Benefits & Bills

Benefits Check Up

Seniors on Medicare with a limited income can find out if you are eligible for additional resources that could help pay for medicine and food.  Visit the National Council on Aging at

Medicare Drug Plans

Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plans application can be found at These services could help with monthly premiums, annual deductibles and co-payments related to your Medicare prescription drug program.


MORX is Missouri's state pharmacy assistance program.  It works with Medicare Part D prescription drug plans to save money.  MORX is free with a savings of 50% on your deductible, co-pays, and gap coverage.  Call 1 (800) 633-4227 to request an application.

Food Bank

Food Bank search

Food Stamp

Food Stamp application

Help Paying Bills

There may come a time when you need help to pay for some of your living expenses such as rent or utility bills. Aging Ahead has put together some phone numbers and web addresses to reference if you need additional help.

United Way

United Way provides a Social Services hotline connecting clients with resources to help pay bills. Dial 211.


Housing Options for the Elderly helps with any issues related to housing and finances.  Call (314) 776-0155 or visit


Ameren's Keeping Current Program can provide qualified low income customers with a credit on their bills.  This is only offered if the customer keeps current with their current monthly payments. Call 1 (800) 552-7583.

Housing Resources

Housing Resources with Catholic Charities takes calls only on Monday for rental assistance.  Call (314) 802-5444.

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District offers assistance with sewer bills for low income seniors.  MSD offers a 50% rate reduction to those who qualify.  Call 1 (866) 281-5737.


Community Action Agency of St. Louis County offers weatherization programs to install insulation, seal off air leaks, make modifications to or replace existing systems to ensure safety. Call CAASTL at (314) 863-0015.

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