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Progress West Hospital is pleased to support BJC HealthCare's commitment to improving the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve through leadership, education, innovation and excellence in medicine

View the hospital's Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Plan

Progress West is proud to partner with key local organizations to raise health literacy and support our community.

St. Charles City-County Library

Progress West Hospital and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital partner with the St. Charles City-County Library District to bring health information to St. Charles County. In 2011, the St. Charles City-County Library District was one of three public libraries in the United States to receive the Outstanding Public Library/Public Health Partnership Award because of our unique partnership. The award, sponsored by the MidContinental Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, recognizes public libraries with successful public library/public health partnerships promoting health information.

In the Middendorf-Kredell Library branch on Highway K, The Consumer Health Information section -- Your Healthy Answers Place -- has an extensive collection of materials and electronic resources on health-related issues and dedicated staff to help you find information. Both hospitals provide funding, expertise and programming. Each month, Progress West Hospital and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital host health lectures and screenings at the libraries to bring medical experts to the community.

Partners for Progress

The purpose of Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles is to influence community progress so that people, businesses and institutions flourish.  Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles’s primary initiatives include identifying areas for improvement, measuring progress, responding to changing needs and acting as a catalyst for change. Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles focuses on the indicator areas of economy, education, health and quality of place.  Progress West and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters were sponsors in the Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles inaugural Employer Health Summit.  Additionally, Progress West is a supporting member of Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles. 

Community Council of St. Charles County

Addressing the needs of health and human services agencies within St. Charles County, Community Council of St. Charles County is an important piece of our community.  Progress West is a member of Community Council and supports this organization through membership and representation on their Board of Directors. 

O'Fallon Chamber of Commerce

In alignment with other O'Fallon-based businesses and the O'Fallon Chamber of Commerce, Progress West strives to stem the outmigration from St. Charles County for goods and services and keep consumers local by providing high-quality products and services. Progress West is a major Chamber sponsor and regularly sponsors Chamber events such as the Fourth of July Firecracker Run, annual trivia night and annual golf tournament. 

Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce

The Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce proudly serves Wentzville, Lake St. Louis and Dardenne Prairie.  Like  Progress West, this Chamber is a group of professionals working together to build a healthy economy and improve the quality of life in our community.

St. Charles Community College Foundation

The vision of the St. Charles Community College Foundation  is to transform lives and strengthen communities through the power of education.  Progress West supports this vision by supporting three major foundation events; the Run.Live.Learn 10k, 5k and fun run, Rhythm and Ribs, and the annual Golf Tournament.  As an Ambassador Sponsor of the Foundation, Progress West established the Progress West Hospital Nursing Scholarship at the Community College. 

Independent Transportation Network (ITN)

Progress West supports ITNAmerica, a nonprofit membership organization, which supports seniors and those with disabilities in St. Charles County.  The service offers rides with trained drivers to and from home, doctors’ offices and Progress West and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters.

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the nation’s largest voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.  Progress West works with the St Louis chapter to provide educational programs to raise literacy and education surrounding this disease. Progress West is also a proud supporter of the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.   

American Heart Association

To support the American Heart Association’s mission to fight heart disease in women, Progress West is a proud sponsor of the annual “Go Red for Women” luncheon.  Progress West and BJC HealthCare provide screenings and education on the prevalence and dangers of heart disease. 

Medical Explorers

In partnership with the organization Exploring, Learning for Life, Progress West Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Joseph Health Center and St. Joseph Hospital West, serve as host organizations for senior high school students who are interested in exploring careers in the medical profession. 


Progress West supports the AARP Driver Safety program that helps drivers age 50 and older refine their existing skills and develop safe driving strategies in today’s challenging driver environment.

Baby Kid Expo

Annually, in partnership with Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Progress West sponsors and staffs this large-scale event designed to provide information to parents in the metro region. Learn more about the Baby Kid Expo.


OASIS is part of BJC HealthCare and is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for those 50 and better through programs in the arts, humanities, wellness, technology and volunteer service.  Progress West partners with OASIS to bring the senior members of our community programs that focus on their health and well-being.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an international movement with its Midland Division serving Missouri, with 20 locations, and Illinois, with 8 locations.  Each location throughout Missouri and Southern Illinois offers a variety of basic social services, including food pantry, clothing, financial services, utility and rent assistance. Salvation Army caseworkers provide casework and counseling services, including financial planning assistance, job placement strategies, and emotional support in cases of abuse or crisis.  Progress West supports the Salvation Army each year with a monetary donation to their Tree of Lights campaign.

Volunteers in Medicine

The Volunteers in Medicine Clinic in St. Charles provides health care services to the uninsured adults in St. Charles and Lincoln Counties.  The donations and volunteer support provided by Progress West and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital enable the clinic’s mission of providing health care for those in need in our counties.

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