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We are a nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities - and people who are aging - live independently in their homes and communities.

Call us. Tell us about your health condition or disability. We'll help you find the resources you need.

Need help around the house?

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

Bridge Interpreting

Sign Language interpreters are available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Serving Northwest Missouri and the Kansas City Metro.

Difficulty using the phone?

Try out phones and devices designed for people with low hearing, low vision, or other types of disabilities. You may qualify for free devices!

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Work for a person with a disability, and help them remain independent in their home.

Connect with us on social media. This is where we share the latest news, events, and resources.

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 24, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Saint Joseph Public Library, 502 North Woodbine Road, Saint Joseph, Missouri.

The tentative agenda of this public meeting includes:
* Legislative Update
* CEO/Executive Director Report

If you are in need of accommodations to attend this meeting, please contact us:

Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living, Inc.
Phone: 816.279.8558
TTY: 660.224.4197
Fax: 816.279.1550
Email: meril@meril.org
Website: https://meril.org

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