Disability Advocacy

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

One of WILS Five Core Services

WILS encourages, supports, and assists consumers to strengthen their advocacy skills through communication, letter writing and face-to-face meetings.

WILS strives to enable individuals with disabilities to effectively exercise their rights to obtain services and benefits. WILS provides advocacy for consumers on an ongoing basis.  An Independent Living Specialist works closely with the consumers to instill advocacy skills that allow the consumer to become a self-advocate.  WILS also works with local, state and federal entities to obtain equal access to opportunities in the community.

Becoming a self-advocate is a skill critical to independence and self advocacy starts with knowing your rights.

Don’t know where to start?

Disability Advocacy Starts by Learning About