Accessibility Modification

  • Adapt-Ability Inc. 314-432-1101

    Adapt-Ability Inc.  314-432-1101
    9355 Dielman Industrial Dr., St. Louis, MO  63132

    Assist to identify and obtain necessary assistive technology in:  seating, home, job site, computer access, recreation, etc. Full-service assistive technology center provides repair and maintenance. Custom fabrication available.

  • Hammers of Hope 636-464-5144

    Hammers of Hope  636-465-0983
    1671 Marriott Lane, Barnhart, MO 63012

    As part of the Jefferson County Community Partnership, Hammers of Hope provides repair services that include minor carpentry, plumbing, electrical, plastering, painting, glazing, and cleaning. We also construct ramps for persons with accessibility issues. The focus is to keep homeowners living independently in safety and comfort.

     

  • Missouri Assistive Technology Advisory Council 816-655-6700

    Missouri Assistive Technology Advisory Council  816-655-6700
    1501 NW Jefferson St., Blue Springs, MO 64015
    The mission of Missouri Assistive Technology is to increase access to assistive technology for Missourians with all types of disabilities, of all ages by serving as an advocate for policies, regulations and programs to establish a consumer-responsive, comprehensive assistive technology service delivery system.

     

  • Paraquad 314-289-4200 TTY 314-289-4252

    Paraquad 314-289-4200  TTY 314-289-4252
    5240 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110
    Works to ensure equal access to services, education, employment, transportation, housing, and health care for people with disabilities.

    Paraquad’s guiding principle is to advance the independent living philosophy.

    Community Education Program
    Paraquad strives to educate individual citizens, community-based organizations, and policy makers through disability awareness workshops to businesses, service providers, rehabilitation centers, religious organizations, colleges, and universities.  Self-advocacy skills are taught to participants.

    Advocacy
    Systems advocacy is provided through Public Policy Dept. whose issues include, but are not limited to:  equal opportunities for housing, transportation, employment, access to community activities, and public services. Through individual and family consultation, young people with disabilities and their families are introduced to the independent living concept.

    Youth Group  TTY (314) 289-4201
    Youth group consists of youth with and without disabilities. This integrated group develops social skills they cannot acquire in segregated settings, while non–disabled youth learn to see their disabled peers as people.

    Independent Living Centers 
    Private, not-for-profit, community-based Center for Independent Living.

    Programs include, but are not limited to:
    information & referral, housing assistance & referral, independent living adult, individual & family consultation, Personal Assistance Services (PAS), peer consultation, career options & employment services, deaf & hard of hearing, Deaf Education Fund, Deaf Way Interpreting Services, community education, youth group, Thelma P. Zalk Educational Endowment Fund, advocacy, community outreach, volunteer, internship, continuing education, People First Self-Advocacy Group, and community links volunteer.

  • UCP Heartland 636-227-6030 or 314-962-0015

    UCP Heartland 636-227-6030
    13975 Manchester Rd., St. Louis, MO 63011

    Marlborough Hall 314-962-0015

    After Care Program
    After school care and support for students with developmental disabilities, ages 10-21 at the Manchester location. Monday thru Friday from 2-6 pm

    Summer Day Camp in St. Louis County
    Summer care for teens and pre-teens (ages 10 to 20) with developmental disabilities. Camp is offered weekdays June through early August.

    Independent Supported Living 314-994-1600
    8645 Old Bonhomme Rd. St. Louis, MO 63132
    Independent Supported Living - Providing any or all supports necessary for persons with developmental and or physical disabilities to live independently in their own home and the community of their choice.

    Pre-employment
    UCP Heartland’s Employment Resources Program supports adults with disabilities in finding and retaining competitive employment. The Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP) offers high school students an opportunity to obtain work experience prior to graduation.

    Accessibility Modification
    Kids Are Riding Safely (KARS) - UCP’s specialized car seat loan program ensures infants and older children with disabilities ride in vehicles safely. We can ease your mind and enable your family to travel together in one vehicle. The average cost of a specialized car seat is $500 which can be a financial hardship for families to purchase. With a small deposit and a physician's prescription, your family can borrow the car seat for six months or longer, depending on the child's needs.

    Temporary Residential Support

    In-Home Support 636-227-6030
    13975 Manchester Rd. St. Louis, MO 63011
    Families are reimbursed for care for an individual with a developmental disability. Funding is available for eligible residents of St. Louis County.

    Out of Home Support Marlborough Hall 314-962-0015
    1118 S. Laclede Station Rd., St. Louis, MO 63119
    Marlborough Hall offers short term stays for people with physical and/or developmental disabilities who live in St. Louis City and Jefferson, St. Charles, & St. Louis Counties. Open year round. Emergency residential services are also available.

    Therapy—Occupational, Physical, & Speech
    Adult Day Services - Day habilitation offered at two locations (Manchester & Olivette) and in the community.  Participants learn skills that promote their independence. Speech and physical therapy assessments and services are available.  

     

  • United Access 314-989-1010

    United Access 314-989-1010
    9389 Natural Bridge, St. Louis, MO 63134

    Provides vehicle modification including: new wheelchair accessible vans, wheelchair van rental, scooter lifts, hand controls, mobility and transfer seats, wheelchair ramps and other handicap equipment. Help individuals to obtain funding. Used equipment and up to 10 years financing available.