Resource Links

(Categories below in alpha order)

Beautification/Plantings

Brightside St. Louis

  • Mission: to improve the quality of life in our community by educating, engaging and inspiring St. Louisans to make our region cleaner, greener and more environmentally sustainable.
  • Known for Blitz Day and recycling, Brightside crews also remove graffiti – report to Citizens’ Service Bureau (314-622-4800)
  • E-newslettercontact or sign up to be informed about Brightside activities

Businesses

Child Care Services

  • Contact Children Advocacy for Resources and Empowerment (CARE) at the Brown School of Social Work for a list of available babysitters and childcare policies. Email CARE at care@brownschool.wustl.edu

Churches

City of Saint Louis

Community Support Services

  • People’s Community Action Corporation
    Counseling Programs, Employment/Career Development, Leadership Development, Family Intake, Assessments & Referral, Family Support Case Management, Life Skills Classes, Nutrition Classes, Additional Services Under Development.
  • STL Village
    Community, Connection, Caring. These words describe STL Village, a not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life of people age 50+ who want to live at home and stay active as they age.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

  • Every week from mid-June through mid-October participants will receive boxes of fresh produce delivered to the SDCC office. Produce boxes could include squash, zucchini, corn, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, popcorn, watermelon, eggs, carrots, lemon cucumbers, tomatoes, and more. To participate please contact the SDCC office at 862-5122 or sdcc@skinker-debaliviere.com

Community Gardens

Skinker DeBaliviere has two community gardens. For more information please contact the garden coordinators listed below.

Healthcare

  • People’s Community Health Centers
    Provides social services and comprehensive primary healthcare, such as pediatrics, internal medicine, OB/GYN, dental, mammography, behavioral health, pharmacy, WIC, radiology, podiatry and laboratory services, to meet the health needs of the entire community.

History of your Home

Job Search Help

St. Louis Public Library Internet Job Search Workshops: The St. Louis Public Library offers free classes to help you find a job. Individuals work at their own pace to:

  • Search online for jobs.
  • Apply for jobs via the Internet.
  • Construct an effective resume.
  • Format an existing resume.
  • Create a cover letter.

Workshop assistance will be available to:

  • Provide tips on navigating software and online job applications.
  • Help in working with attachments.

Free classes are provided on an on-going basis at the Buder and Julia Davis Branches. Ask at the Service Desk for a Computer Training Class Schedule. Pre-registration is required. Call or stop by the Service Desk at the Buder Branch (314-352-2900) or the Julia Davis Branch (314-383-3021), email training@slpl.org, or online at slpl.org.

Library

Neighborhood Associations

New Neighbor Information and Welcome Packet

Recreation

Recycling and Waste Management

Safety

Schools

Stray Animals (Lost and Found)

A collaboration of three local humane organizations: the Humane Society of Missouri, Animal Protective Association (APA) and St. Louis Animal Care and Control pool their data on reported missing animals.

  • Kingsbury Animal Hospital, 420 N Skinker Blvd, 721-6251, has a wand to check for chips.

The Times of Skinker DeBaliviere

  • This is the home page for the neighborhood’s newspaper, publishing 5 times a year. Access photos, neighborhood history, archives, and more.

Transportation

Washington University