DDRB Funded Agencies

Below is an alphabetical listing of DDRB funded agencies by service category and subcategory. Search the list by following the steps below to find the agencies for your specific needs. Many agencies are listed under two or more categories.

Or, download a list of the agencies funded by the DDRB along with a description of each program, and how to contact those agencies by clicking this link: Annual Fiscal Year Funding Bulletin.

 

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Adam Morgan Foundation

ADDRESS
2440 Executive Drive, Suite 200
Saint Charles, MO 63304
CONTACT
636-922-4800
INFO

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

TECHNOLOGY FOR INDEPENDENCE: Offers individuals and when applicable, their direct support staff, with in-person and virtual instructional sessions on the use of technology to increase accessibility in various life areas.

 

Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities

ADDRESS
Pamela Merkle
2385 Hampton, Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63139
CONTACT
314-647-8100
314-647-8105
INFO

Services include consumer driven retirement support groups, in-home support, referral, retirement planning, an annual Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference, and off-site day habilitation contracts with the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Individuals eligible to receive services have a diagnosis of a developmental disability, are 50 years of age or older who are recently retired or currently in some type of vocation.

DDRB provides funding for the following two projects:

RETIREMENT GROUP SUPPORT: Serves individuals age 50 and older who have been employed to increase their independence, make informed choices and exercise their leadership abilities within group settings in the community.

RETIREMENT PLANNING – INDIVIDUAL: Assists individuals age 50 and over  who are considering retirement or who are already retired. Services  encompass all life areas including retirement feasibility as well as connections for engaging in non-work activities.

 

 

BCI

ADDRESS
200 Trade Center Dr. West
St. Peters, MO 63376
CONTACT
636-978-4300
636-978-4343
INFO

BCI is a not-for-profit packaging company that provides a choice of productive and fulfilling employment to adults with disabilities. BCI offers a range of employment opportunities, work environments and skills needed to employ people to their level of developed capability. BCI is certified by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Missouri State Department of Education. Requires referral from Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation/case manager.

DDRB provides funding for the following projects:

BENEFITS SPECIALIST: Provides benefits planning assistance regarding Social Security, Medicaid, Ticket to Work, ABLE Accounts and more.

SHELTERED WORKSHOP: Facility-based employment for adults in various packaging and light industrial jobs. 

SKILLS CENTER:: Provides vocational training in manufacturing, customer relationship  management software training, or hospitality/housekeeping to acquire the skills necessary for  competitive employment.

EMPLOYMENT TRANSITION SPECIALIST: Assists individuals with setting progressive goals that can lead to work opportunities in community employment. These goals address soft-skills, employment skills and barriers to competitive employment.

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

 

BCI Skills Center

ADDRESS
Todd Streff
2026 Trade Center Drive
Saint Peters, MO 63376
CONTACT
636-875-5251
INFO

Individuals with disabilities are offered the opportunity to observe and chose from different career paths and receive individualized vocational instruction to achieve work ready skills in competitive employment. By partnering with local companies, businesses gain a pipeline of well trained, qualified and dedicated employees. In addition to vocational training, each student at the Skills Center learns vital soft skills including appearance, attitude, verbal and non-verbal communication, teamwork, problem solving, financial literacy, interviewing, networking and more. Benefits Planning is a stand-alone program to help individuals and families understand ABLE accounts, Ticket to Work Health Assurance and how work affects public benefits such as Medicaid and Social Security. It is available to anyone at no cost and regardless of enrollment to the Skills Center’s services.

Behavior Solutions

ADDRESS
Dr. Colin Peeler
44 Port West Court
St. Charles, MO 63303
CONTACT
636-493-9299
INFO

Provides effective behavior services that focus on skill building in the individual, training for the family, and staff/caregiver training. Principals of behavior, characteristics and associated symptoms of various developmental disabilities, common problems, effective strategies for teaching new skills and decreasing problem behaviors, behavior therapy techniques, and training on how to train others is offered. Individuals eligible to receive services have a diagnosis of a developmental disability and are living in their natural home. No age restrictions.

The DDRB provides funding for the following program:

TEACHING OTHERS TO TEACH:  Classroom based workshops for families and support teams that provide effective strategies for teaching new skills, decreasing problem behaviors and utilizing behavior therapy techniques.

