Therapeutic Preschool

Program Overview
A therapeutic day treatment preschool for children ages three to five years old residing in St. Louis City or County who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioral problems. This program provides structure, stability, nurturance and behavior management in a therapeutic environment to ensure that children are ready to begin kindergarten with success.

Benefits of the Program

  • Helps children learn healthy problem solving skills
  • Teaches new ways of coping with feelings and emotions
  • Helps children learn preschool and kindergarten readiness skills
  • Specialized care with trained therapists
  • Support to obtain consideration for IEP or 504 educational plan
  • Transportation provided within St. Louis City limits
  • Daily program, Monday through Friday, 9am – 1pm
  • Breakfast and lunch provided


The Therapeutic Preschool is designed for children who are experiencing emotional, behavioral, and developmental problems and meet the following criteria:

  • Children ages three to five
  • Resident of St. Louis City or County
  • Eligible for MoHealthNet (Medicaid)

The program is funded by the St. Louis Louis County Children’s Service Fund and is free to qualifying children.

If you would like more information about the Therapeutic Preschool, email us or call us at 314.534.9350. We’re here to help.

Download the Therapeutic Preschool Brochure {pdf}