Social and Support Groups

Functional Needs Registry, St. Louis Area Agency on Aging, VetNet

Services and Information

  • Black History Month
    Events and information about African American history across the City of St. Louis
  • Disability Help
    Listings of organizations that can help people with disabilities in the St. Louis area
  • Drop-In Centers
    Drop-in centers in the City of St. Louis that provide daytime walk-in services to people struggling with mental illness, addiction, housing and other issues.
  • Employment Help
    The no-cost resources on this page can assist City of St. Louis residents with job skills and finding employment.
  • Functional Needs Registry
    The Functional Needs Registry is a database containing information about individuals residing in the City of St. Louis who may require assistance in the event of an emergency.
  • LGBTQIA+ Advisory Board
    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) Advisory Board advises the Mayor, Board of Aldermen, and City Agencies about issues of concern affecting the LGBTQIA+ community.

Departments and Agencies

  • Human Services
    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
  • 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.
  • 2-1-1 Missouri Resource Directory
    24/7 connection to resources and agencies.
  • 9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
    Call or text 9-8-8. The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.
  • Behavioral Health Response Crisis Hotline
    Behavioral Health Response provides crisis support, telephone counseling, and mental health resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CALL 988 or Local: 314-469-6644
  • Functional Needs Registry
    Official Website for the Functional Needs Registry-St. Louis MO
  • Home Sweet Home
    Helps clients from partner organizations transition to their new living situations with furnishings and basic household items and accepts public donations of these items.
  • LGBTQ Community Services Directory
    Advocacy; Crisis Hotline; Educational Services; Identity Document Resources; LGBT and Allies Group
  • La Leche League of Greater St. Louis
    Offers practical support to mothers through monthly meetings, email, and on the phone. Information covers the practical, physical, and psychological aspects of breastfeeding.
  • Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri
    Committed to an approach to mental health grounded in the encouragement of early interventions and treatments to promote mental wellness for everyone.
  • Missouri Veterans Commission
    The Missouri Veterans Commission is a state agency established by Missouri Statute to aid all Veterans, their dependents, and legal representatives by providing information regarding the rights of Veterans and their dependents and to assist Veterans accessing their available benefits through State and Federal Government.
  • Network for Good
    Raise more money online with easy, affordable online fundraising tools and training designed to make you a successful fundraiser.
  • United Way of Greater St. Louis
    United Way of Greater St. Louis is a local organization, helping about 1 million people in 16 counties in Missouri and Illinois. Call 2-1-1 for help.
  • Vision for Children at Risk
    The mission of Vision for Children at Risk is to promote the well-being of children and youth in the St. Louis metropolitan area, targeting particularly those young people who face serious socio-economic risk.

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