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Find important Early Childhood Resources below.


Child Care Aware® of Missouri serves as a community resource on child care throughout the state. They help families find quality child care, preschool and after-school programs for their children. You can reach them at 1-866-892-3228 or through their website.

Child Care Aware


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Missouri Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)


The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery provides a short-term, safe haven for children birth through age 12, whose families face an emergency caused by illness, homelessness, domestic violence or overwhelming parental stress.

All services are completely FREE and VOLUNTARY.

24 Hour Helpline 314-768-3201

Saint Louis Crisis Nursery


Pattonville Parents as Teachers partners with The St. Louis Area Diaper Bank to distribute diapers to families in need. If families are struggling to provide diapers for their children they are likely struggling with many other needs essential for health and wellbeing. Because of this, the Diaper Bank and Pattonville PAT partner so families don’t have to worry about where to get diapers and are free to focus more intention and effort on meeting the goals and needs of their families. Put simply: diapers strengthen the lives of the families who receive them. The link above connects you to the Diaper Bank to learn more about their mission and vision.

If you are enrolled in Pattonville PAT and are struggling to provide diapers for your children, complete the enrollment form below. *Families must be enrolled in Parents as Teachers, participate in regular personal visits and meet the eligibility requirements.

St. Louis Area Diaper Bank


Track your child's development using this resource. Check developmental milestones for children ages 0-5, ideas for learning and growth and what to look for to identify possible delays. This valuable resource is found on Missouri's Early Care and Education website. Check out their website for additional resources and information.

Missouri's Early Care and Education


First Steps is Missouri's Early Intervention system for infants and toddlers, birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities. If you have a concern for your child's development, we recommend starting with a developmental screening. Pattonville Early Childhood offers FREE developmental screenings for children ages 3 months to kindergarten entry. Click the link below to schedule a developmental screening.

Developmental Screening  

Missouri First Steps


Easterseals Midwest is looking to increase autism awareness as well as provide more services for under-served populations. Easterseals Midwest is able to provide support for families who have a child with autism (any age) and/or those who feel that their child may have autism. Autism screenings are provided at no cost. Additional services that Easterseals Midwest provides include: Assessment for Autism, Parent Training, School Advocacy, Support Groups, Social Skills groups, etc. See the pamphlet below for more information.

pamphlet 2020 Autism Abbot pamphlet_5.5x85_final.pdf


Click the button below to connect to a list of local food pantries. Pattonville ECC also accepts donations. Just drop your donations off at the ECC office between 8:00 am - 4:00 pm and we will deliver to our partner food pantries to support families in need.

Local food pantries 


Dental Resources: See the flyer below for a list of Dental Resource for the St. Louis Area. All clinics with sliding scale fees require proof of income and photo ID. Call first to verify what proof of income is needed.

dental resources.pdf


Pattonville School District has compiled a list of community resources for families. Click the button below to connect to the community resource page. There you will find links to agencies within the community that provide a variety of services to children and families. The web page was developed by the Pattonville Community Action Team (PCAT), a collaboration of the Pattonville School District and individuals and organizations within our community.

Pattonville Area Community Services for Families and Children

Disclaimer: The organizations included in this website are independent of and not affiliated with, nor sponsored by the Pattonville School District or the Pattonville Board of Education. The information contained in this website and the views, opinions and programs of these organizations therefore do not necessarily represent those of the Pattonville School District. The Pattonville School District does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information from outside organizations. Pattonville reserves the right to remove any information at any time as it deems appropriate. None of the individuals or organizations listed on this website has been screened by Pattonville’s rigorous process used for its own staff members for background checks (criminal, abuse and neglect). Parents/guardians should research any resource they choose to use from this resource list to ensure they are legitimate and appropriate for their children.