To provide families with temporary overnight or weekly services that allows relief for family and caregivers.
As a caregiver, you have many competing responsibilities. Do you ever experience caregiver fatigue? Who do you turn to when your family member has a disability and your regular support system is not equipped to handle the special needs that come with a disability? Who do you turn to when you need a break from caregiver roles? The answer is UCP Heartland. Since 1953, UCP Heartland has been providing individual and family support programs that keep families together.
Oak Tree Respite
A Home Away from Home
Oak Tree Respite assists people living with disabilities and their caregivers, helping to keep families together. We are a leader in disability care and filling a special need for clients.
UCP Heartland’s Oak Tree Respite is a unique program offering a home-away-from-home at our fully staffed house centrally located in Webster Groves. The house features four large themed bedroom suites that include ceiling track, full-body electric Hoyer lift bathrooms. Adults with developmental disabilities receive support and a safe place to stay while caregivers travel, tend to their own personal needs or have an evening alone. Participants in our program schedule a planned or emergency visit including 24-hour support that includes state-of-the-art assistive devices.
Our caring staff offers families temporary relief from the daily stress of caring for a family member living with a disability. The Respite Program offers temporary scheduled care to adults with disabilities. Services are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
Provides safe, 24-hour residential services for adults living with disabilities who require emergency assistance in the absence of their regular care giver.
The residential support offered at UCP Heartland’s Oak Tree promotes a healthy family. Let UCP Heartland be there for YOU and your family.
Keeping Families Together is Truly More Than Respite
Oak Tree Respite
450 Oak Tree Drive
St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 962-0015 (T)
(314) 962-4709 (F)
For more information or to sign up, contact:
Hours of Operation:
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
- Assistance in finding the best funding source*
- Staffing ratio is 1:3
- Personal care assistance
- RN and LPN nursing oversight
- Medication administration
- 3 Nutritious meals daily and snacks
- Time to relax and unwind
- Community engagement
In addition to private pay options, funding is available for eligible families through the following:
- Office of Productive Living Services
- St. Louis Office for DD Resources
- Missouri Department of Mental Health
Employment Resources Talent Connect Programs
in emergency placement
have immediate basic
needs met (food,
clothing, shelter, etc.)
experience no unwanted
because of temporary
of respite clients
remain in a stable
using in-home respite
independent living skills