What We Offer


St. Louis Center

What We Offer


adults-2.jpgThe program for adults is designed to provide them a dignified, respectful, safe, comfortable, supportive, and enriching environment in which their right to self-determination and personal decision-making are honored.

To be eligible for admission into St. Louis Center’s Adult Program, an individual must have a diagnosis of intellectual/developmental disability and cognitive impairment that significantly impairs life skills in the following areas: self-care; expressive/receptive language; learning; the ability to make healthy personal decisions; and the ability to relate to others in a positive way. 

Areas assessed for admission include: feeding; hygiene; mental health status; social domain.

We offer the following services to adults entrusted to our care:

  • Assessment 
  • Development of Person-Centered Plan 
  • Basic and preventive health care services; medication management; regular follow-up with residents’ medical providers
  • Referrals and transportation to specialized behavioral, medical, and mental health services 
  • Emotional and spiritual support 
  • Programs that build body, mind, and spirit 
  • Enrollment in formal schooling and support for adults up to age 26, including maintaining close working relationships with residents’ teachers and counselors; job placement and retention services; transportation to and from places of employment 
  • School-based extracurricular activities, volunteering, special events, field trips, home visits for family integration, and other activities
  • Participation in Michigan Special Olympics and Kiwanis Aktion Club
  • Preparation for community living 

Length of stay varies and is based on residents' needs. Families of residents who reside at St. Louis Center are encouraged to visit and remain involved in their loved ones' lives. Families and friends are welcome to visit during reasonable hours.