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Empowering people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity.

Who We Serve

We work with people of all ages — from children who might have a disability to senior citizens. We assist people who have a wide variety of disabilities, including physical, cognitive, visual, auditory and mental/emotional.

What Is A Center For Independent Living?

A Center for Independent Living is a nonprofit, community-based agency that provides five core services: advocacy, independent living, information and referral, peer consultation and transition.

Personal Care Attendant Services

Our program ensures people with disabilities are able to arrange and receive any personal care attendant services they need to live safely in the home setting of their choice, all backed by the experience and support of Paraquad.

From an accessible health and wellness center to interpreter services, we will help you find a solution.

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On The Blog

Shine the Light Award

2015 Shine the Light Award Recipients Announced

Paraquad today announced the five recipients of the 2015 Shine the Light Awards and the individual recipient of the Legacy of Excellence Award. This year’s recipients are AT&T; Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch; the Jewish Federation of St. Louis; Logan University, College of Chiropractic; and The Muny.


Can I Give You a Hand?

When I was a preteen (about 11 or 12), I remember a certain event that happened at church. My church typically does a Wednesday night meal that I remember going to most of the time when I was younger. There is a full meal, salad and dessert served.

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

September is National Preparedness Month

During National Preparedness Month, it’s a good idea to remind yourself that if an emergency situation happens, you may need to leave your home in a hurry. It’s a scary thought, I know.