ADA: Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990
Information and Technical Assistance, including text of the law, Department of Justice regulations, definitions, standards, and more.
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MISSOURI (ACLU)
906 Olive Street, Suite 1130 63101
The ACLU of Missouri defends civil liberties through litigation,
legislation programs and public education.
ARC/St. Louis Arc
1177 N. Warson Road 63132
In-home residential support program, ARCH (Assistance with Residential Care in the Home), reimburses primary caregivers for short-term care of their loved one. Support groups. Family activites and education.
7190 Manchester Rd. Maplewood, MO 63143
Artists First offers art-based programs throughout the greater Saint Louis area serving aspiring artists of all ages whose lives are challenged by developmental disabilities, pervasive mental illness, and/or traumatic brain injury.
BI-LINGUAL INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANT SERVICES
1329 Macklind Ave., Suite 200 63110
Provides mental health and social services to the elderly and disabled foreign born. Includes counseling, case management, translation/interpretation services, and referrals. Serves as Affordable Care Act ACA Navigator.
BRIDGES COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES
3114 Sutton Blvd. Maplewood, MO 63143
Individually tailored 24 hour support in a shared or individual home or apartment. Community Support which builds on existing skills to increase independence. Counseling and behavior therapy.
7228 Weil Ave. 63119
Sheltered workshop employing people with disabilities in St. Louis County and City. Hand Assembly/Custom Assembly, Hardware and Hose Assembly, Connector and Cable Assembly.Gluing, Plastics Assembly, Semi-Automatic AssemblyKitting/Kit Building and more.
CARE SOLUTIONS IN-HOME SERVICES LLC
3830 Washington Ave. Suite 103 63108
Provides non-medical care services t to the elderly and disabled residents of the City of St. Louis and surrounding counties under Missouri Medicaid and Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit Program.
CENTER FOR HEARING AND SPEECH
9835 Manchester Rd., 63119
Audiology and speech disorder facility treating hearing and speech disorders regardless of ability to pay. Services include: audiology, speech-language therapy, hearing and vision screenings, an Industrial Hearing Conservation Program, hearing aids and community outreach.
4 Emmie L. Kaus Lane Alton, IL 62002
Off-site employment opportunities throughout the Metro area. Recruitment and intake services, job training, residential programs, supported employment and more. Facility management services provider.
CITY OF ST. LOUIS
Human Services Disabled Resources in the St. Louis Community
COMMUNITY LIVING INC
1040 St. Peters Howell Road St. Peters, MO 63376
Provides programs and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Services include adult recreation, youth summer and break camps, employment, day habilitation, residential and respite. Respite services include Respite Care Home, Respite Center and In-Home Respite. Participants are St. Charles County residents. Some programs offer private pay options.
3815 Magnolia 63110
Outreach Services provides technical assistance, professional development, specialized materials and resources to families and programs serving infants, children and youth with visual impairments, including those with deaf-blindness and multiple disabilities.
DEAF INC. Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation, Inc.
25 East Frisco Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Voice/Videophone: 314-714-6400 Fax: 314-266-7427
Interpreting Services Voice: 314-968-8868
Toll Free: 888-898-DEAF (3323)
Interpreting, advocacy, support groups and more. Some services are free. They provide assistance in courtroom and law enforcement situations.
5240 Oakland Ave. 63110
www.paraquad.org 314-289-4294 (voice)
Deaf Way Interpreting Services provides the St. Louis area with sign language interpreting needs.
DELTA CENTER - Independent Living
3837 McClay Road, Suite T, St Peters, MO 63376
Delta Center partners with people with disabilities and their communities to remove barriers to independent living. Provides resources, advocacy support and other services in order to increase personal freedom and independence. Their website Resources Page includes extensive information and links.
DISABILITY BENEFITS MISSOURI OFFICE LOCATIONS
DISABILITY BENEFITS HELP
List of the locations, as well as a list of Missouri's Disability Determination Services and Missouri's Offices of Disability Adjunction and Review. It helps to apply in person if possible.
DISABILITY BENEFITS CALCULATOR
A website with information and links to various federal programs and benefits, including veterans and SSI.
DISABILITY/SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
On-line application, payment calculators, benefits management, and more.
DISABILITY PORTAL, State of Missouri
DISABILITY RESOURCES: EXTRA LINKS
Legal Resources for Special Needs
Keeping Disabled Persons Safe While Remodeling
Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive
Teacher Resources for Special Needs
Disaster Preparedness for Special Needs
Disability and Credit Scores
Disability Resources from the Department of Labor
Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize their Home
Financial Planning for Special Needs
11933 Westline Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
Wide range of services for children and adults, including autism, community living, employment, assessments and more.
ST. LOUIS SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND and VISUALLY IMPAIRED
8770 Manchester Rd. 63143
A variety of programs, technical aids, therapy, transportation assistance, education and resources.
GUIDE TO DISABILITY CLAIMS, INSURANCE, AND BENEFITS
THE SIMPLE DOLLAR
A website with many resources and tips, including a disability benefits guide and benefit calculator.
HORIZON HOUSING DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
3001 Arsenal St. 63118
The mission of Horizon Housing Development Company (HHDC) is to assist in providing housing services to St. Louis City residents with developmental disabilities. HHDC provides this foundation with seven scattered buildings in the City of St. Louis. Housing is provides to individuals and families.
INDEPENDENCE CENTER .
4245 Forest Park Ave.
Independence Center is a community based rehabilitation program for adults with mental illnesses in the St. Louis area, built on the Clubhouse model of psychosocial rehabilitation.
Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs)
National, state, and local directories, resources, and information.
