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

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

The Synapsory

Sensory Room Development and Consultation

The Synapsory specializes in assisting churches and community groups to develop sensory rooms that provide rest, regulation, and renewal for special needs families. We’ve helped people in St. Louis City, Hazelwood, Kirkwood, Chesterfield, Ellisville, South St. Louis County, and Wentzville MO. Illinois locations include Edwardsville and Freeburg IL.

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

Go to their website for locations www.thesynapsory.org
or email terrie@thesynapsory.org

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

Bonhomme Church
Chesterfield, MO

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

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

Emmaus Link

Specialized Classes

Emmaus Link offers seasonal classes for adults with special needs. Classes are held at St. Charles Community College on Saturday mornings 3 times per year in topics like art appreciation, cooking, and personal enrichment. 

Service Area: St. Charles County
Program Type: Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Fall, Spring, Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

3731 Mueller Road
St. Charles, Missouri 63301

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