Welcome to St. Mary's Independent Living Extensions

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 advocating for greater community access.

Mission Statement

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.