HEALTH SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE FAMILIES

HEALTH SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE FAMILIES

  1. Compass Health Network

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit healthcare organization that provides a full continuum of behavioral health services and primary and dental health services throughout Missouri.

102 Compass Point Dr, St Charles, MO 63301

www.compasshealthnetwork.org/   636-332-6000 or 844-853-8937

Locations:

St. Charles: 546 First Capital Dr., Suite 1  63301  636-946-4000

Union: 1780 Old Highway 50 East  63084   636-582-8100

Warrenton: 19515 Brune Parkway  63383   636-456-1500

Wentzville: 1032 Crosswinds Ct.  63385    636-332-6000

  1. ADAPT 

Adapt is a Healthcare Home that provides community support, psychosocial rehabilitation and other services for adults living with mental illness, including individuals with a forensic status living in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Locations

Chouteau

4030 Chouteau St. Louis, MO 63110

Hampton

2301 Hampton Avenue St. Louis, MO 63139

To refer yourself or to talk to someone about obtaining Adapt services, call Intake at 314-269-1169 or email aomreferrals@compasshn.org

Required Documents. Insurance, ID, paycheck stamps, Passport, tax forms, or need to sign a form that you don’t have income

  1. Casa de Salud Health Care

The mission of Casa de Salud is to facilitate and deliver high-quality medical and mental health services for uninsured and underinsured patients, focusing on new immigrants and refugees who face barriers to accessing other sources of care

Call 314-977-1250 to make a health care (medical) appointment or GUIA guide appointment: 

  

  1. Casa de Salud Mental health services.

Through our Mental Health Collaborative (MHC), you can get counseling to help you:

  • Manage stress

  • Adapt to change

  • Have better physical health

  • Improve your relationships

  • Cope with trauma

  • Treat anxiety or depression

Call 314-977-1240 to make a mental health care appointment:

Email info@casadesaludstl.org to make any type of appointment:

 

  1. Health Protection & Education Services

HPES provides free health screening services and health education to the underserved and uninsured that live in targeted service areas in St. Louis City, where 567 there is a dearth of medical facilities and private physician offices.
Venue: 6901 Washington Avenue (Formerly University UM Church)

Health Screenings – Health Protection and Education Services of St. Louis (hpes-stl.org)

Phone: (314) 314 448-7373.  Email: info@hpes-stl.org

 

  1. Mercy Hospital JFK Clinic

The Mercy Hospital JFK Clinic serves the health needs of individuals who are uninsured or underinsured that fall within the Federal Poverty Guidelines. As a department of Mercy Hospital St. Louis, we are rooted in Mercy’s mission and values and are committed to providing quality medical care and compassionate service to patients of all ages.

615 S. New Ballas Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 . Main Entrance: Medical Tower A – Free valet available. Phone: (314) 251-6382

Financial Assistance Application : Mercy JFK Clinic | Mercy

 

  1. Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

This location provides services for patients in our resident clinics, including primary care medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, surgical and wound care, psychiatry, dermatology and neurology.

4901 Forest Park Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108. 2nd Floor suite 241

Phone: (314) 3625060

 

  1. SALAM CLINIC

Salam Clinic was founded to provide free medical care to the uninsured and under-insured in St. Louis.

Location

  • 1425 Stein Rd.Ferguson, MO. 63135. Tel: 314-521-5694, Email: nurse@stpeterschurch.org. Open Every Saturday 11am -1pm, Every Sunday 12pm-4pm

  • 910 N Newstead Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108. Tel: (314) 533-0534. Open on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month 11am -1pm

Website: Our Clinics (salamclinicstl.com)

 

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VITENDO4AFRICA COMMUNITY  RESOURCES

MENTAL HEALTH 

  • Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Hotline.
    CALL OR TEXT for connection to trained counselors. The current Lifeline phone number (1-800-273-8255) will  remain available to people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, even after 988 is launched nationally.
    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/


  • CASA de SALUD MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVE
    1015 S. Compton     63104    
    www.casadesaludstl.org   314-977-1240 
    Provides high-quality clinical and mental health care to the uninsured, with a special focus on the immigrant community. The Mental Health Collaborative features low-cost counseling services, provided by a variety of on-site partners. Therapists  work with adults, children, individuals, couples, families, and groups of all languages.  


