Beginning August 27, 2018 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 Friday, September 28, 2018.
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 $308,080 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.
The application is available online here. Please contact Assistant City Administrator Sharon Stott at (314) 872-2516 with any questions.
Completed applications with supporting material should be submitted to: City of Creve Coeur, Attn: Sharon Stott, Assistant City Administrator, 300 N. New Ballas Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63141.