Booneslick Regional Planning Commission

ADDRESS
CONTACT
636-456-3473
INFO

The DDRB provides funding for:

MO RIDES: This program coordinates affordable rides for people with transportation challenges. Mobility managers assist with finding the most affordable public transportation options to meet your specific needs. This service especially benefits senior citizens and individuals with disabilities by helping locate transportation companies that can transport to work, medical appointments, shopping and more.

Caring Solutions

ADDRESS
Madeleine Hawn
1852 Craig Park Court
St. Louis, MO 63146
CONTACT
314-942-7350
314-942-7347
INFO

Provides services that support individuals with personal care, social activities, behavioral supports, health, vocation and transportation. Services are typically provided in the following community settings: In-Home Supports, Shared Living Arrangements, Individualized Supported Living (ISL), Group Homes and Independent Supported Living Assistance (ISLA). Services are customized to meet individual needs in a manner that maintains the dignity and respect of both the individual and staff providing the service.

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

INDEPENDENT SUPPORTED LIVING ASSISTANCE: Provides services of up to 50 hours per month to support an individual to live independently in the community. Supports promote the development of skills for independence for the individual to stay in their own residence and access the community.

Community Living, Inc.

ADDRESS
1040 St. Peters-Howell Rd.
St. Peters, MO 63376
CONTACT
636-970-2800
636-970-2810
INFO

Community Living, Inc. provides life enriching services for people of all ages with developmental disabilities. Adult program (ages 18+) include residential, recreation, out-of-home and in-home respite, employment, and support services for adults (day habilitation). Youth programs include in-home respite (all ages), facility based respite (ages 6 to 21), and after school teen club, school break camps and recreational opportunities (ages 12 to 21). School break camps are full day and available throughout the year. Referrals are necessary for all programs.

The DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

CENTER-BASED RESPITE: Serves individuals ages 6-21 who demonstrate significant aggressive and/or destructive behaviors who may otherwise be at risk for out of home placement. The program allows the caregiver periodic relief from the responsibilities of caring for their child. Services are offered from 6:00 p.m. Friday to 6:00  p.m. Sunday.

CONSULTATIVE BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT: Behavioral consultant services for children ages 6-21 who require behavioral supports to participate in the SOAR and Respite Center programs.

IN-HOME RESPITE:  Periodic relief for parents from the responsibilities of caring for their child and offers opportunities to tend to their personal needs. Families choose their own provider.

RECREATION:  Community based recreation and leisure opportunities for adults. Individualized services are offered as needed.

RESPITE CARE HOME:  Out of home respite for individuals of any age needing short-term care for a minimum of 24 hours, including those with medical needs.  Community Living staff authorize respite hours for families. DDRB funds assist in the daily operation of the respite home.

SOAR TEEN PROGRAM: Social and therapeutic support services for teens aged 12 through the year after high school graduation needing protective oversight when after school, summer and school break child care is no longer available. Activities are offered to improve social, educational and recreational needs.

BUILDING EMPLOYMENT SKILLS TRAINING (BEST) – PILOT PROJECT: Provides individualized skill building that address an individual’s unique barriers to employment.

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA)

ADDRESS
1236-A Jungermann Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
CONTACT
636-477-0716
INFO

Provides opportunities for children ages 5-18 who are cognitively age appropriate and have physical or visual disabilities to participate in a wide-variety of sports and fitness activities. Activities are designed to improve self-esteem and promote growth and well being. Call for current listing of sport/fitness sessions. A program registration fee is required. Scholarship funds are available to those who qualify. Volunteer coaching opportunities are available.

The DDRB provides funding for the following program:

SPORTS TRAINING: Offers a variety of recreational sports for individuals aged 5 through adult with physical or visual disabilities and who are cognitively age appropriate. Athletic skills, independence, self-esteem and sportsmanship are focus areas.

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

ADDRESS
8531 Page Ave., Suite 120
St. Louis, MO 63114
CONTACT
314-961-2504
INFO

Provides new parent support network, family support, social activities, quarterly newsletter, monthly educational meetings, annual family conference, public awareness, local community support groups and lending library. For St. Charles County support group information contact Randa-Kay Woods at 636-485-3212 or downsyndromestc@gmail.com for meeting dates and times.

The DDRB provides funding for the following program:

FAMILY SUPPORT:  Provides education, training, advocacy, and support for individuals with Down syndrome and their families throughout the lifespan.

