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Recruiting for the Arc Advantage

We sat down with the St. Louis Arc’s Recruiting Team to learn more about the hiring process and what the Arc is looking for in new hires for 2017. How often does the St. Louis Arc hire? With over 600 full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees, we are always looking for quality, dedicated staff. We hold…

Registration is now open for 2017 Winter/Spring Family Workshops

The Family Workshop Series is designed to provide in-depth information on topics related to supporting family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 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 opportunity for family members…

Weather Advisory

Weather Advisory

Due to anticipated inclement weather, all Community Integration programs will be CLOSED on Friday, January 13, 2017. Check back for additional updates – we will post as them become available.      

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Giving For Over 20 Years

St. Louis Arc’s Annual Giving Tree For over 20 years, the St. Louis Arc has partnered with businesses and individuals in the St. Louis community for the St. Louis Arc Giving Tree. This year, 220 children were identified from our Capable Kids and Family, Parents Learning Together, and Belle Children Services programs for the Giving…

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Shoot ‘n Hoops: Working Together to Build New Skills

For the past 18 years, the St. Louis Arc has partnered with Webster University for the Shoot ‘n Hoops Basketball Clinic. This year’s clinic, held on December 3, was taught by the Webster University Men’s Basketball team. Twenty-eight Arc participants attended the clinic where they spent the morning running different basketball drills including dribbling, shooting…

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Partnership for Success

Congratulations to Shanae J. on being named the November Employee of the Month at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital.  Shanae has been working in Environmental Services for the past eight months, providing SSM’s exceptional level of customer service while cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms. Shanae was able to obtain this role with the assistance of…

Staying Active This Winter

The Leisure Winter registration deadline is Friday, December 9! Don’t forget to review Leisure Times  and submit your registration for upcoming programs.  Our Leisure department offers classes and activities for children, teens, adults, and families.  Download the winter edition of Leisure Times to view all available programs and details on how to register. One program…

Teaching with a Team of Support

Inclusive Schools Week is an annual event sponsored by the Inclusive Schools Network, held this year December 5-9. This year the theme is “Champions of Inclusion.”  Johanna Ross, a Lead Teacher at Childgarden Early Childhood Center, shares with us what teaching in an inclusive classroom means to her. Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom I’ve been teaching in…

Giving Tuesday

Make A Difference This Tuesday

What is Giving Tuesday? Celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  #GivingTuesday celebrates generosity by providing people everywhere with an opportunity to give more, give smarter, and give great. Lifetime of Support A few short weeks ago we introduced you to Alex,…

Happy Thanksgiving

Taking Time To Give Thanks! Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends. The St. Louis Arc is so privileged to support over 4,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We are grateful to support you and your loved ones, and we are thankful you are a part of our Arc Family. Happy Thanksgiving!…