Kuto Kids Under Twenty One

Address

2718 South Brentwood Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63144

(314) 644-5886

www.kuto.org

AKA:

Kuto (Kids Under Twenty-One)

Description:

Prepares teens with the skills, confidence and courage to help their peers, and themselves, cope before, during and after crisis. Prevention education, telephonic suicide intervention, and postvention support helps to reduce the risk of suicide in neighborhoods. Services include youth helpline, volunteer training, speakers, and peer and suicide counseling.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

May 17, 2018

Employer ID:

431488186

Year Incorporated:

1987

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

2718 South Brentwood Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63144

Contacts

Administrative Contact

Primary Contact

(314) 644-5886

info.admin@kuto.org

Elizabeth Makulec

(314) 963-7571 x101

elizabeth.makulec@kuto.org

Tamara Nelson

(314) 963-7571 x301

Tiffany Rudy

Program Contact

(314) 963-7571 x201

t.rudy@kuto.org

Phone Numbers

Crisis HelpLine

(314) 644-5886

Main

(314) 963-7571

Toll Free Crisis HelpLine

(888) 644-5886

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Peer Helper Team: Youth and an adult sponsor are trained in the following topics to be the community "Gatekeeper" attending, empathy, clarifying questions, assertiveness, confrontation, problem solving, crisis intervention and suicide prevention. Program provides fun and interactive ways to model behavior and teach the skills most appropriate to the peer helping philosophy.

Hours

Training scheduled by appointment, call Mon-Fri - 10:00am to 5:30pm for details

Required Documents

No Documentation Required

Eligibility

Ages 13-21 years who is attending or participating in organized activities at middle and/or high schools, youth service organizations, faith community or other associations

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Application available on agency website at www.kuto.org

Languages

English Only

Service Area

- Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Louis City/County, St. Charles and Warren Counties in Missouri - Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Illinois
    • Madison County
      • Saint Clair County
      • Missouri
        • Franklin County
          • Jefferson County
            • Lincoln County
              • Saint Charles County
                • Saint Louis County
                  • Saint Louis City County
                    • Warren County
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RF-6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Community Enrichment: An interactive discussion/training in a variety of topics that deal with youth and mental health issues. Facilitated trainings includes stress and coping, teen depression, adolescent suicide prevention, problem solving and KUTO agency and volunteer programs.

                    Hours

                    Mon-Fri - 10:00am to 5:30pm

                    Required Documents

                    No Documentation Required

                    Eligibility

                    Presentations can be customized to meet needs of any age audience

                    Fees

                    - No Fees - Honorariums accepted, call for details

                    Intake Procedure

                    Appointment Required

                    Languages

                    English Only

                    Service Area

                    - Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Louis City/County, St. Charles and Warren Counties in Missouri - Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                    • Illinois
                      • Madison County
                        • Saint Clair County
                        • Missouri
                          • Franklin County
                            • Jefferson County
                              • Lincoln County
                                • Saint Charles County
                                  • Saint Louis County
                                    • Saint Louis City County
                                      • Warren County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-6500.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Description

                                      SurvivAbility and St. Louis Area Survivors of Suicide Response Team: A unique program that allows youth survivors of suicide (someone that has lost a loved one to a death by suicide) the opportunity to share fears, concerns and feelings associated with the loss to a trained KUTO peer in a private setting. SurvivAbility supplements additional counseling by a trained therapist.

                                      Hours

                                      Hours by mutually agreeable date and time, call Mon-Fri - 10:00am to 5:30pm for details

                                      Required Documents

                                      - Preliminary In-take/registration form - Therapist/Counselors Consent, if under care

                                      Eligibility

                                      Youth must have personal experience with suicide, such as, lost a loved one to suicide

                                      Fees

                                      No Fees

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Call To Apply

                                      Languages

                                      English Only

                                      Service Area

                                      - Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Louis City/County, St. Charles and Warren Counties in Missouri - Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                      • Illinois
                                        • Madison County
                                          • Saint Clair County
                                          • Missouri
                                            • Franklin County
                                              • Jefferson County
                                                • Lincoln County
                                                  • Saint Charles County
                                                    • Saint Louis County
                                                      • Saint Louis City County
                                                        • Warren County
                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-825) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                        Description

                                                        Volunteer Programs: Intensive youth focused training program to teens who staff the crisis helpline, peer helping programs and survivors educational series.

                                                        Hours

                                                        Hours by mutual agreement, call Mon-Fri - 10:00am to 5:30pm for details

                                                        Required Documents

                                                        Completed Application or Registration Form

                                                        Eligibility

                                                        Ages 15-21 years

                                                        Fees

                                                        No Fees

                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                        - Candidate inquiry - Complete appropriate application - Telephone interview - Self-schedule hours

                                                        Languages

                                                        English Only

                                                        Service Area

                                                        Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Louis City/County, St. Charles and Warren Counties in Missouri

                                                        Geography Served

                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                        • Missouri
                                                          • Franklin County
                                                            • Jefferson County
                                                              • Lincoln County
                                                                • Saint Charles County
                                                                  • Saint Louis County
                                                                    • Saint Louis City County
                                                                      • Warren County
                                                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PW-9100) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                      Description

                                                                      KUTO Crisis Helpline: A confidential youth friendly telephone helpline staffed entirely by trained youth Crisis Workers volunteers provide immediate telephone response intended to assist persons facing any type of personal crisis. These situations could include health issues, substance use or abuse, family violence, sexual conflicts, depression, feelings of anxiety, as well as thoughts or feelings of suicide.

                                                                      Hours

                                                                      24 Hours

                                                                      Required Documents

                                                                      No Documentation Required

                                                                      Eligibility

                                                                      Focus is on youth ages 11-21 years, however no caller is turned away

                                                                      Fees

                                                                      No Fees

                                                                      Intake Procedure

                                                                      Call For Service

                                                                      Languages

                                                                      English Only

                                                                      Service Area

                                                                      Helpline fields calls from greater St. Louis metro area, as well as out-state Missouri and continental US

                                                                      Geography Served

                                                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                      • Illinois
                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3200.9500) and related services within the Service Tree.

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