Help for Youth

Listings of organizations that can help St. Louis City youth with housing, education, substance use, employment and other issues.

You are not alone. If you need emergency shelter, call Annie Malone's 24 hour crisis line at 844-803-7233.

In an emergency, call 911.

Basic Needs

Annie Malone Children and Family Center

Annie Malone provides services to youth age 18 and under who are in crisis, and those suffering from problematic substance use.

  • 24-hour crisis line: 844-803-7233
  • Emergency shelter and food
  • Teen drug use program
  • Therapeutic services

Phone: 314-531-0120
: Annie Malone Children and Family Center

Covenant House

Covenant House provides services to at-risk, trafficked youth and those experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16 and 24.

  • Housing
  • Mental and physical healthcare
  • Employment classes

Phone: 314-533-2241
: Covenant House

Epworth University City Transitional Living Program

Epworth living program provides services to youth and young adults ages 11-24 who are homeless or at risk for homelessness.

  • Emergency shelter
  • Transitional living programs (supervised and independent)

Phone: 314-961-5718
Website: Epworth University City Transitional Living Program

Faith Walk

Faith Walk provides storage space and basic toiletries for youth ages 18-25 experiencing homelessness.

Phone: 314-885-1305
: Faith Walk

Education and Employment

Family and Workforce Centers of America: Youth and Family Services Center

FWCA's Youth Services engage youth from infancy to 24 years of age, providing them with education, job opportunities, service activities, and training/mentorship development.

  • Child Development Academy
  • Healthy relationship education
  • Young adult programs

Phone: 314-746-0707
: Family and Workforce Centers of America

St. Louis Steppingstone

Steppingstone assists young adults ages 16-21 experiencing homelessness.

  • Transitional housing
  • Life skills training
  • Job application help

Phone: 314-427-3755
St. Louis Steppingstone

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