The Saint Louis County Homeless Services Program, Office of Family and Community Services, Department of Human Services Office is requesting proposals for projects and programs that address the need for permanent housing for Saint Louis County individuals and families. The funds must be used for permanent supportive housing or rapid rehousing located in Saint Louis County. This is a bonus project under the HUD FY2015 NOFA and has very specific requirements. The Housing First Model must be applied to this project. Proposals are due by October 19, 2015. Please contact Chaunceia Mayfield at (314) 615-5278 with questions.
Request For Proposal (pdf)
Notice of Funding Availability for the 2015 Continuum of Care Program Competition
To access homeless services in Saint Louis County, call:
HOMELESS HOTLINE - 314-802-5444 (VOICE)
Toll Free - 1-866-802-7155
For Hearing or Speech Impaired - 314-802-5348 (TTY)
While in shelter, clients work with a case manager who assists them with identification of their issues and problems and plans a course of action that will return them to permanent housing and independence. For individuals and families in need of cash assistance, Saint Louis County contracts with social service agencies to administer rent, mortgage, and utility grants; conduct budgeting classes; teach landlord/tenant responsibilities; identify available, affordable housing; and follow-up with families to prevent housing crisis. Any individual living in shelter is eligible for mental health, substance abuse, and domestic violence assessment and/or referral services. Children living in shelter are eligible for educational assessment services and transportation services.