Helping People


At Emmaus, we know that the people we support want to be independent.
In order to do that, they need a community that embraces their unique abilities. 

For over 125 years, as a faith-based organization, we have provided quality services, caring for the whole person for their whole life.

How We Help

1 Million+

Hours of Direct Support
Provided Yearly


Average Annual Charity Care
Per Client


of Clients Choose
Their Own Home
National Average: 50%


of Clients Developed
Relationships with Peers

National Average: 81%


of Clients Experienced
a Sense of Belonging

National Average: 38%

 The problem is that services for people with disabilities are underfunded and understaffed.

We believe everyone deserves the resources to live independently.

How Can YOU Get Involved?

Our Success

Independent Clients

Randy has always pushed himself to continue learning and developing independence. His selflessness has been shown time and time again through applying what he learns to help out Emmaus team members, his housemates and the greater community.

Grateful Families

Brenda shares the impact Emmaus has made in her life and in the life of her son Brett. Hear how the love and compassion from Emmaus team members and housemates has helped him develop and grow to become more independent.

Emmaus-ing DSPs

Mona was chosen as Direct Support Professional of the Year for the state of Missouri. Listen to her story about recognition, dedication, and commitment to true community inclusion for the individuals we support and why she loves being a DSP at Emmaus.

The Latest 

Promoting from Within

Promoting from Within

While other companies were making layoffs, Emmaus stayed true to our commitment of career growth and hiring essential workers. Where some saw...

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Meet Our Hero: Shelly

Meet Our Hero: Shelly

About 32 years ago, Shelly started working at Emmaus. Shelly recognized that she landed herself a rewarding career. Since then, she has shared many...

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Do You Want to Make a Difference?
By giving to Emmaus, you are making a difference that will increase independence, inclusion, and self-advocacy in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities.