Heartland Chapter Resources
If you have lupus or know someone who does, below is list of some of the most requested community resources we receive. If you can't find what you need here, please call us at 314-644-2222 or 800-958-7678.
Rx Outreach: A non-profit pharmacy whose mission is to provide affordable medications
Good Rx: Good Rx allows a person to search for prescription pricing and discounts to save money
Healthwell Foundation: A non-profit organization providing financial assistance to adults and children to cover the cost of prescription drug coinsurance, copayments, deductibles, health insurance premiums and other selected out-of-pocket health care costs
Contact drug manufacturers – most have prescription assistance programs
Contact local pharmacies for competitive pricing and programs
Contact your physician to inquire about prescription samples, rebates or programs available
Missouri Affordable Housing Locator - A service that assists in the search for quality affordable rental housing in the state of Missouri.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): A federally funded program that helps eligible households pay for a portion of their home energy costs by providing a tone-time per year benefit.
The United Way provides local people with the help they need to find their strength and live their best possible lives.
United Way of Greater St. Louis: https://helpingpeople.org/
United Way of Greater Kansas City: http://www.unitedwaygkc.org/
United Way of Central Illinois: http://springfieldunitedway.org/
United Way 2-1-1 is your 24/7 connection to agencies and resources near you. Serving United Way of Greater St. Louis’ service area and the entire state of Missouri, United Way 2-1-1 connects people to services that help them live their best possible lives – from basic needs to child care to disaster relief to counseling. Need help now?
Metro Call-A-Ride service is available, with advance reservations, to both the general public and to persons whose disabilities prevent them from using the accessible, fixed-route transit services (MetroLink and MetroBus). You’ll share your ride with other passengers in modern, wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
Annie's Hope Annie’s Hope provides comprehensive bereavement support services to children, teens and their families.
Behavioral Health Response BHR provides confidential telephone counseling to people in mental health crises as well as mobile outreach services, community referral services and critical incident stress management (CISM). BHR provides 24-hour access to mental health services to residents of the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Warren, Iron, St. Francois and Washington.
Catholic Charities Catholic Charities is committed to healthy, strong families. We provide housing and homeless services, counseling and psychiatry, case management, family education, legal representation, and direct assistance, which enable families to break the bonds of poverty and create a stable environment for all family members.
Center for Counseling and Family Therapy Saint Louis University The Center for Counseling and Family Therapy provides affordable counseling and outreach services to empower people to face life's tasks with confidence. Counseling services are available to anyone in need within the Saint Louis University community and throughout the metropolitan St. Louis area. Therapy is provided by doctoral and masters-level students currently in the Medical Family Therapy Program at Saint Louis University. All therapists are supervised by faculty who are licensed professionals.
Compass Health Network Compass Health is a nonprofit health care organization that provides a full continuum of behavioral health services as well as primary and dental health services throughout Missouri.
Every Child's Hope With campuses in St. Louis and Kansas City, Every Child’s Hope mission is to partner with the community to assist children, youth and their families in their individual quest for health and wholeness through quality, faithful, professional services.
Kids in the Middle Kids In the Middle empowers children, parents and families during and after divorce through counseling, education and support.
Lutheran Family and Children’s Services: With counseling offices throughout Missouri, LFCS can offer a therapy location that is convenient to you. To learn more, click on your preferred region: Lutheran Family and Children's Services Southwest MO Region Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri STL Region
Provident Will accept calls anywhere in the US, Provident builds brighter futures through exceptional behavioral health services, especially for those with the greatest need. Provident also has a crisis hotline and part of a national network of call centers.
Washington University Psychological Service Center Provides training opportunities for advanced doctoral students in the clinical psychology program as well as low-cost treatment options for members of the St. Louis community. Confidential services are available to adolescents, adults, and couples in the greater St. Louis area.
Youth in Need The Counseling program offers individual, family and group counseling services to children and families who live in St. Charles and St. Louis Counties. Youth in need’s approach to counseling and to all clients is a strengths-based philosophy.
Catholic Charities provides a variety of social services and assists all in need regardless of religious affiliation.
Catholic Charities of St. Louis: https://www.ccstl.org/
Catholic Charities of Kansas City & St. Joseph: https://www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org/
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri: https://www.ccsomo.org/
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Springfield, Il: https://cc.dio.org/
Community Action Agencies
Provide individuals with low income emergency and crisis intervention services.
Community Action Agency of St. Louis County (CASSTLC): http://www.caastlc.org/programs.html
Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City (CAAGKC): https://www.caagkc.org/
Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies: http://www.iacaanet.org/
Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation: https://oac.ac/