Abuse Archives - United Way of Greater St. Louis

What to do if Your Child is Being Bullied

Bullying can occur anywhere, anytime. It can happen on the playground or the bus. It can happen in a child’s neighborhood or on the internet. It can range from making threats and spreading rumors, to attacking someone physically or verbally.

Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your child is being bullying, there are several ways you can help.Continue Reading

The Fight to Stop Human Trafficking

Last year, United Way 2-1-1, a free and confidential 24/7 helpline, was given a $10,000 grant from a larger national grant from Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to helping children and young people in the U.S. Money raised during the Red Nose Day is distributed through grants to charities that support projects to keep children and young people safe, healthy and educated. Continue Reading