The Center for Specialized Services

The Center for Specialized Services

Address: 11828 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146

Phone: 314.983.9230

Fax: 314.983.9235



Adaptive and Assistive Technology:
Services support individuals and families with accessing equipment, assistive technology, vehicle modifications, and/or home modifications that increases and improves their ability to safely and independently navigate their home, community, daily life and work. This program is designed to serve St. Louis City residents with developmental disabilities who are not on a wait list for Medicaid Waiver funds and are not currently receiving Medicaid Waiver funds. This service is designed for consumers who live in their natural home or live independently with supports in the community. The agency will also facilitate maintenance and repair service as needed. Assessments will be completed by the agency's Occupational Therapist, and the agency will then assist consumers with gathering bids for equipment or maintenance, and choosing the vendor. The agency will ensure that equipment is installed, and appropriate training is provided.

Supported Employment:
Supported employment services help to ensure an individual's employment in the competitive environment is maintained in a long-term capacity. Services are provided to meet the needs of the individual employed and are designed to support individuals with developing and maintaining the skills needed for successful employment.

Vocational Skills Training:
The Vocational Skills Training program supports individuals, who may or may not be employed, to develop the skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment in the community. Services are time limited and support adults, post high school.