ARCHS' After School for All Partnership (ASAP) Program
The After School for All Partnership (ASAP) is a community effort to expand access to, and increase the quality of, after school programs for the Greater St. Louis Region. ARCHS serves as the contract management and fiscal agent of ASAP. ARCHS is the region's largest provider of free after school programs.
Funders: (since 2007)
Anheuser-Busch/InBev Foundation; City of St. Louis; City of St. Louis Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Forestry; Civic Progress; Commerce Bank (Norman J. Stupp Foundation); Deaconess Foundation; Fox Family Foundation; Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation; Incarnate Word Foundation; Kalish Foundation; Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis; Lawrence L. Cohn Family Trust (planning funding); Monsanto Fund; Pettus Foundation; The Saigh Foundation; St. Louis Mental Health Board; St. Louis Public Schools; State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (21st Century Community Learning Centers); State of Missouri Department of Social Services; United Way of Greater St. Louis; Herbert and Adrian Woods Foundation; Wells Fargo
Goal: Build a coordinated, quality after school system for St. Louis.
ARCHS' ASAP Service Delivery Partners: United4Children, St. Louis Public Schools, Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis, Neighborhood Houses, Northside Youth and Senior Services Center, Provident, St. Frances Cabrini, St. Louis The King, Stray Dog Theater/Arts In Mind.
Most Recent Impact/Results: 80% of youth reported improvements in academic support/enrichments, health/recreation, social/life skills, and character development. 94% of parents reported improvements in school day learning/behavior and opportunities to discuss their child's behavior. 83% of school day teachers reported improvements in school day learning/behavior for the youth. 95% of afterschool staff reported improvements in school day learning/behavior for the youth. More than 3,000 youth were served via ASAP's network of 45 after school locations managed by 11 area program providers.
Availability: Open to K-8 youth in the City of St. Louis and portions of St. Louis County.