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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Giving Tuesday

This November 28, join the movement and give!

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Take a moment to learn about Dylan Farmer, a young man who with support from St. Louis Arc knows no boundaries!


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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection on the people and things for which we are grateful.  The St. Louis Arc is very fortunate to be a part of the lives of over 4,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. To be entrusted with the care of someone’s family member is truly an honor…

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