Emmaus supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to reclaim their place in the community and live with independence in their own homes.
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Emmaus supports more than 300 adults with intellectual and developmental to lead fulfilling, independent lives in the homes and neighborhoods of their choice. The people we support are active members of their communities.
Solving the DSP workforce crisis is our top legislative priority. Despite systemic disinvestment of disability services at the state level, Emmaus has invested millions of dollars to ensure every Direct Support Professional earns a living wage.
Emmaus equips bold leaders. People we support take part in self-advocacy workshops and other skills training. We offer frequent staff training, certification courses, and a career path in place for those without degrees.
What is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion? Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a phrase that has become important to individuals and...
Technology 4 Independence Program – An AMF & Emmaus Collaborative Partnership to Increase Independence & Self-Determination in Clients
Written by Dr. Rachel C. Morgan In February of 2019, Missouri announced its initiative to become a “Technology First State”, as the Direct...
As we've recently announced, for the second year in a row, an Emmaus team member has won ANCOR American Network of Community Options and...