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St. Louis County Library is partnering with several justice involved organizations to provide a Tap In Center for individuals to get legal assistance and connect with local support services.

The Tap In Center is open every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Florissant Valley Branch.

Individuals can show up in person, call 314-669-6185 or email for assistance.

The Tap In Center is a member of the St. Louis Community Information Exchange, a coordinated care network of health and social service providers.  Complete an intake form so we can learn how to best assist you.

At the Tap In Center, individuals can:

  • Meet with an attorney
  • Learn their case status and court date information
  • Apply for a public defender
  • Connect with local services through the Bail Project
  • Enroll in a program to receive court reminders
  • Get assistance navigating the court process
  • Access the library's free wi-fi

Pretrial Support Services are available from the Bail Project

  • Court reminders
  • Transportation and employment assistance 

Show up in person, call or email to sign-up for pretrial support.


This unique partnership brings together the St. Louis County Library, the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office, The Bail Project, MacArthur Foundation Safety & Justice Challenge, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

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