Paraquad, Inc.

Address

5240 Oakland Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110

(314) 289-4200

www.paraquad.org

Description:

Paraquad empowers people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity. Services include advocacy, special education advocacy, adult basic education, continuing education, GED/High School Equivalency test instruction, transition services for students with disabilities, subject tutoring, recreational aids, specialized telecommunications equipment, assistive technology equipment sales, assistive technology information, centers for independent living, independent living skills instruction, sign language instruction, career awareness, comprehensive disability related employment programs, supported employment, Ticket to Work/Self Sufficiency program, summer youth employment programs, attendant services for people with disabilities, benefits screening, peer to peer networking, sign language interpretation, health/disability related support groups, disability rights groups, specialized information and referral and workshops/symposiums.

Intake Process:

Contact the information and referral department at 314-289-4200.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

April 8, 2019

Employer ID:

237112449

Year Incorporated:

1970

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

5240 Oakland Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contacts

Anna Corbitt

Primary Contact

Community Relations and Events Coordinator

(314) 289-4214

acorbitt@paraquad.org

Aimee Wehmeier

President and Chief Executive Officer

(314) 289-4200

awehmeier@paraquad.org

Kathy Camillo

Information and Referral Specialist

(314) 289-4320

kcamillo@paraquad.org

Kevin Condon

Director of Marketing and Public Relations

(314) 289-4348

kcondon@paraquad.org

Paul Lonigro

Information and Referral Specialist

(314) 289-4245

plonigro@paraquad.org

Sarah Coyle

Information and Referral Manager

(314) 289-4224

scoyle@paraquad.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(314) 289-4200

DeafWay Interpreting Services

(866) 999-3929

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Assists participants with Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes to pass the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test), a series of five tests covering writing, science, math, literature and the arts, and social studies. These tests require the test taker to apply reading, math, language, and critical thinking skills. The participant and coach work in the community either at a HiSET class site or another location, depending on the participant goals.

Hours

Call Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm for program hours

Required Documents

Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

Eligibility

- Must be age 18 years and older and have a developmental disability - Must have an open case with Regional Center (Missouri Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Contact the Information and Referral department at (314) 289-4200

Languages

English

Service Area

St. Louis County in Missouri

Geography Served

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  • Missouri
    • Saint Louis County
    Click here to see this service (HH-0500.0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    People First of St. Louis: Participants with developmental disabilities learn what their rights are, how to access services and information in the government/community and how to be strong self-advocates. Activities includes monthly meetings, various opportunities to travel to Jefferson City, Missouri to educate legislators and training on speaking to legislators, writing persuasive letters, identifying/reporting neglect or abuse and being an informed voter.

    Hours

    Call Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm for program hours

    Required Documents

    Documentation of Developmental Disability

    Eligibility

    Must be age 18 years and older and diagnosed with a developmental disability

    Fees

    No Fees

    Intake Procedure

    Contact the Information and Referral Department at (314) 289-4200.

    Languages

    English

    Service Area

    St. Louis City/County in Missouri

    Geography Served

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    • Missouri
      • Saint Louis County
        • Saint Louis City County
        Click here to see this service (FP-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Provides pre-owned durable medical equipment to people with disabilities at a low cost. Equipment offered at discount includes: Drive medical Duet Transport Wheelchair Rollator Waltker, Drive Medical Shower Chair, Drive Medical Padded Seat Transfer Bench with Commode Opening, Drive Medical Suction Cup Grab Bar, Invacare Standard Walker, Lumex Rollator, Lumex Walker Tray, Probasics Raised Raised Seats.

        Hours

        Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

        Required Documents

        Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

        Eligibility

        Individuals with disabilities that require assistive technology

        Fees

        Costs depend on the equipment being purchased, call for information

        Intake Procedure

        To purchase an item or make an appointment call 314-633-4744 or email lkampwerth@paraquad.org

        Languages

        - American Sign Language - English

        Service Area

        St. Louis City/County in Missouri

        Geography Served

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        • Missouri
          • Saint Louis County
            • Saint Louis City County
            Click here to see this service (LH-0650.0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Assistive Technology Demonstration Center: Features a variety of assistive technology such as; bathing and grooming equipment, blind or low vision equipment, computer access equipment, daily living equipment, deaf or hard of hearing equipment, leisure equipment and mobility equipment, that people can sample before deciding whether or not to purchase.

