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Need a Helping Hand? Here's a Full List of School and Community Resources


Important Staff and Family Resources Regarding COVID-19
for Fall 2020

The School District of University City realizes this is a very stressful time for our community.
The safety and well-being of our students, staff and families is always a top priority.
Our Student Services Office has put together the following resources and contact information.
Please use them when you need them. 

 Get the Facts StLCPH

COVID-19 Coronavirus: 

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has activated a statewide public hotline (877) 435-8411for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding COVID-19. It is operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click here for printable PDF of flyer to the right.

Please also check the SDUC District website for regularly updated information on the virus and the District’s response to it. 


  • Behavioral Health Response: 314-469-6644
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-392-3738
  • Crime Victims Advocacy Center: 314-652-3623
  • Crisis Nursery: 314-768-3201
  • Homeless Hotline: 314-802-5444
  • KUTO (Kids Under Twenty-One) Kid to Kid Hotline: 1-888-644-5886 (Hours: 4-10 p.m.)
  • Life Crisis/Suicide Hotline: 314-647-4357 (24/7)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Poison Hotline: 1-800-222-1222
  • Runaway and Troubled Youth Hotline: 1-800-786-2929
  • Safe Connections (Women’s Crisis, Rape): 314-531-2003 (24/7)
  • St. Louis County Public Health:
  • St. Louis County Youth Helpline: 314-628-2929
  • Senior and Disability Abuse Hotline: 1-800-392-0210
  • Youth Emergency Services: 314-727-6294 or 1-800-899-KIDS
  • Youth In Need: 636-946-3771 (24/7) 

Food Assistance:

  • The School District of University City provides free “Grab and Go” meals for all District children beginning March 23, 2020. Go to for current information and link to register for drive-through or walk-up pick up. 
  • Operation Food Search - Hunger Hotline 314-726-5355 (x3)
  •      - They can direct you to local food shelters
  • Emergency Food Stamps/SNAP Program
         - Info Line: 855-373-4636 (x2)
    EBT Customer Service Line: 800-997-7777
    3101 Chouteau 63103: 314-256-7000
    4411 N Newstead Ave, 3rd Floor 63115: 314-877-2000
    Income Maintenance: 314-877-2400
  • Meals on Wheels (must be over 60 or disabled) 314-374-9549
  • St. Louis Area Food Bank: 314-292-6262
    Has multiple food programs to meet food needs for a wide variety of students and families. 
  • WIC (Women, Infant and Child) 
    Supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children
  • Hope Food Pantry (City of Light Church) - 8333 Fullerton Ave. 63132
  • Grace UMC Food Pantry - 6199 Waterman Blvd. 63112: 314-863-1992 
  • St. Louis County Public Health department recommends visiting
  • Mercy Neighborhood Pantry has developed a list of resources (pantries) available in St. Louis County 

Rent Assistance:

  • St. Louis County Public Health Department recommends:
    • United Way: 1-800-427-4626
    • Urban League: 314-615-3640
    • Salvation Army: 314-646-3000

Utility Assistance:

Mental and Behavioral Health Services:

  • Telehealth Behavioral Health Services for Youth (2-page PDF from St. Louis County Children's Service Fund with live links and phone numbers of Agencies committed to helping during this time, as of 032520.)
  • Via TeleHealth (
  • Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri
         - Already established services to continue at home
         - Office at 9666 Olive Blvd. 63132  is open by appointment only
  • Preferred Family Healthcare: 314-972-8182
         - Hours: 10am to 5pm (intakes on site; services at home until school resumes)
  • St. Louis County Public Health department recommends visiting
  • Candice Cox- KHAOS: 314-898-6541
         - By appointment at
  • Additional website links available at

Contacting School Staff:

Office of Communications Director: Nancy Cambria -
Specialist: CarolAnn Cole -

The following employees are available to assist families:

Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education (314-290-4390)
Principal: Crystal Cauley -
Secretary: Barbara Dickerson
Social Worker: Allegra Grawer - 
Nurse: Pat Wilson -
: Cynthia Ross -

Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School (314-290-4360)
Principal: Janae Alfred - 
Secretary: Darlene Holliday -
Social Worker: Christine Parks - 
Nurse: Erika Buckels -
Counselor: Anita Qualls -
Trauma-Informed InterventionistRoxy Issaguire -

Flynn Park Elementary School  (314-290-4420)
Principal: Nicalee Wilson - 
Secretary: Portia House -
Social Worker: Stacey Miller - 
Nurse: Cherich Jones -
Counselor: Jona Ross - 
Trauma-Informed Interventionist: Scharma Banks -

Jackson Park Elementary School (314-290-4450)
Principal: Rebecca O’Connell -
Secretary: Milinda Coleman -
Social Worker: Christine Parks - 
Nurse: Johynne Farrell - 
Counselor: Shalonda Haynes -  
Trauma-Informed Interventionist: Scharma Banks -

Pershing Elementary School  (314-290-4150)
Co-Principal: Deitra Colquitt - 
: Jessica Hawkins - 
Secretary: Tamara Wilson -
Social Worker: Stacey Miller -
Nurse: Patricia Chandler -
Counselor: Michelle Turner - 
Trauma-Informed InterventionistRoxy Issaguire -

Brittany Woods Middle School (314-290-4280)
Principal: Grace Lee - 
Secretary: Kimberly Walker -
Social Worker: Allegra Grawer - 
Nurse: Dena Bashitti -
   Rashad Davenport-
   Kellie Douglass-
Registrar: Chantaine Coffman - 

University City High School (314-290-4100)
Principal: Michael Peoples -
Secretary: Britini Ward - 
Receptionist: Jaki Cooke - 
Social Worker: Christine Woodward -
Nurse: Kendress Hughes -
Counselors (Last Names)
   April Money (P-Z) - 
   Kimberly Merrill (A-G) - 
   Melvin Bond (H-O) - 
   Katy-Jane Johnson (Early College) - 
Secretary: Bella Quintal - 
Registrar: Robyn Murry - 

Lieberman Learning Center  (314-290-4330)
Principal: Paula Sams - 
Counselor: Cynthia Ross -
(See UCHS for Social Worker, Nurse & Registrar)