Identify, plan, and achieve your life goals.

Live

The St. Louis Arc provides support to assist individuals in identifying and achieving their goals. Whether your goals are to live independently, find employment, or to just start thinking about the future, we are here to support you. Additionally, we understand this can be a challenging transition for family members and are available to offer guidance through this process.

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A Life Coach assists people who want to fulfill their dreams, but are running up against road blocks. Life coaching involves asking powerful questions of an individual, discovering what motivates them, finding tools to remain focused, and holding each person accountable. Life Coaches are certified professionals who work with individuals to clarify what they want in life and how to get it.

Start today and take a step towards building a life that is exciting and fulfilling to you. For more information on these programs, contact Beth Moeller, Director of Community Living at 314-817-2271.

Residential Support

Skill Building

If you are ready to live on your own and manage your daily life with minimal support, the St. Louis Arc is available. Participants receive needs-based, one-on-one supports that are designed to maximize a person’s independence, while providing up to 12 hours of assistance each week. Support can range from help paying bills and meeting health needs to assistance arranging leisure activities. For more information on these programs, contact Beth Moeller, Director of Community Living at 314-817-2271.

Independent Supported Living Arrangements (ISLA)

The St. Louis Arc also offers residential options for younger and older adults.  Our Independent Supported Living Arrangements (ISLA) offers an option for St. Louis County Residents to received limited support in their own home or apartment. For more information on these programs, contact Beth Moeller, Director of Community Living at 314-817-2271.

Work

Building skills during our teen summer programs, volunteering in your community, or building a resume to find a job, the St. Louis Arc offers services to help guide you as you plan for the future.

Summer Programs

Summer work experience opportunities for teens.

Employment and Training

Build employment skills with Pre-Employment Training, or start exploring competitive employment with job discovery, exploration, development, coaching, and retention.

Community Engagement

Community Integration Services provides daily support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, so they can become active participants in their community.


For additional information or resources on transitioning to adulthood, contact Gabrielle Szarek, Director of Transition Services, at 314-817-2255.