Resident Resources

  • Community Psychological Services
    • The Community Psychological Service (CPS) is a not-for-profit outpatient mental health center established by the University of Missouri-St. Louis to provide psychological services to residents of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Our staff has striven to promote excellence in the counseling and psychological evaluation services we provide to the community. CPS is committed to offering high-quality, timely, and affordable services to individuals who would not otherwise be able to afford professional mental health care. This center located on UMSL's campus is now offering telehealth counseling services.
  • Center for Trauma Recovery
    • The Center for Trauma Recovery (CTR) is a multi-disciplinary center of the University of Missouri-St. Louis whose purpose is to foster Research, Graduate and Undergraduate Education, and Service (by way of a specialized Trauma Clinic) in the areas of trauma and victimization. They are also is now offering telehealth counseling services.
  • MO Food Finder
    • Customers: This tool allows you to locate additional food options nearest to you. Within the map shown are locations of different types of farms, food pantries, and farmers' markets for you to access during this time. Simply click on the magnifying glass on the map and type in your address or zip code. You will then be zoomed into your area, and you can see which businesses are closest to you. By clicking on the points you will be shown how to contact them, what they’re selling, payment type accepted and purchasing options.
    • Local Food Producers (Farmers, growers, and local suppliers): You can enter basic information about the food you sell, location, and contact information by clicking “Register Your Local Food Business”. Submitted information will automatically show up on the map below. Customers can then find your local food business using the map and search tools below.
  • St. Vincent Home for Children
    • St. Vincent Home for Children is continuing to support troubled youth in their temporary shelter program. Telehealth counseling is available to support families in need and only requires telephone access. Residents can call 314-261-6011 to talk to a counselor and learn more.
  • Explore St. Louis 
    • Explore St. Louis has compiled a list of restaurants in the area able to provide curbside pick-up, takeout, or delivery service.
  • EarthDance Organic Farm School
    • The EarthDance Organic Farm School, located in Ferguson, is a teaching farm with organic farming courses. They are providing a “Pay-What-You-Can Drive-Thru Farmstand” where people can drive up to their location and pay what they can for a bundle of fresh produce. They are also providing resources and partnering with two local groups including Mama Cat and the Potbangerz and the Restorative Justice Movement Center. They are also shifting their Farm & Garden Apprenticeship courses online. 
  • Mama Cat and the PotBangerz
    • The PotBangerz are a group of fearless volunteers led by  Dr. Cathy Daniels, nicknamed “Mama Cat”. They provide meals, resources, and services to those who are unhoused.
  • Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis
    • Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis is a University-based, multidisciplinary center that provides high-quality trauma-focused services to youth, families, and the community. Children’s Advocacy Services hosted and has uploaded a webinar on how to support children during the coronavirus pandemic. Topics included how to have a conversation with your children about the pandemic, create routines to minimize possible stress responses, utilize strategies to manage distress, and when to reach out to medical or mental health professionals.
  • United Way of Greater St. Louis
    • The United Way of Greater St. Louis seeks to help communities by mobilizing donors, volunteers, organizations, and companies to best provide resources for community residents. They are currently seeking to distribute resources in the form of cleaning and sanitation supplies, food, baby care, hygiene items, and more. They also want to provide better access to health and childcare services and better financial support. Counseling is available for all ages through their program. Also, they will employ those in need.
  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater St. Louis
    • The Boys and Girls Club of Greater St. Louis provides after-school and summer programming to youth in the St. Louis area. They are providing Virtual Learning and Programming in various forms. They have uploaded lessons on their YouTube channel including cooking, writing, and communication with more lessons to come. They will also be posting interactive media and other content to social media via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. Their doors are closed at the time this article was written, but always refer to their news site to check in on their current status,
  • Known and Grown Local Produce
    • Known and Grown Local Produce has included a list of which farmers offer online ordering and where to get Known & Grown farmers’ products during the pandemic. This document will be updated regularly to stay as accurate as possible. 
  • Charter Spectrum
    • Any student K-12 in need of internet to work from home is eligible to receive free internet service through Charter Spectrum.
  • Connecting Kids to Coverage
    • The Connecting Kids to Coverage Program assists families, children, and pregnant women who are eligible for Missouri’s family Medicaid programs.