[Hpn] St. Louis, MO - Help for the homeless (shelter List) - St Louis Post-Dispatch - November 05, 2003

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Help for the homeless

As demand grows, homeless shelters struggle

St. Louis center receives a higher number of requests
in one month than the number of households it was able
to assist in an entire year.

Gov. Holden said, "Every day 26,100 Missourians
experience homelessness,"
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By MARIANNA RILEY - St Louis Post-Dispatch - November 05, 2003

St. Louis, MO - The homeless hotline, 314-802-5444, which is
maintained by the Housing Resource Center, can assist with finding
shelter at centers serving the St. Louis metropolitan region.

Those include:

Christian Service Center, 125 beds for city residents,
15 for county residents. Serves all but single men.

Family Haven, 54 beds for city residents, for all but
single men.

Metro Ministries, 25 beds for city residents, for
single women only.

Shamrock, 15 beds for city residents, for single women
with mental illnesses.

Our Ladies Inn, 11 beds for city residents; 14 for
county residents, for pregnant women with or without
children.

Haven of Grace, 10 beds for city residents, pregnant
women ages 16-24, with or without children.

St. Peter & Paul, 50 beds for city residents, 10 for
county, for single men.

Community Inn Partnership, 21 beds for county
residents, for single women and children.

Weinman Shelter, 50 beds for county residents, for
abused women with or without children.

Room At The Inn, 20 beds for county residents, for
everyone but single men.

The following shelters do not have any residency
requirements:

Karen House, 25 beds for women with children.

Missionaries of Charities, 14 beds for women with or
without children, but no boys over 4.

Women's Safe House, 35 beds for women who are victims
of domestic violence.

St. Martha's Hall, 24 beds for women who are victims of
domestic violence.

Salvation Army Harbor Light Center, up to 135 beds for
men that can be expanded by 100 when it's dangerously
cold.

New Life Evangelistic Center, St. Louis, 110 beds for
men; 75 for women and children with plans to expand to
115.

Sunshine Ministries, 44 beds for men only.

Reporter Marianna Riley
E-mail: mriley@post-dispatch.com
Phone: 314-340-8121
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