SSM Health Community Health

SSM Health Foundation – St. Louis exists to support our communities’ SSM Health care providers in revealing the healing presence of God through exceptional healthcare services. An integral part of that mission is ensuring that every individual in the communities we serve has equal access to, knowledge of, and resources for receiving the care they deserve.

By supporting SSM Health’s Community Health efforts, you are giving thousands of our friends and neighbors the support they need to proactively manage their health and wellness. The result is a healthier, happier, and more connected community for us all.

Your gifts to SSM Health's Community Health efforts support:

  • Community health education and outreach programs
  • Telemedicine options
  • Community health care clinics
  • Preventive health care screenings
  • Maternal and infant health programs
  • Behavioral health and substance abuse treatment programs
  • And more


Patient & Caregiver Impact: Community Health

In addition to healing physically through cutting-edge medicine and innovative research, we strive to help patients heal mentally and spiritually, too. With the help of generous benefactors, we are working to create a serene, comforting, and historical walking path for patients, providers, and the community at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – St. Louis. Learn more about funding the historic walking path.

Community Health In Depth

Connection for Health & Healing

SSM Health works with patients to uncover their unique needs and barriers to obtaining what they need for their health and well-being.

Breaking barriers to improve access

SSM Health DePaul Hospital Food Pantry

Food insecurity is one of the most difficult situations a parent or guardian can experience. Learn what SSM Health is doing to help combat this issue.

Read about our food pantry