Almost Home is registered as a 501 (C) (3) non-profit with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and our EIN is 43-1645686.
Almost Home’s code is #5415.
Almost Home’s CFC code is #59937
Almost Home serves low-income single moms ages 16-28 and their children.
Almost Home provides up to 2 years of transitional housing for pregnant or parenting young women ages 16-21. Our transitional living program is designed to provide a young woman with the support and tools she needs to be self-sufficient. Some girls may only need our services for a few months, others may need our support longer. Depending on their age and level of independence each girl’s length of stay varies depending on her individual needs.
Almost Home has a unique continuum of direct care services to help low-income young moms and their children achieve economic self-sufficiency. Clients can begin receiving services at different points in our three-level continuum of services depending on their specific needs. The first level is the Foundation to Success Program (FTS) which provides up to two years of housing and services for 16-21 year old pregnant or parenting single women and their children. The next level is the Creating Employment Opportunities (CEO) Program which provides one year of intensive job-training for 18-28 year old low-income moms. The final level is our Alumni Support Program (ASP) which offers up to 8 years of ongoing support services for any graduate of our FTS or CEO Programs.
Almost Home is not accredited but is licensed through the State of Missouri Children’s Services Division. Our license allows us to accept pregnant or parenting young women who are in the state’s foster care program.
The apartments are available to single mothers (ages 18+) who qualify for low-income housing. Preference is given to women who currently are or have been participants in our programs. When we have vacancies that cannot be filled by current and past clients, women in the St. Louis community who qualify may apply.
Foundations to Success is for teen mothers that are too young (under age 18) or are not ready to live independently. The apartments are for women (ages 18+) who have the skills to live independently but benefit from the proximity to Almost Home. Many of the women who live in the apartments are alumni of Foundations to Success and are active in the Alumni Support Program.
Rent amount varies – for information please contact Tonetta Clay at 314-771-4663 or online.
The building features a secure door with an intercom system and unmonitored video security. Apartments are equipped with a washer and dryer, dishwasher, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, central air and heat, off street parking, personal balcony/patio, and basic utilities.
There are many opportunities to volunteer and help our clients. Visit our volunteer page to see available opportunities.
Yes, please complete the group volunteer form to get the process started. After you complete the form, our volunteer coordinator will contact you to discuss your group’s interests.
Volunteers must be 18 years or older, but individuals who are 16-17 may volunteer with a parent or guardian. The age restriction is needed because of the confidential nature or our work and the duties our volunteers asked to perform. Please feel free to contact our volunteer coordinator if you have any questions.
Board members must be 18 years old. It is important that a Board member have the skills, time and network of contacts to support the agency in achieving its goals and mission.
Almost Home also has ad hoc committees for special events.