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ARCHS' Back to School CPR/First Aid Classes


ARCHS' Back to School CPR/First Aid Classes
Saturday, August 9, 2014
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
William L. Clay, Sr. Child Development Center
Harris-Stowe State University
10 N Compton Ave
St. Louis 63103

$30 - Adult, Child, and Infant CPR Class (2 clock hours)
Topics covered include CPR and foreign body airway obstruction in adults/children/infants, rescue breathing, and emergency response.  All participants will practice and become proficient in hands on training with a manikin.

$20 - Basic Adult and Pediatric First Aid Class (2 clock hours)
Topics covered include personal safety, emergency response/assessment, bleeding control, caring for shock/heart attacks/strokes, burns, strains/sprains, dislocations/fractures, sudden illnesses, asthma, diabetes, seizures, severe allergic reactions, poisoning, heat/cold related emergencies, and head/neck, chest, abdominal, and minor injuries.

$45 - Both Classes
(4 clock hours)

Certification cards are valid for 2 years.

2014 Missouri Reentry Conference


Dates: November 19-21, 2014
Location: The Lodge of the Four Seasons (315 Four Seasons Dr, Lake Ozark, MO 65049)
Conference Fee: $125 (deadline October 24); $135 after October 24

The annual Conference is sponsored by Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS), Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri Department of Social Services, and Family and Community Trust (FACT).

Give STL Day

Give STL Day

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

On Tuesday, May 6, ARCHS and the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation join 100 other community foundations nationwide to promote the biggest giving day in history.

Please plan to support ARCHS’ programs by promoting this event with friends, family, and colleagues. Your on-going support of ARCHS is vital to our annual service to more than 64,000 area at-risk children and adults. Here are some examples of how your donation can help:
  • $45 will sponsor a teacher to attend an educational training
  • $50 will provide a student with a vision screening
  • $200 will send a student to summer camp
  • $250 will provide a home day care center with a fire/safety kit
  • $375 will sponsor an educational field trip for a group of students
  • $500 will build a library of books for a classroom or a family
  • $1,800 will provide a student with a year-long after school program
  • $2,000 will support an ex-offender through job and life skills training
DONATE ON MAY 6 (closed)


Getting Started on Your Child Care Business

Getting Started on Your Child Care Business

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Louis Public Library, 2nd floor training room (1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103)

ARCHS staff will discuss the pros and cons of opening different types of child care centers/programs, things you should consider before you get started, how to set up a realistic budget for licensing and years 1-3, and focusing on quality and resources.

Free to the public.

To register, contact Kara Krekeler at 314-539-0390.