Mission and Values


STL Village is a grassroots, nonprofit, membership organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life and well-being of people age 50+ who want to continue living at home and stay active in their communities.


The vision of STL Village is to be a cost-effective organization for enriching the experience of aging in community that can be modeled by other neighborhoods.

Guiding Values

  • Staying in one’s home in a vibrant neighborhood setting
  • Active engagement in one’s community
  • Cultural and socio-economic diversity
  • Cross-generational relationships
  • Ease of access to resources, linkages and advocacy for health and safety
  • Volunteerism that utilizes the experience, talent and wisdom of all
  • Utilizing neighborhood resources and businesses
  • Enjoyment and fun as essential to well-being