Disability Services in Independence, MO
The Whole Person is a Center for Independent Living established in 1978. We're a private, non-domestic, nonprofit corporation delivering a complete array of community-based services for people with disabilities. Our aims are to promote empowerment, independence, self-reliance and integration into the community. A key part of our charter is to be consumer controlled as well as consumer focused. A most of our board of directors and team are people with disabilities.
read moreThe Whole Person connects people with disabilities to the resources they need by supporting independent choice and advocating for positive change in the community. The Whole Person envisions a fully accessible community where opportunities and choices are not limited by disability. Our core values influence how we interact with each other, guide how we go about our work and fulfill our mission. Our core values are: Respect; Integrity; Inclusiveness; Commitment; and Collaboration. The Whole Person provides services to people with disabilities and their families and strives to help them identify and implement resources appropriate to their situation.