The Department of Human Services coordinates programming and funding through five Divisions, the Office on the Disabled, Homeless Services, the St. Louis Area Agency on Aging, Youth and Family Services and Veterans Affairs
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Phone: (314) 612-5900
4th Floor #4065
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Provides a comprehensive approach in responding to the diverse needs of homeless individuals and families in the City of St. Louis.
Office of Veterans Affairs
Information concerning St. Louis City's Office of Veterans Affairs and additional resource links.
Office on the Disabled
Office on the Disabled Overview of Services
St Louis Area Agency on Aging
Information on elderly services, transportation, food services, medicare, and other related services.
Youth and Family Services
The Youth & Family Services division administers a wide range of programs through partnerships with community based organizations and institutions.
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News and Announcements
More than 10,000 Applications Submitted for $500 Direct Cash Assistance, Online Portal Paused for Processing and Analysis
To adhere closely to the distribution timeline, the United Way has paused the application portal to process and review submitted applications.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Human Services | 12/22/2021
City of St. Louis Announces More In-Person Application Sites for $500 Direct Cash Assistance, Congresswoman Bush’s Office to Offer More Information on Application
In-person events are for individuals without internet, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.
Press release | Department of Human Services,Office of the Mayor | 12/20/2021
Mayor Tishaura O. Jones, Treasurer Adam Layne, United Way of Greater St. Louis, Partners Outline $500 Direct Cash Assistance Process Ahead of Applications Opening on Saturday
Jones emphasized the importance of checking eligibility on the city website, preparing documentation ahead of time, and calling ahead for assistance.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Human Services | 12/15/2021
Appointments Now Available for In-Person Direct Cash Assistance Application Event on December 18
In-person event targeted for City residents without internet access and other vulnerable populations
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Human Services,Office of the Treasurer | 12/10/2021
City of St. Louis, Treasurer’s Office Release Finalized Eligibility Criteria for Direct Cash Assistance Ahead of Application Opening
The application portal is scheduled to open on December 18, 2021.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Office of the Treasurer,Department of Human Services | 11/30/2021
Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Appoints Yusef Scoggin as Director of Department of Human Services
Scoggin will join the administration from the St. Louis County Department of Human Services, where he has worked since 2017.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Human Services | 10/01/2021
City of St. Louis Launches SiLVERS Sustainable Electric Vehicle Shuttle Program for Seniors
St. Louis Vehicle Electrification Rides for Seniors (SiLVERS) program is an electric vehicle (EV) shuttle service that will begin this week.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,St. Louis Area Agency on Aging,Office of Sustainability | 09/30/2021
Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Joins Biden-Harris Administration to Launch House America Initiative to Address Homelessness Crisis
Jones joined HUD Secretary Fudge at a virtual event to launch House America: An All-Hands-On-Deck Effort to Address the Nation’s Homelessness Crisis.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Homeless Services | 09/20/2021
Fiscal Year 2021 Continuum of Care Program Competition Notices and Resources
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued the FY2021 Continuum of Care Program Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Press release | Homeless Services | 09/03/2021
City of St. Louis Walk-In Rental Assistance Clinics Serve 200 Residents as Supreme Court Strikes Down Eviction Moratorium
The City's walk-in rental assistance clinics have helped residents complete more than 200 applications in their first two weeks of operation.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Human Services | 08/27/2021
City Announces Schedule for In-Person Rental Assistance Clinics Beginning This Week
The City announced scheduling and locations for in-person rental assistance for residents, as 3,000 pending eviction cases sit on the docket.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Human Services | 08/10/2021
Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Announces In-Person Clinics for Rental Assistance, Calls for Volunteers and Reinstatement of Eviction Moratorium
Jones visited Horizon Housing to discuss efforts to connect families to rental and utility assistance following the lifting of the eviction moratorium
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Homeless Services | 08/03/2021