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WILS – Solutions for Independent Living

Serving Benton, Henry, Johnson, Lafayette, Pettis and Saline County, Missouri.

About WILS

WILS is one of Missouri’s 22 Centers for Independent Living (CIL) and we have served individuals with disabilities in Benton, Henry, Johnson, Lafayette, Pettis, and Saline Counties since 1997. As a non-profit resource center, we offer programs like WILS Bucket List Club, that encourage active participation, adventure, and learning.

WILS Bucket List Club

Get Involved

There are many additional ways you can connect with WILS such as volunteer groups, benefits checks, Medicare options counseling, ramp builds, and our popular care at home program. Home and Community Based Services are important to us because we believe that you should have a choice in where and how you live.

Stay Connected

Our Services

Our Consumer Directed Services program is designed to help persons with disabilities be in control of their care and remain as independent as possible in their own homes so they do not have to live in a care facility. In order to qualify for these services, one must be on Missouri Medicaid, be able to self-direct their own care, and have a physical disability that limits activities of daily living such as housekeeping, meal preparation, bathing, grooming, and essential transportation.

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Speak Up
Engage in your community. Communicate to access the benefits and resources you need.

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Try New Things
Approach familiar tasks in a new way to complete them more easily and efficiently.

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Discover New Places
Explore the unknown. Tap into available information, resources, and community services.

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Meet New People
Share experiences, make connections, and gain new friends.

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Adapt to Change
Life is always changing. Learn how to adjust and transition as your needs shift.

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Our Mission

WILS works to empower people with disabilities to achieve and maintain their independence.

Our Vision

We envision a community where all individuals can participate fully, unencumbered by physical or attitudinal barriers.