Our children need health insurance by CAASTLC Executive Director Cenia Bosman
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Impact of White House FY18 Budget on HUD Programs
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Window Air Conditioners available at CAASTLC to qualified households beginning June 4, 2018
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Mercy’s Mammography Van will be at CAASTLC – August 23, 2018
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CAASTLC “Parole to Payroll” Weekly Reentry Employment Workshops
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See The Impact of a Donation to Dollar More
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LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP) – Application with Instructions Note: Form can be filled out electronically.

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PROGRAMA DE ASISTENCIA DE ENERGÍA PARA HOGARES DE BAJOS INGRESO (LIHEAP) – Solicitud con instrucciones Nota: El formulario se puede completar electrónicamente.

Weatherization – Downloadable PDF Application and Instructions

Weatherization Assistance Program Owner/Landlord Agreement Owner/Authorized Agent Certification form – Downloadable PDF form

Weatherization Certification of Household Claiming Zero Income – Downloadable PDF Form

Weatherization Certification of Individual Adult (over the age of 19) Claiming Zero Income – Downloadable PDF Form


H2O (WATER) HELP PROGRAM – CAASTLC and Missouri American Water Company partner to administer H20 Help, which is a program to help American Water customers who would otherwise have trouble paying their bill….more

LIHEAP (LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM) – CAASTLC has a number of Energy Services programs designed to alleviate the immediate threat of utility service disconnection and assists with restoration….more

WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM – designed to reduce the impact of high home energy costs for income eligible residents….more

COMMUNITY ACTION POVERTY SIMULATIONS – is a unique tool that helps people begin to understand what life is like with a shortage of money and an abundance of stress….more

COMMUNITY GARDENS – provide an opportunity for neighborhood social interaction, production of nutritious food, and maximizing family food budgets….more

ENERGY EDUCATION – a series of community forum on “How to Save Money on Your Home Utility Bills and to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient”

HEALTHY HOMES – provides recently discharged hospital patients the opportunity to recover in a healthy home environment….more 

HOME REPAIR – works with a variety of grant sources to provide funds for specific home repairs for St. Louis County homeowners.   Homes are then referred to Weatherization for additional services.

JOB FAIRS – CAASTLC sponsors four (4) annual job fairs in the St. Louis County region.  A variety of employers participate; frequently offering job seekers on-site hiring oppurtunities.

STEP UP TO LEADERSHIP – is designed for income eligible, community-minded people wanting to make a difference….more

THE SEEDS OF HOPE FARMS – main goal is to create a healthy food culture for all members of our community, especially low-income families….more

VETERANS SUPPORT SERVICES – CAASTLC and partners promote and conduct two annual events, “Veterans Stand Down” and “Stand Up for Women Veterans” the provides homeless veterans a variety of services….more

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (e.g. YOUTH CASE MANAGEMENT) – a school-based program designed to reach youth and their families who are at risk of involvement in violence, illegal acts and/or other related activities….more

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES – CAASTLC has several additional support services designed to meet the immediate needs of income eligible individuals or families.  These services include a Holiday Program and  4 resource fairs per year, which includes a Back-To-School Resource Fair….more

AFFORDABLE CARE INSURANCE ERNROLLMENT – provides assistance to individuals who enroll in health care plans through the Health Care Marketplace….more

EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (JOB READINESS, JOB PLACEMENT) – an employment curriculum that teaches job search, job retention skills, computer skills and resume building….more

FAMILY INTAKE, ASSESMENT AND REFERRAL – CAASTLC conducts Intake, Assessment and Referral for all household members to determine eligibility and appropriate needs….more

FAMILY SUPPORT CASE MANAGEMENT – CAASTLC offers home-based Case Management services designed to assist the participant in becoming self-sufficient through employment and/or educational goals….more

FOOD PANTRY – CAASTLC collaborates with the St. Louis Area Food Bank and others to provide USDA commodities and nutritious food items to individuals and families needing help.  During the summer growing season fresh produce grown at our farm site is added.  Nutrition classes are also offered in cooperation with Operation Food Search….more

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TEST (Formally know as GED) – CAASTLC is partnered with Ritenour School District to provide comprehensive services for the “Pathway to the Future” HISET program….more

LIFE SKILLS – CAASTLC offers classes to help people achieve their potential through education and training….more

PRISONER REENTRY PROGRAM (e.g. Makin’ It Work) – the Makin’ It Work curriculum is taught to offenders in the St. Louis County Justice Center 3 nights per week to prepare for transition to employment opportunities….more 


  • Anger management educational classes
  • Drug and alcohol educational classes
  • Assessment and referral to assist people struggling to establish and maintain sobriety….more

HOUSING ASSISTANCE – CAASTLC has comprehensive housing assistance programs which includes Home Ownership, Housing Counseling and Rent/Mortgage Assistance….more

INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNTS – a matched savings account designed to help participants achieve their long-term financial goals – buying a home, starting a business or enrolling in a certified education program….more









“James Ingram has been skillfully facilitating my cognitive skills programs for more than 12 years for The Community Action Agency of St. Louis County, making him one of the most experienced ‘Makin’ It Work’ trainers in the country. He is an insightful and dedicated teacher who brings his full spirit to every lesson. James has my highest praise and my strongest recommendation!”
Dr. Steve Parese, Author, Makin' It Work

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CAASTLC, Inc. is funded at $1,472,403.00 by Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds and $9,183,718.50 in total agency funding.  CSBG funds are received from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provided by the Missouri Department of Social Services, Family Support Division.