Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, the sea of red…spring training is in full swing and baseball season is around the corner! Join us for a Cardinals game and help an Arc participant with an intellectual or development disability access enriching leisure programs regardless of their ability to pay. The St….

Spring Break Camp

Spring break is a typically a time of fun and relaxation for students. But for parents, they more often find themselves stressed about the upcoming break. Where will my child go during that week? How can I keep my child engaged and active, instead of just sitting around the house? The St. Louis Arc understands…

Tacky Prom for a Cause

On Friday, January 19 over 600 people gathered at St. Louis University High School for the St. Louis Arc’s annual Friends and Family Trivia Night. The trivia night was first hosted in 2002 to benefit Belle Children’s Services. Seventeen years later, the trivia night raised a record amount of $32,000 for Children’s Services at the…

Family Workshop

2018 Family Workshop Calendar

The 2018 Family Workshop Series provides individuals, family members, and people within the community an opportunity to learn more about a wide range of subjects, all for free! This spring the Family Supports team is offering more than 20 workshops to choose from. The first workshop for spring will be held on January 31: Summer…

Why Wait? Start Planning for 2018!

Attend a Workshop Now, to Plan for Next Year Each year many people use the New Year holiday as a time to set goals and start the year off on the ‘right foot’. The St. Louis Arc is giving families and community members the opportunity to get a jump start on their 2018 goals. The…

St. Louis Arc Welcomes New Vice President of Autism and Clinical Services

The St. Louis Arc is pleased to welcome the newest member of the Executive Leadership Team, Michael Quinn, Ph.D. as Vice President of Autism and Clinical Services. In the newly created role, Dr. Quinn will oversee Belle Children’s Services, along with all autism and behavioral intervention services across the St. Louis Arc. Dr. Quinn will also actively lead the strategic planning for…

The Importance of Employment

As we approach the end of October, the St. Louis Arc would like to recognize National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This national campaign raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The St. Louis Arc’s Supported Employment team was busy in fiscal year 2017, supporting 100 individuals with disabilities obtain…

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…

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…