Independence Center Clubhouse

4245 Forest Park Ave. St. Louis, Missouri 63108

Hours of Operation:

Monday    8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Tuesday    8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday    8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Thursday   8:30 am – 7:00 pm

Friday    8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday   10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday    (Closed)

Phone: (314) 533-4245
Email: [email protected]

Development Office: (314) 880-5402

If you are currently enrolled in one of Independence Center’s programs and experience a crisis after program hours, please contact:

AFTER HOURS Crisis Hotline: (314) 469-0620

TTY Crisis Hotline for Hearing Impaired: (314) 469-3638

Please use this form for general questions and inquiries.

If you are seeking services for you or someone else, please skip this form and contact our Welcome Center at the information below this form.

Please direct all medical records requests to: [email protected]


To be considered for eligibility, one must be:

  • Currently diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness
  • 18 years of age or older

To apply for services, please call our Welcome Center (Membership, Screening & Enrollment) at (314) 533-4163.

Apply for a job at Independence Center.

Thank you for considering a position at Independence Center. Please visit to review open positions and email your resume to Alecia Thompson, Independence Center HR Manager, to inquire about one of our open positions.

Note: All Independence Center positions are staffed by Barnes-Jewish Hospital under the BJC HealthCare system. All open positions for Independence Center will be posted on the BJC HealthCare website. Search keyword “Independence Center”  for open positions.

Independence Center Health Group

4219 Laclede Ave., Suite B
St. Louis, Missouri 63108
Phone: (314) 286-4545

Clubhouse Shop

4245 Forest Park Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63108
Phone: (314) 880-5484

Hours of Operation:
Mon. – Fri. 10am – 4pm
Sat. 10am – 2pm

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Independence Center posts Title VI notices on our agency’s website, in public areas of our agency, and on our vehicles and/or paratransit vehicles.

Independence Center operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin, in accordance with Title VI Civil Rights Act of 1964.

If you believe you have been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin by Independence Center, you may file a Title VI complaint by completing, signing, and submitting the agency’s Title VI Complaint Form.

  • Click the link for Complaint Form or complaint forms can be found with Independence Center’s Director at 4245 Forest Park Ave, St. Louis MO, 63108. Phone: (314) 533-4245
  • A complaint may be filed directly with the Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, Region 7 Office, 901 Locust Street, Suite 404 Kansas City, Missouri, 64106. Phone: (816) 329-3920.

If more information is needed about Title VI or if this information is needed in another language, please contact us at (314) 533-4163