Sheryl Mohr Caring for SLC Residents

Sheryl Mohr Caring for SLC Residents

Sheryl Mohr says she felt led to her job as St. Louis Center’s Social Work Supervisor in July of 2019. “I have a son with Down syndrome and 10 adopted special needs kids,” said Sheryl. With a bachelor’s degree in social work and an MBA in health administration, and,...

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Nursing Department Transformed

Nursing Department Transformed

One of the most valuable support teams at SLC is the Nursing Department, where the lives of residents are dependent upon the skills and abilities of four very skilled people; Fr. David Stawasz, SdC, RN, Emily Wild, LPN, Debbie Markiewicz, RN, and Heidi Divert, LPN....

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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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St. Louis Center Featured in National Seminar

St. Louis Center Featured in National Seminar

St. Louis Center is a member of a national organization called “Together for Choice,” which is committed to supporting residential choice for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. On Thursday April 8, 2021, St. Louis Center was featured in a...

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State Legislators Visit St. Louis Center

State Legislators Visit St. Louis Center

On Monday April 26, 2021, two Michigan State Legislators and a Congressional Field Rep were on hand to visit St. Louis Center and St. Louis Guanella Village. State Representative Julie Alexander from nearby Jackson County and State Representative Bronna Kahle (from...

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Residents move into Village Cottage Homes!

Residents move into Village Cottage Homes!

While the special blessing ceremonies may have been completed in mid-February, there were still a few finishing touches that needed to happen before ten adult residents were finally able to move into the two Cottage Homes in St. Louis Guanella Village during the week...

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SLC Social Work Facilities Upgraded

SLC Social Work Facilities Upgraded

New Social Work Offices Help SLC Provide Better Resident Care St. Louis Center provides for not only the physical needs of our residents, but for social and emotional support, as well. The Center has a fully staffed social work department that works in close...

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First Cottage Home Opens

First Cottage Home Opens

On a cold Friday afternoon on February 19, 2021, there was plenty of warmth and happiness to go around inside of the “D’Adamo House,” a new six-person cottage home for adult residents in St. Louis Guanella Village at St. Louis Center. This new home, named for late...

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Rick Visel – Staff Pull Together

Rick Visel – Staff Pull Together

The pandemic has affected us all in ways we could never have anticipated. St. Louis Center is no exception. In spite of the immense challenges—or maybe because of them—we have also experienced a number of blessings. Here is a look back over the last several months,...

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Vaccinations Bring Hope to St. Louis Center

Vaccinations Bring Hope to St. Louis Center

Saturday January 9th was a day of celebration at St. Louis Center, as many of the residents and staff began receiving the first of two COVID 19 vaccinations from the CVS technicians who were contracted by the State of Michigan to deliver them. You could almost feel a...

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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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$250,000 Matching Challenge!

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