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Homeless Hotlines
All calls are confidential and free to make from a public phone. They will provide information on how to get help with Food Pantries, Emergency Shelter Referrals, Crisis Response, Housing Assistance, Clothing Resources, plus offer advice & support.

Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30-4:30pm. Leave a message 24/7 or during hours when they're closed.

Madison County - (618) 296-5300.
St. Clair County - (618) 825-3330.
St. Louis County - (314) 802-5444

or 1-(866) 802-7155.




Veteran's Crisis Hotline
All calls are free & confidential.
Hours: 24/7, 365 days a year
Call: 1-(800)-273-8255 Press 1 to talk.
Text: Send a text message to 838255.



Suicide Hotline
All calls are free & confidential.
Hours: 24/7, 365 days a year
1-(800) 273-8255

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* Dialing 211 from your phone or cell phone will put you through to your local resource center where you can find more help.

Cooling Centers

Find cooling centers for adults & children in Madison County & St. Clair County, IL during the summer of 2018.



Food Pantries
Locate local food pantries in Madison County, St. Clair County and a few in Monroe County.



Kids Free Summer Lunch Programs
We've compiled a list of free lunch programs for children in the Metro East area for the summer of 2018.