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.
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/