ParentLink provides evidence-based support and connection for Missouri families, engaging parents and caregivers to help children thrive. ParentLink Navigators help parents reach the services needed for their unique situation, overcoming structural barriers to access. ParentLink Early Childhood Specialists guide parents through developmental screenings, while WarmLine Specialists engage parents in problem-solving and developing an effective action […]
Health and Wellness Video Series: Move More, Get More!
UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
The UMKC Drug Information Center specializes in delivering relevant, focused responses to meet the specific drug information needs of our community and their clients. Through critical analysis and streamlined communication, they have gained national recognition as a resource for highly credible solutions using evidence-based medicine.
MU Extension Days of Service
As part of Extension and Engagement Week’s Days of Service, MU Extension is planning service activities all over the state! Find one near you and get in on the action!
The Center for Evidence-based Youth Mental Health (CEBYMH) and MU Psychological Services Clinic (PSC) are offering the 1,2,3 Magic Behavioral Parent Training group during the month of May. In the presentation, parents will learn how to control unhelpful behaviors, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the relationship with their child(ren). The group will run from 6-8 […]
Move More Get More
Move More Get More is a federally funded program to increase physical activity and nutrition among middle school students in Kansas City Public Schools.
MU Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
The University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (VMDL) is a full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory and Missouri’s only laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
Des Lee Collaborative Vision
The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]
The Clinical Rural Immersion Program gives health care students real-world experience in rural Missouri.
Community Heart Screenings Help Identify Risk Factors
The Mobile Eye Center provides eye and vision care for the underserved throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.
UMSL Recreation & Wellness Center
More than just a place to exercise, the Recreation and Wellness Center to provide a spot for all members to stay, play, and connect on the UMSL Campus. Our goal is to provide an inclusive and comprehensive set of programs and services that cater to the needs of the students, faculty, staff and community members. […]
The Institute of Public Policy at the University of Missouri conducts process and outcomes evaluation and data management for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The program aims to reduce teen pregnancy rates and risky sexual behavior among Missouri’s middle school and high school youth.
The Impact of a Global Pandemic on Local Child in Need of Care Cases
Collaboration between UMKC School of Social Work and Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County to assess the impact of the COVID – 19 outbreak on local Child in Need of Care (CINC) cases.
The Counseling and Social Advocacy Center (CSAC) at UMSL assists individuals, couples, and families in need of counseling services with affordable counseling provided by professional counselors and graduate counseling students.
Anchor Institution Initiative
UMSL has embraced an Anchor Mission and is committed to intentionally applying the University’s place-based operational and educational assets in partnership with community to build a strong North County and Saint Louis region. Leaders across the University identified four core areas where UMSL can support our local community – Economic Development, Housing and Community Development, […]
The Green St. Louis Machine (GSM) is an educational initiative focused on promoting healthy eating, engaging students in STEM practices, and developing skills in urban agriculture, entrepreneurship, and community engagement.
Adapted Gymnastics is a program coordinated between MU Physical Therapy and Tiger Academy of Gymnastics.
The Missouri Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) Project
The Missouri Opioid STR project aims to enrich response efforts by health care providers – emergency rooms, drug treatment centers, mental health clinics, primary care doctors and emergency responders.
The School of Medicine, and the MCNL at UMKC, in collaboration with the Kansas City chapter of the ADA , developed a “map” to show organizations and programs that address the challenge of preventing and treating diabetes.
UMKC Law Child & Family Services Clinic
The UMKC Child and Family Services Clinic is a free legal service for parents, relatives and custodians needing help to obtain court order to provide permanent homes for children who are victims of abuse or neglect.
TIPS is an HIV/STD testing, prevention, and linkage to care intervention in African American churches. The multilevel TIPS intervention is delivered by trained church leaders to the community members they serve with the support from a religiously-tailored toolkit and our health agency partners.
Grandparents Support Network KC
The Grandparents Support Network KC (GPS) is designed to empower underserved grandparents raising grandchildren so that they may access the support and resources they need to be successful caregivers of their grandchildren.
We are committed to providing high quality affordable counseling and evaluation services for adults, couples, children, and families, and to train effective, empathic psychologists.
Successful Second Chances AGAPE Reentry program
The program offers transitional and supportive housing, financial literacy, and identity and career readiness classes. It also assists with transportation, utilities, obtaining valid identification, mental health services and health care.
Supporting the Community While Developing a Pipeline
The UMKC School of Dentistry works with a K-12 Charter School to provide oral health services, in place, in the urban core of Kansas City.