2017 Partners

The Diaper Bank partners with 18 community organizations who distribute our diapers through their existing programs and services. We do not distribute diapers directly to families at the Diaper Bank.

Many of our partners accept new clients who meet eligibility requirements. See below for more information about the Diaper Bank's amazing partner organizations!

Emergency Distribution Partners

These partners serve anyone in the community who needs diapers. Families can pick up diapers from these resources once each month and may be limited to a maximum number of visits over the course of the year.  We hope that families will use these resources in emergencies and look for another Diaper Bank partner organization that might be able to meet their diaper need long-term.

Bethany Christian Services - Free DIaper Friday

First Friday of each month, 8am - until the diapers run out

1300 Hampton Avenue #202, St. Louis, MO 63139

Anyone can come and receive 1 pack of diapers per child, maximum of 2 packs per family.

Click here to download a half-page flyer for the event! Full page here.

First Congregational Church of St. Louis - Diaper Sunday

Third Sunday of each month, 2pm-4pm

6501 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105

Anyone can come and receive 1 pack of diapers per child, maximum of 2 packs per family.

Click here to download a half-page flyer for the event! Full page here.

 

Social Service Partners

These partners have specific eligibility criteria for their programs and they distribute diapers only to those families who are enrolled in their services.  Please see the descriptions below to learn about each of these organizations.  Click on the logo to find out whether these partners are accepting new clients, specific information about eligibility, and contact information.  

Please do not contact these partners for emergency supplies of diapers.

Early childhood education center at caroline mission

Licensed to serve 88 children, the Early Childhood Education Program at Caroline Mission targets those age 6 weeks to five years from low‑income families residing in and around the Gate District of south St. Louis City. Offering access to high‑quality, early childhood education services, regardless of families' ability to pay. The program focuses on each child’s potential for social‑emotional, cognitive, physical, literacy and cognitive development, which is essential to kindergarten success and implements effective interventions through screenings and assessments, individualized child development plans, parent‑teacher conferences, and parental support and engagement activities. 

Epworth Children and Family Services

 Pregnant and Parenting program where homeless and at-risk youth can receive help in caring for their child, learn about positive parenting skills, and receive support in their p

Family Support Network provides in‑home counseling to families at risk of child abuse and neglect. Staff works with families to learn positive coping and parenting skills and create a healthier family environment. 

Older Youth Services provides a Street Outreach Program and Drop‑In Center for homeless youth. Some youth who access the program are parenting.

Foster Care Program provides foster care case management to youth in the foster care system. 

hancock place school district - parents as teachers 

Parents as Teachers Provides:

  • Personal Visits- during which your parent educator will share age-appropriate child development and parenting information, help you learn to observe your child, and address parenting concerns.
  • Parent group meetings- which are opportunities to share information about parenting issues and child development. Parents learn and support each other, observe their children with other children and practice parenting skills.
  • Screenings- to assess your child's overall development as well as health, hearing and vision.
  • Resource Network- that link your family to other community services.

Families living within the Hancock Place School District are eligible for services and should call 314-544-1300 for more information or to register.

Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry

The Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry is available for use by families and individuals living in St. Louis County who meet low-income guidelines based upon either the USDA's TEFAP program of the Jewish Family & Children's Service income guidelines which are slightly higher.  Application process includes a photo ID for the head of household and information about other members of the household as well as household income.

Interested parties should call (314) 513 -1672 to determine eligibility and schedule an appointment

Hazelwood School District Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers provides
 Personal Visits- during which your parent educator will share age-appropriate child development and parenting information, help you learn to observe your child, and address parenting concerns.
Parent group meetings- which are opportunities to share information about parenting issues and child development. Parents learn and support each other, observe their children with other children and practice parenting skills.
Screenings- to assess your child's overall development as well as health, hearing and vision.
Resource Network- that link your family to other community services.

 

Northwest School District, Valley Food bank

The Valley Food Bank provides emergency food assistance to Northwest School District families. In addition to food, we have hygiene items and household supplies, such as laundry soap and toilet paper. The Valley Food Bank is open twice per month or by appointment with a district social worker. Delivery is available for district families who lack transportation.

Interested parties should contact (636) 671-3470 to determine eligibility

 

Queen of peace center

QOPC provides monthly diaper distribution for children enrolled in Nurturing Networks. Nurturing Networks provides family-centered behavioral healthcare to underserved and marginalized women, children, and families. Nurturing Networks emphasizes early childhood intervention and prevention from the impact of maternal and generational substance use. A menu of evidence based interventions is made available to the child and their family in order to promote behavioral and emotional improvement. Services available to children include; child therapy, children’s case management, therapeutic daycare, parent education, art therapy, individual and group co-dependency counseling, and family therapy.

Interested parties should contact 314-531-0511 to determine eligibility

Raising St. Louis

Raising St. Louis provides services from Nurses for Newborns and parents as teachers through home visits or visits at another convenient place.  In addition to developmental and health screenings and important information about child health, safety and development, Raising Stl strives to connect families with other resources, bring parents together to share experiences and to help parents understand their child's unique development.  

