Friendship Ministry for Adults with Special Needs

Chesterfield Presbyterian Church

The Friendship Ministry meets Sunday 9am and Thursday 7pm to reach out in love to the greater St. Louis community, leading adults with special needs. By God’s word, through God’s love, and with God’s promises to individuals, we train these unique people to live within a church community. Each week, we gather for a variety of learning experiences led by a team of gifted, trained, loving, and enthusiastic Friendship Class ministry team members.

Service Area: St. Louis County
Program Type: Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Chesterfield Presbyterian Church
15037 Clayton Road
Chesterfield MO 63017

Concordia Fellowship Groups

Concordia Lutheran Church

Concordia’s Special Needs Ministry offers a weekly Bible fellowship class for adults with special needs ages 18 and up. The class will begin with Biblical instruction delivered in a way that is accessible to adults with special learning needs. Concordia also has a youth programs for special needs including a Buddy Ministry, Deaf Ministry, sensory room, and summer VBS for kids with special needs.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Adults, Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Concordia Lutheran Church
505 S. Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood MO 63122

www.ckhome.org

Jessica Crawford
314-374-0682
jcrawford@ckhome.org

Felice Cuores Party Time Adult Social

St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church

Felice Cuores Party Time! A party for adults, 18 and older, with cognitive and developmental disabilities.  The parties are from 7pm to 10pm on the second Saturday of each month from September thru May.  A $5 entry fee includes DJ, soda, snacks and door prizes.  The parties are chaperoned by the Knights of Columbus and the Ladies’ Auxiliaries.  There is no charge for parents or caregivers who choose to stay. 

Service Area: St. Louis County
Program Type: Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church
15642 Clayton Road
Ellisville MO 63011
Parish office: 636-394-7307

Bill Lukas, Program Coordinator

www.saintclareofassisi.org

Heart and Soul Social Group

Bonhomme Church Ministries

Join us for an evening of praise and worship, prayer, bible stories, crafts and ministry projects. We meet the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month for a night fellowship opportunity for adults with special needs which focuses on teaching Biblical truths about Jesus.

Service Area: St. Louis County
Program Type: Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Adult Social Group

ACTION Monthly Adult Social Group

Achieving Christ in Our Neighborhood (ACTION) – This is a ministry for developmentally disabled adults who are sometimes overlooked in the mainstream activities of daily parish life and the opportunities offered for social, ministerial, and outreach activities. A group of volunteers holds monthly themed events with lunch for the participants, their parents, and caregivers. Attendees participate in fun activities while parents and caregivers share ideas and offer support to each other.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Judy Burns – 314 892-5522 – Email Judy Burns
Judy Ryan – 314 892-6329 – Email Judy Ryan

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
4900 Ringer, St. Louis, MO 63129

Craft Alliance Center of Art and Design

Art and Craft Classes, Workshops and Camps

Enriching and empowering community through craft. We are a non-profit art center offering contemporary craft exhibitions, classes, free community programs, and a gallery shop featuring the work of national and regional artists. We offer classes in glass, metal, clay, fiber, wood, drawing, painting, weaving, and jewelry. Our summer camps for ages 7-14 are designed to engage youth in learning fun and new studio techniques by making amazing artworks.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Arts, Day Camps
Ages Served: Adults, Teens, Youth
Season: Summer, Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

5080 Delmar Blvd St. Louis, MO 63130

 

COCA, Creative Arts

Arts, Dance, Theater

COCA provides meaningful arts experiences for youth and adults in our own studio and through community outreach programs. We nurture the artistic and creative potential through classes in art & design, dance, fitness, theatre, and voice. We pride ourselves on offering some of the most creative Spring & Summer Arts Camps for youth ages 3-18.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Arts, Day Camps, Performing Arts
Ages Served: Adults, Teens, Youth
Season: Summer, Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

524 Trinity Ave St. Louis, MO 63130

Emerge Everyone

Specialized Fitness Program & Personal Training

Emerge EveryOne is a group workout program designed specifically for exercisers with intellectual disabilities. We offer these classes once per week free of charge. We also offer individualized fitness training at our gyms in St. Charles and Wentzville, MO.

Service Area: St. Charles County
Program Type: Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Adults, Teens
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

920 Hemsath, Suite 100
St. Charles, MO 63303
info@emergefitnesstraining.com

1231 Wentzville Parkway, 63385

Camp Courage

Specialized Overnight Camp for Adults

Camp Courage is a 4-day/3-night, all-inclusive summer camping program for adults with special needs, including Down syndrome, birth defects, cognitive delays and high functioning Autism. This program is held each June, in Stewartsville, Missouri.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Overnight Camps
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Wilderness Inquiry

Inclusive High Adventure Trips

When traveling with Wilderness Inquiry you help create opportunities for others to share the adventure. As a nonprofit organization, we provide opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to experience the great outdoors. Together we can help people build meaningful connections with each other and the natural world. Join us on a trip to help make this possible!

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Travel & Outdoor Adventures
Ages Served: Adults, Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

808 14th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414