CARE STL implements community outreach programs, with the ultimate goal of keeping pets and people together and to achieve intake diversion.
to the community
This program provides pet food and supplies delivery, basic fence and home repairs, and sustainable, ongoing mobile vet services to those animals being cared for by homebound senior citizens living below the poverty line.
Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is the humane trapping of stray/feral cats so they can be spayed/neutered and returned to their original territory
These programs focus on providing specialized, animal-assisted therapy services for underserved, at-risk populations. In order to achieve our mission, these programs promote tasks that facilitate Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) with the goal of:
Breaking the school-to-prison pipeline for at-risk youth to prevent incarceration and facilitate rehabilitation within the individual
Promoting a heightened sense of community awareness centered around rescue animals and their stories