ABOUT US

ABOUT US

St. Mary's Independent Living Extensions (SMILE) is a nonprofit organization of trained caregivers who work around-the-clock to enrich the lives of adults with developmental disabilities by maximizing independence, breaking down barriers and advocation for greater community access.

OUR VISION

OUR VISION

To continuously excel at building trusting relationships with those we serve and to successfully partner with those who advocate for the developmentally disabled so that adults with special needs make meaningful and sustainable progress toward independent living.

OUR MISSION

OUR MISSION

Enhancing the health and well-being of adults with developmental disabilities, whether they live independently or in a family setting, by providing compassionate care, supportive instruction, and constructive encouragement to effectively engage with others, so that those with special needs thrive in the communities where they live, work, play and interact.