Midland Empire Resources For Independent Living - St. Joseph

Address

4420 South 40th Street
Saint Joseph, MO 64503

(816) 279-8558

www.meril.org

AKA:

MERIL

Description:

MERIL is a community-based, non-residential program, designed to promote independent living and to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities and for people who are aging by empowering them to control and direct their lives and thus participate actively and independently in society. The organization does this by providing five core services: advocacy, peer support, information and referral, independent living skills training, and transition (nursing home and youth) services. Additional services include: case/care management, personal care, higher education awareness/support programs, specialized telecommunications equipment, medical equipment/supplies, centers for independent living, independent living skills instruction, home health aide services, home nursing, career exploration, health/disability related support groups and specialized information and referral.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

July 29, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

4420 South 40th Street
Saint Joseph, MO 64503

Contacts

Agency Email

Phone Numbers

Main

(816) 279-8558

Fax

(816) 279-1550

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Transition Services helps high school students with disabilities visualize and plan for their future. A Future Planning team works with each student to plan, seek out resources and make decisions that help build a path to their future and achieve their goals. Students may continue to build on independent living skills, pursue a higher education, and/or seek out competitive employment opportunities.

Hours

Office Hours: Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Required Documents

Call for Details

Eligibility

High School Students with a Disability

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Call 1-816-279-8558 for Service

Languages

English, American Sign Language (ASL)

Service Area

Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Missouri
    • Andrew County
      • Atchison County
        • Buchanan County
          • Clinton County
            • Dekalb County
              • Gentry County
                • Holt County
                  • Nodaway County
                    • Worth County
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-2000.1500-180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    MERIL is a community-based, non-residential program, designed to promote independent living and to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities and seniors by empowering them to control and direct their lives and thus participate actively and independently in society.

                    Hours

                    Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                    Required Documents

                    Call for Details

                    Eligibility

                    Persons with Disabilities and Seniors

                    Fees

                    Information Not Provided by Agency

                    Intake Procedure

                    Contact Intake Specialists to determine eligibility for service and/or information and referral at (816)279-8558

                    Languages

                    English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                    Service Area

                    Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                    • Missouri
                      • Andrew County
                        • Atchison County
                          • Buchanan County
                            • Clinton County
                              • Dekalb County
                                • Gentry County
                                  • Holt County
                                    • Nodaway County
                                      • Worth County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Description

                                      MERIL is a community-based, non-residential program, designed to promote independent living and to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities and seniors by empowering them to control and direct their lives and thus participate actively and independently in society.

                                      Hours

                                      Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                      Required Documents

                                      Call For Details

                                      Eligibility

                                      Persons With Disabilities and Seniors.

                                      Fees

                                      Information Not Provided by Agency

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Contact Intake Specialists to determine eligibility for service and/or information and referral at (816)279-8558

                                      Languages

                                      English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                      Service Area

                                      Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                      • Missouri
                                        • Andrew County
                                          • Atchison County
                                            • Buchanan County
                                              • Clinton County
                                                • Dekalb County
                                                  • Gentry County
                                                    • Holt County
                                                      • Nodaway County
                                                        • Worth County
                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-1550) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                        Description

                                                        Provides a variety of peer support groups, including: empowerment of the Deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, and deaf blind individuals. And, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) support group. Provides opportunities for socialization, education, leadership, and community partnership through various activities. People First Self Advocacy Group - self-advocacy, self-help organization for people with developmental disabilities.

                                                        Hours

                                                        Hours Vary

                                                        Required Documents

                                                        No Documentation Required

                                                        Eligibility

                                                        Call for Information

                                                        Fees

                                                        No Fees

                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                        Call (816) 279-8558 for Service

                                                        Languages

                                                        English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                        Service Area

                                                        Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway, and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                        Geography Served

                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                        • Missouri
                                                          • Andrew County
                                                            • Atchison County
                                                              • Buchanan County
                                                                • Clinton County
                                                                  • Dekalb County
                                                                    • Gentry County
                                                                      • Holt County
                                                                        • Nodaway County
                                                                          • Worth County
                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                          Description

                                                                          Transition Services helps high school students with disabilities visualize and plan for their future. A Future Planning team works with each student to plan, seek out resources and make decisions that help build a path to their future and achieve their goals. Students may continue to build on independent living skills, pursue a higher education, and/or seek out competitive employment opportunities.

                                                                          Hours

                                                                          Office Hours: Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                          Call for Details

                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                          High School Students with a Disability

                                                                          Fees

                                                                          No Fees

                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                          Contact 1-816-279-8558 for Service

                                                                          Languages

                                                                          English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                          Service Area

                                                                          Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                          Geography Served

                                                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                            • Andrew County
                                                                              • Atchison County
                                                                                • Buchanan County
                                                                                  • Clinton County
                                                                                    • Dekalb County
                                                                                      • Gentry County
                                                                                        • Holt County
                                                                                          • Nodaway County
                                                                                            • Worth County
                                                                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (HL-2500.2900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                            Description

                                                                                            Provides Personal Care Attendants, In-Home Nurse visits, and Consumer Directed Services caregivers. Can provide assistance with medication setups, vital sign monitoring, diabetic nail care, skin monitoring, and various personal care tasks such as: cooking, cleaning, shopping, bathing, and grooming.

                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                            Office Hours: Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                            Call for Details

                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                            Call for Details

                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                            Call for Details

                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                            Call 816-279-8558 for Service

                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                            English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                            Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                                            Geography Served

                                                                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                              • Andrew County
                                                                                                • Atchison County
                                                                                                  • Buchanan County
                                                                                                    • Caldwell County
                                                                                                      • Clinton County
                                                                                                        • Dekalb County
                                                                                                          • Gentry County
                                                                                                            • Holt County
                                                                                                              • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                • Worth County
                                                                                                                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LT-2800.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                                Provide in-home nurse visits for medication setups, vital sign monitoring, diabetic nail care, and skin monitoring.

