Walking With Families

Walking with Families St. Louis, an outgrowth of the Walking with Moms St. Louis initiative, provides a larger network of resources and support for families throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis as they walk through both the joys and challenges of life. 

Looking for Family Support?

Family life is full of blessings, but even when you’re doing your best, there are times you may need extra support.

Do you want to...

  • Strengthen and enrich your marriage?
  • Educate and nurture your children?
  • Provide essentials?
  • Grow closer to God?

The many St. Louis area organizations listed below and in our brochure here can help you do that and more. Contact information and the linked web page for each agency is below. Through prayer, guidance, and God’s love, you and your family will find the support it needs whether financial, spiritual, emotional, or housing.

Download our family resource guide here. Free print copies are available upon request from [email protected]

Annunziata School
(314) 997-7727
Archbishop Robert J. Carlson Adoption Grant

(314) 997-7576

Bridge of Hope Lincoln County (short-term housing and related help)

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
(314) 961-8000
-Affordable Senior Living
(314) 961-8000
-Mary, Queen and Mother Center
(314) 961-8000
-Mother of Perpetual Help
(314) 918-2260
-Our Lady of Life Apartments
(314) 968-9447
-St. Elizabeth Hall
(314) 652-9525
Catholic Charities of St. Louis
(314) 367-5500
Catholic Renewal Center
(spiritual direction/healing prayer/support groups)
(314) 731-6100
Courage / Encourage
Faith Alive in the Home
(Pre-K faith education)
Family Forward
(314) 534-9350
Fathers & Families Support Center (helping fathers parent)
(314) 333-4170
Feed My People Food Help Program (St. Louis/High Ridge)
(314) 631-4900
Gabriel's Retreat Ministries (pregnant/parenting mom support and their children) 


Gateway Area World Wide Marriage Encounter
(314) 649-7317
Good Shepherd Children & Family Services (adoption, foster care, maternity home, parenting classes) 
(636) 432-1313
Grace's Place Crisis Nursery (Franklin County)
(314) 854-5700
Horizon Housing Foundation (St. Louis) (family/senior housing solutions)
(314) 269-0809
Knights of Columbus Fathers for Good
(314) 544-0508
Learning Center at South City Catholic Academy
(314) 452-4171
Marygrove (psychological care for minors)
(314) 830-6201
Mercy Heartprints (preborn and infant loss support)
Missouri 4-H Club
Missouri Catholic Conference: Health Care Directive (health care directive/end-of-life)
(573) 635-7239
Oasis Food Pantry (St. Charles area based)
(636) 723-0037
Office of Marriage and Family Life (resources for engaged and married couples and families)
(314) 792-7171
Office of Natural Family Planning (fertility appreciation-based services for married couples, family planning, infertility support, and youth/young adult education)
(314) 997-7576
One Classroom (special needs children)
(314) 406-4797
Parents as Teachers
(314) 432-4330
Pathways to Progress - North County
(314) 269-5055
Red Cross of Missouri
(314) 516-2800
Queen of Peace Center (substance abuse help)

(314) 531-0511
Reproductive and Child Loss Ministry (through IC-Dardenne Prairie Parish)
(636) 439-0235
Roman Catholic Foundation - The Conversation Series (senior/end-of-life)
(314) 918-2890
Rural Parish Mobile Clinic (free adult medical and dental care for the rural sections of the archdiocese)
(888) 870-9610
Safe Families for Children
(crisis care)
(314) 452-6547
Salvation Army Gateway Citadel
(314) 631-1133
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
(comprehensive parish-based help)
(314) 881-6000
St. Elizabeth Adult Day Care Center
(314) 772-5107
St. Francis Borgia Food Pantry (Franklin County based)
(636) 239-6701
St. Joseph Housing Initiative (affordable quality housing for low and moderate-income families)

(314) 471-0282

St. Louis Arc
(disability programs)
(314) 569-2211
St. Louis Area Foodbank
(314) 292-6262
St. Louis Counseling - South Office (mental health services for youth, families and adults via catholic charities of st. louis)
(314) 544-3800
St. Louis Crisis Nursery
(St. Louis/St. Charles)
24-hour helpline:
(314) 768-3201
(636) 947-0600
St. Louis Retrouvaille (marriage resources and retreats)
(314) 456-1199
St. Martha's Hall
(domestic violence help)
(314) 533-1313
St. Michael The Archangel Food Distribution Center (Shrewsbury)
314) 647-5611
Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service
(food pantry/support)
(636) 441-1302
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation (scholarships for Catholic grade school and high school students)
(314) 792-7777
Walking With Moms STL (pregnant and parenting mom resource network)

(314) 792-7555

Need-Specific Resources (In Progress) 


Human Trafficking - The USCCB considers Human trafficking to be, "an offense against the fundamental dignity of the human person." Here are some resources to bring awareness and to help end this crisis.

  • The Covering House - Young women's survivor shelter located in Saint Louis County.
  • Eden's Glory - Women's survivor shelter located in Illinois. 
  • Rehope - Faith-based organization and shelter working against human trafficking, located in the greater Kansas City-Missouri area.
  • Tigerlili Resources - Resources and emergency shelter located in Saint Louis County.
  • USCCB Anti-Trafficking Program - national Catholic resources for dioceses, parishes, and schools.


Miscarriage & Preborn Loss


Coming soon! Check back regularly for new resources!