Arya Foundation

The Arya Foundation Equipment and Family Support

The Arya Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization that provides funding for need-based adaptive equipment, tricycles, and toys to children with special needs in St. Louis.  We host an annual disability awareness family conference. 

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

Special Education Foundation

Special Education Foundation Camp Funding

The mission of the Special Education Foundation is to assist children with disabilities served by Special School District in St. Louis County achieve success in areas not supported by tax dollars or United Way. The “Kid-to-Camp” program is one of the Foundation’s most successful programs. Through this program, the Foundation provides financial assistance to parents so their child can attend summer camp.

Service Area: St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Overnight Camps, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

314-394-7030
jeanine@sef-stl.org

11933 Westline Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 – 3203

Judevine Center for Autism

Judevine provides support both in the natural home environment & in the community while addressing specific goals designed by the family and the Judevine team. They also provide social skills groups in a group setting to children and/or adults.

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

1810 Craig Rd. Ste 109, St Louis, Missouri 63146

Gateway Tykes on Trykes

Gateway Tykes on Trykes

Gateway Tykes on Trykes is a group of local Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapists along with local families dedicated to providing adapted tricycles to children in the St. Louis area and surrounding communites by raising funds for and assessing for, proper fit of the AmTryke® therapeutic trike to children & others who are otherwise unable to ride a regular bike.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Short Term Care

Family Forward

Flexibility and support for families in an encouraging environment that gives children receiving respite care for positive social interactions with other children and adults. Family Forward moves vulnerable children in the direction of hope by delivering comprehensive therapeutic and educational services to support biological, foster, and adoptive families.

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

9445 Litzsinger Rd
Brentwood, MO 63144

Behavior Intervention Services

Behavior Intervention Services provides a variety of services to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities that reside in Missouri and Illinois. Our agency, founded in 2004, has grown to serve hundreds of individuals in the St. Louis and surrounding areas.

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

2644 Metro Blvd
Maryland Heights MO 63043

American Camp Association

Camp Advisor and Resource Center

ACA offers expert advice from camp professionals on camp selection, readiness, child and youth development, and issues of importance to families. ACA helps you find the right camp for every child.

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

All over the country

Wyman Center

Outdoor Center, Youth Empowerment Programs

The Wyman Center has served as the birthplace to our successful youth development approaches that are now offered to young people in St. Louis, and across the country. Today, Wyman’s campus still serves as the home of the Wyman Leaders Program, which supports around 600 St. Louis teens annually through summer residential experiences at Wyman’s camp and individualized coaching and enrichment opportunities throughout the school year.
When camp is not being used for Wyman programming, it is available for individuals and organizations to hold their events, enjoy the outdoors, and benefit from Wyman’s leadership and team building expertise. By holding your event at Wyman, you are supporting our programs and helping to empower the teens we serve.

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

Family Advocacy & Community Training (FACT)

Family Support Services / People First Self-Advocacy

The FACT Family Support program is designed to help families who have a child with a disability as they manage life’s challenges. A Parent Support Partner visits you at home and give you emotional and practical support to help you access community services such as health care, special education, recreation, housing, caretakers, employment and finances, and more.  For adults with disabilities, FACT supports People First, a national organization that is run by, and for, people who have a developmental disability. Members of People First are empowered to self-advocate so that they can affect positive change at all levels of society.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

St. Charles & St. Louis County

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri

Youth Development and Outdoor Skills Program

Girl Scouts Council of Greater St. Louis is committed to helping all girls from every background to develop confidence, determination, and skills needed to thirive in today’s world. The Girls Scout programs is based on the Girl Scout Promise and law, and is adapted to meet the developmental, eudcational, emotional, and social needs and interest of firls at five levels of girls ages K-12 grades. All girls in Kindergarten throug 12th grade are encouraged to participate in Girls Scouts. Summer Residential Camp is Available.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Day Camps, Overnight Camps
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Both

2300 Ball
St. Louis, Missouri
63146