Through the many agencies, organizations, foundations, and individuals who provide generous support, Places for People assists more than 1,500 people annually in their individual paths to recovery. We are proud to share these stories of success and perseverance.
Taurus is an intelligent, well-dressed, and soft-spoken young man. A client of Places for People for over two years now, he always speaks in glowing terms of his experiences here.
"I love it. You're with people who have the same symptoms I have and are dealing with it in a way like I am. It's a really great environment," said Taurus....Read More
Before working with PfP's Multisystemic Therapy program, even when they were both under the same roof, Thai and her mother lived in separate worlds. Thai kept to herself, spending most of her time in her room. She and her mother didn't say as much as "Good night" to one another, let alone, "I love you." When they did interact, it was almost always negatively, frequently resulting in explosive fights....Read More
"What I experienced and went through as a child, I don't want that for my kids," says Kim, 29, a recent graduate of the Incredible Years program.
Kim's own childhood was difficult—she was raised by relatives where she experienced physical, emotional and sexual abuse, and she did not have a positive relationship with her mother, who was a victim of abuse herself....Read More
Fourteen years ago, Hamdija came to St. Louis directly from a concentration camp in Zepa, Bosnia. Prior to release, Hamdija had been held there for six months, separated from his family, and tortured. Recently, with help from Community Alternatives, he became a U.S. citizen....Read More
Join the discussion about PfP's programs and events on our Facebook page.
Places for People, Inc. 4130 Lindell BoulevardSt. Louis, MO 63108 Tel: 314.535.5600Get directions to our Recovery Center Campus