Bootheel Area Independent Living Services (BAILS)

Address

719 Teaco Road
Kennett, MO 63857

(573) 888-0002

http://www.bails.org

Description:

BAILS is part of a statewide network of 22 centers for Independent Living which brings services within a reasonable distance for most people with disabilities.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

November 12, 2018

Address Listings

Mailing

PO Box 326
Kennett, MO 63857

Physical (Primary)

719 Teaco Road
Kennett, MO 63857

Contacts

Phone Numbers

Main/TTY

(573) 888-0002

Fax

(573) 888-0708

Toll Free

(888) 449-0949

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

BAILS provides organizations, people with disabilities, and the general public training to advocate for their own needs. In addition, they educate legislators on a local, state, and national level regarding issues confronting people with disabilities.

Hours

Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 6:00pm

Required Documents

Information Not Provided by Agency

Eligibility

People With Disabilities

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Call or Apply in person

Languages

English

Service Area

Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
    • Dunklin County
      • New Madrid County
        • Pemiscot County
          • Stoddard County
          Click here to see this service (FP-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          This program aids in the application process for Consumer Directed Services Program or CDS Program is for persons with disabilities who need help with personal and daily activities including bathing, toileting, shopping, grooming and meals. The CDS Program helps individuals with disabilities live an independent lifestyle. The program pays for eligible Consumers to hire their own personal care attendant. The attendant can be a family member or friend. A spouse is not eligible to be an attendant. Each attendant is required to have a clean background check and register with the Family Care Registry. The CDS program is based on the independent living philosophy. Consumers in the program have control over hiring their own attendants and all other aspects of being an employer. Assistance and training is provided by the CDS Coordinator as needed.

          Hours

          Call for Information

          Required Documents

          Call for information

          Eligibility

          Call for information

          Fees

          No Fees

          Intake Procedure

          Call or Apply in person

          Languages

          English

          Service Area

          The counties of Dunklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid and Stoddard 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
            • Dunklin County
              • New Madrid County
                • Pemiscot County
                  • Stoddard County
                  Click here to see this service (PH-0700) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  Independent Skills Training: Assistance is give to an individual learning or re-learning any aspect of life activities that could increase their independence and control over life. PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES (PAS PROGRAM) - This program provides a personal care attendant. Many individuals have been able to avoid unnecessary stays in residential facilities and some have even left residential facilities for the comfort and independence of their own homes.

                  Hours

                  Irregular - Call For Hours

                  Required Documents

                  Information Not Provided by Agency

                  Eligibility

                  People With Disabilities

                  Fees

                  No Fees

                  Intake Procedure

                  Call or Apply in person Write for Service

                  Languages

                  English

                  Service Area

                  Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                    • Dunklin County
                      • New Madrid County
                        • Pemiscot County
                          • Stoddard County
                          Click here to see this service (LR-1550) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          BAILS will respond to your requests for information on or about disabilities or independent living related issues as quickly as possible. BAILS will also refer individuals to other resources that offer additional services that we are unable to provide.

                          Hours

                          Irregular - Call for Hours

                          Required Documents

                          Information Not Provided by Agency

                          Eligibility

                          People With Disabilities and their friends & family

                          Fees

                          No Fees

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call or Apply in person

                          Languages

                          English

                          Service Area

                          Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                            • Dunklin County
                              • New Madrid County
                                • Pemiscot County
                                  • Stoddard County
                                  Click here to see this service (TJ-3000.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                  Description

                                  BAILS educates service organizations, businesses and schools about barriers people with disabilities face

                                  Hours

                                  Irregular - Call For Hours

                                  Required Documents

                                  No Documentation Required

                                  Eligibility

                                  No Restrictions

                                  Fees

                                  No Fees

                                  Intake Procedure

                                  Call or Apply in person

                                  Languages

                                  English

                                  Service Area

                                  Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                    • Dunklin County
                                      • New Madrid County
                                        • Pemiscot County
                                          • Stoddard County
                                          Click here to see this service (PH-6200.1850) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                          Description

                                          Independent Skills Training: Assistance is give to an individual learning or re-learning any aspect of life activities that could increase their independence and control over life. PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES (PAS PROGRAM) - This program provides a personal care attendant. Many individuals have been able to avoid unnecessary stays in residential facilities and some have even left residential facilities for the comfort and independence of their own homes.

