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Agency Overview

St. Louis Center is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) residential community in Chelsea, MI for boys and adult men and women with I/DD. Our Children's Program accepts boys between 6 and 18 and our Adult Program accepts men and women 18 and older. Our programs are licensed by the State of Michigan and the agency is accredited by CARF.

button that takes you to a page detailing Guanellian Mission principlesSt. Louis Center opened in 1960 and is administered by the Servants of Charity, an International order of priests and brothers whose primary mission is to care for people with I/DD, the poor, and the abandoned. Based on the principles expounded by their Founder, St. Louis Guanella, SLC provides a family atmosphere and promotes the development of the whole person according to each one's capabilities.

Vision

Our vision is to create a future in which every resident is provided a continuum of life-long care in a safe, comfortable, supportive, and family-like environment in which the individual's right to self-determination and personal decision-making, along with the need for dignity, respect, tradition and spirituality are honored.

What's Happening in our Community

Dream Tour

A luxury cruise ship out in the middle of the ocean.Set sail from Nice, France on the St. Louis Center ‘Dream Tour.’ Join Fr. Enzo Addari on an Azamara Cruise to Italy and Greece on October 11-19, 2015. St. Louis Center could earn up to $100,000 for its Legacy Campaign if 150 staterooms are sold.

All we need is a $100 deposit (per stateroom) to hold your spot. Don't delay ... reserve your cabin today!! Call Cathy Bilinski today 734-789-7165

 

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It's what we've all been waiting for...the 2015 Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge voting is well underway!

We are now in Round 3 and holding steady in 3rd place. Please continue to vote daily at: www.votecoachbeilein.com

Text VOTEBEILEIN to 84576 for voting reminders. Standard messaging rates apply.

 

Check out the Community 'Fitness for Life' Program

 

iPad Training at St. Louis CenterThe   entryway into Fther Guanella Hall at St. Louis Center. It is under construction and some new siding will be attached near the main facade.

A new friend of SLC, Melissa Archer, donated her time June 20th to train the residents to use iPad devices to assist their learning. To help, SLC is asking for donations of iTunes gift cards to defer the cost of some of the more costly, specialized apps. They can be mailed or dropped off to: Liz Aslin at St. Louis Center. Full iPad Story

Father Guanella Hall Project Photos

 

St. Louis Center Events for Residents A man with intellectual disabilities is eating  cotton candy inside of the St. Louis Center gym.

The residents of St. Louis Center enjoy outings and activities throughout the year, see the calendar of events for more details.

See our Events Schedule for a full list of the St. Louis Center fundraisers and special events!



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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St. Louis Center has achieved accreditation from CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This accreditation means we have met the highest standards of quality in our community housing services to support our residents.