Community Resources

The Community Council of St. Charles County has provided the following list of resources and supports.

United Way Referral line – 1-800-427-4626Call United Way Referral Line

Children’s Services

Department of Family Services/Children’s Division: 636-940-3170Call Department of Family Services Children's Division

Child Day Care Association: 636-896-9031Call Child Day Care Association

Headstart: 636-332-0265Cal;l Headstart

Youth In Need: 636-946-5600Call Youth In Need

Child Support Enforcement: 636-922-8299Call Child Support Enforcement

GED: 636-922-8000Call GED

Family Support Services: 636-949-2546Call Family Support Services

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: 636-940-3300Call Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Missouri Parents Act (MPACT): 636-928-5929Call MPACT

 

 

Clothing

Calvary Temple Community Closet has clothing for infants through adults at $5 a bag or free to those who have a referral form.  To obtain a referral form, please call 636-926-2646Call Calvary Temple Community Closet and ask for Sara Valle.

 

 

Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities Resource Board: 636-939-3351Call Developmental Disabilities Resource Board

Life Skills Foundation: 636-947-2357Call Life Skills Foundation

St. Charles Community College - Disabilities Support Services: 636-922-8247Call SCC Disabilities Support Services

Adapt Ability - 6314-432-1101

TouchPoint Autism Services (Formally Judevine Center): 314-432-6200Call TouchPoint Autism Services

Center for Autism Education: 636-978-7785Call Center for Autism

Epilepsy Foundation - St. Louis Region: 314-962-3900Call Epilepsy Foundation

Missouri Council of the Blind: 314-832-7172/ toll free: 800-342-5632Call Missouri Council for the Blind

Center for Head Injury: 314-983-9230Call Center for Head Injury

Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments: 314-776-1300Call Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments

Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis - St. Charles Office: 636-477-7704Call Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis

Show Me Aquatics & Fitness Center: 636-906-0999Call Show Me Aquatics and Fitness Center

 

 

Disaster

American Red Cross: 636-397-1074Call American Red Cross

 

 

Domestic Violence

The Women’s Center: 636-946-6854Call The Women's Center

Lydia’s House: 314-771-4411Call Lydia's House

ALIVE: 314-993-2777Call ALIVE

 

 

Employment

Missouri Career Center: 636-278-1360Call Missouri Career Center

Connections to Success: 636-940-8027Call Connections to Success

MERS/Goodwill: 636-946-7559Call MERS/Goodwill

Boone Center: 636-978-4300Call Boone Center

Temp Services located in the yellow pages

 

 

Food Assistance

Hunger Hotline: 314-726-5355Call Hunger Hotline

Missouri Dept. of Social Services:  Food Stamps: 1-800-392-1261Call Missouri Department of Social Services

WIC: 636-949-7402Call WIC

 Food Resource Guide available on Community Council website

 


GED
St. Charles Community College:
636-922-8000Call Saint Charles Community College

 

 

Health Care

Crider Center: 636-332-8000Call Crider Center

Volunteers in Medicine: 636-724-4848Call Volunteers in Medicine

Department of Family Services/Children’s Division: 636-940-3170Call Department of Family Services Children's Division

WIC: 636-949-7402Call WIC

County Health Nurse: 636-949-7400Call County Health Nurse

Ranken Jordan Pediatric Rehabilitation Center: 314-872-6400Call Ranken Jordan Pediatric Rehabilitation Center

 

 

Home Owner Assistance

NECAC: 1-800-735-2466Call NECAC / 636-272-3477Call NECAC

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service: 636-441-1302Call Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service

Catholic Charities: 636-498-2273Call Catholic Charities

Foreclosure Prevention: 1-888-995-HOPECall Foreclosure Prevention (4673)

 

 

Homeless
Salvation Army:
636-240-4969Call Salvation Army

Youth In Need: 636-946-5600Call Youth in Need

Crisis Nursery: 636-947-0600Call Crisis Nursery

Our Lady’s Inn: 636-398-5375Call Our Lady's Inn

First Step Back Home: 314-852-5288Call First Step Back Home / 636-561-3179Call First Step Back Home