            Hours

            Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

            Required Documents

            - Proof of Residency - Proof of Income - Hearing test results sometimes may be required

            Eligibility

            Individuals with disabilities that require assistive technology

            Fees

            No Fees

            Intake Procedure

            Call to schedule an appointment

            Languages

            - American Sign Language - English

            Service Area

            St. Louis City/County in Missouri

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • Missouri
              • Saint Louis County
                • Saint Louis City County
                Click here to see this service (LH-2700.0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                Consumer Directed Services: Program participants are trained to hire their own attendants to assist them with daily task such as personal care and/or assistance with chores, cooking, etc.

                Hours

                Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                Required Documents

                MO Healthnet (Medicaid) Card/Award Letter

                Eligibility

                - Ages 18-64 years with a physical disability is subject to MO Healthnet (Medicaid) spend down - Spend down must be met each month in order to receive services - Must be able to direct his/her own care - Must be capable of living independently with the services of a personal care attendant - Must require at least a nursing facility level of care

                Fees

                Caregiver candidate may have to pay a one-time $14.25 fee for a criminal background check if the person is not registered with Family Care Safety - call for details

                Intake Procedure

                Call To Apply

                Languages

                - Bosnian - English - Mandarin Chinese

                Service Area

                St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                Geography Served

                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                • Missouri
                  • Saint Louis County
                    • Saint Louis City County
                    Click here to see this service (PH-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Comprehensive Benefits Planning Services: Agency employment services staff provides information on federal, state, and local public benefits, available work incentives and the effect of work on benefits.

                    Hours

                    Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                    Required Documents

                    No Documentation Required

                    Eligibility

                    Individuals with disabilities who receive either Supplemental Security Income(SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and are interested in working

                    Fees

                    No Fees

                    Intake Procedure

                    Contact Information and Referral at (314) 289-4200

                    Languages

                    English

                    Service Area

                    St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                    • Missouri
                      • Saint Louis County
                        • Saint Louis City County
                        Click here to see this service (PH-0700) and related services within the Service Tree.

                        Description

                        Supported Volunteer Opportunities Program: This career awareness project helps adults with developmental disabilities find and keep volunteer work in their community that matches their interests and abilities. Provides on-site coach to help them learn how to do the work, improve their communication skills and be a good employee.

                        Hours

                        Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                        Required Documents

                        Documentation of developmental disability

                        Eligibility

                        Must be age 18 years and older and have a developmental disability and have an open case with Regional Center (Missouri Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities) or St. Louis Office for DD Resources

                        Fees

                        No Fees

                        Intake Procedure

                        Contact the Information and Referral Department at (314) 289-4200

                        Languages

                        English

                        Service Area

                        St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                        Geography Served

                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                        • Missouri
                          • Saint Louis County
                            • Saint Louis City County
                            Click here to see this service (ND-2000.1500-120) and related services within the Service Tree.

                            Description

                            Offers information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, and individual and systems advocacy, personal assistance, home modifications, recreation services, vocational programs, and assistance in obtaining assistive technology equipment with the objective of helping participants function more independently in family and community settings and to secure and maintain appropriate employment.

                            Hours

                            Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                            Required Documents

                            Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                            Eligibility

                            Individuals with severe disabilities - call for details

                            Fees

                            No Fees

                            Intake Procedure

                            Call To Apply

                            Languages

                            English

                            Service Area

                            St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                            Geography Served

                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                            • Missouri
                              • Saint Louis County
                                • Saint Louis City County
                                Click here to see this service (LR-1550) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                Description

                                Offers assistance and support to individuals with disabilities who are seeking employment. Services include employment planning, skills assessment, computer testing, resume preparation, filling out applications, job development, interview skills and identifying accommodations.