 

Easterseals Midwest

ADDRESS
11933 Westline Industrial Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146
CONTACT
314-394-7100
314-394-7016
INFO

Services include community residential living supports, employment supports including employment access for job readiness skills, supported employment, and summer teen employment program.  Autism services provide an array of services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and similar behavior or communication challenges including a parent training program for families to develop strategies to support the family member with autism. Other services include respite care, clinical services, and consultation. Services are available in St. Charles County, St. Louis County, and St. Louis City. No referral necessary.

The DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

EMPLOYMENT ACCESS:  Individualized job readiness skills in areas of pre-employment, communication skills, volunteerism, work experience, job shadow opportunities, and transportation for individuals no longer in high school. Individuals receive between 4 and 6 hours of services per week.

PEERS: Teens ages 11 to 18 learn and practice social skills that lead to healthy and meaningful friendships in this 14-week group session program. Parents also learn how to assist their teen in making and keeping friends.

SUMMER TEEN EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM:  A collaborative effort of area supported employment providers offering paid summer work experiences in the community to high school students with developmental disabilities to prepare them for employment upon graduation. The service includes job skill assessment and on-the-job training.  

INDEPENDENT SUPPORTED LIVING ASSISTANCE: Provides services of up to 50 hours per month to support an individual to live independently in the community. Supports promote the development of skills for independence for the individual to stay in their own residence and access the community.

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

 

 

Emmaus Homes, Inc.

ADDRESS
3731 Mueller Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
CONTACT
636-534-5200
636-947-1336
INFO

Provides residential supports for men and women with developmental disabilities who are 18 years of age and older.

The DDRB provides administrative capital/one-time funding.

Epworth Children and Family Services

ADDRESS
110 N Elm Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119
CONTACT
314-961-5718
INFO

Offers a variety of children and family services including Foster Care, Mental Health, Housing Services, Crisis and Outreach, Home and Community Based Supports, and Virtual Care.

The DDRB provides funding for the following program:

FAMILY SUPPORT NETWORK:  Provides counseling services by trained therapists to families with a child up to the age of 18 with developmental disabilities to equip families with strategies that help to prevent incidents of abuse and neglect.

Family Advocacy & Community Training (FACT)

ADDRESS
2440 Bluestone Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
CONTACT
636-949-2425
636-724-3664
INFO

The agency serves individuals and the community through parent training, direct educational advocacy, transition planning, community education, mediation, self-advocacy, and referral for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental illnesses. Also provides Family Support Partner for families of children with developmental disabilities and a Parent Partner for families of children with serious emotional disturbance. Serves children ages 3 through 21 and their families.

ADVOCACY: Supports individuals birth through age 21 with developmental disabilities and their parents by assisting them in planning programs and/or resolving issues related to education and community inclusion. Classes are offered for families and parents to learn effective advocacy skills and pertinent information such as the IEP process, various disabilities, communication skills and parenting techniques.

FAMILY SUPPORT PARTNER:  Families are partnered with experienced staff who are also parents of individuals with developmental disabilities. Through this shared perspective the parent partner helps the family navigate service systems to secure needed services, and resources that help keep families intact.

PEOPLE FIRST OF ST. CHARLES:  Creates new opportunities for individuals aged 18 and over to develop self-advocacy skills that will lead to a better understanding of services available, how to access them, and how to advocate to solve problems and barriers experienced in the service systems.

Fort Zumwalt School District

ADDRESS
555 E. Terra Lane
O'Fallon, MO 63366
CONTACT
636-240-2072
INFO

One of five public school districts in St. Charles County.

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

CHILD DAY CARE: Provides supports to students who require additional staff to fully participate in school break programs, before and after school child day care, including full day preschool before and after child care programs.

Francis Howell School District

ADDRESS
Susan Lane, Administrator of Tuition Based Programs and Parents as Teachers
4545 Central School Road
St. Charles, MO 63304
CONTACT
636-851-4060
INFO

One of five public school districts in St. Charles County.

DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

PRE-SCHOOL CHILD DAY CARE: Provides supports to pre-school students who require additional staff to fully participate in full day preschool before and after child care programs.

BEFORE/AFTER CHILD DAY CARE: Before and after school child day care for school age students who require additional staff to fully participate.

CAMP BREAKS/SUMMER: Provides supports to school age children who require additional staff to participate in full day child care that follows the school calendar for breaks and summer break.

 

 

Gateway Region YMCA -  St. Charles

ADDRESS
3900 Shady Springs Lane
St. Peters, MO 63376
CONTACT
636-922-9321
INFO

Offers a variety of community health and fitness opportunities. Inclusion and adaptive support services are available to assist with full participation.

DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

BEFORE/AFTER CHILD DAY CARE: Integrated School-Age Child Care designed to provide support in the YMCA programs for children ages 5-12 with developmental disabilities at various schools in St Charles County.

CAMP/BREAKS SUMMER: Provides supports to children aged 5-12 who require additional staff to fully participate in YMCA Summer Day Camps.

ITNGateway

ADDRESS
17 Point West Boulevard
Suite A
St. Charles, MO 63301
CONTACT
636-329-0888
INFO

Provides 24 hour door to door transportation for individuals with developmental disabilities, senior citizens, and those with visual impairments. Transportation can be scheduled in advance or as needed and can be used for any purpose. Membership is required.

DDRB provides funding for driver compensation, driver mileage, and matching grant funds.

 

Latitude Therapy

ADDRESS
CONTACT
314-410-9670
INFO

Specializes in providing individualized, evidence-based ABA therapy care to children and their families. Services are dedicated to making therapy and parent training easily accessible to families from the comfort of their home.

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

VIRTUAL BEHAVIORAL CAREGIVER TRAINING: Provides instruction on Applied Behavior Analysis for parents and caregivers to decrease maladaptive behaviors and increase skills for children and young adults across multiple settings.

LifeBridge Partnership

ADDRESS
1187 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63132
CONTACT
314-989-1188
314-989-1199
INFO

Agency offers a sport camp and recreation to individuals with physical and intellectual developmental disabilities.

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

SUMMER SPORTS CAMP: Sports and recreational opportunities for youth ages 6 to 21 with  developmental disabilities during a one-week summer day camp that includes door-to-door transportation.

 

MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries

ADDRESS
1 Westbury Drive
Building B, Suite 220
St. Charles, MO 63301
CONTACT
636-946-7559
636-946-2006
INFO

Provides vocational counseling, job assessment and development, transitional school to work services, work adjustment, job placement and supported employment to disabled and disadvantaged individuals 16 years of age and older.

The DDRB provides funding for the following program:

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

Options for Justice

ADDRESS
200 S. Hanley, Suite 207
St. Louis, MO 63105
CONTACT
314-721-6161
314-721-6198
INFO

Advocates on behalf of offenders and alleged offenders with developmental disabilities. Direct client assistance provides liaison support for eligible clients in the development of a treatment plan consistent with the person’s needs, rights and responsibilities. Education and training provides information for criminal justice and social service professionals to enhance the awareness and understanding of the rights and responsibilities of person’s with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who are at risk to become or who are involved in the criminal justice system. Services are available to individuals 17 years of age and older, and to juveniles under 17 if they are certified to stand trial as adults. Information and referral provides needed information or referral to appropriate resources.

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

ADVOCACY: Advocates on behalf of offenders and alleged offenders with developmental disabilities by providing direct assistance. Provides education and training for criminal and social service professionals.

Orchard Farm School District

ADDRESS
3489 Boschertown
St. Charles, MO 63301
CONTACT
636-925-5400
INFO

One of five public school districts in St. Charles County

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

CHILD DAY CARE: Provides supports to students who require additional staff to fully participate in school break programs, before and after school child day care, including full day preschool before and after child care programs.

Pathways to Independence

ADDRESS
Jessie Hautly
200 South Hanley, Suite 103
Clayton, MO 63105
CONTACT
314-863-0202
314-863-7865
INFO

Provides social skills development for individuals age 18 and over who are diagnosed with a higher cognitive functioning developmental disability to develop greater self reliance needed for productive employment and meaningful personal relationships. Services are provided in various group settings in the community by staff who actively participate in all events to help individuals develop their targeted skills and goals. Please visit the website for eligibility and qualification requirements.

The DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT:  Focuses on helping participants ages 18 and over develop social interaction, community engagement, pre-employment “soft skills” and transportation skills through staffed activities in various locations throughout the community.

YOUNG ADULT SOCIAL SKILLS: Provides young adults aged 16-21 a modified version of their Skills Development program.

Preferred Employment Services

ADDRESS
Ms. Bontiea Goss
1000 Lake Saint Louis Blvd.
Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367
CONTACT
636-561-7166
636-625-7472
INFO

Not-for-profit provider of employment services to people with disabilities. Employment services include: direct job placement, specialized services for people with traumatic brain injuries or hearing impairments, skill training programs, and supported employment for people requiring more intensive work site support. Services are available to individuals with a developmental disability who live in St. Charles County and who are eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation and Regional Office Services.

