Every Child’s Hope (ECH), a St. Louis-based child services organization, held a groundbreaking ceremony for its short-term residential treatment facility on its St. Louis campus.

The 18,000-square-foot William N. Dill Youth Development Center will include 30 private patient rooms, family visiting rooms, and a secure outdoor courtyard.

The project team comprises Kai Design (architect; St. Louis) and Kai Build (general contractor; St. Louis).

Completion is expected in 2022.