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Central Missouri Regional Office
900 West Nifong Blvd., Suite 200, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 441-6278 Fax(573)884-4294
anita.cline@dmh.mo.gov

Hours: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday
Services: Case management for mentally and developmentally disabled persons; residential placement; independent living services; therapy; vocational/educational programs; evaluations; consultations
Eligibility: No age/ income requirements must be developmentally disabled with mental disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, or learning disability
Fees: Sliding scale



Claim Program (Medicare issues)
200 N. Keene St. Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 817-8300 or (800) 390-3330   Fax: (573) 817-8341
Hours: 9-4 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Counseling for Medicare beneficiaries and their families regarding Medicare issues
Eligibility: Individuals over 65 or disabled and Medicare eligible, and their family members,
care givers, or authorized representatives
Fees: None


Easter Seals Midwest - Autism Services
918 Bernadette Dr., Columbia, MO 65203
573-874-3777 Fax: 573-874-3880
http://www.eastersealsmidwest.org/

Variety of training and education workshops for parents and professionals with the focus on Autism spectrum disorders, group activities, family supports, and individual therapies are offered for eligible families; assists schools in 49 counties with assistance and educational needs for their students.


Endless Options

222 E. Davis St., Fayette, MO 65248
660-248-5233  Fax: 660-248-3779
http://www.endlessoptions.org/

​We offer activities in the five focus areas of Art, Literacy, Movement, Basic Life Skills, and Computer Skills that are designed to improve basic skills, teach relationship skills, improve and build community relationships, teach self advocacy, build positive behavior responses, stimulate critical thinking, improve communication, and be fun.Volunteer activities include Howard County Food Pantry, Fayette Senior Center, Home Delivered Meals, and Fayette Public Library.
Activities and opportunities are based on individual needs, expressed interests, and team determined needs of the person supported.
The goal of our employment program is to provide inclusive employment for people with developmental disabilities or "real work for real wages."The goal of the Individualized Residential Services we offer is to support people with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible while meeting physical, emotional, cultural, and social needs. We allow people opportunities for control in their lives, having the preferences and capabilities of the person guide the process allowing for daily choices and a choice in housemates.



Hearing Aid Helpline (International)
800-521-5247


Howard County MACDDS

P.O. Box 412
Fayette, MO 65248

Contact: Tina Rice trice@hcssb.org
http://macdds.org/county-board/howard/

Howard County Sheltered Services Board supports opportunities and choices for Howard County residents with developmental disabilities and their families by administering the tax levy fund.HCSSB contracts for the following services: personal assistant, transportation, specialized camps, day habilitation, dental services, therapeutic horsemanship, employment related services, and other related services on a case by case basis. No services are provided by HCSSB.



DeafLEAD (The L.E.A.D. Institute)
2502 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: Voice/TTY (573)445-5005
Mid-Mo Crisis Line: (573)445-5035 or 1-888-761-4357
MO Deafline: (573)445-5059 or 1-800-380-3323  Fax: (573)445-5088
slogan@midamerica.net

Hours: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, Crisis Line 24 hours
Services: Provide education, advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and other direct services for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, and late-deafened individuals and families; Deafline Missouri Crisis Hotline; Crisis Video Phone, sign language classes for all ages; deaf culture training to agencies; Teen Institute (camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth) teaches alcohol and drug abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS awareness, and other issues facing youth; free counseling for hearing and deaf individuals and their families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest and child abuse,
Fee: Sign language classes – call for current fee
Eligibility: Services provided as needed



MPACT (Missouri Parents Act)
A statewide advocacy, information, and resource organization serving children with disabilities, their families, and consumers.
800-743-7634



Missouri State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
900 W. Nifong, Suite 210, Columbia, MO 65203-4467
573-441-6327; Toll Free: 1-877-222-8961; Fax: 573-884-5250
Send Contact Questions to: Louis Gatewood, District Supervisor

If you want to work but have a disability that keeps you from finding, keeping or advancing in a job, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) may be able to help you.  VR specializes in employment and training services that can assist you in becoming employed.
Services: Vocational rehabilitation services, guidance, evaluation, job training and placement, assistance with accommodations, other services as needed for a positive employment outcome
Fee: Free
Eligibility: Physical or mental impediment/disability which makes it difficult to obtain employment
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