St. Louis, MO (KTRS) St. Louis City leaders need the public’s help during this dangerous cold.
St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson asks that you check on neighbors, particularly the elderly, the sick, and people who live alone.City leaders are also asking people to watch for any homeless persons in need of shelter.
“It is dangerously cold outside,” Krewson said. “It’s important that people look out for anyone in
need of shelter. The City and its private partners have enough beds to accommodate anyone. If
you see someone in need, please call 211, 911, or (314) 802-5444. This is vitally important.”
Those seeking shelter can also go to the Biddle Housing Opportunities Center at 1212 N. 13th
Street, just north of downtown. No one will be turned away.
In addition, Human Services Director Irene Agustin said emergency personnel and private organizations are transporting anyone in danger of sleeping outside to a shelter, no questions asked.
“We are working around the clock to make sure everyone is safe, but we need help. If you see
someone who needs help, please call emergency responders,” Agustin said.