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                                            RESOURCES FOR FELONS IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI

 

 

 

THE BRIDGE (Centenary United Methodist Church)

1610 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
314-421-3136
Provides permanent mailing address, hygiene items, and referrals to other agencies.
Birth certificates and state ID: Tues 9:30am
Breakfast: Mon – Fri 7:00 - 9:30am
Lunch: Mon – Fri 12:00 – 12:30pm
Dinner: Sun – Thurs 5:00 – 5:30pm

 

CENTER FOR WOMEN IN TRANSITION

7529 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63111
314-771-5207, 314-771-0066 Fax
cwit@cwitstl.org
Provides case management, housing assistance, funding for food & clothing, education, mentoring, life/job skills training, and mental health/substance abuse treatment

 

EMPLOYMENT CONNECTION

2838 Market St. St. Louis, MO 63103
314-333-JOBS (5627)
www.employmentstl.org
Provides free employment services to ex-offenders and persons who have difficulty finding and maintaining employment and to St. Louis area businesses who are seeking qualified job applicants.

 

REOS ( Re-entry One stop Career Center )

3901 N. Union #101
St. Louis, MO 63115
314-381-6767
Provides job-readiness training, GED, literacy, transportation, photo ID, federal bonding, legal services, clothing, and housing assistance with experienced mentoring

 

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY ( CAASTL)

2709 Woodson Rd.
Overland, MO 63114
314-863-0015
www.caastlc.org
Assists residents of St. Louis County meet the terms of their probation and parole, including GED, money management, drug & alcohol, counseling, family development, job readiness and placement.

 

MISSION GATE PRISON MINISTRY

P.O. Box 6644
Chesterfield, MO 63006
636-391-8832
www.missiongateministry.org
Christian-based aftercare program that is available to ex-inmates. There are men’s and women’s residences available in various parts of town.

 

HORIZON CLUB

202 N. 23rd St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
314-436-1733
Provides showers, bathrooms, laundry, lounge, beverages, snacks, lockers, computers, and movies 24/7.

 

RELEASE TO RENT

Criminal Justice Ministry,
Society of St. Vincent De Paul

100 N. Jefferson Ave. 63103
314-881-6031

www.cjmstlouis.wordpress.com
Up to a year of supportive housing for men who can work full time, have a reason to return to the St. Louis area, and are without community support.

 

LEGAL SERVICES OF EASTERN MISSOURI

4232 Forest Park Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
314-534-4200
Free legal services for those who cannot afford an attorney for civil matters, services for individuals who qualify under income guidelines, preventive legal education programs.
Clients seen by appointment Mon-Fri. 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
Legal Aid:1-800-444-0514

  

 

PROJECT REACH AT ST. PATRICK CENTER

800 N. Tucker
St. Louis, MO 63103
314-802-0700
www.stpatrickcenter.org
Provides a mentoring program of employment assistance, counseling, and housing with experienced mentors for those who qualify.

 

CENTER FOR WOMEN IN TRANSITION

7529 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63111
314-771-5207, 314-771-0066 Fax
cwit@cwitstl.org
Provides case management, housing assistance, funding for food & clothing, education, mentoring, life/job skills training, and mental health/substance abuse treatment

 

CONSTRUCTION TRAINING SCHOOL OF ST. LOUIS

6301 Knox Industrial Drive 63139
314-644-1525

An apprenticeship program for various trades, such as carpenters, cement masons, floor layers, laborers, tech prep, and more. Visit their website or call to find out more about how the programs work.
www.stl-cts.org

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE MINISTRY ( Society of St. Vincent de Paul )

100 N. Jefferson Ave,
St. Louis, MO 63103
314-652-8062
www.svdpstl.org/cjm

Criminal Justice Ministry Offerings:

Long-term Programs

  • Release to Rent – year of supportive housing for men who have served long terms, can work fulltime, have no one to help. 314-881-6031
  • Project Reach – employment focus for non-violent ex-prisoners. CJM staff provide recruitment intake. 314-802-5495
  • Project Re-Connect – help for persons who max out (no parole): CJM staff provide case management for men, administered by Center for Women in Transition. 314-771-5207
  • R2RV (Release to Rent for Veterans) – up to two years of supportive housing for eligible veterans who have a criminal record and need a home.314-881-6031

Short-term Assistance

  • Welcome backpacks – filled with personal items for persons released with practically nothing.
  • Bus tickets/passes – must be job-related.
  • Emergency help – prescriptive meds, limited rent, IDs, travel back home, bus passes, referrals to needed services, e.g., food pantries.
  • Birth certificates – IDs
  • Entry essentials – direct services for persons on state supervision, referred by parole officers.
  • For CJM program participants – direct service 314-881-6034
  • Vital papers – Missouri/out-of-state birth certificates/IDs, GED tests, and Discretionary Sex Offender Assessments for Missouri parolees.314-881-6034

Support Services

  • Stay Out – weekly support meetings for men returning to community. 314-881-6031
  • Stay Out Connectors – monthly meal for ex-prisoners with volunteers.314-881-6019
  • Partners for Success – companioning recently released men during transition.314-881-6019

 

LET'S START ( St. Vincent's Church )

1408 S. 10th St.
St. Louis, MO 63104
314-241-2324, 314-621-2232 Fax
Provides a support group for incarcerated women and their families and bus trips for children to visit
their mothers.

 

MORE THAN CARPENTRY

Cabinet making Apprenticeship Program for qualified men and women. 18-weeks of classroom and hands-on training. Paid apprenticeship program. Call for more information.
1259 Stephen Jones Avenue 63133
314/862-0587
http://www.morethancarpentry.org/

 

SOLID START

314) 881-6034
Up to a year of supportive housing form men released to the St. Louis area.

 

HUMANITRI

1120 South Sixth Street, Suite 120
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: 314-772-7720
Fax: 314-772-8980
E-mail: humanitri@humanitri.org

Next Steps Re-entry Program , Transitional Housing Program

 

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTERS

4495 Forest Park Avenue 63108
314-535-6670

The Educational Opportunity Centers are part of the federally-funded TRIO program. The Educational Opportunity Centers provide free educational counseling to assist individuals in furthering their education beyond high school. Call for an appointment