Catholic Charities of St. Louis serves a wide range of people: children who are dependent, abused and neglected; adults who are homeless or at risk for homelessness; parents and children requiring family counseling; people struggling as the result of drug abuse or alcoholism; older adults with special needs; and many more. Their goal is to build a stronger community.
“Crime Victims Center of St. Louis helps with any and all crimes including burglary, robbery, identity theft, assault, homicide, hate crimes, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault and others. In addition, CVC of St. Louis also offers legal assistance.
The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition strives to create permanency in foster children’s lives by recruiting and supporting foster and adoptive families in the metropolitan St. Louis region.
Grace Hill Settlement helps individuals, families, and communities be strong and self-sustaining by providing comprehensive support for daily life. They provide assistance with child care, case management to assist in economic stability, community development, job training and financial services.
Volunteers of Society of St. Vincent DePaul make home visits to individuals in need, and provide person-to-person services. These services include arranging utility and prescription drug assistance, assisting with housing and transportation needs, and more. There are also 9 local thrift stores that are run and manned by Society of St. Vincent DePaul.
St. Louis Area Food Bank provides assistance in enrolling in SNAP (provides benefits commonly referred to as food stamps), Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), and Mobile distribution that allows them to deliver fresh and nutritious food directly to clients living in areas with limited access to fresh foods like produce, meat and dairy.
Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis assists in economic empowerment, workforce initiative, basic needs (food, utilities, GED, HUD housing counseling), educational quality, and equality.
Parents as Teachers provides parent education and family support to families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten with personal visits, parent group meetings, screenings, and a resource network.
The Parent/Infant Interaction Program (PIIP) provides support and quality educational activities for parenting teens and their children.
The CRIB Early Childhood Center offers licensed and accredited childcare for the children of students enrolled at Vashon, Sumner, or Roosevelt.