Transitional Housing locations vary in their policies. Some take women and children only, others take families that include men, but not single men without children. We've tried to specify, but you can always call or check the website of the organization for more information. Many of these agencies require a referral from the Housing Helpline. Call 314/802-5444.
SOBER LIVING DIRECTORY WEBSITE: www.soberlivinghomes.com
Low-Income Housing: Here's a list of low-income apartments in St. Louis. Some may require government subsidy, some have waiting lists, others are open to anyone who can pay-- so they should be screened for good management:
This website lists subsidized or affordable apartments by zip code:
ALMOST HOME, INC
3200 St. Vincent 63104
Almost Home is a transitional residence for teen-age mothers with up to two children. The program is nine months long and may be extended. Clients must be homeless, drug -and alcohol-free, and willing to participate in structured, goal-oriented programs.
This is a website where you'll find government funded, affordable housing throughout the state of Missouri:
GATEWAY 180: HOMELESSNESS REVERSED
1000 North 19th 63106
A 90-day, 24-hour shelter for single women with or without dependent children, married couples with or without dependent children, and single fathers with dependent children. Life skills program, medical and psychological services, educational assistance, permanent and transitional housing placement, & more. Requires referral from the Housing Resource Center, 314/802-5440, 800 N. Tucker 63101
PLACES FOR PEOPLE
4130 Lindell Blvd. 63108
In addition to assisting people in renting apartments from private landlords, PfP owns and manages apartments for people with special needs and provides many programs. Also emergency housing, and daytime activities at The Club.
FATHER DEMPSEY'S HOME
3427 Washington 63103
Partially furnished apartments from $260 per month for older men. Some meals are provided. Call for availability.
ARK OF SAFETY
Rooms with shared kitchen for men. Some meals provided. $350/mo. Call for location.
PETER AND PAUL COMMUNITY SERVICES
1025 Park (Soulard) 63104
314-588-7111 (Main number)
In addition to a 60-bed year-round emergency shelter, there is also a year-round transitional housing program. Meals, showers, lockers, medical referrals, living skills classes, and case management. Federal poverty guidelines apply and clients must be 18 years or older. Candidates for the transitional program must be sober and drug-free for a minimum of 30 days and have a willingness to continue treatment. HRC referral required.
SALVATION ARMY HARBOR LIGHT
NO LONGER OPERATING AS A RESIDENTIAL SHELTER
3010 Washington 63103
Provides meals, shelter, medical referrals, and referrals to Vocational Rehabilitation and the Social Security Administration. Also provides substance abuse treatment for men (except for alcohol) and referrals to clinics and ConnectCare for emergency medical needs. Overnight stays or arrangements can be made for up to 90 day stays.
1520 N. 13th St. 63106
Call first or just show up. Offers a men's emergency shelter, men's long term rehabilitation program, women's emergency services, food pantry, and youth programming. The men's shelter is first-come, first-served.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL RELEASE TO RENT FOR VETERANS
100 N. Jefferson Avenue 63103
Limited openings in scattered supportive housing for qualified veterans who are homeless and have a criminal record.
To get the process started, call Rolando at the Veteran's Administration: 314/652-4100 ext. 55463
8327 S. Broadway 63111
Long-Term Residential. Clients age 21 and older are eligible for highly subsidized rent and meals in separate buildings and programs for men and women. Provides ongoing support and treatment. Transitional Housing. Provides subsidized housing for clients who desire continuing support. There are many locations throughout the state. Call or check their website for more information.
Oxford House is a concept in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Oxford House is structured as a democratically run, self-supporting and drug free home. This publicly supported, non-profit 501(c)3 corporation is the umbrella organization which provides the network connecting all Oxford Houses.
There are about 12 Oxford Houses for men and 3 for women in the St. Louis area. Addresses are not published. Contact Jackie Lockett at 314/877-0386 for information on openings. Rent is $65 -$80 per week. Interview required.
1120 South Sixth Street, Suite 120 63104
Humanitri offers extensive housing services and resources, using various programs and funding sources. If you have a source of income, call for assistance in getting into transitional or permanent housing. They also offer inmate and prisoner family services, including transportation to state correctional facilities, in addition to other social service programs.
THE SALVATION ARMY FAMILY HAVEN
10740 West Page Ave. 63132
A 74-bed transitional housing resource for women and children with various programs focused on children and stability.
GRACE HILL SETTLEMENT HOUSING
2524 Hadley 63106
Grace Hill provides a varieity of services. Go to their website for locations and a listing of services.
HAVEN OF GRACE
1225 Warren 63106
Haven of Grace is a small residential facility that assists homeless, pregnant women with shelter, goal-setting, education, employment, parenting, household management, and permanent residence.
ST. LOUIS TRANSITIONAL HOPE HOUSE
1611 Hodiamont Avenue 63112
Offers 50 transitional housing apartments for homeless families, comprehensive social services, family development, vocational and educational counseling, housing placement assistance, on-site living skills classes, and day care center. Clients must be prior St. Louis City residents and in a shelter for 15-30 days or referred by HRC.
1840 Hogan St. 63106
Karen House is a Catholic Worker house of hospitality for homeless women and children. Call ahead for availability. Space is limited.
KATHY WEINMAN SHELTER
This shelter is located in the county. Call for more information.Provides housing and meals for battered women and children for up to three months. Must be willing to participate in a goal-oriented program.
OUR LADY'S INN-ST. LOUIS
4223 S. Compton 63111
Provides emergency maternity shelter for homeless, pregnant women ages 18 and older, and their minor children.
OUR LADY'S INN - ST. CHARLES 636/398-5375
QUEEN OF PEACE CATHEDRAL TOWER
325 N. Newstead 63108
Offers a 21 day drug treatment program for women as well as other services. Works with St. Phillipine's to provide housing. Call for information.
ROOM AT THE INN
3415 Bridgeland Dr. 63044
Provides emergency short-term housing and additional services. Last permanent address must be in St. Louis county. Women and families, men and families, no single men.
ST. MARTHA'S HALL
St. Martha's Hall is a confidential shelter for abused women and their children only. Services include individual and group counseling, legal advocacy, information, referral, and follow up. Clients must be female victims of domestic violence, 18 years old and up. The Hall does not admit males older than 13 years of age. Up to four months.
Lydia's House is Missouri's largest provider of confidentially-located, furnished apartments for abused women and children for up to 24 months, and is one of the largest programs of its type in the United States. Call for more information.
Community Action Agency of St. Louis County
2709 Woodson Road
Overland, MO 63114
CAASTLC has comprehensive housing assistance programs which includes Home Ownership, Housing Counseling, and Rent/Mortgage Assistance.
YWCA PHYLLIS WHEATLY APARTMENTS
3820 West Pine 63108
Apartments available with referral from a case manager. Up to two years supportive housing.
For more information about the Transitional Housing Program for women, contact Stephanie Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314.533.9400 x 233.