HERE'S A LIST OF RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE IMPACTED BY THE COVID-19 CRISIS

We're collecting resources from a variety of sources so check back to see updates as we receive them.

Click on the links in blue to take you to needed resources. 

For East Saint Louis Resources, check out Grace’s page:

ESL COVID-19 Resources

For restaurants serving food curbside check out Mark’s page: 

Restaurants with Curbside Service

For farmer’s markets to patron check out Know and Grown STL’s page: 

Farmer's Markets

For ongoing topics related to COVID-19 check out NOVA: 

Try NOVA

Baby/Newborn Supplies:

  • Project Downtown Community EMERGENCY Diaper Closet

    You can find our Diaper Closet in the New Northside Conference Center just off Goodfellow Blvd. We provide a ONE-TIME service of 50 FREE diapers per child with help getting connected to longer-term suppliers of Diapers like Parents as Teachers: 314-381-5730

  • Helping Hand Me Downs- Call: 314-514-5987 Mon-Fri 9am-3pm Sat 9am-Noon
    • Each child receives the following items based on availability:

      • Seasonally-appropriate clothing: sleepers, onesies, shirts, pants/shorts/skirts, socks,  shoes, bibs, hats, blankets, coat

      • Small toy(s) and age-appropriate book(s)

      • One piece of large baby gear for each child under 1 year (i.e. bouncy seat, swing, crib, exersaucer, car seat, stroller or high chair).

      • One-time distribution of 50 FREE diapers with a referral to a Diaper Bank partner organization that can provide long-term diaper support.

      • We can also provide the following items to parents when they are available: diaper bags, baby carriers, maternity clothing, breast pumps, beds, couches, and dressers.

  • St. Louis County Library: Call (314) 994-3300 *Ask to speak to the branch near you
    • The St. Louis Area Diaper Bank will provide a one-time emergency supply of 50 diapers to families in need at two SLCL branches. 
    • Diaper recipients will be provided with a referral to another agency to help with ongoing support. 
    • Appropriately sized diapers or training pants will be provided to eligible children ages 3 and under. 
  • Jefferson County Community Partners: Call: 636-465-0983
  • Nurturing Skills for Families: If you need diapers TODAY, you can receive 50 free diapers one time before you enroll in our program. 
    • Once you have been enrolled children under 4 are eligible to receive 50 free diapers every month!
  • 10 Alternatives for Diapers: Diaper Alternatives
  • DIY Baby Wipes: YouTube Instructions
  • Additional Diaper and Formula Resources Google Doc created by Jennifer

Blood Drives:

Broadband/Internet Access:

Childcare: 

Closures:

Domestic/ Partner Violence

Educational Activities for Families: 

Employment Resources

Emergency Response

  • Salvation Army: St. Louis Euclid 314-531-5621

Entertainment- Hanging Together, Separately:

Calling all Interested STL Musicians: 314 Music Series 

Improv: Virtual Improv Show 3/21/2020 

Let’s be Together, Separately: Sitting at Home. Staring Out the Window.  

Food Access:

Food Access-Schools: 

General Help: 

Stl Help Match (matching those in need with those who can help): Stl Help Match

United Way 211: Stl United Way 211

COVID-19 Information: Covid at Home 


Health Resources

  • MO Department of Health and Senior Services: DHHS
  • St. Louis County Health Line: 314-615-2660- Call if feelings symptoms of Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath
  • Telehealth –  virtual therapy, psychiatry and internal medicine covered through Home State Health Medicaid: Babylon Health
  • Telehealth for Home State Health members: Home State Health
  • Virtual Lactation Coaching and Nurseline: Pacify

Housing and Homelessness:

Hygiene 

4-Hands Hand Cleaner: 4 Hands Brewery


Income and Financial Assistance:

  • St. Louis Community Foundation will provide assistance with rent, utilities, essential food and medicine, and technology support. St. Louis Regional Response Fund
  • Student Loan Services: Gov. Student Aid
  • Low Interest Disaster Relief Loans: SBA Loans
  • Square – Brittany Pohrer – “I work for Square here in St. Louis and we have been helping tons of local businesses and restaurants get their online ordering up and running due to recent changes. Please let me know if you or any businesses you know need help with online ordering, electronic gift cards, contactless chip readers, etc. and I can get you in the right hands of our team who can help ❤️"Facebook – Brittany Pohrer Contact
  • Business Resources: Stl Regional Chamber 
  • Fundraising: 

RFT Support Local Restaurants and Bartenders

Fundraiser for service industry: Go Fund Me – Help Your Bartenders!

