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.  You can also visit www.211helps.org.

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



Free Meals in Belleville, IL
Places to get a sack lunch or hot meal in Belleville Monday through Saturday.



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.



Cooling Centers
Find cooling centers for adults & children in St. Clair & Madison Counties during the summer of 2018.


Sexual Assault Hotline
All calls are free & confidential.
Hours: 24/7, 365 days a year
 (618) 397-0975

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 tex
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message to 838255

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

Housing, Utility & Multiple Assistance

Resources for housing & utilities and emergency needs assistance in St. Clair & Madison Counties.



Veterans Matter, Too

Veterans in St. Clair & Madison Counties can get help through these centers.



Making A Difference For Pets
Resources for pet owners to find low cost spay & neuter programs, pet food pantries, vaccination & microchip clinics, vet bill assistance and more.



Thrift Stores

Locate thrift stores in the area to buy gently used goods at low prices in St. Clair, Madison & Monroe Counties.

Metro East Illinois Resources