Respite and Social Skills Groups

Individual and Group Support

Offered in St. Louis, Southeast, Southwest, and Central regions.

Respite services offer a wide selection of activities in structured settings to accomodate varying needs and interests in both individual and group settings. This service may be offered in home, community, or clinic setting.

Social Skills Groups

Offered in St. Louis, Southeast, Southwest, and Columbia regions.

Activity-based groups are offered in a supportive environment to improve social skills while developing friendships with other participants. These groups are offered in the clinic or community setting and may involve activities such as bowling, holiday parties, attending events, dining out, and more.

Social Skills Training: PEERS®

Offered in St. Louis, Kansas City, Southeast, Southwest, and Central regions.

PEERS® is an evidence-based program in which individuals are engaged in learning real-life skills for connecting with others, as well as building and maintaining friendships.

Three groups are offered, based on age:

  • Children's Friendship Training: School-aged children
  • PEERS for Teens
  • PEERS for Young Adults
To learn more about these programs, please visit Easterseals Midwest | Social Skills Training (PEERS).

What regions offer Individual and Group Respite?

Eastern Missouri
Northwest Missouri
Southeast Missouri
Central Missouri
Southwest Missouri

Please note that not all programs are available at each location. Please contact your regional office for a complete list of services offered in your region. For a full list of our offices, please visit our Locations page.

To learn more about our programs at Easterseals Midwest,
please contact us at 1-800-200-2119 or

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