Melanie Gowdy, MSW  Clinical Director

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Local help with Medicare

Missouri CLAIM

CLAIM stands for "Community Leaders Assisting Insured Missourians".  They are a nonprofit organization providing free, unbiased information about Medicare to Missourians.  Learn more

Call Us: (314) 438-0811


Local help with Alzheimer' and Dementia

Alzheimer's Association-St. Louis Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association-St. Louis Chapter is a world leader in Alzheimer's care, support, and research .   Learn more

Missouri Medicaid

MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled

MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled provides medical care for individuals who are aged, permanently and totally disabled, or blind.  There is no cash benefit.  Each participant is eligible for certain medical services.   Learn more

Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Administration

You may now apply for Social Security Disability Benefits on line.  Learn more

St. Louis Housing Authority - Wait List Open

St. Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Public Housing (PH) Wait Lists will open at specific developments found   Pre-applications will be accepted online at for each site starting at 8:00 am on the opening date and close at 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

Applicants with disabilities that need assistance in completing an online application or who do not have computer access can be accommodated from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.(except where noted) at the Site Based Management Office (listed below) or SLHA Central Office located at 3520 Page Blvd. For more information, contact  314.531.4770 or visit

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