Housing / Utilities

Almost Home

Almost Home’s mission is to inspire teen moms to create a better life for themselves and their children through a program of positive parenting, life skills, education, and counseling. Eligible individuals are pregnant or parenting teens between the ages of 12 and 19 years without a stable home.

3200 St. Vincent Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 771-4663

www.almosthomestl.org

Better Family Life

Better Family Life provides employment training and placement; education; housing and asset development; community outreach; and youth, family, and clinical services to promote positive and innovative changes in the lives of individuals and their families.

Headquarters
5415 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63112
Phone: (314) 367-3440
Fax: (314) 669-9419

Housing and Asset Development
5415 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63112
Phone: (314) 367-1843
Fax: (314) 669-9413

Multiple other locations focusing on additional services can be found at the website below.

www.betterfamilylife.org

Beyond Housing

Beyond Housing is a targeted community development organization that works to improve education, housing, health, employment readiness and access, and economic development.

4156 Manchester Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 533-0600
Fax: (314) 533-8745

www.beyondhousing.org

Catholic Charities of St. Louis

Catholic Charities of St. Louis (CCSTL) helps people in need through more than 100 programs including senior services, legal assistance, refugee services, housing crisis and homeless prevention, counseling, mental health services, foster care, adoption, advocacy, and safe shelter.

Housing Resource Center
800 N. Tucker Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: (314) 241-5600

Housing Crisis Hotline: (314) 802-5444

www.ccstl.org

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

The CDC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is committed to the Healthy People 2020 goals of eliminating blood lead levels ≥ 10 µg/dL and differences in average risk based on race and social class as public health concerns.

www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/

Circle of Concern

Circle of Concern feeds hungry families, provides financial assistance for necessities such as rent and utilities, and offers programs that include provision of scholarships, “camperships”, school supplies, and children’s birthday gifts.

112 St. Louis Avenue
P.O. Box 444
Valley Park, MO 63088
Phone: (636) 861-2623

www.circleofconcern.org

Community Action Agency of St. Louis County

The Community Action Agency of St. Louis County provides low income people with multiple emergency and crisis intervention services, including comprehensive housing assistance programs covering topics such as home ownership, housing counseling, and rent/mortgage assistance.

2709 Woodson Road
Overland, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 863-0015
Fax: (314) 863-1252
Email: info@caastlc.org

Housing Assistance page: http://www.caastlc.org/programs/housing-assistance.html
General website: www.caasstlc.org

Covenant House Missouri

Covenant House Missouri is a non-profit organization that empowers homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth to live independently and become contributing members of the community.

2727 North Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63113
Phone: (314) 533-2241

www.covenanthousemo.org

Equal Housing Opportunity Council

The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC) is a private, not-for-profit fair housing enforcement agency working to end illegal housing discrimination in the Metropolitan St. Louis area through free education, counseling, investigation, and enforcement services.

1027 S. Vandeventer Avenue, 6th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 534-5800 or 1-800-555-3951
Fax: 314-534-2551

http://www.ehocstl.org/
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St. Louis Housing Authority

The St. Louis Housing Authority is a federally funded agency that operates independently of city government to help provide low and moderate income public housing for the City of St. Louis and allow residents opportunities to improve their lives.

3520 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: (314) 531-4770
Fax: (314) 531-0184

Public Housing Wait List: http://www.slha.org/for-residents/public-housing/wait-list/
Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) Waiting List: http://www.slha.org/for-residents/section-8/wait-list/
General website: http://www.slha.org/

LIHEAP

The Missouri Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through Energy Assistance/Regular Heating (EA) and Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP). EA helps Missourians pay heating bills from October through March, and eligibility for EA may also qualify individuals for additional financial assistance through ECIP.

LIHEAP Information: http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/eassist/pdf/liheap-information.pdf
Heating & Cooling Assistance Instructions & Application: http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/eassist/pdf/hcapp.pdf
Missouri website: http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/liheap.htm
National website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/programs/liheap

Environmental Protection Agency: Lead

The Environmental Protection Agency Provides information about and resources related to lead.

Lead Hotline: 1-800-424-LEAD (1-800-424-5323)
Fax: (585) 232-3111

Regional Contact:
Crystal McIntyre
U.S. EPA Region 7
WWPD/TOPE
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219-9601
Phone: (913) 551-7261
Email: mcintyre.crystal@epa.gov

www.epa.gov/lead

St. Patrick Center

St. Patrick Center provides housing, employment, and health opportunities through multiple programs for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our mission is to help individuals and families move from homelessness to independence in dignified, cost-effective and permanent ways.

800 N. Tucker Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: (314) 802-0700

www.stpatrickcenter.org

Socialserve.com

Socialserve.com is a non-profit organization that maintains a searchable website that helps landlords list and helps tenants search for properties while monitoring the availability and accuracy of listings.

Phone: (704) 334-8722 or 1-877-428-8844
Fax: (704) 334-0779
Email: info@socialserve.com

www.socialserve.com

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis exists to empower African Americans and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality, and civil rights. The Urban League seeks to accomplish this through advocacy, coalition building, program services, and promoting communication and understanding among different races and cultures by offering community programs to help its clients meet their basic needs, provide educational opportunities and economic empowerment, and encourage civic engagement.

Housing Counseling Program:
St. Clair County Division
10220 Lincoln Trail
Fairview Heights, IL
Phone: (618) 274-1150
Contact: Larry Gardner

St. Louis City Division
935 Vandeventer Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 615-3644
Contact: LaVitta Shelton

St. Louis County Division
8960 Jennings Station Road
St. Louis, MO 63136
Phone: (314) 388-9840
Contact: Randen Click

www.ulstl.org

Youth in Need

Youth In Need’s programs and services include Early Head Start, Head Start, counseling, Project Safe Place, a street outreach program, an emergency shelter, a transitional living program, a teen parent program, and assistance with foster care and adoption.

24-Hour Help Line: (636) 946-3771 (includes St. Louis City)
St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline: (314) 628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929
St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline: (636) 642-0642

Central Office:
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-5600

www.youthinneed.org