To protect from the spread of coronavirus we are limiting face to face contact at our office until further notice.  All visitors will be required to wear masks and no more than 2 visitors are allowed at one time.  Appointments must be made prior to accessing the office in person.  Please call at (314) 438-0811 to set an appointment.  All services and pay will continue as normal.  We encourage everyone to conduct business by phone, fax, mail, and drop box when possible..  

•    Phone (314) 438-0811
•    Fax (314) 438-0822
•    Mail 9647 Lackland  St. Louis, MO 63114
•    Drop box located by the front door

For a list of upcoming pay dates click here.

Office Updates

If you are a family caregiver you may  overwhelmed at times. There are some things you can do to make the caregiving process easier for both you and your loved one.  Learn more 


Meals on Wheels of Greater St. Louis provides nutritious meals to elderly, convalescent, and persons living with a disability.  Learn more


Rebuilding Together is a nonprofit that rehabs homes for the elderly and those living with a disability.  Learn more

​$11/hr Guaranteed starting rate for CDS attendants

1st Choice In Home Care Services provides care from the strength based  perspective that your loved one has the right and ability to live as independently as  possible with our support.  

      Melanie Gowdy, MSW                

Caregiver News

1st Choice In Home Care Services


1st Choice In Home Care Services

9647 Lackland Road

St. Louis, MO 63114

(314) 438-0811


I never cease to be amazed by the resiliency of the human spirit.  It has been my life's work to support individuals

in their efforts to live life to their fullest potential.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday  8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Our Services

1st Choice In Home Care Services has been wonderful in helping our family with my mother.  We came to them not knowing how to help her live safely at home.  Their ability to design a care plan that was so tailored to her unique needs gave her and us the peace of mind that we never thought we could have. 

- Anne, St. Louis, MO

We believe in personalized support based on your loved one's needs. Your loved one's care will be coordinated by an MSW practitioner, skilled in promoting quality care in the least restrictive environment. Learn more

Meet the Director

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