Not A Single Drop

Go The Whole 9 This spring the St. Louis Arc partnered with Webster University students to create a public service announcement for the Go the Whole 9 campaign. Go the Whole 9 is an awareness campaign funded through the Department of Mental Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the United Way to educate…

Partnership and Engagement in the Community

Developing relationship and partnerships throughout the community is the purpose of the Community Integration (CI) program. This includes working closely with area college students who are considering careers working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Over the past 10 years, the CI program has developed partnerships with a number of area colleges and…

United Way of Greater St. Louis

Giving Starts at Home

United Way Campaign Each year, the St. Louis community shows incredible generosity by donating to the United Way Campaign. As a proud member agency, the St. Louis Arc was allotted $573,158 in 2017. Funding from the United Way allows the Arc to provide children’s therapies, recreation programs, vocational training, prevention, family education, and more. The…

Teens Having Fun

Exciting Happenings for Teens

Summer is over and your teen is probably adjusting to a new school year. The Arc is here to support their development with one of several teen programs. Whether your teen could use some assistance with their social skills, or they just want to stay active and meet new friends, the Arc’s Leisure department has…

Family Workshop

Fall Family Workshops

The St. Louis Arc provides a wide range of educational workshops throughout the year. The Fall Family Workshop Brochure is now available, offering over 20 different sessions! These workshops provide valuable information from experts in the community, at no cost to attendees.  In addition to broadening your knowledge on a subject, the workshop series offers an…

September is FASD Awareness Month

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Sixteen years ago, September 9 was recognized as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Awareness Day. This day, the 9th day of the 9th month, symbolizes the 9-months of pregnancy that a woman should remain alcohol free. Over the last decade, awareness efforts have grown and September is now set…

Two young students going back to school

Back to School on the Right Foot

For 13 years, the St. Louis Arc has partnered with businesses and individuals in the St. Louis community for the St. Louis Arc Back to School Drive. This year, 150 children were identified from our Capable Kids and Family, Parents Learning Together, and Belle Children Services programs for the drive. With a Little Help From…

Autism Invitational Chairs

An Astronomical Autism Invitational

Ninety-two golfers enjoyed 18 holes at Boone Valley Golf Club for the 8th Annual Autism Invitational. This year’s tournament raised more than $210,000 to support St. Louis Arc programs that touch the lives of 1,000 children and adults with autism in the St. Louis community. Tournament participants were provided with eclipse glasses and had the…

Register Now for Fall Leisure Programs

Fall is just around the corner, which means it’s time to register for the next set of Leisure programs. The Fall 2017 Leisure Times and Registration Form is available and the deadline to register for programs is September 4, 2017. Highlights for Fall 2017: Awake, Aware, Alive. Learn about the elements of a balanced life, including mind,…

Bhavik Patel receiving award

Employer Recognition

Accommodation for Success Awards – St. Louis City and County Congratulations to Bhavik Patel, managing partner at Sandberg Phoenix & vonGontard, P.C.!  The Accommodation for Success awards committee awarded Mr. Patel the Exceptional Supporter of Inclusive Practices award.  Mr. Patel and Sandberg Phoenix & vonGontard, P.C. were nominated by the St. Louis Arc for their…