Helpful St. Louis resources for the community regarding disabilities.
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City of Saint Louis Department of Personnel Administrative Regulation No. 103
This policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or marital status in connection with terms or conditions of employment covered by this administrative regulation. This policy prohibits retaliation against an employee who files a complaint and employees who report discrimination or who cooperate or participate in an investigation of a complaint of discrimination.
ADA Home Page
800-514-0301 (voice), 800-514-0383 (TTY)
Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Missouri Commission on Human Rights
The mission of the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR) is to develop, recommend, and implement ways to prevent and eliminate discrimination and to provide fair and timely resolutions of discrimination claims through enforcement of the Missouri Human Rights Act.
Relay Missouri is a service that provides full telephone accessibility to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, and speech disabled.
United States Access Board
The federal agency responsible for researching and developing standards for accessible design.
Job Accommodation Network
Provides advice and ideas for making reasonable accommodations for employees or job applicants who are disabled.
5240 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63110
(314) 289-4200 (voice), (314) 289-4252 (TTY), (314) 289-4201 (fax)
Paraquad is a private 501(c)(3), not-for-profit with a mission to empower people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity.
St. Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources
2334 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103
(314) 421-0090 (voice), (314) 421-2525 (fax)
Provides and coordinates services for St. Louis City residents who have developmental disabilities.
Behavioral Health Response
(314) 469-6644 (voice), (314) 469-3638 (TTY)
BHR provides confidential telephone counseling to people in mental health crises as well as mobile outreach services, community referral services, and critical incident stress management (CISM). All crisis hotline services are free.
(314) 289-4294 (voice)
Deaf Way Interpreting Services was founded in 1997 and provides the St. Louis area with sign language interpreting needs.
People First of Missouri
(800) 558-6562 (voice)
People First of Missouri is the only self-advocacy, self-help organization that was formed by, is run by, and exists for people with developmental disabilities.
The DisAbility Project
The DisAbility Project brings awareness and sensitivity to issues in the disability community through a combination of art and advocacy that tours to a variety of audiences.
Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
South office (314) 933-7311
North office (314) 264-7601
(314) 877-1546 (TTY)
Rehabilitation Services for the Blind (RSB) provides services to people with varying degrees of visual impairment, ranging from those who cannot read regular print to those who are totally blind.
To protect the rights of individuals with disabilities by providing advocacy and legal services.
State of Missouri Disability Portal
This site contains a wealth of information and links to key agencies who can provide assistance and direction. Information on the Governor's Council can also be accessed from this website.
To get help now: Dial 211
Doorways is an interfaith non-profit organization which provides housing and related supportive services to improve quality of life and health outcomes for people affected by HIV/AIDS.
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