We are a nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities - and people who are aging - live independently in Northwest Missouri.

Notice of Open Meeting: Notice is hereby given that Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living will conduct a meeting starting at 12:30 p.m. on May 23, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Rolling Hills Library, 1904 North Belt Highway, Saint Joseph, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this public meeting includes: Legislative Update, CEO/Executive Director Report, Financial Report, and Slate of Officers Presented. If you are in need of accommodations to attend this meeting, please contact us.

MERIL offices are closed Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day: MERIL offices will reopen at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 29.

The best way we can help you is to learn about you.

Call us and tell us about your disability or health condition.
We’ll help you find the resources you need.

The CDS program lets you use Medicaid to hire someone Рeven a friend or relative Рto help with cleaning, cooking, shopping, bathing, and more.

The CDS program lets you work for a person with a disability so they can remain independent in their home.

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You can do small things right now to help people with disabilities.