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Help Services

A reference directory




     This Help Services Directory gives you a ready reference of organizations that can provide support and assistance when needed.  Please do not hesitate to call St Vincent de Paul help line (618-463-2411) for any services you do not find listed here.  All information is kept strictly confidential.  This number is not equipped with caller identification.


Emergency Number 911

Illinois Poison Control Center 800-222-1222


Belleville Fire Department 618-234-2233
Belleville Police Department 618-234-1212
Illinois State Police District 11 618-346-3990
St. Clair County Sheriff 618-277-3504


Family Hospice of Belleville Area- those in the last phase of an incurable disease 618-277-1800
Kara Smith Foundation-for those who have lost a loved on through suicide 618-624-5771
New Day- for those who have lost a loved one 618-397-0181
SHARE- for those who have lost a baby through miscarriage or stillbirth or new birth 618-346-0509
Family Hospice of Belleville Area- grief counseling for children 618-277-1800
Teen Age Grief (TAG) – grief counseling for teens 618-277-1800
Programs and Services for Older Persons (PSOP) Sessions for seniors with grief issues 618-234-4410


Call for Help 618-397-0968
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows 618-397-6700
Next Chapter- Support for separated and divorced 618-236-0566
SHARE (support for parent and siblings who have lost an infant) 618-346-0509
SWIC Counseling Center 618-235-2700  Ext. 5206


Community Food Pantry at St. Paul Church of Christ 618-233-3303


American Red Cross 618-397-4600
Behavioral Health Alternatives, Inc 618-251-4073

Behavioral Health Services:

Mental Health and Addictions
  618-234-2120 Ext 1555
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Grief Support Group
Grow  (self help for persons with mental health problems) 618-977-1133
Karla Smith Foundation- Counseling for Families and Friends of anyone with mental health problems 618-628-3129
Karla Smith Foundation- home visits for those caring for someone with mental health issues 618-624-5771
Life Crisis Services 314-647-4357
Living Information for Today (Support to assist widows and widowers with their loss) 618-233-3108
New Horizons Behavioral Health 618- 659-8787
New Day Adult Grief Support 618-651-2980
National Suicide Prevention Hot Line
1-800-273-talk (8255  
Pro-Life Office, Catholic Charities
  618-235-9601 Ext. 133


Arms of Love (Pregnancy Center, Inc.) 618-466-1690
Crisis Pregnancy
Healing After Abortion - Project Rachel 800-618-4325
Pregnancy Aid Hotline 618-526-4545
Pregnancy Care Center


IL Road Conditions 312-368-4636
Winter road conditions 1-800-452-4368


Belleville Deaf Seniors Group  
Call for Help Adult Services (Residential Mental Health) 618-397-0977
Living Independently Now Center (LINC) 618-235-9988
Ministry to the Sick and Aged 618-235-9991
Southwestern Illinois College 618-234-4410
Activities and Recreation Ext. 7042
Advocacy  Ext. 7035
Computer Training Ext. 7018
Elderly Housing 618-257-0011
Meals on Wheels 618-465-3298 Ext. 107 or 111
Retired and Senior Volunteers Program Ext. 7012
Senior Companions Ext. 7036
Senior Health Insurance (Circuit Breaker) Ext. 7045
Wellness Clinic Ext. 7033


PSOP- 618-239-0749



I believe in you, Lord, increase my faith. I hope in you, Lord, increase my hope. I love you, Lord, increase my love until I love you as much as I can, and if possible, as much as you love me. Amen