Missouri offers two ways to get paid as a family caregiver.
1. Consumer Directed State Plan Personal Care Program: enables elderly and/or disabled adults who require nursing facility level of assistance to receive care at home. This program pays friends and certain family members for providing personal care services.
Contact Number: 855-373-4636 (Missouri Department of Social Services Family Support Division)
2. Missouri Independent Living Waiver: is designed to help elderly and disabled adults receive care at home. This program allows and pays for care recipients to choose their caregivers. Other services include: environmental accessibility adaptations and case management.
Contact Number: 573-751-3425 (Missouri HealthNet Division)
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