St. Patrick Center

L to R on couch: John Young, Dwayne Koonce (husband), Brenda Cook-Koonce, Emmanuel Mitchell, Fred Stallard

L to R standing: Darrell Scales, William Young, Sherman Brock

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving Meal

Former homeless veteran cooks feast for other former homeless vets


McMurphy's Cafe in the St. Patrick's Center at Tucker and Convention Plaza. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

St. Patrick Center Renews Efforts to Get Homeless Off Streets

With yesterday’s grand opening of McMurphy’s Cafe, the St. Patrick Center continued its effort to train the homeless so they can get jobs and get off the streets.



St. Patrick Center Celebrates Annual Job Placement Figures

On this Labor Day holiday weekend, St. Patrick Center is celebrating its success in matching up formerly-homeless people with new jobs.


Veterans 3, Getty Images, photo by Robert Ginn

St. Patrick Center Gets $$$$ for Homeless Vets

” The grant will allow the St. Patrick Center to continue providing support services to veterans dealing with homelessness, unemployment and mental illness,”


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Grant Combats Homelessness for Veterans

Rep. Lacy Clay announces nearly $1 million to help secure permanent housing.


KMOX/Brett Blume

TIAM Weekend – Saturday, March 5th

Maria Keena and Brian Kelly cover all the news this Saturday morning, talk with Dwain Sliger from the St. Patrick’s center and help you navigate Mardi Gras.



KMOX Voice of Caring – March 2011

St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to persons who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Individuals achieve permanent, positive changes in their lives through affordable housing, sound mental health, employment and financial stability.


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