Empowering people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity.
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.
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.
Paraquad’s Shine the Light Jubilee, celebrating our 50th anniversary, is going virtual! You can purchase a ticket or sponsorship for access to our pre- and post-parties and to receive a Jubilee Goody Box. Or you can stream the event for free. See you on Friday, September 25!
St. Louis City’s 2121 Mayoral Election is just around the corner! On March 2nd four candidates will be on the primary ballot; the two winners will run against each other in the April 6th General Election. The candidates and their top priorities are listed below. More information can be found on each individual’s website. Lewis…
Your advocacy is needed this Wednesday, February 3rd! The Missouri House Budget Committee is busy developing our state’s FY2022 budget and we must let them know how important the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) and other personal care programs are to Missourians with disabilities. We are asking advocates across the state to reach out to House…
On November 17th, Paraquad hosted a virtual summit to discuss the transition from youth to adult Medicaid services for people with disabilities. This transition can be challenging and daunting for new college students or young adults entering the workforce. This event provided parents, educators, and students with the information and resources to navigate this change….