                                          Hours

                                          Irregular - Call For Hours

                                          Required Documents

                                          Information Not Provided by Agency

                                          Eligibility

                                          People With Disabilities

                                          Fees

                                          No Fees

                                          Intake Procedure

                                          Call or Apply in person Write for Service

                                          Languages

                                          English

                                          Service Area

                                          Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                            • Dunklin County
                                              • New Madrid County
                                                • Pemiscot County
                                                  • Stoddard County
                                                  Click here to see this service (LR-3200) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                  Description

                                                  There are videos, books, magazines, and newsletters all in which you can learn about disabilities for people with disabilities. BAILS is also connected to the Internet, which people with disabilities may utilize.

                                                  Hours

                                                  Irregular - Call for Hours

                                                  Required Documents

                                                  Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                  Eligibility

                                                  People With Disabilities and their friends & family

                                                  Fees

                                                  No Fees

                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                  Call or Apply in person

                                                  Languages

                                                  English

                                                  Service Area

                                                  Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                    • Dunklin County
                                                      • New Madrid County
                                                        • Pemiscot County
                                                          • Stoddard County
                                                          Click here to see this service (TJ-4400) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                          Description

                                                          Low Vision Center for the elderly and people with disabilities who have difficulty reading due to low vision. Aids and devices are available to loan to assist the visually impaired.

                                                          Hours

                                                          Irregular - Call for Hours

                                                          Required Documents

                                                          Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                          Eligibility

                                                          Individuals with low vision

                                                          Fees

                                                          No Fees

                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                          Call or Apply in person

                                                          Languages

                                                          English

                                                          Service Area

                                                          Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                            • Dunklin County
                                                              • New Madrid County
                                                                • Pemiscot County
                                                                  • Stoddard County
                                                                  Click here to see this service (LH-0600.9000-450) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                  Description

                                                                  BAILS will loan walking aids and assistive technology to people with disabilities with no deposit or payment for 60 days. The equipment inventory includes but is not limited to the following: Geri Chair, Manual Wheelchairs, Walkers with and without wheels, Shower Chairs, Lift Chair and Crutches.

                                                                  Hours

                                                                  Irregular - Call for Hours

                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                  Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                  People With Disabilities

                                                                  Fees

                                                                  Call For Details

                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                  Call or Apply in person

                                                                  Languages

                                                                  English

                                                                  Service Area

                                                                  Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                                    • Dunklin County
                                                                      • New Madrid County
                                                                        • Pemiscot County
                                                                          • Stoddard County
                                                                          Click here to see this service (LH-5000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                          Description

                                                                          Individuals with disabilities are provided with peer role models one-to-one or group setting with others with similar disabilities.

                                                                          Hours

                                                                          Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 6:00pm

                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                          Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                          People With Disabilities

                                                                          Fees

                                                                          No Fees

                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                          Call or Apply in person

                                                                          Languages

                                                                          English

                                                                          Service Area

                                                                          Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                                            • Dunklin County
                                                                              • New Madrid County
                                                                                • Pemiscot County
                                                                                  • Stoddard County
                                                                                  Click here to see this service (PH-1400.5000-650) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                  Description

                                                                                  There are videos, books, magazines, and newsletters all in which you can learn about disabilities for people with disabilities. BAILS is also connected to the Internet, which people with disabilities may utilize.

                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                  Irregular - Call for Hours

                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                  Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                  People With Disabilities and their friends & family

                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                  No Fees

                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                  Call or Apply in person

                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                  English

                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                  Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                                                    • Dunklin County
                                                                                      • New Madrid County
                                                                                        • Pemiscot County
                                                                                          • Stoddard County
                                                                                          Click here to see this service (TJ-6500.6700) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                          Description

                                                                                          BAILS provides Sensitivity Training in schools to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Each grade's training is different and includes a video, assistive technology demonstration and a Q & A session conducted by a person with a disability. This training can be conducted in the school system, for boys and girls clubs, and to churches.

