United Services for Children is a nonprofit organization that provides pediatric therapy, early intervention and family support services. For more than 40 years, United Services has been a leader in preparing children of all abilities to reach their full potential.

Early Intervention

Early Intervention Services focus on children up to 36 months old who have a developmental delay or diagnosed disability and are currently receiving services through Missouri First Steps. This program provides a vital beginning to a child’s developmental progress.

Pediatric Therapy

Speech/Language Therapy
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Aqua Therapy
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Family Support

Family Support welcomes new families into the agency, and provides moms and dads with necessary information to make them feel at home at United Services.

Donate & Sponsor

You don’t have to be a therapist or teacher to help transform a child’s life. Anyone can do it, simply by making a donation to United Services for Children. With your help, a child who cannot communicate will learn to talk. A girl who cannot use her legs will learn to walk. A boy trapped in his own world will start making friends. Families who fear tomorrow will discover a future full of hope and possibility. The life-changing services we provide are only possible thanks to people like you. So please, donate today. Help children of all abilities reach their full potential.

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What is Pediatric Occupational Therapy?

  April is Occupational Therapy Month! But what is Pediatric Occupational Therapy? The primary goals of childhood are to grow, learn, and play. It is often through play that children learn to make sense of the world around them. It is a child’s “job” or “occupation” to play to develop physical coordination, emotional maturity, social skills … Continued

Autism Eats dining event

On Sunday, April 15 from noon to 3 p.m., West County Center, in partnership with Autism Speaks, will host its first Autism Eats event at three of the center’s most popular restaurants: Bravo! Cucina, J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood and McCormick & Schmick’s.  During this special occasion, families will be able to enjoy a relaxing meal … Continued

Determined to push forward

With her determination and spirit, 5-year-old Ella has melted many hearts at United Services. Ella could only crawl when she arrived here three years ago. Since then, we have watched her learn to stand and walk – assisted by her pink, wheeled walker and her physical therapist, Allison. Ella has cerebral palsy, which has given … Continued