JFS (St. Louis NORC)
Location10950 Schuetz RoadSaint Louis, MO 63146 United States
St. Louis NORC supports the healthy aging of older adults in their own homes by providing opportunities for meaningful community involvement and increased access to support services.
St. Louis NORC supports the healthy aging of older adults in their own homes by providing information and assistance, education, home safety modifications/repairs, supportive services, friendly visiting/calls, and socialization to older adults to ensure that they can live safely and independently in their homes for as long as possible. St. Louis NORC conducts outreach to increase awareness of community programs, activities and services available and encourage participation. St. Louis NORC partners and collaborates with key community organizations to provide participants access to services to address unmet needs.
In 2021 NORC touched nearly 1,800 individuals and facilitated meaningful connections between 609 participants, 75 volunteers and three NORC staff through porch visits, outdoor socials, friendly phone calls and emails, and volunteer minor home repair, technology and yardwork services. Four editions of NORC's newsletter were distributed to 1,300 households (1,800 individual residents) to promote community resources that enhance health, safety and wellbeing , and to highlight members, volunteers and local business offering discounts to members. Volunteers provided more than 85 hours of in-home repair and technology assistance to 43 households.