• Missouri Office 816-561-0304
    Missouri Office 816-561-0304
  • Kansas Office 913-871-4188
    Kansas Office 913-871-4188
  • Home Health Care, St. Joseph 816-364-0900
    Home Health Care, St. Joseph 816-364-0900

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COVID-19 Information

The Whole Person is open for consumers and PCAs. We will also continue to answer our main phone numbers to provide services and answer questions from our consumers.

Please make note of these numbers:
Missouri Office: 816-561-0304
Kansas Office: 913-871-4188
Missouri In-Home Care: 816-777-0078
Home Health Care: 816-364-0900

If you prefer to reach us online, please use our "Contact Us" form found HERE.

Please be sure to check our Facebook, social media and website page for information on how to connect with us.

Thank you! - The Whole Person


How to be Accessible during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Communication is key during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that all members of a company or organization are able to receive and understand the information being disseminated. The following list offers links to help you make your meetings and materials accessible.

The Whole Person has gathered the following links to websites that may offer helpful information.


COVID-19 Vaccination Information


Resources for Caronavirus Information and Testing

  • National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities.

  • Comeback KC is a movement to bring the Kansas City region back from COVID-19 safely. They are a collaboration between private organizations, public organizations, and health departments in the Kansas City region.

  • Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council released a web-based tool called "Tips for First Responders" They met with first responders and other stakeholders to update a version of the printed flip book that the Department of Mental Health has distributed. This web resource can be easily accessed from a cell phone, tablet or computer by bookmarking this site so you don’t have to look for the link each time.

  • PDF download. Federal law requires covered entities—like COVID-19 testing centers and other medical facilities—to ensure their staff communicate effectively with people with disabilities. There are many types of disabilities—some visible, some invisible—and each individual person has their own unique needs and preferences. The best thing to do is ask a person how you can support them during the testing process. PDF gives tips and guidelines to help you communicate effectively.

  • The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s commitment to leading the way to the best KC region means taking action during extraordinary times. They’ve compiled guidelines and more on their Coronavirus Resource page. This page is being updated as new information becomes available.

  • The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is operating a hotline for residents and health care providers to call for information and guidance about COVID-19. The statewide hotline number is 877-435-8411. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Kansas COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Your source for community, family, mental, financial, & economic health in the state of Kansas.

  • During this urgent and unprecedented public health crisis, the United Way of Greater Kansas City wants to remind you of the referral services available through 211, a one-stop resource for community relief – food, financial help, utility assistance, tax services and more. Through 211, callers are connected to more than 8,000 programs run by nonprofit organizations and government agencies throughout the 23-county United Way 211 service area. For assistance, visit 211kc.org or dial 211.

  • If you would like to receive updates about what the City is doing in response to the coronavirus, text COVIDKC to 888777.

  • Information from the IRS website regarding Economic Impact Payments.

  • FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.


Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council has compiled a list of resources  for responders, health professionals, individuals with disabilities and other access and functional needs, families and others.