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Heartland Independent Living Center

Owensville, MO | http://www.heartlandilc.org
Joined in August 2011

About Us

Since 2006, HILC has been helping area residents with their community living and independent living needs through guidance and support of doctor ordered health related programs and equipment needs that are funded mostly by Medicaid. We believe that individuals have the right to make choices, changes and to be in control of their own life. Over 500 people with disabilities turn to Heartland for help each year. HILC is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit and non-residential organization.

HILC provides Four Core Services to people who are disabled and low income seniors:

1) Advocacy which provides individual education support, legal rights and appropriate accommodations that includes help with benefits for services along with assistance with paperwork and other aspects of support services 2) Independent Living Skills Training, that offers individuals the opportunity to learn necessary skills needed to relearn or learn to increase their level of independence and develop resources, technology, and adaptations, and assist with setting goals and developing a plan of action with benchmarks; 3) Information and Referral, which provides answers to questions relating to a disability issue, maintains a resource library, and referrals to appropriate agencies; 4) Peer Support, which provides mentoring among those with disabilities to encourage success and healthy, positive attitudes about disability issues, offers support group information and opportunities to meet persons with similar challenges.

Since 2006, HILC has been helping area residents with their community living and independent living needs through guidance and support of doctor ordered health related programs and equipment needs that are funded mostly by Medicaid. We…

Issue Areas Include

  • Community Development
  • Disability
  • Family
  • Health & Medicine
  • Mental Health

Location

  • 1010 W Highway 28, Owensville, MO 65066, United States

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