Resilience is a family tradition

Resilience is a family tradition

Describing a family is not always simple. The families of St. Louis Center come in every shape and size. Some residents have small quaint families, some have large sprawling families, and some call the SLC staff their family. One thing they all have in common is their...

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Joey Baker – Resilience with a Smile

Joey Baker – Resilience with a Smile

"I'm helpful.... I just like helping others, I guess."  - Joey Baker Joey Baker wants to make people happy and is always here to brighten the day of everyone around him. He has learned to recognize his areas of need and strives to surmount challenges and accomplish...

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Lee Booth – A Smile for Everyone

Lee Booth – A Smile for Everyone

Even with all of the challenges over the past year, you can always count on Lee Booth to have a smile, something positive to say and a desire to have fun, especially if it involves dancing. Lee grew up close to his mom, Christine, and his siblings. As a single mom,...

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Thank you for helping us reach our goal!

Thank you for helping us reach our goal!

We are so thrilled! Because of your generosity, we achieved our matching goal in December and raised the funds needed to cover the financial gap we were facing. As you can tell by all of the smiles, everyone is excited and sending well-deserved thanks to YOU. If you...

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Meet Rabecca …

Meet Rabecca …

Our first story is about Rabecca, or Rebbie as her dad and grandmother affectionately call her. Rebbie has only lived at St. Louis Center for just less than a year, but it's been a time of big transformation for her and her family. Rebbie's grandmother, Sally, and...

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Montessori Training Comes to SLC

Montessori Training Comes to SLC

Enriching the lives of older adults with I/DD “The amount of time you engage your residents in meaningful activity, is the amount of time you won’t have to deal with problems. Montessori will give you the tools to engage them.” Montessori, an educational method based...

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Safe and Loved – Joyce’s Son Ken

Safe and Loved – Joyce’s Son Ken

Safe and Loved - A Place to Call Home Ken Merriman's mother, Joyce, tells her joy from finding Ken's future at St. Louis Center Since January of 2018, my son Ken has called St. Louis Center home—and we couldn’t be happier. At St. Louis Center, he goes to church...

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Joey Baker – Resilience with a Smile

Joey Baker – Resilience with a Smile

“I’m helpful. I just like helping others, I guess.”

Joey wants to make people happy and is always here to brighten the day of everyone around him. Through this hard work, Joey has built a life for himself in the community and here at the Center with his friends, rewarding in so many ways to all around him.

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