Better Family Life, Inc.

Address

5415 Page Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63112

(314) 367-3440

AKA:

Bfl

Description:

To plan and establish social, cultural, artistic, youth, economic, housing and educational programs that help to promote positive and innovative changes within the metropolitan St. Louis and East St. Louis communities. Provides housing down payment loans, home buyer counseling, mortgage counseling, individual development accounts and volunteer development.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

August 13, 2018

Employer ID:

431346617

Year Incorporated:

1983

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

5415 Page Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63112

Contacts

Connie Wilson

Primary Contact

Executive Secretary

(314) 367-3440

cwilson@betterfamilylife.org

Agency Email

James Clark

(314) 381-8200

Linda Bethany

(314) 427-4765 x1039

Miranda Jones

Vice President of Youth Department

Summer Food Service Program

(314) 454-0622

mjones@betterfamilylife.org

Rochelle Thomas

Assistant to Vice President of Youth Department

(314) 367-3440

rthomas@betterfamilylife.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(314) 367-3440

Department of Housing and Asset Development

(314) 669-9401

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Home Buyer Education: An eight-hour HUD certified curriculum that provides information about the total home buying process and how to avoid predatory lending practices.

Hours

First Saturday of each month and are approximately three hours

Required Documents

Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

Eligibility

No Restrictions

Fees

$75 for the program - call for details

Intake Procedure

Pre-registration is required

Languages

English

Service Area

- St. Louis City/County, Jefferson and St. Charles counties in Missouri - Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Illinois
    • Madison County
      • Saint Clair County
      • Missouri
        • Jefferson County
          • Saint Charles County
            • Saint Louis County
              • Saint Louis City County
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              Description

              Department of Housing and Asset Development: Down Payment Assistance: Residents who live in St. Louis City/County are eligible to receive up to $3,000 in grant money to pay for their down payment or closing cost on their first home. In addition, residents who live in Jefferson County, O'Fallon and Wentzville are eligible to receive up to $1,000 in grant money to pay for their down payment or closing cost on the first home.

              Hours

              Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

              Required Documents

              Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

              Eligibility

              - Clients must be able to receive a market rate loan - Must be a first-time home buyer - Must meet income guidelines

              Fees

              Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

              Intake Procedure

              Call To Apply

              Languages

              English

              Service Area

              St. Louis City/County, Jefferson and St. Charles counties in Missouri

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Missouri
                • Jefferson County
                  • Saint Charles County
                    • Saint Louis County
                      • Saint Louis City County
                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3500.3500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                      Description

                      Individual Development Account (IDA): Offers a 2:1 match on individual development accounts for residents in the Metropolitan St. Louis region and Southern Illinois. Accounts are restricted to home purchase, home repair, vehicle purchase, post secondary education and small business start up, there's a savings cap of $1,500.

                      Hours

                      Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                      Required Documents

                      Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                      Eligibility

                      Call for details

                      Fees

                      Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

                      Intake Procedure

                      Call To Apply

                      Languages

                      English

                      Service Area

                      - St. Louis City/County in Missouri - Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois

                      Geography Served

                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                      • Illinois
                        • Madison County
                          • Saint Clair County
                          • Missouri
                            • Saint Louis County
                              • Saint Louis City County
                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TB-0700.2100-330) and related services within the Service Tree.

                              Description

                              The Mortgage Assistance Program: A combination of financial assistance and financial literacy education to help prevent homeowners from going into foreclosure. Clients who qualify will work with agency mortgage counselor to determine the best solution for their situation.

                              Hours

                              Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                              Required Documents

                              Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                              Eligibility

                              Homeowners

                              Fees

                              Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

                              Intake Procedure

                              Call To Apply

                              Languages

                              English

                              Service Area

                              - St. Louis City/County, Jefferson and St. Charles counties in Missouri - Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois

                              Geography Served

                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                              • Illinois
                                • Madison County
                                  • Saint Clair County
                                  • Missouri
                                    • Jefferson County
                                      • Saint Charles County
                                        • Saint Louis County
                                          • Saint Louis City County
                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (DM-1800.5000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                          Description

                                          Providing services to individuals impacted by the events in Ferguson, Missouri. Services offered at Canfield Green Apartment Complex, 2974 Copper Creek Road, St. Louis, MO 63136

                                          Hours

                                          Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 1:00pm

                                          Required Documents

                                          No Documentation Required

                                          Eligibility

                                          Individuals impacted by the events in Ferguson, Missouri

                                          Fees

                                          No Fees

                                          Intake Procedure

                                          Come In Person For Service

                                          Languages

                                          English

                                          Service Area

                                          St. Louis County in Missouri

                                          Geography Served

                                          None

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                                          Description

                                          Offers volunteer program development and implementation support opportunities at this agency.

                                          Hours

                                          Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                                          Required Documents

                                          Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                          Eligibility

                                          Must be at least age 16 years and older to volunteer

                                          Fees

                                          No Fees

                                          Intake Procedure

                                          Call To Apply

                                          Languages

                                          English

                                          Service Area

                                          St. Louis City/County, Jefferson and St. Charles counties in Missouri

                                          Geography Served

                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                          • Missouri
                                            • Jefferson County
                                              • Saint Charles County
                                                • Saint Louis County
                                                  • Saint Louis City County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TP-9000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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