                                Hours

                                Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                Required Documents

                                Documentation of Developmental Disability

                                Eligibility

                                - Must be age 18 years and older with a developmental disability - Must have an open case with Vocational Rehabilitation

                                Fees

                                No Fees

                                Intake Procedure

                                An individual must have their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VR) contact the Director of Employment Services, Angela Seigler at (314) 289-4200 or aseigler@paraquad.org

                                Languages

                                English

                                Service Area

                                St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                Geography Served

                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                • Missouri
                                  • Saint Louis County
                                    • Saint Louis City County
                                    Click here to see this service (ND-6500.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                    Description

                                    Continuing Education Program: Individuals with developmental disabilities attend weekly classes at Paraquad or other locations to learn or improve basic skills such as reading, math, cooking, computers, healthy relationships and self-esteem. Also, limited transportation assistance available to eligible students.

                                    Hours

                                    Call Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm for program hours

                                    Required Documents

                                    Documentation of developmental disability

                                    Eligibility

                                    - Must be age 18 years and older and have a developmental disability - Must have an open case with Regional Center (Missouri Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities) or St. Louis Office for DD Resources

                                    Fees

                                    No Fees

                                    Intake Procedure

                                    Contact Information and Referral Department at (314) 289-4200

                                    Languages

                                    English

                                    Service Area

                                    St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                    Geography Served

                                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                    • Missouri
                                      • Saint Louis County
                                        • Saint Louis City County
                                        Click here to see this service (HH-0500.1600) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                        Description

                                        Public Policy: Works to develop and implement policies that promote independent living as well as to fight or amend policies that create barriers for people with disabilities. Focuses on advocating for policies and programs that de-institutionalize people and create opportunities for full community participation by organizing/mobilizing the grassroots disability community.

                                        Hours

                                        Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                                        Required Documents

                                        No Documentation Required

                                        Eligibility

                                        Must be age 21 years and older with disability-related issues

                                        Fees

                                        No Fees

                                        Intake Procedure

                                        For more information or if a leader and want to start a local community advocacy group or want to be connected with the disability rights movement in area or to sign up for Paraquad’s e-newsletter “Advocacy Matters” call (314) 289-4200 or email advocacy@paraquad.org

                                        Languages

                                        English

                                        Service Area

                                        Missouri State

                                        Geography Served

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                                        • Missouri
                                          Click here to see this service (TD-1600.3100-180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                          Description

                                          Provides free one-on-one tutoring to adults 18 and older with a developmental disability who are studying to take the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) to earn their high school equivalency credential. Student and tutor meet at a public-access location like a library, college, etc. for tutoring session. Testing does not take place at Paraquad.

                                          Hours

                                          Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                          Required Documents

                                          Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                          Eligibility

                                          Must have been diagnosed with a developmental disability prior to the age of 22 years

                                          Fees

                                          No fees for tutoring

                                          Intake Procedure

                                          Call To Apply

                                          Languages

                                          English

                                          Service Area

                                          St. Louis County in Missouri

                                          Geography Served

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                                          • Missouri
                                            • Saint Louis County
                                            Click here to see this service (HH-0500.2500-250) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                            Description

                                            Youth Group: Focuses on social and recreational activities that promote the development of social skills not acquired in segregated environments. Participants include young people with and without disabilities. Participants with disabilities learn to participate within the community as an equal and participants without a disability develop an awareness and understanding of their peers with disabilities.

                                            Hours

                                            - Third Saturday of each month - call for times - Meetings in June and July are for community outings and a computer camp

                                            Required Documents

                                            Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                            Eligibility

                                            Youth ages 12-24 years with or without a disability

                                            Fees

                                            Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

                                            Intake Procedure

                                            Call To Apply

                                            Languages

                                            English

                                            Service Area

                                            St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                            Geography Served

                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                            • Missouri
                                              • Saint Louis County
                                                • Saint Louis City County
                                                Click here to see this service (PN-8100.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                Description

                                                Participants works one-on-one with the specialist who provides assistance such as skills training, resources or referrals designed to help the participant live more independently and achieve their goals. Nursing Home Transition Services: Independent living specialist will work with a person who is trying to transition from a nursing home back into the community to address skills related to housing, finances, personal care, financial resources and independence.

                                                Hours

                                                Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                Required Documents

                                                No Documentation Required

                                                Eligibility

                                                Age 18 years and older with a disability

                                                Fees

                                                No Fees

                                                Intake Procedure

                                                Call To Apply

                                                Languages

                                                - American Sign Language - Bosnian - English - Other languages (through interpreters)

                                                Service Area

                                                St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                                Geography Served

                                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                • Missouri
                                                  • Saint Louis County
                                                    • Saint Louis City County
                                                    Click here to see this service (LR-3200) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                    Special Notes/Funding

                                                    Participants are paired with peer-mentors who have similar disabilities.

