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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.

Metro East Illinois Resources

     

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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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.