City of St. Louis Winter Outreach Operations in Effect March 14th

Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available

March 14, 2017 | 2 min reading time

This article is 7 years old. It was published on March 14, 2017.

ST. LOUIS – Marking its 21st night of operations, winter outreach operations will be in effect for Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The temperature will drop into the teens in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Nonprofit agencies, volunteer groups and various departments within the City ofSt. Louis will increase outreach efforts and additional shelter bed space will be made available to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children.

Individuals or families seeking shelter should please contact the following agencies:

  • St. Louis Housing Helpline:  (314) 802-5444
  • United Way:  211
  • Biddle Housing Opportunities Center:  (314) 612-1675, 1313 N. Tucker St.,St. Louis, MO 63101

Staff and volunteers from Biddle Housing Opportunities Center, St. Patrick Center, Peter & Paul Community Services, Gateway 180, BJC Behavioral, Places for People, St. Louis City Continuum of Care, St. Louis County Continuum of Care, St. Louis Housing Helpline - United Way 211, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, St. Louis Winter Outreach Shelters, St. Louis Winter Outreach Teams, Transformation Christian Church and VA Street Outreach are working together to ensure that individuals and families experiencing homelessness are safe, healthy and out of the dangerous elements this winter.

For assistance in shelter coordination, please contact Edwin Muhammad at (314) 657-1718 or

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