Community Living History

Community Living serves over 1,000 individuals through six dynamic programs

Present

2010

Community Living and Family Support Services merge
Developmental Disabilities Resource Board funds In-Home Respite

2008

2006

Respite Center opens
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) enacted; prohibits discrimination based on disability

1990

1987

Community Living’s Employment Services places first participants in competitive jobs

1981

Community Living begins providing Adult Recreation
and Employment Services

may
1979

Community Living begins providing Respite Services in the Respite Care Home

feb 1979

Community Living begins providing Residential Services

1978

Community Living, Inc. is incorporated to provide services to people with disabilities. A day activity center (Support Services for Adults) is the first program.

1977

Senate Bill 40 passes in St. Charles County

1975

Public schools are required to provide an equal and free education to school-aged individuals with physical and developmental disabilities

1958

St. Charles ARC begins providing summer camp to kids (Social Opportunities and Recreation). The St. Charles ARC would later become Family Support Services.