Championing equity and independence for people with disabilities through services, partnerships, education and advocacy.

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.



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MOSILC Survey

MOSILC has developed this Community Needs Assessment to gather information about your community’s opinions, needs, and challenges for people with disabilities. It is MOSILC’s hope that by gathering this information it will provide MOSILC with important information on how to support people with disabilities within your community. Take the survey here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MOSILCNeedsAssessment2022

Disability Rights Legislative Day

On Wednesday March 9, hundreds of people with disabilities and their advocates will join a rally marking the 21st Annual “Disability Rights Legislative Day”.  The rally has historically been held in person at the state capitol – this year’s event will be hybrid, both in person and virtual via YouTube. Key elected officials including the Governor and…

Paraquad Hires Local Equity and Inclusion Champion for Development and Marketing Position

Paraquad Hires Local Equity and Inclusion Champion for Development and Marketing Position ST. LOUIS (February 2022) — Paraquad has hired Melissa Brickey as Senior Director of Development and Marketing. Brickey has served for the last two and half years as Executive Director of Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP). While at DAP, Brickey ushered the advancement of…