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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Arc in the Park

Join Us for Arc In the Park

Date: October 1, 2016
Location: Tiemeyer Park, St. Ann, Mo

Each year the St. Louis Arc thanks its families for allowing us to be part of their lives.  The picnic is held each October, with over 400 people in attendance.  Families, participants, and staff gather for food, dancing, face-painting, games, crafts, and more.

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Autism Invitational Raises $200k for St. Louis Arc

Ninety-six golfers descended onto the beautiful Boone Valley Golf Club on Monday, August 22, 2016 for the 7th Annual Autism Invitational. The picture-perfect weather and scenic golf course provided a magnificent backdrop for an event that raised more than $200,000 for the St. Louis Arc’s autism services. The dream team of Dave Fahrenhorst, Mike Corrigan…

An Inclusive Start in a Diverse World

What’s So Special about Inclusive Childcare? Choosing the right child care setting for your child or family member is one of the most important choices you’ll make in their early years. We all want to provide a safe and nurturing daily experience for the children we love, and every child deserves a loving and respectful…

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