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Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription assistance- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

National- prescription assistance- Rx Outreach


Statewide- free clinics- Directory


Hannibal- prescription assistance, emergency medical- The Salvation Army

Kansas City- prescription assistance- Guadalupe Centers

Kansas City- medical, dental, mental health- Hope Faith Ministries

Kansas City- medical expense assistance- Redemptorist Social Services Center

Kansas City- mental health- ReStart Inc.

Lake St. Louis- medication assistance- First Step Back Home

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Housing info


National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


St. Louis Metro Area- The Salvation Army


Defiance- Our Lady’s Inn

Hannibal- The Salvation Army

Independence- Mother’s Refuge

Jackson County- Hillcrest Transitional Housing

Kansas City- City Union Mission

Kansas City- Forest Avenue Family Shelter

Kansas City- Redemptorist Social Services Center

Kansas City- ReStart Inc.

Kansas City- River of Refuge

Kansas City- Sheffield Place

Lake St. Louis- First Step Back Home

Maryland Heights- Loaves and Fishes

Raytown- ICNA Relief

St. Louis (age limits)- Almost Home

St. Louis- Cornerstone

St. Louis (age limits)- Covenant House

St. Louis- Gateway 180

St. Louis (winter shelter)- Grace and Peace Winter Shelter

St. Louis- Haven of Grace

St. Louis- Hope House

St. Louis- Housing Resource Center

St. Louis- Karen House

St. Louis- Our Lady’s Inn

St. Louis- Peter & Paul Community Services

St. Louis (domestic violence)- Saint Martha’s Hall

St. Louis- St. Louis Housing Authority

St. Louis- St. Patrick Center

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Affordable Childcare


National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

National- campus-based child care services- CCAMPIS

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Childcare Co-Op- Komae

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections


Statewide- National Head Start Association


Kansas City- 24 hours- Bare Essentials

Kansas City- Della Lamb Community Services

Kansas City- 24 hours- Endless Possibilities LLC

Kansas City- 24 hours- Over the Moon

Kansas City- 24 hours- The Kiddie Depot Learning Center

O’Fallon- extended hours- Just 4 Us Childcare & Learning Center

St. Charles- extended hours- Just 4 Us Childcare & Learning Center

St. Louis- Hope House Child Development Center

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP (MO HealthNet for Kids)

Energy Assistance LIHEAP



IRS Free File Program

Job Corps

Lifeline Program


Missouri Work Assistance Program (MWA)

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

Skill Up




Unemployment Insurance


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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info


National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

Naitonal- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- in-home nurse visits- Nurses for Newborns

Statewide- car seat events- Safe Kids


St. Louis Area- diaper bank directory- St. Louis Area Diaper Bank


Cass County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

Clay County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

Hannibal- baby supplies- The Salvation Army

Hazelwood- maternity clothes, baby starter pack- Birthright

Jackson County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

Lexington- diapers, formula, bottles, etc.- Swaddling Clothes

Osage Beach- diapers, formula, bottles, etc.- Swaddling Clothes

Platte County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

St. Charles County- postpartum doula & services- Elephant Baby

St. Louis- maternity clothes, baby starter pack- Birthright

St. Louis- parenting classes- Gateway 180

St. Louis County- postpartum doula & services- Elephant Baby

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials info


National- feminine hygiene products- Alliance For Period Supplies

National- cell phone assistance- Assurance Wireless

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- location-based resources- Community Action Partnership

National- professional clothing, workforce assistance- Dress for Success

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- education financial aid- Frank

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- public transit directory– American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- mobile food pantry- Harvesters

Statewide- food bank directory- Operation Food Search

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Statewide- utility assistance- The Salvation Army


St. Louis Metro Area- food pantry, clothing, rent & utility assistance, etc.- The Salvation Army


Affton- food pantry- Affton Christian Food Pantry

Carondelet- food pantry, utility assistance, holiday assistance, etc.- CCBF

Clay County- food assistance, rent/utility assistance, employment assistance, holiday assistance, etc.- Metro Lutheran Ministry

Hannibal- food pantry, general assistance, utility assistance, rent assistance, vouchers etc.- The Salvation Army

Jackson County- food assistance, rent/utility assistance, employment assistance, holiday assistance, etc.- Metro Lutheran Ministry

Kansas City- transportation assistance, emergency assistance, school supplies, holiday assistance- Della Lamb Community Services

Kansas City- rent/utility assistance, food pantry, transportation assistance, seasonal assistance, etc.- Guadalupe Centers

Kansas City- daily meals, showers, clothing, laundry, bicycles, etc.- Hope Faith Ministries

Kansas City- food bank, pet food- Jewish Family Services

Kansas City- utility assistance, food, clothing, transportation assistance, etc.- Redemptorist Social Services Center

Kansas City- food bank- ReStart Inc.

Kansas City- rental assistance, emergency assistance services- Save Inc.

Kansas City- utility assistance, clothing, household items, food pantry, retail vouchers, etc.- Union City Mission

Lake St. Louis- daily meals, food boxes, clothing vouchers, cell phones, gas, bus fare, utility assistance, etc.- First Step Back Home

Maryland Heights- food pantry, daily meals- Loaves and Fishes

Platte County- food assistance, rent/utility assistance, employment assistance, holiday assistance, etc.- Metro Lutheran Ministry

St. Louis- utility assistance, employment development, food pantry, etc.- CAASTLC

St. Louis- utility assistance, air conditioner room units, electric heaters, etc.- Energy Care

St. Louis- rent & utility assistance- Father Bob’s Outreach

St. Louis- utility assistance, bus passes, school supplies, shoe vouchers, etc.- Franciscan Connection

St. Louis- daily meals, earned store credits, etc.- Gateway 180

St. Louis- food pantry- Grace and Peace Fellowship

St. Louis- utility assistance- Heat Up St. Louis

St. Louis- food pantry- Helping Hands Food Pantry

St. Louis- food pantry- Isaiah 58 Ministries

St. Louis- public transit- Metro

St. Louis- clothing, food baskets, etc.- Our Lady of Lourdes Parish

St. Louis- food assistance, clothing, employment training, utility assistance, etc.- People’s Community Action Corporation

St. Louis- daily meals- Peter & Paul Community Services

St. Louis- food & clothing bank- Project Downtown St. Louis

St. Louis- food pantry- St. Anthony Food Pantry

St. Louis- summer food program- St. Louis Dept. of Human Services

St. Louis- food pantry, daily meals, clothing, etc.- St. Louis Dream Center

St. Louis- food pantry- St. Trinity Food Pantry

St. Louis- food assistance, toiletries, clothes, household goods, etc.- Sunshine Ministries

St. Louis- school supplies, children’s clothes- The Little Bit Foundation

St. Louis- food pantry, rent & utility assistance- The Salvation Army

St. Louis- employment services, scholarships, food/clothing, utility assistance, etc.- Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Wellston- food assistance, clothing, employment training, utility assistance, etc.- People’s Community Action Corporation

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Support Groups

Support Info


National- CoAbode

National- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- Moms Club International

National- MOPS

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom


St. Louis- Meetup

St. Louis- Soul Sisters Women’s Program

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

Register Here

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

The written consent required by the birth parent shall not be executed anytime before the child is forty-eight hours old.

The written consent may be withdrawn anytime until it has been reviewed and accepted by a judge.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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*Verified 2/20