F.A.Q.

Q: Where is Places for People located?

Places for People operates in two buildings operating immediately next door to one another at 4120/4130 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108. For directions visit our Contact Us page.

Q: How do I make a donation?

Whether you are an individual who wants to help or a company representative looking to start a partnership, you can be sure your contributions are always used efficiently, safely and effectively to help those most in need. Use this link to make a donation online. We also are happy to receive your donation by mail, delivered to: Places for People, Development Department, 4130 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108.

Q: Have services changed since the Places for People and Community Alternatives merger?

Easy answer--no, core services for both agencies remain the same. Long answer--the merger combines the resources of two leading mental health agencies to better serve a population in need. This was the first voluntary merger in Missouri of two behavioral health providers and our goal was to strengthen our position in a changing healthcare environment. More importantly, the merger allows more opportunities for growth, implementation and evaluation of good practices.

Q: What region do you serve?

Places for People serves individuals in St. Louis City and St. Louis County.

Q: How many people do you employ and what type of credentials do they have?

At Places for People, we believe our staff is our most precious resource. With 311 employees, we have experienced and talented staff members ranging from social workers, substance use counselors, registered nurses, a clinical pharmacist, psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, as well as vocational specialists.

Q: What is your privacy policy?

Places for People is committed to internet privacy. The only information we collect from your website visit is the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity. Our website uses information collection forms to collect names and email addresses from visitors who voluntarily submit it on our home page. The collected data is then used to distribute Places for People appeals and news to our visitors. We make every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive-use information. Places for People does not sell or disclose any of the information it gathers to any other organization.

Places for People partners with Missouri Medicaid Audit and Compliance to identify and address instances of fraud, waste, and errors of compliance.