Local Resources for Riverview Gardens School District Families Affected by Ferguson Unrest
Riverview Gardens School District families and community members affected by recent events in Ferguson may seek assistance from organizations who are able to provide various resources. Please view the attached documents for a list of resources available. As the United Way list is updated daily, please feel free to call 211 for most recent information.(Resource Links)
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North County Churches Pledge Support for Riverview Gardens and Ferguson-Florissant School Districts Following Grand Jury Announcement
Churches throughout North St. Louis County and north St. Louis formed a coalition to assist students in the Riverview Gardens and Ferguson-Florissant School Districts on Tuesday, November 25th as schools were closed following community reaction to the grand jury announcement.
The churches in the Riverview Gardens School District attendance zones, pledged to serve as sites for meal distribution between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for children and families.
Riverview Gardens School District also partnered with the St. Louis County Library, Lewis and Clark Branch where teachers volunteered to ensure that students received educational support. The branch provided games and activities for children as well.
Counselors from several agencies provided mental health resources at the library and church sites for children and adults as needed.
Participating churches in the Riverview Gardens School District area included:
Believer’s Temple Word Fellowship, 2115 Chambers Rd., St. Louis MO 63136, (314) 388-0801;
Grace New Covenant Church, 711 Chambers Rd, St Louis, MO 63137, (314) 388-3333;
Third Presbyterian Church, 9990 Lewis and Clark Blvd., St Louis, MO 63136, (314) 868-9600;
Churches in the Ferguson-Florissant School District area included:
Cross Keys Baptist Church,14255 New Halls Ferry Rd, Florissant, MO 63033, (314) 831-0643;
First Baptist Church of Ferguson, 333 N Florissant Rd, Ferguson, MO 63135, (314) 521-1515;
Florissant General Baptist Church, 360 Graham Rd, Florissant, MO 63031, (314) 837-4100;
Greater Grace Church, 3690 Pershall Rd, St Louis, MO 63135, (314) 867-1233;