Mission & Services

MISSION: All individuals, with or without a disability, are free to live as independently as they choose.

Our primary independent living service area is predominately rural and includes the nine counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth.  Other services are available beyond this nine county area.

We are committed to a “A Barrier-Free Northwest Missouri”

Through our Independent Living services, we provide:

If you are interested in receiving MERIL services, please contact an Intake Specialist for determination of eligibility for services and/or Information and Referral at:  816.279.8558 or Toll free: 800.MERIL4U or 800.637.4548