Area organizations contact us with information about their support groups and outreach programs. This information is provided for informational purposes only, as a courtesy to our parishioners and visitors. We do not endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such third-party programs.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designated 211 as the 3-digit number for information and referrals to social services and other assistance in 2000. The 211 service is provided by more than 200 local organizations that are committed to serving their communities. Many different kinds of organizations operate the 211 service, including United Ways, Goodwill, Community Action Partnerships, and local crisis centers. Dial 211 or visit 211.org)
If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 200+ crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 9-8-8. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Visit findahelpline.com for a listing of United States hotlines for suicide, domestic violence, anxiety, depression and other topics.
SINGLES AGAIN is a support group for separated, divorced and widowed people. Singles Again meets at St. Cletus Church the LAST Thursday of each month at 7:15 PM for its general meeting. St. Cletus is at 2705 Zumbehl Road, St. Charles, MO. Come and meet for friendship and support. All faiths are welcome. Contacts are Rick Pass 618-520-0966 ([email protected]) and Rose Kaiser 636-332-1959. In September, Divorced, Widowed to Transitioning Singleness (formerly called Care and Share) started again with Lee Schellert. He goes through a book called “Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends”. For more information please contact Lee Schellert at 636-946-7782 for any questions. Also, Dask weekends are for divorced and separated people and are held twice a year, once in Columbia and once in Springfield. If you or a family member is interested in this weekend, please contact Jean Stortzum in St. Louis at 314-704-1870.