What should you do when encountering panhandlers?
We understand that it’s difficult to see people suffering. See the link below for some tips and other information to help you understand more about panhandling in our community.
St. Patrick Center
800 N. Tucker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63101
HOURS FOR DONATIONS
We accept donations at our dock on Hadley Street Mon through Fri from 8:30am to 4pm. On weekends and holidays, we only accept casseroles and salad kits from 9am to 11am.
HOMELESS OR AT RISK OF BECOMING HOMELESS
People who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless may come for a private discovery session with a specialist Monday through Friday at our Welcome Center (side entrance) at 800 North Tucker Blvd. in downtown St. Louis, 63101. No appointment is necessary and the most strategic times to arrive are Monday through Friday are 8am and 1pm. The Welcome Center is closed for lunch from noon to 1pm. All intakes and assessments are conducted in person at St. Patrick Center.
We do not handle discovery sessions via phone, email or social media.
Parking is available at surrounding meters and in the $3.00 cash-only lot across the street from our Tucker entrance.
TAKE A TOUR/BOOK A SPEAKER
Learn more about the work we do by booking a tour of St. Patrick Center or a speaker to come to your group. Tours and speeches are scheduled by appointment; we request two weeks’ advance notice. Contact Kelly Peach at 314-802-0687 or firstname.lastname@example.org.