We accomplish our goals through these behaviors
Providing the opportunity for meaningful work both within our facility and within the community.
Respecting the rights, choices and dignity of all people.
Instilling a proper code of work ethics.
Advocating for the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life.
Maintaining an employer/employee relationships.
Encouraging each person to expand their talents to reach their desired level of independence, integrity and inclusion.
Through these actions we defend each persons right to be productive and contribute toward their own welfare and that of their community.
Through these actions we defend each person’s right to be productive and contribute toward their own welfare and that of their community.
Missouri sheltered workshops depend heavily on contracted work and the revenue from that work to maintain operations. On average, a Missouri workshop’s contract revenue accounts for 70-80% of workshop revenue. Government assistance makes up 10-24% of proceeds. The balance comes from other grants.
Sheltered workshops are actually small businesses who hire individuals with disabilities. Missouri workshops readily respond to customer needs relating to quality and quick turnaround time. It is essential for survival. Much of a workshop’s business is created through repeat contracts and word-of-mouth from satisfied customers. Learn more at dese.mo.gov.