Our clients are connected to the resources needed to fulfill self-sufficiency.  The end goal is always stable employment, but it often takes many steps to get there including Housing, GED/Education, Business Clothing, Transportation, Childcare, Mental Health Counseling, and Vocational Training.

Employment Connection is also a proud partner and supporter of the St. Louis ReCAST Project.  This initiative is working to promote community resilience in the St. Louis Promise Zone. Click here to learn more about their efforts.



SNAP/ Food Stamp recipients with dependent(s) who are ready to improve their employment status can receive free program services including paid on-the-job training, job skills development, supportive services and exclusive access to real jobs. Interested individuals can contact Jasmine Johnson, Career Specialist Unit Leader, at (314) 333-5618.

Project Prevention

Individuals and families who are at risk of homeless can receive services. For those who may qualify, please click here and contact our office.

Project Homecoming Permanent Supportive Housing

Providing permanent supportive housing, case management, and job training for Disabled Heads of Household in the County and U.S. Veterans in St. Louis City.

Project Transition Rapid Re-Housing

Providing supportive housing, case management, and job training to assist homeless individuals and families transition to permanent housing.

Managed Work Services of St. Louis

Social entrepreneurship that provides oversight to job candidates for 90 days during which employers can assess aptitude and make an informed hiring decision

Back to Health, Back to Work

Cognitive behavioral therapy program that addresses depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health disorders to help clients be able to retain their jobs.

East St. Louis TANF and SNAP

Serving families on public assistance with help getting benefits and job placement services.



Some activities are financed in part through an allocation of St. Louis Continuum of Care funds from the Department of Human Services, Homeless Division as well as an allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of St. Louis' Community Development Administration.

Employment Connection has helped more than 30,000 St. Louis residents.