St. Louis County Government St. Louis County was created on October 1, 1812 by Governor William Clark. In 1876 the City of St. Louis separated from St. Louis County, becoming an independent city that provides its own county services. Local government service delivery in St. Louis County is divided among over 150 political jurisdictions. The State of Missouri, St. Louis County government, 91 municipalities, and a large number of special districts levy taxes separately and provide services directly to County citizens.


St. Louis Economic Development PartnershipTo lead in the development and growth of long-term diversified business and employment opportunities by creating innovative solutions that generate increased wealth and enhanced quality of life for the citizens, businesses and institutions of the St. Louis region.

St. Louis County WIB Saint Louis County provides direction on local workforce issues by identifying needs and developing strategies for administering the Title One Program of the Workforce Investment Act and the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families/Career Assistance Program (TANF/CAP). The WIB contracts with partner agencies to provide a wide range of direct services to our clients.


East-West Gateway Council of Governments Designated by state and federal agencies as the metro planning organization for the bi-state area, Its Board of Directors has responsibility for selecting the road, bridge and transit projects in the region that will receive federal funds. Transportation investment decisions are made in the context of a 20-year Transportation Plan which places the region’s economic, community and environmental needs at the top of its agenda.


St. Louis City WIB (SLATE) Their mission is to develop a quality workforce that meets the economic and labor market needs of the region by providing leadership and promoting collaboration among public, private and elected official partners.


St. Louis Community College (STLCC) Established in 1962, Saint Louis Community College has been educated the Saint Louis Region for 48 years. With 11 college transfer options and more than 90 career programs, as well as an ever-evolving array of courses and programs for personal development, St. Louis Community College continually offers area students and potentials the opportunity to explore their interests, examine their options and expand their minds.


Special School District (SSD) SSD offers special education services to all students with disabilities in St. Louis County. The district covers 510 square miles, and SSD staff educates more than 28,000 students in 23 public school districts and 265 schools. More than 97 percent of students who receive special education services from SSD staff attend a school in the school district in which they live.




St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) St. Louis Public Schools is the district of choice for families in the St. Louis region that provides a world-class education and is nationally recognized as a leader in student achievement and teacher quality. They provide a quality education for all students and enable them to realize their full intellectual potential, with the belief that all children can learn, regardless of their socioeconomic status, race, or gender.



Family and Workforce Centers of America (FWCA) FWCA was established in July 2011 and is dedicated to enhancing the lives of American youth and adults who are in need of family supportive and workforce services.  Our purpose is to implement programs that set youth and families on a pathway to sustainable and lucrative careers, and/or secondary education or training by emphasizing pre-employment skills and reality-based learning. 


Annie E. Casey Foundation Established in 1948 by Jim Casey, one of the founders of UPS, and his siblings, who named the Foundation in honor of their mother. The mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation makes grants that help states, cities and neighborhoods fashion more innovative, cost-effective responses to these needs.


Metropolitian Training Alliance (MTA) The Manufacturing Training Alliance (MTA) is a non-profit, 501 (3) (c) organization offering Missouri and Illinois residents industry certification programs in Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machining and Advanced Manufacturing. MTA incorporates hands-on training; alternative classroom skills development in applied shop math, blueprint reading, computer skills and precision measuring. MTA also offers advanced courses in Integrated Systems Technology (IST), Welding, Sheet Metal Fabrication, CADD and CNC Programming through Florissant Valley Community College and Southwest Illinois Community College (SWICC). Students can receive up to 18 college credit hours towards an Associate of Sciences Degree.



National Disability InstituteThe mission of National Disability Institute is to build a better economic future for Americans with disabilities. We envision a world where people with disabilities have equal opportunity to achieve financial stability and independence as people without disabilities.



St. Louis Community Credit UnionSt. Louis Community Credit Union is a progressive, full-service financial institution. Since 1942, we’ve been committed to providing our members with an outstanding selection of savings and investment products, loans and convenience services – all designed to help families like yours achieve greater prosperity now and in the years ahead.


The Private BankOur mission is to provide personal and commercial banking and private wealth services in the same way we always have – by building strong relationships, one client at a time. Our experienced professionals care about our clients and are thoughtful and creative in meeting your needs.


RCGA/ Greater St. Louis Works Private and public sector partners who have come together to make sure that St. Louis attracts, develops, and retains the great IT talent we need to compete in the global marketplace. They serve a resource for professionals, entrepreneurs, students, employers – anyone who wants to know what’s happening for tech-talented people in St. Louis.



Father' Support Center, St. Louis Founded on December 10, 1997, Fathers’ Support Center has consistently provided a comprehensive program of services for men who want to learn to be a responsible father, committed to a strong family relationship.Since its founding, Fathers’ Support Center has served more than 10,000 fathers and their families -- including over 25,000 children. FSC has experienced continued success - 75% job retention, 62% employment placement, 75% financially support their children and 80% interact with their children. The program delivers positive results for fathers, their children and the community as a whole.


Washington University in St. Louis Washington University’s mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching, and learning. Washington University creates an environment to encourage and support an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University’s faculty and staff strive to enhance the lives and livelihoods of students, the people of the greater St. Louis community, the country, and the world.


Grace Hill Settlement House To provide high quality health care and exceptional service, while promoting healthy lifestyles." Grace Hill Health Centers, Inc. (GHHC) was established in 1906. Grace Hill is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation, and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). GHHC provides low-cost, primary and preventive health care at six locations to primarily low-income and uninsured residents in the City of St. Louis. GHHC is accredited through The Joint Commission.



Urban Strategies To empower residents in distressed urban core neighborhoods to lead healthy, prosperous lives in thriving, self-sustaining communities.Urban Strategies, Inc. is a national nonprofit with extensive experience in implementing place-based human capital development strategies in public housing communities that are undergoing comprehensive physical revitalization. Founded in 1978, Urban Strategies works to help communities build safe neighborhoods, enhanced schools, and a range of comprehensive human service supports. Our work is focused in urban core residential communities and is designed to build social and economic mobility for low-income families living in mixed-income communities.


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membersip of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens comunitis and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning. AARP advocate for consumers in tge marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services.


Boeing is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membersip of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens comunitis and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning. AARP advocate for consumers in tge marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services.


WFF Facility Services Our mission is to maintain the highest level of business integrity and employment practices while providing a high quality service to our customers. All programs are tailored to our customers’ specific requirements, supported by on-site and corporate management, while maintaining value-based competitive pricing.


Missouri Department of Social Services-Family Support DivisionFamily Support Division (FSD) maintains and strengthens Missouri families, helping people achieve an appropriate level of self-support and self-care through needs based services.



American Job CenterAmericans looking for work shouldn't have to go through a complex administrative process or navigate multiple websites just to figure out how to get the services and training they need...It's time to modernize the system. As the cornerstone of the American Job Center Network this site provides a single access point - open 24-7 - for key federal programs and critical local resources to help people find a job, identify training programs, and tap into resources to gain skills in growing industries. This site, and the nearly 3,000 federally funded brick-and-mortar employment centers that are part of the American Job Center Network provide an easily-identifiable source for the help and services individuals and businesses need.