The Wings Foundation

Long-term Prevention & Intervention Programming for Underserved Youth & Their Families.

Specializing in Grief & Trauma Services

What We Do

The Wings Foundation offers creative comprehensive and proactive prevention/intervention services, education and programs that challenge and provide the necessary skills that empower youth, families and their neighborhoods.

Our Mission

The Wings Foundation exists to be a catalyst for systemic change for underserved  individuals and marginalized communities in crisis; specifically, those affected by violence and poverty.

Why Wings?

With over 75 years of experience, our staff of Principals, Counselors, Social Workers, Professors and Corporate Strategic Planners are trained and ready to address the various needs of our communities.

Program Strategy for Community Change

A youth centered strategy that emphasizes family-unity community-building through structured activities, skills-training, and ‘responsible-living’ in stressed filled and underserved neighborhoods.


Our Programs

Youth & Young Adults Development & Leadership

  • Youth Empowered to Succeed
  • Delinquency Prevention
  • Alternative Education
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • After School Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Character & Leadership Development

Family Support & Parenting Skills

  • Grief & Trauma Counseling
  • Futures for Families
  • Family Strengthening
  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Stress Management
  • Reunification

Organizational Development

  • Cultural Competence Training
  • Grant Writing
  • New Project Consultation
  • Corporate Trainings
  • Board Development
  • Goal-Setting
  • Workplace Conflict Resolution
  • Stakeholder Development
  • In-Service Trainings

C.A.R.E.E.R.S (Coaching For Success, Career Alternatives)

  • Career Guidance
  • Employability Skills
  • Apprenticeships/Internships
  • GED, ACT/SAT Prep
  • Student Entrepreneurship
  • Workplace Re-entry
  • Welfare to Work

Community Mobilization

  • Skills on Wheels
  • Project HELP Housing, Education & Law Program
  • Wings Volunteer Corps
  • Trainings and Workshops
  • Prevention and Intervention

P.L.A.Y. (Performance, Leadership & Advocacy for Youth) is proud to announce the 2020


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Contact Us

4343 West Florissant Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63115