Adult Day Center

Program Description

The Adult Day Centers is licensed by the Department of Health & Senior Services and are approved by Medicaid, and nationally accredited by CARF.

Program hours are 7:30 AM until 6:00 PM Monday through Friday. Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack provide the nutritional balance many individuals need. Full day and a limited number of part day positions are provided for the family's convenience. A full time nurse supervises and provides medical support, treatments, and medications.

Structured activities are provided in a safe, supervised environment with the opportunity for community access. This program has an emphasis on leisure and personal needs, making this is an ideal program for those who want to "slow down" or may need special assistance.

Our Program Objectives are designed to assist the participant:

  • Increase independence and skill retention
  • Retain and/or improve communication
  • Increase positive social interactions
  • Enjoy leisure and recreation as desired.

Who can attend?

This program is designed for all persons age 55 and older without a disability and individuals 18 and older with developmental disabilities in shared space.


Referrals and support from the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Springfield Regional Office, Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, or private pay.

Admission to any DCO program, service or staff position will not be denied due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, creed, sexual orientation, military status or disability.