4417 Oleatha Ave. 63116
Industrial Aid is an extended employment sheltered workshop employing individuals with disabilities to perform subcontract packaging and assembly in a supportive, light-industrial environment.
1187 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 100 63132-1718
Off-site day programs and field trips for adults with physical or intellectual disabilities. Also camp programs.
LIVING ARTS STUDIO AND VSA ARTS OF MISSOURI (Closed Permanently)
2814 Sutton Blvd . Maplewood 63143
Sign Language Interpreting
P O Box 11584 Clayton, MO 63105
www.mtapractice.com 314-896-0275 (voice, text, video)
Deaf Culture and Support Services. Sign language interpreting. Specializing in Medical, Courtroom, Law Enforcement, Legal, Vocational, Employment, and Education.
Seniors (age 65+) Customers with disabilities, customers who possess a medicare ID, and children ages 5-12 can ride Metro for half price. Website includes Call-A-Ride information.
MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF SHELTERED WORKSHOPS
Listing of sheltered workshops throughout the state.
MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES
Home and community based services available, including payment for personal care by family members.
For information regarding eligibility criteria and funding sources for in-home services or consumer-directed services, contact DSDS above phone number or visit website.
MISOURI DISABILITY PORTAL
CLICK HERE for list of resources and more agencies.
This site contains a wealth of information and links to key agencies who can provide assistance and direction. Information on the Governor's Council can also be accessed from this website.
MO PROTECTION & ADVOCACY
925 South Country Club Dr.
Jefferson City MO 65109
www.moadvocacy.org/ 573-659-0678 / 800-392-8667 / Fax 573-659-0677
MO Relay (TDD) 800-735-2966
A federally mandated system in the state of Missouri which provides protection of the rights of persons
with disabilities through legally-based advocacy and legal services.
MISSOURI SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND
3815 Magnolia Avenue 63110
Educational and outreach services for legally blind Missouri children from birth through age 21 and their families. MSB is operated by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education of the State of Missouri and its services are free of charge.
MISSOURI STATEWIDE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL (MOSILC)
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON INDEPENDENT LIVING: NCIL
NCIL advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities. Many resources.
NATIONAL AND STATE RESOURCES
The Arc of the United States – www.thearc.org
American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) – www.ancor.org
National Association for Down Syndrome – www.nads.org
Autism Society of America – www.autism-society.org
Missouri Family to Family – www.mofamilytofamily.org
OPTIONS FOR JUSTICE
200 South Hanley, Suite 207 Clayton 63105
A nonprofit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities in St. Louis City who are at risk to become or who are involved with the criminal justice system. This organization also develops appropriate and effective alternatives for an offender with developmental disabilities within the justice system, from the initial point of system entry through sentencing, probation, parole, and release.
5240 Oakland Ave. 63110
Paraquad’s programs and services provide hands-on, practical assistance for people with disabilities. Independent living, deaf services, health and wellness center, resources and more.
PATHWAYS TO INDEPENDENCE
200 South Hanley . Suite 103
Clayton, Missouri 63105
Advocacy, community engagement and transportation skills for adults with complex learning disabilities, Level 1 autism spectrum disorders such as Asperger’s Syndrome and PDD-NOS and associated developmental disabilities that impact social interaction skills.
1240 Dautel Ln. 63146
Neighborhood homes for people with developmental disabilities in the St. Louis area.
St. Louis County, St. Louis City and Administration Office:
200 S. Hanley Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63105
Serves as a clearinghouse for information on leisure, recreation and socialization opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in the Greater St. Louis Area. Limited funding through voucher programs.
REHABILITATION SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
RSB provides services to people with varying degrees of visual impairment, ranging from those who cannot read regular print to those who are totally blind.. Through Department of Social Services. This website provides information on health care, food assistance, blind services Voc Rehab locations and more
- Relay Missouri: 711
(Information line if you are hearing and/or speech impaired)
- Text Telephone:
- TTD Voice Access:
Click HERE for an extensive list of articles and information on Autism, Down Syndrome , multiple disabilities and more.
SOCIAL SECURITY WEBSITE
A wide range of information and resources.
ST. LOUIS ARC
1177 N. Warson Road 63132
Long term support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
ST. LOUIS OFFICE FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY RESOURCES
2334 Olive Street 63103
Office for Developmental Disability Resources
Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities. Advocacy services, adaptive medical equipment, assistive technology, behavioral therapies, more.
STLHELP (Medical Equipment)
Provides access to free home medical equipment through a recycle and reuse program. Equipment includes wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, crutches, canes, shower chairs, hospital beds, stair lifts and more.
STATE OF MISSOURI DISABILITY PORTAL
St. Louis & Arnold, Missouri
ServiceSource is a non-profit organization that employs individuals with disabilities, including veterans, providing employment in St. Louis and Arnold for Base Operation Support Services.
SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
Resources if you are hard of hearing. You can chat with a Lifeline counselor 24/7 by:
Video relay Service – Dial 800-273-8255
TTY – Dial 800-799-4889
Voice/Caption Phone – Dial 800-273-8255
Online resources for Special Ed students, families and educators.
Provides cost-effective legal services for non-profits, businesses, entrepreneurs and more.
UCP HEARTLAND (CORPORATE OFFICE)
13975 Manchester Rd., Suite. 2
Manchester, MO 63011
Central and Eastern Missouri. Provides supportive programs for people ages 6 weeks through adulthood, living with any type of developmental disability. Adult day programs, camps, job training, respite services, and more. Website includes resource guides and planning guides. Several locations.
www.Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
877-222-8963 (voice), 573-751-0881 (TDD)
Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (MDVR) operates under the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE). The Division is made up of three core programs: Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Disability Determination Services (DDS), and Independent Living (IL).
Resources, information and advice for parents with special needs children.