                                                    Description

                                                    Participants are paired with a trained peer who serves as a mentor, sharing personal experiences and providing support, information, resources, and encouragement.

                                                    Hours

                                                    Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm, hours of meetings may vary

                                                    Required Documents

                                                    Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                                    Eligibility

                                                    Age 18 years and older newly disabled or struggling with adapting to life with a disability

                                                    Fees

                                                    No Fees

                                                    Intake Procedure

                                                    Call To Apply

                                                    Languages

                                                    English

                                                    Service Area

                                                    St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                                    Geography Served

                                                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                    • Missouri
                                                      • Saint Louis County
                                                        • Saint Louis City County
                                                        Click here to see this service (PH-1400.6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                        Description

                                                        The Health and Wellness Center: People with disabilities can exercise, receive assistance continuing their post-rehabilitation training and participate in recreational activities. Participants typically start with a 12-week introductory program, during which they will also receive a health handbook and nutrition program guidelines.

                                                        Hours

                                                        - Mon-Thu - 9:00am to 7:00pm - Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm - Sat - 10:30am to 3:30pm

                                                        Required Documents

                                                        Letter from doctor granting permission to exercise

                                                        Eligibility

                                                        - Must have a disability - Participants can schedule no more than three exercise sessions per week

                                                        Fees

                                                        - $40-$55 per month on a sliding scale - call for details - Financial aid may be available - call for details

                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                        Contact the Information and Referral Department at (314) 289-4200

                                                        Languages

                                                        English

                                                        Service Area

                                                        - Franklin, Gasconade, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis City/County, St. Charles, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve and Warren counties in Missouri - Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois

                                                        Geography Served

                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                        • Illinois
                                                          • Madison County
                                                            • Saint Clair County
                                                            • Missouri
                                                              • Franklin County
                                                                • Gasconade County
                                                                  • Jefferson County
                                                                    • Lincoln County
                                                                      • Saint Charles County
                                                                        • Sainte Genevieve County
                                                                          • Saint Francois County
                                                                            • Saint Louis County
                                                                              • Saint Louis City County
                                                                                • Warren County
                                                                                Click here to see this service (LH-0600.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                Description

                                                                                DeafWay Interpreting Services: Provides introductory sign language classes and communication development specialist services as well as skills enrichment trainings and workshops provided throughout the year.

                                                                                Hours

                                                                                Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                No Documentation Required

                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                Deafness issues

                                                                                Fees

                                                                                Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                For more details call (314) 289-4200 voice or (866) 999-3929 toll free voice or email at deafway@paraquad.org or visit website at www.deafway.net

                                                                                Languages

                                                                                - American Sign Language - English

                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                - Illinois State - Missouri State

                                                                                Geography Served

                                                                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                • Illinois
                                                                                  • Missouri
                                                                                    • Franklin County
                                                                                      • Jefferson County
                                                                                        • Lincoln County
                                                                                          • Saint Charles County
                                                                                            • Saint Louis County
                                                                                              • Saint Louis City County
                                                                                                • Warren County
                                                                                                Click here to see this service (LR-8000.0500-800) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                DeafWay Interpreting Services: Provides sign language interpreters, and communication development specialist. Interpreters are qualified to interpret in any situation for any Deaf person regardless of their language preference. Each advanced or master-level certified interpreter is licensed in both Missouri and Illinois. Language modes available include American Sign Language (ASL), Pidgin Signed English (PSE), Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE), deaf/blind (tacticle interpreting for people with limited vision or totally blind) and oral interpreting. Video Remote Interpreting: Also offers interpretation services via video where people who are deaf or hard of hearing can communicate with a professional using a laptop, iPad or iPhone.

