Shelters in 63146 Zip Code
Shelter Terminology
People who have come upon hard times can often seek assistance and temporary residence from an emergency shelter. Shelters can be charitable institutions that are staffed with volunteer workers who are dedicated to providing relief and comfort to people and animals in distress. They provide beds, showers, food and often counseling and medical assistance. A shelter can also be a private structure for an individual or family in a time of crisis. The following list of terms might help you to understand the various types of shelters available to a community:

Battered Women's Shelter: A center that provides help, refuge and support to women who have suffered emotional and/or physical abuse at the hands of a spouse, parent, partner, etc. Women's shelters provide crisis counseling and exit assistance for women who are under constant threat from their abusers.

Homeless Shelter: A place of temporary housing for individuals and families who have no other place of refuge. There are homeless shelters that cater to young people and offer job training, counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Animal Shelter: An institution dedicated to the rescue and housing of abandoned, abused or neglected animals. Animal shelters are dedicated to providing a secure and safe habitat for dogs, cats and other pets in the hope that they will be adopted.

Emergency Shelter: A facility that houses people who are unable to remain in their homes due to a natural disaster such as earthquake, hurricane fire or flood.

Survival Shelter: An urban or wilderness refuge for people who seek to protect themselves from contamination of nuclear fallout, highly destructive natural disasters or the advent of war. Survival shelters can be underground bunkers or above ground structures that are resistant to trauma or attack.

8 Millstone Campus Dr Ste 2000
Saint Louis, MO 63146
8865 Natural Bridge Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63121
4015 7 Hills Dr
Florissant, MO 63033
2483 Alexandria Place Pkwy
Saint Louis, MO 63136
4103 Shenandoah Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
5050 Page Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63113
4067 Lincoln Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
2759 Russell Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
849 Oakwood Ave
Alton, IL 62002
2406 Crawford St
Alton, IL 62002
3116 Acorn St
Alton, IL 62002
325 N Carr St
White Hall, IL 62092
103 W Citadel Dr
Potosi, MO 63664
301 W Beecher Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
828 Garfield Ave
Mexico, MO 65265
202 S Poplar St
Pana, IL 62557
9 Otto Turner Dr
Beardstown, IL 62618
12 Frank Wessel Dr
Beardstown, IL 62618
102 N Adams St
Clayton, IL 62324