The DDRB provides funding for the following service:

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis - St. Charles County Office

ADDRESS
Carol Callahan
60 Gailwood Drive, Suite C
St. Peters, MO 63376
CONTACT
636-477-7704
636-477-7704
INFO

Serves as a “clearinghouse” for information on leisure and recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Services include information and referral, scholarships to recreation programs and camps, recreation support funds, and newsletters and special camp guides. Community presentations and customized training programs available. No referral necessary.

DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE: Provides vouchers that allow individuals 18 and over to access programs of interest while developing skills relating to independent living, social, leisure and community navigation that leads to greater independence in future participation across new environments.

COMMUNITY ACCESS RECREATION EXPERIENCE: Provides vouchers that allow individuals of all ages who indicate financial need, access to funding for organized community-based recreation programs. Individuals develop or enhance friendships and socialization skills allowing them access to healthier lifestyles in a community recreation program. 

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provides a single source of recreation information within the community so individuals with developmental disabilities can participate in inclusive recreational activities.

MINI-CAMP: Individuals of all ages have the opportunity to increase the variety of their experiences by attending two mini-camps (3-day camps). This also allows individuals to develop confidence and a higher level of independence away from their support system, especially if this is a first time camp experience.

PARKS & RECREATION PARTNERSHIP: A recreation inclusion specialist works with municipal recreation providers to ensure full accessibility and participation.

PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT: Provides for a personal care attendant to those who require personal care assistance to participate in summer day camps offered by local municipal parks.

SUMMER OVERNIGHT CAMP: Individuals of all ages have the opportunity to access any residential (overnight) camp of choice that best meets their interests and support needs. Participants enjoy developing and acquiring skills that enhance their quality of life.

Show Me Aquatics & Fitness Center

ADDRESS
2085 Bluestone Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
CONTACT
636-896-0999
636-896-0998
INFO

Aquatic Therapy is a program designed for people with physical limitations associated with developmental disabilities including cerebral palsy, neurological disorders, orthopedic limitations, hearing and visual impairments. Program offers physical therapy, water exercise, adaptive swimming lessons, and individual and group water programs for the purpose of improving health.

The DDRB provides funding for the following program:

AQUA-ABILITY: Physical and occupational water therapy, physical fitness, and motor development for children and adults.

St. Louis Arc

ADDRESS
1177 North Warson Road
St. Louis, MO 63132
CONTACT
314-569-2211
314-569-0778
INFO

Connects individuals and their families to support groups and workshops that provide resources and continuous education; home and center-based therapies to strengthen the body and mind; social and recreational programs to stay active and have fun; employment and training services to reach individual work goals; and residential and adult day programs to stay engaged with their surrounding community.

The DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

EMPLOYMENT TRAINING: Training for individuals aged 18 and over to acquire skills necessary for employment readiness through participation in career planning and exploration and job training at various training sites.

LAUNCH: Provides skill development for individuals aged 16-25 who have a goal of living independently, obtaining employment and accessing their community while assisting parents with transitioning from caregiver to an advisory role.

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

St. Louis Crisis Nursery/St. Charles County

ADDRESS
315 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
CONTACT
636-947-0600
636-947-1455
INFO

Provides short-term, emergency shelter for children, birth through age 12, including those who have special medical, developmental, physical and/or emotional needs, whose families are faced with emergencies or who are in crisis. Children also receive a physical exam and any needed medication; a developmental assessment, art and play therapy, therapeutic interventions and treatment plans, all in a safe environment. Families receive counseling, parenting support, and referrals to helpful community resources.

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

RESPITE: 24-hour emergency respite for children, birth to age 10. Also provides emergency interventions and supports for families.

The Center for Head Injury Services

ADDRESS
11828 Lackland Road
St. Louis, MO 63146
CONTACT
314-983-9230
314-983-9235
INFO

Offers a cognitive enrichment program, adult day health care, in-home and community based independent living support, supported volunteer opportunities, family and individual counseling, outpatient medical therapies, adaptive equipment assessments and equipment, comprehensive vocational evaluations, comprehensive rehabilitation services, transition from school to work services, supported employment assessments, job development and placement, job coaching and follow along retention services. Serves individuals with brain injury as well as other developmental disabilities. Some programs have eligibility and referral requirements.

DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT ASSESSMENTS AND EQUIPMENT: Funds for the purchase of assistive technology, adaptive equipment and home/vehicle modifications that support independence, safety and accessibility for individuals.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES ASSESSMENTS: Evaluate and assess needs relating to independent living readiness.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES: Training assistance for up to two years for young adults to gain the skills and resources necessary for a successful transition to independent living with minimal supports.

EMPLOYMENT TRAINING: Collaborative vocational training program to prepare individuals ages 18 and over for employment in the manufacturing and distribution industry or other work options of their choice.  A 1:1 support ratio is also available. The program assists with acquiring, developing and maintaining the skills needed for employment through on-site internships for in demand positions.  The duration of the training is up to 12 weeks or no more than 240 hours.

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

COUNSELING SERVICES:  Provides individual, family, and group therapy for individuals ages 17 and older to learn, develop and gain insight into anxiety, depression, anger management, communication, grief, healthy relations and more.

 

 

 

TREE House of Greater St. Louis

ADDRESS
332 Stable Lane
Wentzville, MO 63385
CONTACT
636-332-4940
636-332-4941
INFO

Provides horseback riding instruction for individuals with disabilities as a means of therapy and recreation. Classes include sports riding, hippotherapy, developmental vaulting, carriage driving and competition team. No referral necessary. Must be over 24 months of age.

DDRB provides funding for the following program:

EQUINE THERAPY: Therapy for children and adults while participating in horse riding lessons (group or individual) to improve neuromotor function and sensory processing. A variety of horsemanship skill sessions and competition opportunities are offered.

UCP Heartland

ADDRESS
8645 Old Bonhomme Road
St. Louis, MO 63132-3999
CONTACT
314-994-1600
314-994-0179
INFO

Provides skill development, employment options, respite, independent living skills training, residential options, family life education, social/leisure activities for adults, developmental and therapeutic services for children birth to three years of age. Primarily serves individuals with severe, profound, and multiple physical/cognitive disabilities.

DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

TALENT CONNECT: A collaborative vocational training program to prepare individuals aged 18 and over for employment in the hospitality industry. The program focuses on building direct job related skills, and soft skills that are employer led with the assistance of on-site training staff. Training is based at the job site with the intent to hire from the trained applicant pool. The duration of the training is up to 12 weeks or no more than 240 hours.

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT: Provides services of up to 6 hours or less per month to support an individual in competitive community employment.

 

United Services for Children

ADDRESS
4140 Old Mill Parkway
St. Peters, MO 63376
CONTACT
636-926-2700
636-447-4919
INFO

Early intervention services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, augmentative communication evaluations, and family support programs.  Serves children with developmental disabilities from birth through 5 years of age.

DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

EARLY INTERVENTION: On-site individualized strategies and supports that stimulate the child’s learning and  development. Available to children birth to 3 years of age.

FAMILY SUPPORT AND EDUCATION: Family and child supports are offered individually or in small groups and are designed to provide emotional support while  educating parents about their child’s disability including medical needs, educational opportunities, sources of funding, equipment needs, etc.

HIGH INTENSITY EARLY INTERVENTION: Provides intensive supports to develop skills in the areas of social interactions, communication, sensory integration and functioning within daily routines for children from birth to age 3.

THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS IN THE CLASSROOM: Provides additional services of occupational, speech, and Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for children aged 18 months to three years exhibiting significant deficits.

Willows Way, Inc.

ADDRESS
Joy Steele
800 Friedens Road, Suite 100
St. Charles, MO 63303
CONTACT
636-947-6591
636-947-7385
INFO

Agency provides supports to individuals with developmental disabilities, based on a person centered planning approach where the services are designed by the individual with their support team. Services include the Individualized Supported Living (ISL) program, providing up to 24 hour residential support and Independent Supported Living Assistance (ISLA) averaging 7 hours a week of independent skills training. Areas of particular focus include community involvement, self-determination, protective oversight and continual growth toward independence. Another service, Project HEART, offers person-centered health education classes, skills training and resource information to people with development disabilities and those supporting them.

The DDRB provides funding for the following programs:

PROJECT HEART: Health education and adult lifestyle education classes in a small group setting using curriculum specifically designed for adults with developmental disabilities. 

INDEPENDENT SUPPORTED LIVING ASSISTANCE: Provides services of up to 50 hours per month to support an individual to live independently in the community. Supports promote the development of skills for independence for the individual to stay in their own residence and access the community.

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