MERIL Independent Living Center

4420 S 40th Street
St. Joseph, Missouri 64503
United States
view phone 816.279.8558 or 800.637.4548
view fax816) 279-1550
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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 persons who are aging, by empowering them to control and direct their lives and thus participate actively and independently in society.

Information, Referral & Options Consulting
Independent living skills training
Community education and advocacy
Peer support, including facilitation of support groups
Transition or diversion from nursing home care
Telecommunication Access Program (TAP Phones), videophone access, Brailling services, a computer lab and a low vision resource center
Equipment donation program and assistance with home modification
Registered nurse visits to your home
Facility assessment and consultation to enhance accessibility
Deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, blind and low vision services are available through our Communication Services Department
Personal assistant services provided in your home are available through Consumer Directed Services
Interpreting services are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week (816.244.0834)

Maryville Location
2416B South Main
Maryville, MO 64468
Fax: (660) 582-2677

Office Hours:
8:00 am-5:00 pm