                                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                                Office Hours: Mon-Fri - 8:00 am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                                Call for Details

                                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                                Call for Details

                                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                                Call for Details

                                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                Call 816-279-8558 for Service

                                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                                English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                                Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                Geography Served

                                                                                                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                • Missouri
                                                                                                                  • Andrew County
                                                                                                                    • Atchison County
                                                                                                                      • Buchanan County
                                                                                                                        • Caldwell County
                                                                                                                          • Clinton County
                                                                                                                            • Dekalb County
                                                                                                                              • Gentry County
                                                                                                                                • Holt County
                                                                                                                                  • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                                    • Worth County
                                                                                                                                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LT-2800.3100) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                    Description

                                                                                                                                    Promotes independent living and works to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities and seniors by empowering them to control and direct their lives and thus participate actively and independently in society.

                                                                                                                                    Hours

                                                                                                                                    Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                    Required Documents

                                                                                                                                    Call for Information

                                                                                                                                    Eligibility

                                                                                                                                    Call for Information

                                                                                                                                    Fees

                                                                                                                                    Call for Information

                                                                                                                                    Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                    Call or Apply within for Service

                                                                                                                                    Languages

                                                                                                                                    English, American Sign Language

                                                                                                                                    Service Area

                                                                                                                                    Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                    Geography Served

                                                                                                                                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                    • Missouri
                                                                                                                                      • Andrew County
                                                                                                                                        • Atchison County
                                                                                                                                          • Buchanan County
                                                                                                                                            • Clinton County
                                                                                                                                              • Dekalb County
                                                                                                                                                • Gentry County
                                                                                                                                                  • Holt County
                                                                                                                                                    • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                                                      • Worth County
                                                                                                                                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-3200) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                      Description

                                                                                                                                                      MERIL is a community-based, non-residential program, designed to promote independent living and to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities and seniors by empowering them to control and direct their lives and thus participate actively and independently in society.

                                                                                                                                                      Hours

                                                                                                                                                      Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                                      Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                      Call For Details

                                                                                                                                                      Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                      Persons With Disabilities and Seniors.

                                                                                                                                                      Fees

                                                                                                                                                      Call for Details

                                                                                                                                                      Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                      Contact Intake Specialists to determine eligibility for service and/or information and referral at (816)279-8558

                                                                                                                                                      Languages

                                                                                                                                                      English, American Sign Language

                                                                                                                                                      Service Area

                                                                                                                                                      Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                      Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                      • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                        • Andrew County
                                                                                                                                                          • Atchison County
                                                                                                                                                            • Buchanan County
                                                                                                                                                              • Clinton County
                                                                                                                                                                • Dekalb County
                                                                                                                                                                  • Gentry County
                                                                                                                                                                    • Holt County
                                                                                                                                                                      • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                                                                        • Worth County
                                                                                                                                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-5000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                        Description

                                                                                                                                                                        Help patients adapt and redevelop skills used in activities of daily living.

                                                                                                                                                                        Hours

                                                                                                                                                                        Office Hours: Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                                                        Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                        Call for Details

                                                                                                                                                                        Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                        Individuals who are Homebound, have a Skilled Need for Care, and are under the Care of a Doctor.

                                                                                                                                                                        Fees

                                                                                                                                                                        Medicare - Private Insurance - Veteran’s Benefits - Private Pay

                                                                                                                                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                        Call 1-816-364-0900 for Service

                                                                                                                                                                        Languages

                                                                                                                                                                        Available 24 hours a day. Call 816-244-0834 or email interpreters@meril.org

                                                                                                                                                                        Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                        Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, DeKalb, Holt, Nodaway, and Platte Counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                        Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                          • Andrew County
                                                                                                                                                                            • Buchanan County
                                                                                                                                                                              • Caldwell County
                                                                                                                                                                                • Clinton County
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dekalb County
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Holt County
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-6200) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Description

                                                                                                                                                                                        MERIL provides some medical equipment to their clients.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                        Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                                                                        Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                        Call For Details

                                                                                                                                                                                        Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                        Persons With Disabilities and Seniors

                                                                                                                                                                                        Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                        Call for Details

                                                                                                                                                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                        Contact Intake Specialists to determine eligibility for service and/or information and referral at (816)279-8558

                                                                                                                                                                                        Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                        English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                                                                        Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                        Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                                        Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Andrew County
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Atchison County
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Buchanan County
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Clinton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dekalb County
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gentry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Holt County
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Worth County
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-3300.6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Description

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Provides specialized information and referral for persons with disabilities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                                          No Documentation Required

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                                          No Restrictions

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                          No Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Call 1-816-279-8558 Service

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                                          English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Andrew County
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Atchison County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Buchanan County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Clinton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Dekalb County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gentry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Holt County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Worth County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Description

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Provides access to basic telephone calling (both sending and receiving) for individuals with all types of disabilities. A full range of adaptive equipment is provided at no cost for those that meet the eligibility requirements. The program provides such equipment as text telephones, voice carry over phones, phones for hearing carry over, amplified phones, Braille phones, hands-free phones and photo phones.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Call for Information

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Call for Information

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Call for Information

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Call for Service

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway, and Worth Counties in Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Geography Served

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Andrew County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Atchison County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Buchanan County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Clinton County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dekalb County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Gentry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Holt County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nodaway County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Worth County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-0600.8180) and related services within the Service Tree.

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