COVID-19 Community Resources

COVID-19 HOTLINE 24/7:  314-615-2660 

Children & Parents

St. Louis Crisis Nursery
314-768-3201 – Emergency childcare hotline
24 Hour emergency care for children in a nurturing, trauma-responsive environment. Also offers crisis intervention and referrals.

Operation Food Search – Find Food for Kids

Health & Safety

Housing Hotline:  618-397-0968

St. Louis County Homeless Helpline: 314-802-5444

Room at the Inn – Shelter for women & families in Bridgeton.

The Women’s Safe House – Shelter for women & children, employment help.

Loaves & Fishes for St. Louis – Shelter and food pantry in Maryland Heights.

St. Louis County COVID-19 Information Website
St. Louis County Coronavirus Testing Locations

CDC Fact Sheets:
What to do if You are Sick
Stop the Spread of Germs
Facts About COVID-19
Making and Using Cloth Face Coverings
Proper Handwashing for Preventing COVID-19

CDC Articles:
Guidance for Families Living in Close Quarters
How to Shop Safely for Essential Needs
Understand Social Distancing, Isolation, and Quarantine
When and How to Wash Your Hands to Prevent COVID-19
How to Disinfect Your Home

Personal Financial & Business Assistance

File for Missouri Unemployment
COVID-19 Unemployment FAQ

Gateway Resilience Fund – monetary aid to STL area small businesses (currently suspended – check back)

STL Partnership COVID-19 Small Business Resources
Small Business Resource Hotline: 314-615-1777

Small Business Assocation Disaster Assistance
SBA Disaster Assistance Hotline: 1-800-659-2955
Low interest loans to small businesses to cope with the COVID-19 health disaster.

Substance Recovery Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous Virtual Meetings

Recovery Dharma Online Meetings

In The Rooms
In The Rooms is a free online recovery tool that offers 130 weekly online meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues. We embrace multiple pathways to recovery, including all 12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health modalities. Also available as an app.


Ameren Electric:
Effective immediately, Ameren is suspending all disconnections for non-payment and forgiving any late payment fees for residential and business customers. 
Coronavirus Income Relief Program (currently suspended – check back)

Charter Spectrum Internet:
Households with K through 12 and / or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any level up to 100 megabytes per second will be offered free service for up to 60 days. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. To apply for the service call 1-844-488-8395

St. Louis County Library WiFi Hotspots for Checkout

Other Internet Assistance Options

LIHEAP – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Application deadline has been extended until May 31, 2020
Apply for LIHEAP Assistance

Other Utility Assistance Options