  • V4A Mental Health community resource 

Provide mental health awareness and resources to the African Immigrant Community. This include Hosting zoom meetings and in person meetings for adults and youth. 

Program Committee members:

Catherine Parpai

Sylvie Mutuma

Lilly Blake

Rose Njenga

Joyce Mugure

Please reach out to Rose Njenga 314) 498-8293

  • Emergency Mental Health Assistance:
    314-469-6644 or 314-819-8802 for youth or
    Via text by texting BHEARD to 31658.


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES

  • SAFE CONNECTIONS TEXT LINE
    314-531-2003 available 24/7.
    www.safeconnections.org/
    More about Safe Connections below.

  • AWARENESS
    www.wristband.com/content/domestic-violence-awareness.
    A website with links to many domestic violence resources and guidelines,
    as well as warning signs of abuse and more.

  • COVENANT HOUSE
    2727 N. Kingshighway 63113
    www.covenanthouse.org 314-533-2241
    Various locations for teens in crisis. 

  • LYDIA’S HOUSE
    PO Box 2722 63116     
    www.lydiashouse.org 314-771-4411
    A place of healing and hope for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Its transitional housing program is offered for up to two years, and serves as a critical link between emergency shelters and safe, independent living.

  • PATHWAYS TO BRIGHTNESS
    Diamond Diva Empowerment Foundation
    1029 Vandeventer, Floor 6, 63110  
    www.2def.org/    314-328-4348
    Assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking with direct and supportive services, including financial and housing assistance, one on one counseling, and personal development. (Program not limited to women.) 

  • WOMEN’S SAFE HOUSE
     24-HOUR CRISIS INTERVENTION HOTLINE
    www.twsh.org 
    Address: Confidential    P.O. Box 63010    St. Louis, MO 63163
    Crisis Intervention & Safety Planning Hotline – 314-772-4535 (available 24/7)
    Provides safe shelter and transitional living services to battered women and their dependent children.
    Founded in 1922, TWSH is the first domestic violence shelter in St. Louis. It is also the largest in St. Louis.


LEGAL SERVICES

  • ARCH CITY DEFENDERS
    440 North 4th St., Suite. 390  (New Address)
    www.archcitydefenders.org  314-361-8834
    855-724-2489 Call is toll-free.
    Free or low cost holistic legal representation, from minor criminal offenses, to landlord-tenant law, to family law issues. They also will represent people facing misdemeanor and felony charges.
    Click HERE for Arch City’s GUIDE TO REPRESENTING YOURSELF IN ST. LOUIS MUNICIPAL COURTS.
    The Guides can be downloaded and printed.

  • CATHOLIC LEGAL ASSISTANCE MINISTRY
    100 N. Tucker Blvd. Suite 726     63101 
    swww.sfcsstl.org/locations/clam    314-977-3993
    Mostly domestic issues, cases involving paternity, orders of protection, guardianship, and abuse. CLAM also offers services for immigrant populations who face challenges in filing governmental documents. Provides free legal services to low income clients in civil matters including evictions, bankruptcies, abuse orders of protection, welfare and food stamp benefits.No Walk-Ins.

  • FATHER AND FAMILIES SUPPORT CENTER
    1601 Olive St.   63103
    www.fatherssupportcenter.org/legal-clinic   314-333-4170
    Click HERE for all locations.
    Legal services in the areas of child support payment modifications, legal visitation, child custody and more.

  • LEGAL AID (Legal Services of Eastern Missouri)
    4232 Forest Park 63108
    www.lsem.org 314-534-4200
    Legal services in the areas of housing, domestic issues, financial, health, immigration, elderly and many others, including some social services. Call or check website for more locations.

