Winter outreach and shelter operations are in effect for the City of St. Louis when nightly temperatures are forecasted to fall below 20 degrees, or 25 degrees with precipitation.
Through partnerships with nonprofit agencies, volunteer groups and various departments within the City, winter operations efforts include increased outreach activities and additional shelter bed availability to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children.
Individuals or families seeking shelter should please contact the following agencies:
- Call St. Louis Housing Helpline: (314) 802-5444
- Call United Way: 211
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 and out of the dangerous elements this winter.