                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                - Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm - Interpreting services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                No Documentation Required

                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing

                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                For more details call (314) 289-4200 voice or (866) 999-3929 toll free voice or email at deafway@paraquad.org or visit website at www.deafway.net

                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                - American Sign Language - English

                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                - Illinois State - Missouri State

                                                                                                Geography Served

                                                                                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                • Illinois
                                                                                                  • Missouri
                                                                                                    Click here to see this service (PH-3500.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                    Description

                                                                                                    Staff members work with youth and their families on an individualized education program or other education-related issues.

                                                                                                    Hours

                                                                                                    Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                    Required Documents

                                                                                                    Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                                                                                    Eligibility

                                                                                                    Ages birth-21 years who have a disability

                                                                                                    Fees

                                                                                                    Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

                                                                                                    Intake Procedure

                                                                                                    Call To Apply

                                                                                                    Languages

                                                                                                    English

                                                                                                    Service Area

                                                                                                    St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                                                                                    Geography Served

                                                                                                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                    • Missouri
                                                                                                      • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                        • Saint Louis City County
                                                                                                        Click here to see this service (FT-8000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                        Description

                                                                                                        Information and Referral: Specialists provides guidance and referrals for housing, transportation, legal issues, financial assistance, in-home aid, medical services, equipment and assistive technology, etc.

                                                                                                        Hours

                                                                                                        Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                        Required Documents

                                                                                                        No Documentation Required

                                                                                                        Eligibility

                                                                                                        Persons with disabilities, their families, social workers, service providers and other organizations needing disability related information

                                                                                                        Fees

                                                                                                        No Fees

                                                                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                                                                        Contact the Information and Referral Department at (314) 289-4200

                                                                                                        Languages

                                                                                                        - American Sign Language - English

                                                                                                        Service Area

                                                                                                        St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                                                                                        Geography Served

                                                                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                                                          • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                            • Saint Louis City County
                                                                                                            Click here to see this service (TJ-3000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                            Description

                                                                                                            Offers assistance with selecting and purchasing specialized assistive equipment for people who have a disability that would otherwise prevent access to the telephone system.

                                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                                            Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                                            - Proof of Residency - Proof of Income - Hearing test results sometimes may be required

                                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                                            - Must be certified by a licensed physician, audiologist, speech pathologist, hearing instrument specialist or qualified agency as unable to use traditional telecommunications equipment or computer equipment due to disability - Must be a resident of the state of Missouri - Must have access to basic telephone service for TAP-T; have a computer and internet service for TAP-I. For the TAP Wireless pilot, you must have WiFi access or mobile phone service (depending on selected equipment) - Must meet financial income standards. (Generally, an applicant has an annual adjusted household income under $60,000 for two people, with $5,000 being added for each additional dependent)

                                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                                            No Fees

                                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                                            Call to begin application process

                                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                                            - American Sign Language - English

                                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                                            St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                                                                                            Geography Served

                                                                                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                                              • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                                • Saint Louis City County
                                                                                                                Click here to see this service (LH-0600.8180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                                Tutors assist students who want to improve their learning in academic subjects such as reading, math, finances, computers, etc. Students take tests to track their progress while being tutored but no grades or certifications are issued upon completion. The student and tutor meet at a public access location such as a library, college, etc.

                                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                                - Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm - Tutoring sessions are scheduled by the student and tutor and usually are held once a week for 90 mins to two hours

                                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                                Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                                Must have been diagnosed with a developmental disability prior to age 22 years

                                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                                No Fees

                                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                Call To Apply

                                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                                English

                                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                                St. Louis County in Missouri

                                                                                                                Geography Served

                                                                                                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                • Missouri
                                                                                                                  • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                                  Click here to see this service (HL-8700.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                                  Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP): An eight-week summer employment opportunity that matches teens with businesses and organizations that match their personal preferences, skills and support needs. SWEP participants will work 20 hours a week and receive minimum wage.

                                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                                  - Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm - Employment hours vary - Program runs from June 1st through August 1st

                                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                                  Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                                  Must be ages 16-20years, have a disability and be returning to high school in the fall

                                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                                  No Fees

                                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                  Call To Apply

                                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                                  English

                                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                                  St. Louis County in Missouri

                                                                                                                  Geography Served

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                                                                                                                  • Missouri
                                                                                                                    • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                                    Click here to see this service (ND-6500.9800-850) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                    Description

                                                                                                                    A job placement program designed to meet the employment needs of individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Each participant is supposed by a job coach and mentor who helps the participant learn new job skills and maintain employment.

