday. St. Louis for Kids and the Child Day Care Association merged in 2012 to form United 4 Children. Both organizations were able to better achieve their shared goals when coming together as United 4 Children. We also moved our headquarters last year to the Delmar DivINe, an office space that brings dozens of social service agencies together under one roof. We have enjoyed being just down the hall from community partners and are constantly exploring additional ways to work collaboratively with our new neighbors.
“Partnering with United 4 Children has helped us use our resources, our conscience discipline, and social-emotional materials the best way we can. We’ve been able to implement new strategies in our classrooms and have seen a huge difference in behavior and overall management of the classroom,” Krista said. “I feel now we can offer more to families.”