Interested parties should visit the website (by clicking on the logo to the left) or call 314-747-RSTL to learn more and fill out an application for services. 

Ritenour School district, parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.  We provide comprehensive support for families from all walks of life through our developmental screenings & assessments, home visits and group connections. Additionally we act as a conduit between our families and the community resources that help them thrive.

Riverview gardens school district, parents as teachers

Parents as Teachers in the Riverview Gardens School District is a year-round program offered to all families with children prenatal to Kindergarten entry. When enrolled in PAT families will receive:
Personal Visits - your parent educator will bring you information on child development, fun learning activities for you and your child to do together, support you in your parenting, and answer any questions or concerns you may have.
Developmental Screenings - includes health, hearing, and vision and assesses all areas of your child's development.
Group Connections- provide the opportunity to connect with other families, observe your child with other children, and learn more about child development and parenting skills.
Resource Network - your parent educator can connect you with other resources in the community.

For more information or to determine eligibility, call 314-869-3211

Signature strong start

Signature Strong Start is an enhanced prenatal care delivery program comprised of an interdisciplinary team including a nurse navigator , social workers, and private OBGYN clinical teams who implement patient -centric care coordination to address the unique needs of each patient as well as conducting biopsychosocial risk assessments to identify risk factors and stressors that can negatively impact maternal and fetal health.  Strong Start provides three models of care delivery including home visits, office/community visits and telephonic support implemented in rural, urban and suburban settings.  Social Workers conduct three home visits: at intake, third trimester and postpartum.  Collaborative relationships with over 250 community partners extend the reach of strong start providing reliable resources during pregnancy and postpartum. 

To be eligible, a patient must establish prenatal care with a Signature Medical Group OBGYN and qualify for Medicaid for pregnant women.  Signature Medical group has physicians in St. Louis at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Mercy Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital. 

To enroll: contact Maribeth Hollinshead, Program Director, at 314-805-7081

southside early childhood education center

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SouthSide Early Childhood Center was founded in 1886, as the first child care center west of the Mississippi. Today the center serves 144 children ages six weeks to five years. The majority of families enrolled are low-income and about half are immigrants. In addition to providing high-quality early education with a focus on kindergarten readiness, SouthSide offers extensive support services. Families have access to case management, mental health services, an onsite nurse, and classes on parenting skills, nutrition, and financial literacy.

SouthSide Early Childhood Center accepts children from six weeks to five years. The center is primarily a Head Start and Early Head Start but there are some full pay spots. Families interested in Head Start must meet certain income guidelines, and the program has a waiting list. To apply, call (314) 865-0322 to set up an appointment.

st. anthony of padua food pantry

St. Anthony Food Pantry strives to end hunger on the south side of St. Louis by providing food and other personal and household items. We assess the underlying causes of hunger and work for systemic change in keeping with Catholic Social-Economic Teachings. All people who seek assistance at the pantry are treated with dignity, compassion and respect.

The pantry supplements low income families living within the 63111, 63116 or 63118 zip codes with healthy food: fresh fruit & vegetables, meat, other protein and dairy products. In addition, the pantry provides:

  • 2 personal care items each month to each household who comes to the pantry.
  •  good, used seasonal clothing for our families.
  • legal and medical assistance to our families.
  •  opportunities for signing up for health insurance right at the pantry.
  •  job support through other agencies & employment information.
  • one pack of diapers per child, maximum of 2 packs per family, for families with children 3 and under who wear diapers

St. vincent de paul society at st. ferdinand church

Families living in the Florissant/Hazelwood area near St. Ferdinand Church are encouraged to call the St. Vincent dePaul diaper contact, Bev, at 314-323-7862 to get in contact with a member who will conduct a home visit to determine diaper program eligibility as well as other needs.  Diapers are delivered once per month around the 15th of the month.

Families enrolled in the Diaper Program will receive monthly visits  and connections with other resources as needed.

st. louis public schools, parents as teachers

Parents as Teachers provides
 Personal Visits- during which your parent educator will share age-appropriate child development and parenting information, help you learn to observe your child, and address parenting concerns.
Parent group meetings- which are opportunities to share information about parenting issues and child development. Parents learn and support each other, observe their children with other children and practice parenting skills.
Screenings- to assess your child's overall development as well as health, hearing and vision.
Resource Network- that link your family to other community services.

All residents of St. Louis City with children under 5 are eligible for services.  Call 314-331-6152 or email latasha.anderson@slps.org for more information or to register.

sweet babies

Sweet Babies provides families with newborn clothing and other items of necessity hoping to keep their babies warm, comfortable and safe when they leave the hospital.

A “Sweet Babies” gift bag stuffed with love, onesies, sleepers, diapers, wipes, bibs, books, socks, sweaters/outfits is given moms who deliver their babies at St. Mary's Hospital and who are in need of assistance.