Urban Programs

Foundation for Strengthening Families

Rebuilding Communities One Family at a Time

Strong Families Make Strong Communities

The Foundation for Strengthening Families aims to improve the lives of children and families in North St. Louis City and Warren County by addressing the racial and economic disparities across education, health, and wealth using a place-based, community driven, family-centric approach.

Strong Families Make Strong Communities.

Education is the great equalizer and it is the mission of our organization to unify and strengthen families through education and meaningful interactions between guardian, child and community.

become a volunteer

Are you interested in making a change for the better, both personally and in the community? At the Foundation for Strengthening Families, we are constantly looking for fresh faces to add to our group of amazing volunteers!

How We Help


We strive to educate families about wealth building, ending negative cycles and the advantages of a united family unit.


Through our child care center, Good Shepherd, we offer high quality childcare services to families in our community.

Community Resources

Through access to community resources, we aim to assist families achieve self-sufficiency and build generational wealth.


Our organization seeks to strengthen the family unit through participation in family activities. See our event calendar for more details.

Make a Donation

At the Foundation for Strengthening Families, we rely heavily on donations made to the foundation from community members. No donation is too small and we are forever grateful for each and every one of our donors. Make a change in your community by making a donation today!



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