• 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


Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living are community-based, cross-disability, non-profit organizations that are designed and operated by people with disabilities. CILs are unique in that they operate according to a strict philosophy of consumer control, wherein people with all types of disabilities directly govern and staff the organization. Centers for Independent Living Provide:

  1. Peer Support
  2. Information and Referral
  3. Individual and Systems Advocacy
  4. Independent Living Skills Training
  5. Transition

America is home to:

  • 403 Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
  • 330 branch offices
  • 56 Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs)

The Whole Person services the following counties:
Missouri: Cass, Clay, Platte and Jackson
Kansas:  Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Johnson

Missouri Centers for Independent Living is the original state-certified and leading trusted resource for personal attendant services such as Consumer Directed Services. Through our regional centers in Missouri, like The Whole Person, we help people with disabilities remain in their own homes by assisting them in finding caregivers who can provide in-home personal care and support with household chores and daily meal preparation. Click here to learn more about MOCIL CDS providers across the state.