                                                                                          Hours

                                                                                          Irregular - Call For Hours

                                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                                          No Documentation Required

                                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                                          No Restrictions

                                                                                          Fees

                                                                                          No Fees

                                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                                          Call or Apply in person

                                                                                          Languages

                                                                                          English

                                                                                          Service Area

                                                                                          Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                                                            • Dunklin County
                                                                                              • New Madrid County
                                                                                                • Pemiscot County
                                                                                                  • Stoddard County
                                                                                                  Click here to see this service (PH-6200.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                  The TAP program assists people seeking to obtain special phones designed to compensate for disabilities that prevent or hinder people from using a regular telephone. BAILS can help you obtain an amplified phone, one with large numbers, one that operates using just a breathe of air, TTY machines for those who have a severe hearing impairment, signaling devices that let you know when a call is coming in, and several combinations of all the above.

                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                  Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 6:00pm

                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                  Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                  People With Disabilities

                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                  No Fees for those who qualify

                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                  Call or Apply in person Write for Service

                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                  English

                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                  Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                                                                    • Dunklin County
                                                                                                      • New Madrid County
                                                                                                        • Pemiscot County
                                                                                                          • Stoddard County
                                                                                                          Click here to see this service (LH-0600.8180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                          Description

                                                                                                          Assistance of community and volunteers, assist you in accessible modifications. Examples of these modifications include: grab bars, ramps, furniture arrangement and information.

                                                                                                          Hours

                                                                                                          Irregular - Call for Hours

                                                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                                                          Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                                                          People With Disabilities

                                                                                                          Fees

                                                                                                          Call For Details

                                                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                                                          Call or Apply in person

                                                                                                          Languages

                                                                                                          English

                                                                                                          Service Area

                                                                                                          Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard Counties

                                                                                                          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
                                                                                                            • Dunklin County
                                                                                                              • New Madrid County
                                                                                                                • Pemiscot County
                                                                                                                  • Stoddard County
                                                                                                                  Click here to see this service (BH-3000.3500-900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                                  BAILS will loan walking aids and assistive technology to people with disabilities with no deposit or payment for 60 days. The equipment inventory includes but is not limited to the following: Geri Chair, Manual Wheelchairs, Walkers with and without wheels, Shower Chairs, Lift Chair and Crutches.

                                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                                  Irregular - Call for Hours

                                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                                  Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                                  People With Disabilities

                                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                                  Call For

                                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                  Call or Apply in person

                                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                                  English

                                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                                  Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                                                                                    • Dunklin County
                                                                                                                      • New Madrid County
                                                                                                                        • Pemiscot County
                                                                                                                          • Stoddard County
                                                                                                                          Click here to see this service (LH-0600.5000-950) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                          Description

                                                                                                                          BAILS will loan walking aids and assistive technology to people with disabilities with no deposit or payment for 60 days. The equipment inventory includes but is not limited to the following: Geri Chair, Manual Wheelchairs, Walkers with and without wheels, Shower Chairs, Lift Chair and Crutches.

                                                                                                                          Hours

                                                                                                                          Irregular - Call for Hours

                                                                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                                                                          Information Not Provided by Agency

                                                                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                                                                          People With Disabilities

                                                                                                                          Fees

                                                                                                                          Call For Details

                                                                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                          Call or Apply in person

                                                                                                                          Languages

                                                                                                                          English

                                                                                                                          Service Area

                                                                                                                          Dunklin, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Stoddard 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
                                                                                                                            • Dunklin County
                                                                                                                              • New Madrid County
                                                                                                                                • Pemiscot County
                                                                                                                                  • Stoddard County
                                                                                                                                  Click here to see this service (LH-0600.5000-970) and related services within the Service Tree.

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