Our core values of respect, collaboration, and empowerment drive everything we do. 

Our mission is to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to lead better lives by providing a lifetime of high-quality services, family support and advocacy. We work hard to provide the kind of individualized services that can really help make a difference to an adult… to a child… to a family. Services provided are designed to maximize choice and to support people, as they build quality lives within the St. Louis community.

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Join us for an experience you won’t forget! Awake, Aware, & Alive educates participants about the elements of a balanced life, including mind, body, and spirit. Next session begins October 24!

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Achieving Outcomes Together

Like much of St. Louis, the participants and staff at the Arc followed the St. Louis Blues on their journey to their first Stanley Cup win. The Community Engagement (CE) team in particular is known to have several die-hard fans among them. As the Blues began pre-season play this week, 160 of the Arc’s staff…

Wear Your Red Shoes

For Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) Awareness  in September, the St. Louis Arc, along with NOFAS-Missouri are teaming up to bring the Red Shoes Rock campaign to the Show-Me State! What is Red Shoes Rock? On Monday, September 9 we encourage people to wear red shoes to show support for FASD Awareness Day. On September…

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