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WELCOME TO THE START HERE ST. LOUIS AREA RESOURCE DIRECTORY.
This website provides general information, street addresses, phone numbers and websites for dozens of agencies, shelters, employment resources, food pantries and other organizations throughout the St. Louis area. Click on the Menu for Categories to start your search. Or you can enter your Zip Code in the SEARCH BAR on any page.
Listings are alphabetical under each category.
The Start Here St. Louis Area Resource Directory is a project of Criminal Justice Ministry.
Free copies of the directory booklet may be ordered from
CRIMINAL JUSTICE MINISTRY
2342 LaSalle St. (near Jefferson & Chouteau)
St. Louis, MO 63104
email@example.com or 314-652-8062
If you’re seeking mental health support you can speak with a clinician free of charge through the St. Louis Metro Area Mental Health Crisis Line all hours, all days:
Emergency Mental Health Assistance:
314-469-6644 or 314-819-8802 for youth or
Via text by texting BHEARD to 31658.
Behavioral Health Response’s mental health crisis and
suicide prevention hotline is available by dialing 988
St. Louis Behavioral Health Response provides crisis support, telephone counseling and mental health resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 314-469-6644 or dial the dedicated youth services line at 314-819-8802. Or text “BHEARD” to 31658.
St. Louis Public Schools offers a list of behavioral health resources on its website, www.slps.org.
YWCA Metro St. Louis provides a 24-hour help line: (314) 531-7273.
Disaster Assistance Information
People's Community Action Corporation
Food: (314) 305-9290
Energy Assistance: (314) 367-7848
Community Action Agency of St. Louis County
Red Cross Missouri
Salvation Army - Emergency Disaster Services
Ameren: (800) 755-5000
Spire: (800) 887-4177
Call or send an email to arrange a time to pick up the directories from their office.
The 2022 edition of the Resource Directory is available in PDF format.
CLICK HERE to print all or parts of the PDF as needed.
Services provided in this directory can change at any given time due to funding and/or resources. It's always a good idea to view the program’s websites or call to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.
LISTINGS OF COOLING CENTERS
County and state wide: