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About Our Social Service Programs

About Social Services

We provide a wide array of social services including emergency rental, utility, and food assistance; senior services; self-sufficiency programs; a food pantry; and a resale shop. Our social services’ team works daily to help give a hand-up, not a hand out to people in South St. Louis City seeking self-sufficiency and independence.

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Food Pantry

Our food pantry provides food assistance to people living in zip codes 63104 and 63118. The pantry stocks most staples, like canned foods, bread, pastas, rice, beans, etc. Fresh produce and meat are available frequently as well.

Things to know:

If you have an urgent food need, you can request an emergency bag right away. Follow-up appointments are usually available within 24hrs. Please call (314)773-9027 for more information. 

Donate to our Food Pantry

If you or an organization you represent, such as a school, church, corporation or social group, would like to schedule a one-time or regular donation drop-off, please contact Rebecca Ryan, Food Pantry Manager, at (314) 773.9027 or ryanr@gasastl.org.

Self Improvement Classes

We offer a wide variety of self-improvement classes throughout the year, including financial literacy, healthy cooking and helpful parenting courses. All upcoming classes can be found in our social service event calendar. Registration is required to attend.

Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance Program provides direct assistance to families, seniors and individuals who are at risk for eviction, foreclosure and/or utility shut-off.

Those who receive direct housing aid also participate in one-on-one self-sufficiency counseling and/or workshops. These activities cover a variety of topics including:

Holiday & Seasonal Programs

Back to School Program

During back to school time in late Summer, we partner with other community organizations to distribution school supplies, backpacks and shoes for up to 1,000 Pre-K through 12-grade students.

Thanksgiving Dinner Program

As a part of our year-round strategy for addressing hunger, we offer food to families in need during Thanksgiving.

Christmas Program

In partnership with other community organizations, the Christmas program enables the distribution of food, clothing, and gifts to an average of 600 families and 500 seniors in need.

    Volunteer

    19 Jan
    Self- Sufficiency Class Teachers 2700 Cherokee Street St. Louis, MO
    19 Jan
    Weekend Cashier Angel Boutique Resale Shop
    19 Jan
    Weekday Cashier Angel Boutique Resale Shop

    Upcoming Events

    13 Sep
    Guardian Angel’s 27th Annual Golf Classic Persimmon Woods Golf Club

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    Guardian Angel Settlement is one of St. Louis' oldest nonprofits, providing community-focused programming for children, families, seniors and individuals.

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    Our team at Guardian Angel Settlement Association wishes you a peaceful and joyous holiday. Thank you for making our work possible. We will be closed for services from December 24-January 3, and will reopen January 4. ... See MoreSee Less
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    Today was one of the highlights of our year here at Guardian Angel: senior Christmas delivery day! As they've done for over 15 years, a group from Ascension Catholic Church delivered gifts and holiday baskets to 140 low-income seniors in our service area. Thank you for a job well done! Thanks as well to all those who donated gifts and food to the program. Your generous support brightened the holidays for the women and men we serve. ... See MoreSee Less
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