Places for People provides an unparalleled toolkit of programs, services, and resources for people who have serious mental illnesses, typically accompanied by complex and multilayered challenges: chronic homelessness, substance abuse disorder, primary health disorders, and trauma. Our new mission statement, adopted in March 2013, reflects our commitment to serve the most vulnerable people in our community:
“Provide caring, effective services to help those with the greatest challenges recover from mental illness and associated chronic illnesses.” Learn More
A Day to Remember
Reversing a Downward Spiral
Philipo's Path to Recovery
Places for People's web video series, "Changing Perspectives: Stories of Hope, Health and Recovery," provides a look into the lives of people living with mental illness and the people who have dedicated their careers to help.
Taurus is an intelligent, well-dressed, and soft-spoken young man. A client of Places for People for over two years now, he always speaks in glowing terms of his experiences here. Taurus said he also knows that he was very fortunate to have come to PfP when he did, for many reasons—not the least of which was his health....Learn More
Before working with PfP's Multisystemic Therapy program, Ty and her mother lived in separate worlds. Ty kept to herself, spending most of her time in her room. She and her mother didn't say as much as "Good night" to one another, let alone, "I love you." When they did interact, it was almost always negatively, frequently resulting in explosive fights.... Learn More
"What I experienced and went through as a child, I don't want that for my kids," says Kim, 29, a recent graduate of the Incredible Years program.Kim's own childhood was difficult—she was raised by relatives where she experienced physical, emotional and sexual abuse, and she did not have a positive relationship with her mother... Learn More
Fourteen years ago, Hamdija came to St. Louis directly from a concentration camp in Zepa, Bosnia. Prior to release, Hamdija had been held there for six months, separated from his family, and tortured. Recently, with help from Places for People, he became a U.S. citizen. Learn More
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If you would like to learn more about Places for People's intake services, please call our Welcome Center at (314) 615-2111.Individuals seeking services at Places for People do not need an appointment. The Places for People Welcome Center, 4130 Lindell Blvd, 63108, has walk-in hours Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. All walk-ins will meet with an intake clinician for screening, information about PfP services, and/or community resources.
At Places for People, we are looking for caring, talented individuals who would like to help us achieve our mission.
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Places for People, Inc. 4130 Lindell BoulevardSt. Louis, MO 63108 Tel: 314.535.5600Get directions to our Recovery Center Campus