In the most difficult of times, St. Louis area parents turn to Kids In The Middle to help their children. Every day, Kids In The Middle helps children, parents, and families impacted by separation and divorce thrive by providing counseling, education, and support. We never turn a family away due to an inability to pay for much-needed counseling services. Approximately 90% of the families that Kids In The Middle serves receive some level of financial assistance.

Without your support, children are more likely to suffer from depression, perform poorly in school, and have unsuccessful relationships into adulthood. With your help, we are able to provide Group, Individual, and Family Counseling to children and families that need our services. With your help, children will heal. With your help, families will thrive during and after separation, divorce, and remarriage.

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Through your generosity, every child experiencing the trauma of difficult family transitions receives much-needed mental health services at Kids In The Middle. Your gift helps to provide a safe, confidential, and nurturing environment for children to express their feelings, process them, and step forward into a healthy, balanced future.

Our Impact

Kids In The Middle empowers children, parents, and families during and after divorce through counseling, education, and support. No family ever turned away due to an inability to pay. Your support will help bridge the gap between what families can afford to pay and the cost of providing counseling. With your help, we can give children back their childhoods.

$5,300 – Sponsor one (1) family through the Kids In The Middle program

Family Counseling is a helpful way for the entire family or perhaps a parent and child to talk about issues together. The goal of Family Counseling is to create better relationships and communication within the family. Different family members are included in the sessions depending on the family’s needs.

$2,600 – Provide program supplies for children to participate in therapeutic art activities

Kids In The Middle use art activities to help children explore their thoughts and feelings. Creative arts such as drawing and painting allows children to process things that have happened to them and helps reduce stress and anxiety.

$1,200 – Sponsor one (1) child through the Kids In The Middle program

Some children are more comfortable working with a therapist one-on-one, while others may need individual support in addition to Group Counseling.

$590 – Provide interpreter services for children and families participating in the Kids In The Middle program

Kids In The Middle provides interpreter services for both individuals whose native language is not English and those with a hearing impairment.

$360 – Provide program supplies for children to participate in play therapy

Play therapy is a form of treatment that helps children and families to express their emotions, improve their communication, and solve problems. Play therapy capitalizes on children’s natural ability to express their feelings and resolve conflicts through play.

$180 – Increase Kids In The Middle’s impact through community outreach

Parental separation, divorce, and remarriage are difficult for children. They suffer emotionally. They often feel split loyalties between their parents. They don’t know how to cope.

$98 – Provide program supplies for children to participate in bibliotherapy

Bibliotherapy involves storytelling or the reading of specific texts with the purpose of healing. It uses an individual’s relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy.

$44 – Provide one Group Counseling Session for a Child

Kids In The Middle is the only non-profit agency in the St. Louis Metropolitan area with the expertise to help kids and families through these difficult times.

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KITM depends upon the generosity of donors like you so that we do not turn anyone away based upon the inability to pay.