City of Kirkwood Resources
Visit the Kirkwood Human Rights Commission page of this website for information on the work they do in the community.
STARS Program with Kirkwood Fire Department. Kirkwood's Fire Department operates a "Special Needs Tracking and Awareness Response System" (STARS) program to help identify and better treat pediatric patients with special needs in the Kirkwood/Oakland areas. Click on the link for more information.
Community and Neighborhood Groups
Below are links to organizations and resources in and around the Kirkwood community. Please check back periodically as the page will be updated as needed. Please Note: Most of the links below will direct users to non-City Websites. Statements and opinions found on those sites are in no way official positions of the City of Kirkwood.
Meacham Park Neighborhood Improvement Association
TEAM 50 Boys and Girls Club. Team 50 Boys and Girls Club is a youth program focusing on sports, academics, and community service in the memory of Anthony Smith, Jr. Anthony was a 2001 graduate of Kirkwood High School and a four-year member of the varsity basketball team. He received numerous Division 1 offers and chose to attend Loyola University. He was diagnosed with leukemia and battled courageously for three years. Anthony's legacy in Kirkwood is one of love, respect, teamwork, academics, and loyalty. He was a role model for young people. For information on the basketball program, please contact Jeremy Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-395-9038.
Nonprofit Groups / Resources
Functional Needs Registry for St. Louis County. Kirkwood residents who are elderly, disabled, or have temporary mobility needs can sign up for this emergency preparedness tool. Information is kept confidential and is intended to assist anyone over the age of 18 who has a special need that would require assistance in an emergency situation.
KirkCare (Kirkwood Community Food and Financial Assistance Organization)
Hands on Kirkwood (HOK) (A MissionALL Community Project for "Making a Difference" Day)
HOK/Kirkwood Baptist Church, 211 N. Woodlawn Avenue. Phone: 314-965-2349
Midwestern Braille Volunteers (Braille transcription for the visually impaired)
104 W. Adams Avenue, 63122
Shepherd's Center (Resources for Seniors)
1333 W. Lockwood Ave., Glendale, 63122
United Way of Greater St. Louis
Call 2-1-1 for immediate assistance.
Kirkwood Public Library Homebound and Outreach Services
140 E. Jefferson, Kirkwood, 63122 || 314-821-5770, ext. 1018
Ensuring seniors and homebound patrons remain connected to the community of learning and enjoyment through the library. Includes:
- Home delivery of library books, DVDs, music, and more
- Book club resources for senior groups
- Programs for seniors
- Research assistance
- Discovery kits
- Mobile Library
- Technology assistance
State of Missouri Human Rights Commission (link is to their website for more information).
IDDHelp County-wide services clearinghouse for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Meets every Thursday at noon at Greenbriar Country Club, 12665
Big Bend Lions Club of Kirkwood
Meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Mike Duffy's Restaurant in Downtown Kirkwood
Glendale-Kirkwood Kiwanis Club
Meets every Tuesday at noon at Mike Duffy's restaurant, 124 W. Jefferson, in Downtown Kirkwood
Kirkwood School District
Kirkwood Public Library
Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber
Kirkwood Historical Society
Mudd's Grove, 302 W. Argonne Drive