Resources for County Residents

Find the Resources You Need

St. Louis County can provide support to help you get back on your feet after the pandemic, including food, housing and small business support.

Resources For Small Businesses

Are you a business owner navigating reopening?

If the pandemic has impacted your business or put you at a loss, the following programs can help you recover.

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

provides small business owners with pandemic recovery resources.

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Federal Resources for Small Businesses

can help you recover from COVID-19 and reopen safely.

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U.S. Small Business Administration

supports small businesses and non-profit organizations experiencing a loss of revenue due to COVID-19.

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Food Assistance

St. Louis County can help put food on the table

Use the following resources to get connected with fresh, healthy food.

St. Louis Area Food Bank Finder

can provide a hot meal and more information on food delivery via local food banks.

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All Our Kids

students can receive a “Grab and Go” breakfast and lunch while school is not in session.

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Missouri Food Assistance

provides for support buying groceries through the Missouri Food Stamp program.

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Housing & Rental Assistance

Get assistance with housing payments

If you’ve been hit hard financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Louis County and other organizations are able to assist you with paying rent or housing payments.

Emergency Rental Assistance (ERAP)

provides back rent and temporary assistance to qualifying low and moderate-income households.

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Cool Down/Heat Up STL

helps area elderly and disabled people, and low-income families, with their heating and cooling bills.

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Community Action Agency

provides housing and emergency rental assistance, and also helps families apply for utility assistance.

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Unemployment Benefit Assistance

Get financial assistance while you job search

If you have lost work and wages due to this pandemic, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits.

Unemployment Benefits

information can be found on the Missouri Department of Labor website.

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Missouri’s Online Unemployment System

allows you to file or manage an unemployment claim.

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Urban League Employment Services

provides free job skills training, employment referral and career fairs to local residents.

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Resources For Parents With School-Age Children

The pandemic has been a challenge for our kids

The following resources are designed to support parents and children who are struggling with their education, mental health or other issues.

STLC Children`s Service Fund

ensures children and youth have the support and resources they need to achieve their potential.

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Behavioral Health Response - Youth Connection Helpline

offers 24/7 crisis support for children, youth, and their families.

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St. Louis County Library

provides online resources to parents and teachers, after school learning programs and more!

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Mental Health Services

Struggling to cope post pandemic? You are not alone.

If you, your family or friends are struggling to adapt to these challenges, or need someone to talk to, contact any of the following organizations to get the support you need.

Mid-Missouri Crisis Line

is a 24-hour, confidential place to share your problems – available via videophone for hearing impaired.

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Care for Your Virus Anxiety

provides resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty.

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Safe Connections St. Louis

offers hope before, during and after domestic abuse and sexual violence.

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