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Medical
Housing/Shelter
Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
Support Groups
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Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
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Medical

medical

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Hannibal- prescription assistance, emergency medical- The Salvation Army

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

Kansas City- mental health- ReStart Inc.

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

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Housing/Shelter

Housing

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Low Income Apartments

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Regional

St. Louis Metro Area- The Salvation Army

County/City

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- ReStart Inc.

Kansas City- River of Refuge

Kansas City- Sheffield Place

Lake St. Louis- First Step Back Home

Maryland Heights- Loaves and Fishes

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

National- extended hours- Care.com

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

St. Louis- Hope House Child Development Center

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

Missouri Work Assistance Program (MWA)

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

Skill Up

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemplloyment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

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

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Regional

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

County/City

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

Platte County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

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

St. Louis- parenting classes- Gateway 180

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Child Support

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Essentials

essentials.

National

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

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- mobile food pantry- Harvesters

Statewide- food bank directory- Operation Food Search

Statewide- utility assistance- The Salvation Army

Regional

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

County/City

Affton- food pantry- Affton Christian Food Pantry

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

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

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

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

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

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

National

National- CoAbode

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

St. Louis- Meetup

St. Louis- Soul Sisters Women’s Program

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I don’t see my city?

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Putative Father Registry

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Adoption Law/Revocation

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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