                                                                                                                    Hours

                                                                                                                    Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                    Required Documents

                                                                                                                    Documentation of Developmental Disability

                                                                                                                    Eligibility

                                                                                                                    Age 18 years and older with a developmental disability and have an open case with Regional Center (Missouri Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities) in addition to an open case with Vocational Rehabilitation

                                                                                                                    Fees

                                                                                                                    No Fees

                                                                                                                    Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                    Contact the Information and Referral Department at (314) 289-4200

                                                                                                                    Languages

                                                                                                                    English

                                                                                                                    Service Area

                                                                                                                    St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                                                                                                    Geography Served

                                                                                                                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                    • Missouri
                                                                                                                      • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                                        • Saint Louis City County
                                                                                                                        Click here to see this service (ND-6500.8120) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                        Description

                                                                                                                        Paraquad is an employment network under the Ticket to Work program offered through Social Security. The goal of the program is help Social Security disability recipients obtain employment, vocational rehabilitation and other support services from public and private providers, employers and other organizations.

                                                                                                                        Hours

                                                                                                                        Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                        Required Documents

                                                                                                                        Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                                                                                                        Eligibility

                                                                                                                        Ages 18-64 years old and receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and already have been approved and assigned a Ticket to Work through the Social Security Administration

                                                                                                                        Fees

                                                                                                                        No Fees

                                                                                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                        Call To Apply

                                                                                                                        Languages

                                                                                                                        English

                                                                                                                        Service Area

                                                                                                                        St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                                                                                                        Geography Served

                                                                                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                                                                          • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                                            • Saint Louis City County
                                                                                                                            Click here to see this service (ND-6500.8870) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                            Description

                                                                                                                            Provides support for children with disabilities who are moving from one kind of program setting or service provision to another. Includes transition from preschool to kindergarten, elementary to middle school and from high school to adult life.

                                                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                                                            Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                                                            Will be instructed on documents needed when contacting the agency

                                                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                                                            Children ages 3-17 years and young adults 18-21 years with disabilities

                                                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                                                            Will be instructed on fees when contacting the agency

                                                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                            Call To Apply

                                                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                                                            English

                                                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                                                            St. Louis County in Missouri

                                                                                                                            Geography Served

                                                                                                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                                                              • Saint Louis County
                                                                                                                              Click here to see this service (HH-8000.8500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                              Description

                                                                                                                              Home Access Program (HAP): Provides accessibility modifications to homeowners such as wheelchair ramps and lifts, widening doorways, walk in showers, grab bars, etc. at no cost to individuals who meet eligibility criteria.

                                                                                                                              Hours

                                                                                                                              Call Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm for program hours

                                                                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                                                                              - Proof of home ownership - Proof of household income - Proof of paid property taxes - Other documentation as requested

                                                                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                                                                              - Homeowner must live in the home in St. Louis City (but does not have to be the person who has a disability) - Household income must be within 50% of area median income

                                                                                                                              Fees

                                                                                                                              No Fees

                                                                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                              Contact the Information and Referral Department at (314) 289-4200

                                                                                                                              Languages

                                                                                                                              English

                                                                                                                              Service Area

                                                                                                                              St. Louis City in Missouri

                                                                                                                              Geography Served

                                                                                                                              None

                                                                                                                              Click here to see this service (BH-3000.3500-900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                              Description

                                                                                                                              Tuscher Institute for Community Organizing and Civic Engagement: Developing leadership in the disability community by providing customized trainings to individuals, groups and organizations on civic engagement, advocacy and community organizing.

                                                                                                                              Hours

                                                                                                                              Hours vary - call Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm for details

                                                                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                                                                              No Documentation Required

                                                                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                                                                              Disability-related issues

                                                                                                                              Fees

                                                                                                                              No Fees

                                                                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                              For more information contact Paraquad’s Organizing Team Manager at (314) 289-4200

                                                                                                                              Languages

                                                                                                                              English

                                                                                                                              Service Area

                                                                                                                              Missouri State

                                                                                                                              Geography Served

                                                                                                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                              • Missouri
                                                                                                                                Click here to see this service (TJ-6500.9500) and related services within the Service Tree.

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