Progressive Community Services has a long history of funding other local nonprofit agencies which support Buchanan County residents who have developmental disabilities. This funding has taken many forms over the years, including substantial capital purchases for those nonprofits as well as ongoing operating funds.
Provides a highly motivated, quality conscious environment for people with disabilities whose versatility can be applied to unlimited applications. Specializing in packaging services and practical solutions to manufacturers and small businesses.
United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Missouri
Core services that are provided include Children’s Program and preschool, integrating children with and without disabilities, an Adult Program with small group learning activities, community service projects, technology training and essential life skills. There is also an Employment Program, helping people find meaningful work, providing job coaching and follow-up.
Easter Seals Midwest
Easter Seals Midwest is a not-for-profit, registered 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to helping individuals with developmental disabilities – including autism – learn, live, work and participate in the community.
Easter Seals Midwest employs more than 1,400 staff members and delivers services to more than 4,000 individuals statewide through four specific divisions: Autism Services, Community Living, Employment Services and Early Childhood.
The Maples and Keystone Place Apartments
The Maples and Keystone Place are apartment buildings for adults with developmental disabilities. The US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Funds and subsidizes The Maples and Keystone Place and provides each tenant with income-based rent.
CCVI – Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired
Founded as an educational facility that would address the needs of infants and children with visual impairments, the Kansas City Nursery School for the Blind opened its first class on September 27, 1952, with eight children who were visually impaired and five sighted peer models. In 1982, the organization became known as the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired.The mission of the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired is to prepare children with visual impairments, including those with multiple disabilities, to reach their highest potential in the sighted world.