Women's Resources & Charitable Organizations

Welcome to our Women’s Resource Page. This page is dedicated to providing information on local women’s groups, chapters and organizations that would be beneficial to our readers.

Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon is for relatives and friends whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.

American Cancer Society
American Heart Association

AHA builds healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Go Red For Women is the AHA’s program to make women aware of their risk for heart disease – the No.1 cause of death among women.

(314) 692-5600
Arthritis Foundation

Make a difference in the lives of nearly 46 million people who live with the daily pain of arthritis.

(314) 991-9333
Boys Hope Girls Hope

Helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to achieve their full potential, by providing value-centered, family-like homes, opportunities and education.

(314) 692-7477
Bridgeway Behavioral Health

A non-profit organization specializing in treatment and services for domestic violence, sexual assault and addiction, serving clients in eastern Missouri.

(636) 224-1210
Card Care Connection

Card Care Connection is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing sympathetic messages and motivational cards to those who face cancer. The goal is to provide an uplifting message of hope to brighten the day of cancer patients. Through this program, volunteers from all over the United States create handmade paper crafting cards and care packages. The program is distributed free of charge to identified individuals who may benefit from support.

(314) 477-0084
Center for Women’s Ministries

FREE counseling for women. Support groups and Bible studies also available.

(636) 536-1121
Connections to Success

Breaking the cycle of poverty one family at a time.

(314) 333-4490
Crime Victim Center

CVC helps victims of any and all crime and their families with a full range of advocacy and crisis intervention services. All services are free of charge.

Hotline: (314) 652-3623

Legal Assistance: (314) 664-6699
Emmaus Homes

Providing person-centered care to adults with developmental disabilities in a variety of residential settings and social/recreational activities for all ages and abilities.

Lisa Drier, Executive Director
(636) 534-5200
The Ethical Society of St. Louis

Striving to be better people for a better world. Wedding & commitment ceremonies Nursery & Sunday  school. Support & social justice programs. Event & meeting space.

9001 Clayton Rd. St. Louis, MO 63117
(314) 991-0955
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

The Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition is a non-profit agency that strives to create permanency in foster children’s lives by recruiting and retaining foster/adoptive families.

(314) 367-8373
Friends of Kathy J. Weinman Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence

A non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness and support for the Kathy J Weinman Shelter, the only shelter in St. Louis County for survivors of domestic violence. We provide help and create hope for women and children who need new lives free of violence and fear.

(314) 423-1117
(877) 402-8797
Infant Loss Resources

The mission of Infant Loss Resources, Inc. is to promote safe practices which reduce the risk of infant death and to provide grief support for families who have lost babies.

(800) 421-3511
LaLeche League

LLL is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian, organization dedicated to providing support, encouragement, information and education to women who want to breast feed.

LLL of Greater St. Louis (314) 424-3000
LLL of Metro East Illinois (618) 321-6667
Lydia’s House

St. Louis’ only provider of confidential furnished apartments for abused women and children for up to 24 months.

(314) 771-4411
National MS Society, Gateway Area Chapter

The Chapter provides comprehensive support services and educational programs to people with MS, their family and friends, and raises funds locally to support the National MS Society’s research initiatives.

(800) 344-4867
Nicotine Anonymous

Nicotine Anonymous is a 12-step program, free and available to all seeking recovery from nicotine addiction, based on the principals of AA. Weekly meetings at St. Luke's Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital.

(314) 822-2066
Nurses for Newborns Foundation

We support families at risk by helping prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through home-based programs that provide education, healthcare and parenting skills.

Cynthia Ackins, Development
(314) 544-3443
Safe Connections

Our mission is to reduce the impact and incidence of relationship violence and sexual assault through education, crisis intervention, counseling and support services.

Susan Kidder, Executive Director
(314) 646-7500
Crisis Helpline: (314) 531-2003
Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss

Our mission is to serve those whose lives are touched by the death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life.

(800) 821-6819

SCORE is a not-for-profit national association of active and retired business men and women, offering free business counseling via email, telephone or face-to-face meetings. Our objective is to help America’s small business grow and prosper.

(314) 539-6600
Soroptimist Int’l of Greater St. Louis

Our mission is to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
St. Louis Crisis Nursery

The Nursery provides 24 hour short-term care for children, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with an emergency or crisis. Volunteers always needed!

(314) 292-5770
24 hour HELPLINE (314) 768-3201
Support Dogs, Inc.

A national not-for-profit organization that offers dignity, hope and independence by providing highly skilled service dogs to individuals with disabilities and uniquely trained therapy dogs to serve the community.

(314) 997-2325
Susan G. Komen, Missouri

We are your community contact for all your breast health needs. From outreach and education, to funding life-saving mammograms, we support those affected by breast cancer.

(314) 644-5400
Ten by Three

We exist to eradicate poverty in third world countries by creating sustainable jobs and paying prosperity wages.

(314) 272-1250
Welcome Club Gateway to Friendship

Welcome Club is a social and charitable organization providing fun opportunities to meet new friends, interact with others and support local area charities.
West County Women’s Club - Member of General Federation of Women’s Clubs

Established in 1990 to foster friendships, and serve our community and Missouri Girls Town through volunteer activities and fund raisers.

Marla Simons
(636) 346-4220
Women in Charge

Victoria Sharp. Heals the spirit, builds confidence, and educates women in need so that they may provide a better life for themselves and their children.

(314) 727-5515
Women’s Place

A safe place for women who have experienced violence. Crisis intervention, support groups, self-growth programs, and community education.

Irma Kennebeck, MSW, Director
(314) 645-4848
The Women’s Safe House

Safe emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their dependent children (infant to age 17 male and female).

Sylvia Jackson, Executive Director
(314) 772-4535 Crisis Hotline
YWCA Metro St. Louis

Our mission is empowering women and eliminating racism. We offer transitional housing for homeless women, in-person crisis intervention and counseling for victims of sexual assault, leadership programs for
youth, racial justice programs, before-and after-school care and Head Start/Early Head Start.

(314) 531-1115

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