Beginning September 17, 2019 qualified Missouri domestic violence shelters can apply for funding from the City of Creve Coeur Domestic Violence Shelter Municipal Court Cost Fund. The deadline to submit applications is Monday, October 7, 2019.
City of Creve Coeur Missouri Ordinance 5404, passed in November 2014, authorizes the Municipal Court to assess a fee of three dollars to each defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty, on all ordinance violations for the purpose of providing operating expenses for shelters for battered persons.
Since its inception, more than $319,215 has been distributed to area organizations including, but not limited to, The Salvation Army, Lydia’s House, ALIVE, the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery, International Crisis Aid, and The Women’s Safe House.
Call (314) 872-2519 for an application, or view the application online here. Completed applications with supporting material should be submitted to: City of Creve Coeur, Attn: Lori Obermoeller, Director of Finance, 300 N. New Ballas Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63141.