  • Bartender Emergency Relief: Bartender Emergency Relief
  • Banks offering Relief: Banks Offering Relief
  • Stl Blues Employee Assistance Donations: Blues Employee Assistance Fund
  • St. Louis Art and Music Fund: Go Fund Me: Support our Artists!
  • Support Your Local Artists: St. Pat's Fundraiser 
  • 100% of Proceeds from Merch and Gift Cards Goes to hospitality employees: Tin Roof Merch
  • 20% of all proceeds going to employees: The Post Sports Bar
  • Good For the Grove: Buying in bulk from a foodservice distributor, Good for The Grove partners with nearby kitchens that remain open for carryout to cook and distribute daily meals, as well as support with other basic needs for displaced workers who cannot afford groceries. Service workers of The Grove Community Improvement District (CID) only are eligible and must be qualified by their employer. For business owners of The Grove who want to provide Good for The Grove relief for furloughed employees, contact Matt Leach at matt@takashimarecords.com for more information and further instructions

Utilities:

  • Need Help Paying Bills: Help With Bills
    • SPIRE: Suspended disconnections, Late fee forgiveness-Community-funded programs such as SPIRE Dollar Help, federal LIHEAP funds and other agency funding are all ready to assist you with your heating bills. Call Spire for more assistance- 800-887-4173
    • Ameren: Suspended disconnections, Late fee forgiveness- Dial 800-552-7583 to speak to a customer service representative from the company. The Ameren Dollar More Program program is funded by customer donations, as well as contributions from local businesses as well as matching funds and grants directly from the Ameren Corporation
    • Ameren COVID-19 Support Missouri

Mental Health/Coping Support:

  • “Hello everyone! I own a Health and Wellness Center in Kirkwood. We are offering free telehealth counseling sessions to anyone that is struggling through this hard time. Anxiety, OCD, depression and more are hard enough to deal with, you shouldn’t feel trapped in your own homes with no one to talk to as well. Feel free to message me or email me, Marsha Bradford, at marsha@diversifiedhwc.com. ❤️ www.diversifiwdhwc.com
  • Telehealth Counseling: Melissa Douglas, Goal Driven Counseling, LLC- Florissant, Missouri 63033- (314) 207-4028 (accepts Medicaid) 

Goal Driven Counseling

  • Call the Alzheimer’s Association’s toll-free 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 or go to Alzheimer's Association
  • SSM Mom’s Virtual Support Group: Please call 314-768-MOMS (6667)
  • Provident Feeling Kinda Blue -24 Hour Crisis Line Available, 866-728-7983: Feeling Kinda Blue 
  • Telehealth –  virtual therapy, psychiatry and internal medicine covered through Home State Health Medicaid: Babylon Health
  • Free HeadSpace For Healthcare Workers

Pets:

Strayrescue.org/wish-list 

Petitions: 

Seniors

  • Senior Meal Delivery and Options 
  • The Saint Louis Area Agency on Aging (SLAAA) regularly provides home meal delivery and essential transportation to home-bound individuals in St. Louis City who are elderly or disabled. During this time we have been advised that they are expanding their efforts in response to COVID-19. If you know of someone who is a St. Louis City resident and unable to get out of the house to get groceries or medications they may be able to get assistance with transportation or a volunteer may be able to pick up items they have ordered and deliver them. SLAAA may also be able to deliver a package of 5 frozen or shelf-stable meals for individuals. Please direct people who may qualify to call the information line at (314) 612-5918. SLAAA

Substance Use Support: 

  • SAMHSA Opioid Treatment Program Guidance – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • Harm Reduction Coalition guidance for people who use harm reduction programs and are actively using drugs. – Harm Reduction Guidance

    • Practice safer drug use, keep clean, and practice hygiene
    • Avoid sharing supplies (pipes, straws, etc.) even more than usual. If you have to share, wipe down with alcohol swabs.
    • Prepare your drugs yourself – if someone else is doing it, observe them washing their hands thoroughly before and after
    • Plan and prepare for overdose and reversing each other with naloxone – EMS may be stretched thin with 911 calls
  • Virtua/remote recovery support groups and tools:
    • Calendar of SMART Recovery online meetings: SMART Recovery
    • In The Rooms-A Global Recovery Community online meetings: In The Rooms
    • Never using alone can be difficult during isolation/quarantine. If you do call 800-484-3731 – they will stay on the phone with you while you use and if you’re unresponsive they will call 911 (and you will be legally protected by Missouri’s Good Samaritan law). You call also visit here first: Never Use Alone 
    • If you live in a rural area and need naloxone for yourself or a loved one visit, Next Distro, who will mail you supplies.

Testing Sites:

Transportation: