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Senior Services

Aging Ahead - Local Chapter of Area Agency of Aging

Resources for the following:

·         Meals on Wheels

·         Transportation

·         Family Caregiver Support Program

·         Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

·         In-Home Services

·         Medicare or Medicaid

·         Health Insurance Marketplace

·         Senior Housing

·         Long-Term Care

·         Application Assistance

·         Elder Abuse

·         Legal Services

·         Disabilities Resources

Contact: (800)-243-6060

Email: info@agingahead.org

Office Address: 14535 Manchester Road, Manchester, MO 63011

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri: 8am-4:30pm

Website: https://www.agingahead.org/

Notes: The contact information and hours above are for the central office. The West County Location is on Manchester Road, email is westcounty@agingahead.org and phone number is (636)-227-3882.

Tags: Crisis Intervention/Safety Planning Legal Advocacy

 

Home Improvement Program

The Home Improvement Program (HIP) is a federally funded program, which provides technical advice and financial assistance to qualified homeowners for a variety of home repairs. A participant can receive 100% of the cost of correcting authorized repairs, based on a maximum benefit limit of $5,000. To qualify, the individual must own and live in his/her own home.

Contact: (314)-615-8232

Office Address:  4546 Lemay Ferry Road: St. Louis, MO 63129

Website: https://stlouiscountymo.gov/st-louis-county-departments/human-services/community-development/home-improvement-program/

Notes:  Homeowners are required to sign a 5-year Forgivable Loan Agreement that provides for an annual reduction of twenty percent of the amount of the grant, as long as they continue to own and occupy their house.

Tags: Financial Assistance

 

County Older Resident Programs

The County Older Resident Programs (CORP) provides a variety of services to St. Louis County residents age 60 and over. Various locations programs:

·         Neighbor Driving Neighbor

·         Car Calls and Home Visits

·         Home Care and Repair

·         Legal Assistance

·         Tax Services

·         Age Smart, Age Well

Contact: (314)-615-4516 or TTY: 1-(800)-735-2966

Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm

Website: https://stlouiscountymo.gov/st-louis-county-departments/human-services/county-older-resident-programs/

Notes:  The contact’s name who services the Kirkwood area is Tom Cole.

Tags: Legal Advocacy

 

Functional Needs Registry for St. Louis County

The Access and Functional Needs Registry is a confidential emergency preparedness registry maintained by the St. Louis County Department of Human Services. Emergency responders can use this information to plan and provide services for individuals who may need additional assistance during disasters.

Contact: (314)-615-4426

Office Address:  500 Northwest Plaza – Suite 800.  St. Ann, MO  63074

Website: https://stlouiscountymo.gov/st-louis-county-departments/human-services/functional-needs-registry/#:~:text=The%20Access%20and%20Functional%20Needs,need%20additional%20assistance%20during%20disasters.

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Tags: Crisis Intervention/Safety Planning

 

Lutheran Senior Services

Provides answers about obtaining resources for seniors and their families for support, senior housing, financial support and benefits, finding care, community resources, legal resources, transportation, personal emergency response and services.

Contact: (314)-446-2475

Office Address: 1150 Hanley Industrial Ct. St. Louis, MO 63144

Office Hours: Sun-Sat: 8am-5pm

Website: https://www.lssliving.org/

Notes:  The contact information above is for questions regarding aging resources. The main line for Lutheran Senior Service is 314-968-9313

Tags:  Financial Assistance Legal Advocacy Food Pantry

 

MO Elder & Disabled Abuse Hotline

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable individuals 60 and older and people with disabilities between 18 and 59. These individuals may live in the community or in long-term care facilities. Missouri’s Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline responds to reports of abuse, bullying, neglect, and financial exploitation. If you suspect someone is being abused, bullied, neglected or exploited, call the hotline at (800)-392-0210

Hotline: (800)-392-0210 (Available 7:00am - 12:00am Daily)

Hearing-impaired Relay MO Hotline: 1-(800)-735-2466 (Available 7:00am - 12:00am Daily)

Website: http://health.mo.gov/safety/abuse/

Tags: Crisis Line Crisis Intervention/Safety Planning Gender Inclusive Language Services

 

Shepherd's Center

Provides services and programs adults 55 and over need to maintain their independence and stay socially active. Resources for the following services:

·         Transportation - provides rides to medical appointments.

·         Handy Hands - assist with simple repairs for those responsible for home maintenance

·         Chores Galore - helps homeowners with seasonal yard cleanup

·         Classes - exercise, guest speakers, art, film screenings, discussion groups, brain training, caregiver classes and workshops for areas of interest.

·         Day Trips - visits local historical and cultural sites

·         Groups and Clubs - Book clubs, lunch groups, games and more.

Contact: (314)-395-0988

Office Address: 1320 W. Lockwood Avenue. St. Louis, MO 63122

Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 9:00-3:00

Website: https://shepherdscenter-wk.org/

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