Almost Home

Almost Home is a long-term transitional living program for teenage mothers with children who are homeless coming out of extreme poverty, having experienced physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse.

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

Community Action Agency of St Louis County

Several housing programs for homeless and low to moderate income families throughout St. Louis County.

2709 Woodson
Overland, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 863-0015

Covenant House

Provides transitional housing and community service center for youth 17-21.

2727 North Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63113
Crisis hotline: (314) 533-2241

Equal Housing Opportunity Council

The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC) seeks to ensure equal access to housing for all people through education, counseling, investigation and enforcement. A private, not-for-profit fair housing enforcement agency working to end illegal housing discrimination in the Metropolitan St. Louis area. Serves the Missouri counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin, Jefferson, as well as the City of St. Louis; and in the Illinois counties of St. Clair, Madison and Monroe.

1027 South Vandeventer Avenue, Sixth Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 534-5800
Toll Free: 1-800-555-3951
Everything You Need to Know about Reasonable Accommodations

Housing Authority

The St. Louis Housing Authority is a Federally funded agency operating independently of city government. Administers low and moderate income Public Housing Programs for the City of St. Louis.

Phone: (314) 531-4770

Section 8 Waiting List
Phone: (314) 286-4361

St. Louis County Housing Authority
Phone: (314) 428-3200

Housing Resource Center

Hotline for centralized access to homeless shelter. Also provides mobile outreach to homeless people, financial education, home buying seminars, relocation from inadequate housing, and education about home repair.

800 N. Tucker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63101
Homeless hotline: (314) 802-5444 press 1
Other services: (314) 802-5440

St . Patrick Center

Housing assistance through several programs including:
Independent Living Skills/ABE&GED – a program that helps individuals and their families gain essential skills necessary for successful independent living. Along with living skills training, clients receive advice covering: family roles; characteristics of strong families; child stress management; balancing work and family; child development; appropriate discipline; effective communication; child-abuse prevention; kids and their self-esteem; parenting values; homelessness prevention through money management; good nutrition on a budget; career-readiness; goal-setting; decision-making and securing permanent housing. As an incentive to participate, St. Patrick Center supplies a financial assistance award to homeless graduates of the Living Skills Program.

Neighborhood Support – a prevention program that helps families in existing housing to overcome housing crises through utility or rent payments. Clients also receive clothing, food, bus tickets, and household goods.

Project Protect – provides a comprehensive continuum of care for homeless and impoverished families with children in out-of-home placements or at risk of being removed from homes due to parental substance abuse. In addition, it applies the evidence-based practice Intensive Case Management (ICM).

Rosati (Apartments/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)/Group Home) – provides permanent, supportive housing; assertive community treatment; and/or a pathway to permanent housing depending on the program.

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

Social Serve

Free website that allows people to search for all available apartments in St. Louis by rent range, zip code, # of rooms, utilities included, and Section 8 status as well as other specifications.

Youth in Need

Emergency shelter for youth ages 10-18. Transitional Living for youth ages 16-21. Youthworks program: GED classes, life skills education, counseling and job placement for ages 16-21. More than 25 locations throughout St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren and Montgomery Counties and St. Louis City in eastern Missouri.

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

St. Louis County Help Line: (314) 628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929
St. Louis City 24-Hour Help Line: (636) 946-5600

Better Family Life

Housing counseling services and down-payment assistance.

5535 Delmar Blvd, Suite 2100
St. Louis, MO 63112
Phone: (314) 367-3440

5535 Delmar Blvd, Ste 2100
St. Louis, MO 63112
Phone: (314) 367-1843

Beyond Housing

Provides rental housing program, home ownership services, and other community services to low income families.

Main Office Beyond Housing:
4156 Manchester Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 533-0600

Catholic Services

Assists low-to-moderate income families achieve long-term housing stability and affordable housing. Also assists homeless inidviduals and families with emergency shelter. See website for other services and locations.

Catholic Charities Housing Resource Center:
800 N. Tucker Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: (314)802-5440
Hotline: (314)802-5444
Toll-Free: 1-866-802-7155

Circle of Concern

Assists families in West and Southwest St Louis County. Provides emergency help with rent, utilites, and other necessities; gives school supplies, scholarships and summer “camperships” to young people and shares the spirit of the Holidays with less fortunate families.

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


Helps low-income people pay heating bills through energy assistance grants.
Phone: 1-800-392-1261
Link below lists resources for assistance with weatherization/energy efficiency and emergency charitable energy assistance.
LIHEAP Instructions and Application

Urban League

Provide utility, rental, and mortgage assistance to low-income people in St. Louis City and County in Missouri.

3701 Grandel Square
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 615-3600

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Resources for parents and health professionals. Includes surveillance data statistics.
24-Hour a Day Help Line: (888) 232-6348

National Lead Information Clearinghouse

Information from the Environmental Protection Agency on many issues related to lead exposure prevention and treatment.
Call: 1-800-424-LEAD

St Louis Lead Prevention Coalition

The coalition is a diverse group of individual and public and private organizations working together to reduce and eliminate lead exposure in the St. Louis metro area, especially among children. Website contains links to educational sites about lead poisoning, lead clean-up, testing and more.

1924 South 12th Street, 1st floor front
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 664-9922

St Louis County Community Action Agency

A Community Action Agency providing low-income people
with emergency and crisis intervention services.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Weatherization Assistance Program for St Louis County Residents

2709 Woodson Rd
St Louis, MO 63114