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Important Staff and Family Resources Regarding COVID-19

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. 

 

Click here for a printable 2-page PDF with the following information. (updated 041520)

COVID-19 Coronavirus: 

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has activated a statewide public hotline (877) 435-8411,
for 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.

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

Emergency/Crisis:

  • 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: www.stlcorona.com.
  • 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. Plan changes began the week of April 6. Go to www.ucityschools.org/GrabandGo for 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 www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/fstamp
         - 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) www.mowstl.org: 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) www.wicprograms.org 
         - 
    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 www.stlcorona.com.
  • 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:

  • Ameran: https://uwgsl.tfaforms.net/4602908
  • Spire: https://www.spireenergy.com/coronavirus 
  • MSD: https://msdprojectclear.org/customers/billing/customer-assistance-program/  
  • Charter: 1-844-488-8395 - Offering 2 months of free wifi for students.
  • St. Louis County Public Health department recommends visiting www.stlcorona.com.


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 (www.telehealth.com)
  • Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri www.lfcsmo.org
         - 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 www.stlcorona.com.
  • Candice Cox- KHAOS: 314-898-6541
         - By appointment at www.aainspirations.com
  • Additional website links available at www.ucityschools.org/SelfCare2020


Contacting School Staff:

Office of Communications Director: Nancy Cambria - ncmbria@ucityschools.org
Specialist: CarolAnn Cole - ccole@ucityschools.org

Starting on Monday, March 30, the following employees are available to assist families:

Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education (314-290-4390)
Principal: Crystal Cauley - ccauley@ucityschools.org
Secretary: Barbara Dickerson bdickerson@ucityschools.org
Social Worker: Allegra Grawer - agrawer@ucityschools.org 
Nurse: Pat Wilson - pwilson@ucityschools.org
Counselor
: Cynthia Ross - cross@ucityschools.org

Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School (314-290-4360)
Principal: Janae Alfred - jalfred@ucityschools.org 
Secretary: Darlene Holliday - dholliday@ucityschools.org
Social Worker: Christine Parks - cparks@ucityschools.org 
Nurse: Erika Buckels - ebuckels@ucityschools.org
Counselor: Anita Qualls - aqualls@ucityschools.org

Flynn Park Elementary School  (314-290-4420)
Principal: Nicalee Wilson - nwilson@ucityschools.org 
Secretary: Portia House - phouse@ucityschools.org
Social Worker: Stacey Miller - smiller@ucityschools.org 
Nurse: Cherich Jones - cherichjones@ucityschools.org
Counselor: Jona Ross - jross@ucityschools.org 

Jackson Park Elementary School (314-290-4450)
Principal: Rebecca O’Connell - roconnell@ucityschools.org
Secretary: Milinda Coleman - mcoleman@ucityschools.org
Social Worker: Christine Parks - cparks@ucityschools.org 
Nurse: Johynne Farrell - Jfarrell@ucityschools.org 
Counselor: Shalonda Haynes - shaynes@ucityschools.org 

Pershing Elementary School  (314-290-4150)
Principal: Herbert Buie - hbuie@ucityschools.org 
Secretary: Tamara Wilson - twilson@ucityschools.org
Social Worker: Stacey Miller - smiller@ucityschools.org
Nurse: Patricia Chandler - pchandler@ucityschools.org
Counselor: Michelle Turner -  miturner@ucityschools.org 

Brittany Woods Middle School (314-290-4280)
Principal: Elliott Shostak - eshostak@ucityschools.org 
Secretary: Kimberly Walker - kwalker@ucityschools.org
Social Worker: Allegra Grawer - agrawer@ucityschools.org 
Nurse: Pat Wilson - pwilson@ucityschools.org
Counselors
:
   Rashad Davenport- rdavenport@ucityschools.org
   Kellie Douglass- kdouglass@ucityschools.org
Registrar: Chantaine Coffman - ccoffman@ucityschools.org 

University City High School (314-290-4100)
Principal: Michael Peoples - mpeoples@ucityschools.org
Secretary: Britini Ward - bward@ucityschools.org 
Receptionist: Jaki Cooke - jcooke@ucityschools.org 
Social Worker: Christine Woodward - cwoodward@ucityschools.org
Nurse: Madison Dusenberry - mdusenberry@ucityschools.org
Counselors (Last Names)
   April Money (P-Z) - apmoney@ucityschools.org 
   Kimberly Merrill (A-G) - kimerrill@ucityschools.org 
   Melvin Bond (H-O) - mbond@ucityschools.org 
   Katy-Jane Johnson (Early College) - Kjjohnson@ucityschools.org 
Secretary: Bella Quintal - bquintal@ucityschools.org 
Registrar: Robyn Murry - rmurry@ucityschools.org 

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