AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (Obamacare)
The toll-free number is a 24-hour hotline that handles consumers’ questions.
For enrollment resources visit www.covermissouri.org and www.healthcare.gov.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR 2017 ARE NOVEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 15.
COLLEGE COURSES, ONLINE FREE
Click HERE for a full list and information about enrolling.
EXCEL CENTERS/PROSPERITY CONNECTION
Provides financial education, affordable financial services, resources, and support to low-to-moderate income populations in an effort to improve their standard of living and better their lifestyle. Free financial coaching and money management education, as well as low-cost banking options.
Old North Excel Center
2707 N. 14th Street 63106
24:1 Community Excel Center
6724 Page Ave
Pagedale, MO 63133
St. John Excel Center
2808 Endicott 63114
3651 Forest Park Ave. 63108
GATEWAY EITC COMMUNITY COALITION
910 North 11th Street 63101
Free tax preparation for low income households.
1023 N Grand 63106
Home ownership and business loans, including Micro-Enterprise Services and new business loan program for ex-offenders. Also credit building and counseling.
Free financial tools, calculators, and resources, including insurance information, mortgages and business loans.
WOMEN IN CHARGE
1483 82nd Blvd.
University City, MO 63132
Many programs, including HiSet classes(formerly GED), mentoring, counseling, career development, nutrition, Yoga, financial literacy and more.
NEED HELP PAYING BILLS
An online resource by state. Many different categories of assistance.
RED DOUGH LOANS
6724 Page Avenue 63133
Combats predatory lending through Helping Hand Loan™,an installment loan for $500 that helps consumers break the payday loan cycle. Works with Prosperity Connection.
ROW (REDEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN)
Family Resource Center
3309 S. Kingshighway Blvd 63139
2709 Woodson Rd
Overland, MO 63114-4817
Works with women who have been impacted by poverty, homelessness, and/or intimate partner violence.Focuses on economic and social factors to build safety, skills, and economic security.
STATE ID AND OTHER RESOURCES
For a checklist for requirements, visit our RE-ENTRY page for information about walk-in assistance at the College Church at Grand and Lindell.
THE SIMPLE DOLLAR
A website with MANY resources and tips, including a disability benefits guide and benefit calculator
offers government assisted wireless services to low income families and individuals in Missouri. Qualified customers receive a free cell phone plus 250 free minutes and 250 free texts every month. Click Here.
St Louis Tax Assistance Program
Click HERE for free tax preparation locations. Earned income tax credit and more.