Support, Networking, and Meet Up Groups

Whether a sibling, a parent, a family member, or a friend, you can gather with others who understand the unique challenges of having a loved one with a disability.


SibShops

Sibshops offers an opportunity for brothers and sisters of children with intellectual disabilities to get peer support and education within a recreational context. The program will include a fun mix

of information, games, activities, and discussion. Click here to download a registration form. For more information, contact Meghan Murphy, Coordinator of Leisure Services at 314-817-2250.

Family to Family Meet Ups

Whether a sibling, a parent, a family member, or a friend, you can gather with others who understand the unique challenges of having a loved one with a disability.  Our new monthly Family to Family meet ups provide a place to share stories, resources, and get the tools you need to plan for a great life!  For the next meetup dates and to RSVP,  join our Meet Up group.

For more information, contact Sharon Spurlock, Director of Family Supports at 314-817-2222.

CONNECT Meet Ups

CONNECT is a program at the St. Louis Arc that empowers individuals to lead an independent life using individualized and community supports. This program is ideal for adults interested in moving out on their own and needing minimal support in order to be successful.  To join our Meet Up group or to RSVP click here

For more information, please contact Beth Moeller, Director of Community Living at 314-817-2271.

Counseling

Providing individual and group counseling to teenagers, adults, and their families. For more information, please contact Barbara Stewart, Individual and Family Counselor.

Dads Group

Get together in an informal setting with other dads who understand the unique challenges of raising a child with a disability. Locations and time vary. For more information, please contact Mark Keeley, President and CEO, at 314-817-2280.

 

Unless otherwise noted, all groups meet at the St. Louis Arc Centene Family Center located at 1177 N. Warson Road, St. Louis, MO 63132. Advance registration is required.

 

Download the Fall 2017 Leisure Times and Registration Form for a complete schedule of activities.