ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Workers affected by the closure of Hostess Brands can get help from the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE).

Those jobseekers are eligible for training reimbursement and supportive services such as transportation assistance and emergency aid in addition to the career guidance, workshops and other Missouri Career Center services at no cost.

Former Hostess workers can contact SLATE's downtown location at 314-589-8000 or the Central West End location at 314-877-0916.

The closing of Hostess Brands laid off an estimated 18,000 workers from 864 company locations in 48 states.

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