Capable Kids and Families®

Capable Kids and Families is a program designed to promote early intervention by providing children, ages birth to six, and families with developmentally appropriate toys and therapeutic equipment free-of-charge. Additionally, the program connects families to community resources that meet their needs, and facilitates network building and supportive friendships among parents.

Therapeutic Toys and Equipment Lending

We have access to more than 1,200 pieces of therapy equipment.  CKF lending equipmentFamilies are encouraged to consult with their child’s therapist for equipment recommendations in the following areas:

  • gross and fine motor
  • speech and language development
  • sensory integration
  • ability switches and adapted toys
  • visual and auditory processing
  • cognitive development and problem solving
  • positioning and mobility

All equipment and developmental toys are loaned to families free-of-charge for as long as it is needed! View Our Capable Kids and Families Equipment Catalog.

Access to Community Resources Capable Kids and Families Home Visit

A trained support specialist will visit the family regularly in their home. Our goal is to help the family assess the needs and desires of the entire household.  This specialist will provide information and referral to appropriate community resources, as well as help parents in accessing formal services from a wide range of providers.

For more information or to refer a family, please contact , Program Coordinator, at 314-964-1619.

Opportunities for Connection

CKF provides opportunities for families to socialize and learn with other families. For more information about upcoming activities, please contact AJ Johnson, Program Coordinator, at 314-964-1619.

Learn more about CKF through this video. Video was funded by Community Impact Network and produced by Seth Treptow at Regular Guy Creative.

Capable Kids and Families® is made possible through the generous support of Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) and the St Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources (DDR).

Watch One Family’s Experience with CKF