  • NEW COVENANT LEGAL SERVICES
    4236 Lindell Blvd, Suite 201   63108
    nwww.newcovenantlegalservices.org   314-726-6489
    Non-profit organization that provides legal services to individuals and groups, including refugees and immigrants on a sliding scale basis. Call for appointment and to provide information by phone. Types of cases include consumer fraud, landlord/tenant issues, discrimination,  sexual exploitation, minor criminal cases, expungements, driver’s license revocation, and more. Check their website for updates on types of cases handled.

  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW–LEGAL CLINICS
    100 N. Tucker Blvd.     63101
    www.slu.edu/law/experiential-learning/legal-clinics/index.php   314-977-2778 
    Litigation, transactional work,  advocacy, criminal defense, human rights.

  • ST. FRANCIS COMMUNITY SERVICES  
    Southside Center   4222 Delor St. 63116    314-773-6100
    Administration: 4445 Lindell Blvd.   63108    314-932-3300
    www.sfcsstl.org
    Family law, immigration lawVeterans Advocacy Project, Housing Opportunity Project and more.

HOUSING: SHELTERS FOR WOMEN


  • St.  Patrick Center 
    MOBILE OUTREACH  HOTLINE
    314-561-0278
    Immediate assistance with provisions, snacks, hygiene kits, referrals and assistance finding shelter beds, especially evenings and weekends. Now providing SHOWERS in five city locations.

  • SHELTERS
    ALIVE (Alternatives to Living in a Violent Environment)
     PO Box 28733 St. Louis, MO 63146
    www.alivestl.org 314-993-7080    24-hour Crisis Hotline 314-993-2777
    Temporary emergency sanctuary and transportation to victims of domestic violence, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Night of Safety plus counseling, interventions, legal advocacy.

  • ALMOST HOME
    3200 St. Vincent 63104
    www.almosthomestl.org/.  314-771-4663
    Almost Home is a transitional residence for teenage mothers with up to two children. The program is nine months long and may be extended.

  • BRIDGEWAY
    www.bridgewaybh.com
    St. Charles County – The Women’s Center in St. Charles
    24-Hour Toll-Free Crisis Line: 877-946-6854 or 636-224-1800
    Lincoln County – The Terry L. Robertson Center in Troy
    24-Hour Toll-Free Crisis Line: 877-462-1758 or 636-224-1850
    Bridgeway operates the only two emergency safe shelters and outreach centers in St. Charles and Lincoln Counties for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT

  • Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Hotline.
    CALL OR TEXT for connection to trained counselors. The current Lifeline phone number (1-800-273-8255) will  remain available to people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, even after 988 is launched nationally.
    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

  • TEXT: HOME to 741741
    or visit
    Speaking of Suicide
    A site for suicidal individuals and their loved ones, survivors, mental health professionals, & others.
    SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources

  • NO MO DEATHS
    Missouri Opioid State Targeted Response
    https://missouriopioidstr.org/
    Find Treatment:
    www.anyonecanstl.org/

  • AFFINIA HEALTH CARE
    1717 Biddle St.  63106
    www.affiniahealthcare.org   314-814-8700
    Comprehensive treatment options, including services for opioid dependence and alcohol abuse. Primarily at Biddle location or in collaboration with other agencies. Start by calling admissions (314-814-8700) to schedule assessment and first session. Sliding scale/other financing available.

  • ALTERNATIVE BEHAVIORAL CARE
    255 Spencer Rd., Suite 101 St. Peters  63376
    www.adventbehavioralcare.com/    636-939-2550
    Children, adolescent and adult mental health and substance abuse programs that include medication assisted therapy, as well as individual and group approaches. Opiate recovery and Suboxone assessments provided.


HOUSING


UPCOMING MENTAL HEALTH EVENTS


  • January 24th- Youth Straight talk Zoom meeting at 6 pm. 

  • February 21st -Parents Forum -Zoom at 6 pm

  • March 31ST – Youth in-person summer Break Connection at 4 pm

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