Housing / Utilities
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
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.
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.
Beyond Housing is a targeted community development organization that works to improve education, housing, health, employment readiness and access, and economic development.
6506 Wright Way
St. Louis, MO 63121
CALL (314) 533-0600
FAX (314) 533-8745
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.
4445 LINDELL BLVD. | ST. LOUIS, MO 63108
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.
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
Valley Park, MO 63088
Phone: (636) 861-2623
Fax: (636) 861-2296
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
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
EnergyCare provides a variety of services for low-income seniors (60+), people living with chronic illnesses and disabilities, and families with children under five. Services include heaters and blankets in winter, air conditioners in summer, furnace/HVAC repairs, home weatherization and repair services, and utility assistance (as funding is available). EnergyCare’s service area is the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County (Missouri). Specific eligibility criteria apply for many services. For more information please visit www.energycare.org or call 314-773-5900.
2758 Wyoming St.
St. Louis, MO 63118
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
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 1-800-965-EHOC
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
Missouri website: http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/liheap.htm
National website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/programs/liheap
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
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/
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
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
Youth in Need
Youth In Need is a nonprofit child and family services agency that is dedicated to building positive futures for the community’s most vulnerable children, teens and families.
If you are a child or family in need of services, please call:
314-628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929 in St. Louis County (St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline)
636-946-3771 in St. Louis City (Youth In Need’s 24-Hour Help Line)
636-642-0642 in St. Charles County (St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline)
Youth In Need Center
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Central Office Phone: (636) 946-5600
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