Social Services Director’s Message

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Social Services Director’s Message

Lea

Each year, we serve hundreds of families in zip codes 63118 and 63104 through various social service programs – a record of service that we’re very proud of at Guardian Angel. When people are in need – whether that need is an overdue utility bill, an empty refrigerator, or few job prospects – we’re a trusted resource that can help. People come to us for emergency assistance, educational workshops and other self-sufficiency programming. It’s a holistic approach that provides a hand up, not just a hand out.

According to data from the United Way of Greater St. Louis, the types of social services we offer are among the most requested by callers to its emergency help-line, #211. Guardian Angel is truly meeting a critical need in the community.

We invite you to learn more about our social service programs, find the help you need, or explore ways to support our work through volunteering and financial gifts.

Lea Compton, Director of Social Services

 

 

 

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