Resources for Seniors

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Welcome to the new Resource Guide for Seniors. We will update this page periodically as we come across new resources or services that may benefit the senior population. If you know of a great resource and would like to have it listed here, please send your suggestion in an email to info@Kirkwoodmo.org

For general community resources that may be of value to seniors, visit our Community-Based Resources page on this website.

Get information about Social Security on their official website.

Find the Social Security Office Nearest to You

Aging in Place

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.  Click on the link for information.

Shepherd's Center
Phone: 314-395-0988
Email: shepctr@shepherdscenter-wk.org
Address: 1333 W. Lockwood Avenue, Glendale
Description: Since 1998, our unique focus has been to provide the services and programs adults 55 and over need to maintain their independence and stay socially active. While they find it fun and enriching, it offers our volunteers a rewarding way to connect with the community and to others who turn to the Shepherd’s Center every day.

CORPS: St. Louis County Older Resident Program
Phone: 314-615-4516
Various locations programs:

  • Neighbor Driving Neighbor
  • Car Calls and Home Visits
  • Home Care and Repair
  • Legal Assistance
  • Tax Services
  • Age Smart, Age Well

St. Louis Area Agency on Aging
Phone: 314-612-5918
Address: 1520 Market, Room 4086
Programs:

  • Senior Minor Home Repair and Chores
  • Property Tax Credit
  • Senior Transportation
  • Nutrition Programs
  • Memory and Aging Program

Community Development Block Grants
CDBG grants are available for Kirkwood residents in need financial assistance with home improvements. The grants, of up to $5,000 in home repairs, are available to low-income and moderate-income residents, for repairs such as tuckpointing, roofing, tree trimming, fencing, and more. To qualify, the individual must own and live in his/her own home. This program is federally funded and operates through St. Louis County in partnership with the City of Kirkwood.

Transportation

OATS Transportation
Phone: 314-888-6420
Address: 186 N.W. Industrial Court, Bridgeton

MO Rides
Transportation Referral Service
Phone: 1-844-836-7433

Metro Call-a-Ride
Phone (to determine ADA eligibility): 314-982-1510
Phone (to make a reservation): 314-652-3617 or 888-652-3617.

General Outreach Services

Lutheran Senior Services
Phone: 314-446-2475

St. Louis Times Seniors' Resource Guide

Hands-on-Kirkwood
Phone: 314-965-2349

Kirkwood Public Library: Homebound and Outreach Services
140 E. Jefferson, Kirkwood, 63122
314-821-5770, et. 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

Educational Services

St. Louis OASIS
Phone: 314-862-4859
Please note: Some classes are held at the Kirkwood Community Center

Missouri University Extension
314-400-2115
Services page of website

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