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"And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you."

1 Peter 5:10

About us

Old School Lives is a 501(c)3 faith based non-profit family services outreach center serving South Central St. Louis County. We offer community development and social services to individuals and families by building community,

growing relationships, confirming the unique attributes of people in

the community, and fulfilling needs to impoverished families.


We also provide many services including: youth services, parenting,

life skills, job skills, counseling, adult education, economic development endeavors, and physical and social opportunities.


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Our Values


We recognize the Christian faith as an integral part of the organization and a legitimate source of information, inspiration, and transformation which provides guidance for our decisions and behavior.



We will honor what we say as an organization and act accordingly, regardless of who is looking.



We invite the hurting of the world, whether emotional, physical, or spiritual to our door and serve all people with kindness, compassion, and mercy.


We will be transparent and tell the truth, while respecting the confidentiality of others



We are passionate about our mission, demonstrating the highest level of service, accountability, and responsibility, and delivering strong results


We will lead by example, with optimism, based on God's values and example, working to please God alone.


We choose to be intentionally connected in our work together, believing we are strongest as a team, while embracing our diversity of individual perspectives. 


We respect the dignity and value the uniqueness of each individual, encouraging a culture of empathy and humility, building others up by our words and actions.


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