Social and Emotional Support Resources for Families

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  • The District’s direct hotline for students and parents/guardians requiring social and emotional support is: 314-345-6900 or studentservices@slps.org.


    WHERE TO TURN FOR HELP: 

    • for families who need assistance with utilities, meals, senior services, and much more. You may also call 211 to connect with UW.
    • Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services COVID Line (general questions about COVID not specific to STL): 877-435-8411
    • Stray Rescue has a , providing a bag of pet food for anyone in need.
    • BJC is providing these Resources for Financial Assistance.
    • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is available to assist with civil legal assistance. Their intake department is available from 8:30am to 5pm, M-F, at 314-534-4200 or toll-free, 800-444-0514. An online application is also avaialble 24/7: .

    FREE MEALS (SAINT LOUIS SCHOOLS' PANDEMIC MEAL PLAN):

    CHILD WELLBEING:

    • is available to report any suspicions of child abuse or neglect. Call 800-392-3738.
    •  has resources for helping children and families cope with social distancing and to prevent panic. NCTSN's parent/caregiver guide to help families cope with COVID-19 is available here
    • Additionally, the  on how to talk to children about COVID-19. 
    •   offers information, activities, and tips for parents, including this resource on "."

    MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES:

    • BHR (Behavioral Health Response) offers confidential telephone counseling to people in mental health crises, as well as mobile outreach services, community referral services and critical incident stress management: 314-469-6644,