Your donation to University City Children's Center provides us with the opportunity to continue to make an impact in the lives of families, children, and educators.
University City Children's Center embraces a mixed-income model, serves children from 30+ ZIP codes across the St. Louis region, and teaches families and children to value diversity.
A six-year outcomes study found that children who are enrolled at UCCC for more than 36 months have an average score of 91% on the DIAL-4, a widely used kindergarten readiness tool-children leave UCCC kindergarten-ready.
LUME Institute focuses on understanding and supporting healthy emotional development in children and adults through professional development, workforce development, family education, and community engagement.
74% of LUME-trained teachers report reduced power struggle with children; 84% report reduced isolation and expulsion of children; 100% have found ways to foster the emotional development of children.