Homeless Veteran: 1-800-827-1000Call Homeless Veterans

Community Living Inc.: 636-970-2800Call Community Living Inc

 

 

Legal

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.: 314-534-4200Call Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Inc

 

 

Mental Health

Crider Center: 636-332-6000Call Crider Center / Behavioral Health Response (BHR) Crisis Hotline: 1-800-811-4760Call BHR Crisis Hotline

Center Pointe: 636-441-7300Call Center Pointe / 1-800-345-5407Call Center Pointe

NAMI: 314-966-4670Call NAMI

Alternatives to Behavioral Care: 636-328-7427Call Alternatives to Behavioral Health

Catholic Family Services: 636-498-2273Call Catholic Family Services

Lutheran Family Services: 636-949-5522Call Lutheran Family Services

Department of Mental Health St. Louis regional Center - St. Charles Office: 636-926-1200Call Department of Mental Health St. Louis Regional Center

 

 

Rental Assistance

NECAC: 1-800-735-2466Call NECAC / 636-272-3477Call NECAC

St. Charles Housing Authority: 636-946-6577Call St. Charles Housing Authority

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service: 636-441-1302Call Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service

Catholic Charities: 636-498-2273Call Catholic Charities

LINC: 636-332-5127Call LINC

 


Senior Services

Missouri Department of Social Services: 636-940-3170Call Missouri Department of Social Services

MEAAA: 636-207-0847Call MEAA / 1-800-243-6060Call MEAA

Social Security Office: 1-800-7221213Call Social Security Offices

Alzheimer’s Association: 1-800-980-9080Call Alzheimer's Association

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services: 314-961-8000Call Cardinal Ritter Senior Services

 

 

Substance Abuse

Bridgeway Counseling: 636-757-2300Call Bridgeway Counseling

Preferred Family Health Care: 636-946-6376Call Preferred Family Health Care (Adolescents)

Center Pointe Hospital: 636-441-7300Call Center Point / 1-800-345-5407Call Center Point

Crossroads: 636-327-1003Call Crossroads

 

 

Utility Assistance

NECAC: 1-800-735-2466Call NECAC / 636-272-3477Call NECAC

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service: 636-441-1302Call Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service

Catholic Charities: 636-498-2273Call Catholic Charities

LINC: 636-332-5127Call LINC

Many clients are referred to their local faith-based communities

Additional Information

Adult Literacy

St. Charles Community College (SCC) coordinates a four-county program (St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln, and Pike) to teach basic reading, math, and writing skills, to prepare people to take the GED Tests and to assist non-native speakers in gaining English proficiency.  Free day and evening classes are available. SCC's website holds more details about their Literacy Education program.

 

Educating Homeless Children

The McKinney-Vento Act, part of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, guarantees homeless children and youth an education equal to what they would receive if not homeless.

 

 

National Mortgage Hotline

1-888-995-HOPECall National Mortgage Hotline (4673) – assistance/information is available for families in danger of losing their homes.

 

 

Our Lady’s Inn (Defiance): 636-398-5375Call Our Lady's Inn

Provides housing for up to twelve (12) months for women/girls who are pregnant at the time they arrive at the shelter.  They may have other children with them.  The clients are assisted in finishing high school or obtaining their GED.

 

 

Safe Havens

All QuikTrip gas stations are SAFE HAVENS – all a child needs to do is go into a QuikTrip and tell one of the staff that they need a safe haven; they are trained to immediately call YIN (Youth In Need); YIN will send someone to pick them up and transport them to their emergency shelter.  Also, all YMCAs and police stations are SAFE HAVENS.

 

 

Subsidized housing

Southern Side Apartments (at Hwy 40 and Hwy K): 636-300-0070Call Southern Side Apartments

 

 

Supportive Housing Vouchers

Available through NECAC (1-800-735-2466Call NECAC or 636-272-3477Call NECAC). These are for individuals who are homeless/disabled. The individuals must have a medical disability or be on SSI.

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