If you are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or know someone who is homeless, help is available.
Please search our homelessness resources for health care, food, and housing. 

American Red Cross of Missouri
From blazes and blizzards to floods and fires, the Missouri Red Cross fulfills the American Red Cross mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies. For over 100 years, the Missouri Red Cross has provided comfort, care and necessities to those affected by disaster. On the scene following tornadoes, floods and power outages, the Missouri Red Cross also responds to an average of three house fires every day. They provide immediate assistance for food, shelter, clothing and emotional support. For more information CALL: (877) 272-7337
Bishop Sullivan Center
Kansas City, Missouri
Bishop Sullivan Center provides people in financial hardship with food, help in finding jobs, and other forms of aid.
Catholic Charities
Programs and services provide for individuals’ and families’ immediate needs, while also offering the tools and resources for a better tomorrow.
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Columbia, Missouri
HUD-VASH provides permanent supportive housing for eligible homeless Veterans. For more information call (573) 443-2556.
Disabled American Veterans
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. For more information CALL: (877) 426-2838
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Hannibal, Missouri
Private, not for profit human services agency based in Hannibal, Missouri. Advocates and intervenes for families and individuals experiencing problems with day-to-day crises.
Feeding Missouri
Coalition of the six Missouri Food Banks working to provide hunger relief to every county (and St. Louis City) in the state.
Governors Committee to Ed Homelessness
The Missouri Governor's Committee to End Homelessness (GCEH) will lead Missouri's efforts to prevent and end homelessness.
Affiliation of program partners working together to provide support to military families in the communities where they live before, during, and after deployment.
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Northeastern Kansas & Northwestern Missouri
Regional food bank serving a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas.
Missouri Housing Development Commission
Information on housing loans for qualified Veterans.
SAFHR for Renters provides the following: 1) Rent and utility assistance for eligible Missouri residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2) covers up to a total of 12 months of rent and utility bills, back to April 2020 and for up to 3 months in the future, 3) utilities include gas, electric, water, sewage/waste water, fuel (propane, wood, etc.) and trash, 4) money is paid directly to landlord or utility company. For more information CALL: (833) 541-1599 or EMAIL: mo.safhr@mhdc.com
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Cost-effective energy-efficient home improvements for Missouri's low income households.
Social Services
The Family Support Division may be able to help you or your family with food stamps, health care, child care, child support, and other needs.
Food Pantries.Org
Find local pantries, soup kitchens, food shelves, food banks and other food help.
Missouri National Guard
The Missouri Military Family Relief Fund (MMFRF) provides financial assistance to qualified military members and their families.
UniversalService Fund
The Missouri Universal Service Fund was established to help low-income and disabled Missourians receive discounts for various services.
Missouri Veterans Endeavor
St. Louis, Missouri
Long-Term Housing, Therapy, Transportation, Emergency Assistance, Case Management and Child Care Assistance.
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Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. If Veterans do not have access to a phone or the internet, only then are they to visit their closest VA medical center without calling in advance. VA also urges Veterans who are not homeless or at risk of homelessness to contact their VA medical center before visiting for any reason. These steps are necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
SSVF may include intensive case management, financial case management, housing search assistance, assistance in applying for VA benefits/services, life skills training, budgeting, job preparation, transportation assistance, landlord/tenant mediation, and temporary financial assistance (rent, utilities, etc.) to address housing barriers. o Veterans do not need to be VA Health Care Eligible to qualify for SSVF. o Must be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. o Income must fall below 50% area median income for their area. For more information, contact (573) 443-8001
Contact Eileen F. Devine, National Coordinator, Health Care for Homeless Veterans, at Eileen.Devine@va.gov.
Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC)
They assist with the following: Section 8 housing, Energy assistance, Emergency assistance, Weatherization, Life Skills classes (Pre-employment, budgeting, energy conservation, building strong families), In-Home services, and Respite care for elderly. For more information CALL: (660) 385-4616
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Supportive Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF), Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV), Room & Board, Laundry Facilities, Group Activities, Psychosocial Services, Daily Supporters, and Case Management for Homeless Veterans.
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St. Louis, Missouri
St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Safe Passage Shelter
Offers emergency shelter and services for individuals and families who have experienced domestic and/or sexual abuse around the Moberly area. All services are free and confidential. Arrangements can be made for male victims through motels. For more information CALL: (800) 616-3754
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West Plains, Missouri
Salutes is shelter for homeless veterans and a thrift store. For more information CALL: (417) 861-6967
St. Vincent DePaul
St. Louis, Missouri
Assistance Programs Include: Air Conditioning Assistance, Burial & Cremation, Car Purchase, Car Repair, Disaster Relief, Bed Program, Prescription Drug Assistance, Thrift Stores, Utility Assistance, Housing Assistance
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Kansas City, Missouri
St. Michael’s Veterans Center (SMVC) offers affordable housing & services.
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
Find addresses, phone numbers, and websites to learn more about services, programs, and other help.
St. Louis area
This website provides general information, street addresses, phone numbers and websites for dozens of agencies, shelters, employment resources, food pantries and other organizations throughout the St. Louis area.
Kaufman Fund
The Kaufman Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit supports St Louis area Veterans and children who are at risk of abuse or poverty, needing food, shelter, clothing, medical care and basic needs.
True North
True North is a domestic and sexual violence victim service program. The services provided are designed to empower those who have been battered or abused by an intimate partner, enabling them to begin the healing process and work towards regaining control of their lives again. They provide all victims with safe housing, advocacy and support. This advocacy and support may encompass initial contact through continuous counseling, protection, housing assistance, and appropriate legal actions. Their toll-free crisis hotline is: 1-800-548-2480
United Way
Our community wins by Living United: By responding to changing community needs. By forging strategic partnerships and fostering effective solutions to tackle local issues. By harnessing the best resources and inspiring others to join the fight in defeating barriers to basic needs, health, education, and financial stability. For more information call (573) 443-4523.
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If you know a Veteran who is homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless, refer him or her to a local VA Medical Center, where VA staff are ready to help. Veterans and their families can also contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-4AID-VET to be connected to VA services.
There are MANY programs to assist Veterans who are homeless or at-risk of becoming so.
Veteran Community Project
Kansas City, Missouri
Provides housing and offers walk-in support services for Veterans.
Veterans Inc
This 501(c)3 nonprofit helps with transitioning veterans out of homelessness. For more information call (800) 482-2565.
Veterans United Home Loans
Veterans United Foundation exists to enhance the lives of Veterans and military families and support diverse needs in our local communities and across the nation.
Watered Gardens
Joplin, Missouri
Offers several programs including the Outreach Center & Overnight Shelter, Project Worth, Forge, and Washington Family Hope Center.
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We provide transitional and emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, employment assistance, and supportive services to at-risk and homeless Veterans.​