Farmer’s House provides a variety of community based programs for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities at two sites in Weston, Missouri. A supportive, positive environment is the foundation of the structured programs which emphasize meaningful activities that support the acquisition and retention of a variety of skills. The goal of The Farmer’s House Programs is to empower our Farmers to live a meaningful life and encourage positive interactions through vocational, recreational, and transitional programs.
Farmer = Individual with Developmental Disabilities
Our Farmers have the opportunity to experience the daily activities of running The Farmer’s House Market, participating in the Seeds of Change Gardens, and learning proper food handling and more in our Farm to Fork Kitchen. Read More
Two evening programs are offered to Farmers which provide opportunities to promote social skills, enhance listening skills and develop a sense of satisfaction through accomplishment of hands-on stimulating tasks. Read More
School programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, ages 13-21, partner with The Farmer’s House in order to focus on individualized needs of students. Preparing students for adult services and providing early work experience and career development is experienced during the visits to The Farmer’s House. Read More
Enhancing the lives of participants by embedding academic, recreational, physical, social, vocational and service activities throughout the local and surrounding communities. Read More
The Farmer's House offers a summer enrichment camp for people with developmental disabilties which provides opportunities to actively engage in vocational, leisure and recreational activities. Camp is designed to focus on individualized vocational skills, social development, physical activity, along with life skills. Most importantly, participants leave with a new sense of self-confidence and purpose. Enrichment camp dates will be announced Spring 2016.