A caring residential community for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

St. Louis Center – 62 Years Strong!

Founded in 1960, St. Louis Center is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) residential community in Chelsea, MI for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Our programs are licensed by the State of Michigan and the agency is accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Learn more about our history and mission.

Now through October 31st -Your monthly donation is doubled!
The annual amount of your sustaining donation made now through October 31st is being made by a generous donor, up to $50,000!
$5 per month

provides residents like Lisa fuel to get to work for a week.

$10 per month

provides residents like Jerome one day of fun in the Day Program.

$15 per month

provides residents like Stanley with quality nursing care for one day.

$20 per month

provides residents like Mark with quality therapies weekly.

Become a Monthly Sustainer - now MATCHED!

Click here to learn how to give the ongoing gift of a secure home, quality care, and fun activities.

Fall Dinner Auction - Reserve your seat now!

Reserve your seat now for the 2022 Fall Dinner Auction! Enjoy a gourmet dinner and take home incredible prizes.

St. Louis Spirit Newsletter - New issue out now!

Read the Summer 2022 issue of St. Louis Spirit with stories, news, and upcoming events.


St. Louis Center is facing decreased funding and increased costs during the coronavirus epidemic.

Make a general donation.

Your gift of any amount is always appreciated!

Provide a Day of Benevolent Care.

Did you know that a single day of benevolent care costs $304 per resident? Benevolent care includes residents’ food, shelter, utilities, transportation, and clothing, as well as the staff who provide loving care and activities.

Make a difference in the life of a resident when you click here and select “Provide one day of Benevolent Care for a Resident”.

In-Kind Gifts

Visit St. Louis Center Charity Wish Lists on Smile.Amazon to have your gift shipped by Amazon directly to us.

Lasting Gifts

Help provide support over time with a recurrent donation, matching fund, or planned gift.

Become a recurrent donor.

Spread out your giving of any amount into monthly payments while helping ensure that the residents at St. Louis Center have the continued support and care they need – Become a member of the Bosatta Society!

Matching Funds

Double your dollars when you participate in an existing match, take part in your employer’s match, or offering a match challenge yourself. Learn more here!


There are many ways of giving that provide lasting support over time such as contributing to the Center’s endowment funds, planned gifts, large in-kind items, or real estate. Learn more about how to support St. Louis Center or contact us today to make an inquiry.


We’re all excited to resume in-person ways to benefit the lives of SLC residents.

Share your talents and time!

St. Louis Center provides an opportunity to interact with and get to know community members who are intellectually / developmentally disabled. Those who do quickly learn that labels are not people, and the people who call St. Louis Center home are extraordinary in many ways.

Start by telling us a bit more about what you would like to do and how much time you would like to commit here. Please be sure to let us know if you wish to volunteer as a group or have special interests.

Contact Us Directly

For questions about any St. Louis Center needs, please contact us at:
Phone: (734) 475-8430

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