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Beyond Interpreting, MO SSP Program
PO Box 154, Oregon, MO 64473
660-491-0146 (V/T/FT)
Hours: 8:00-5:00pm (M-F)

The MO Support Service Provider (SSP) Program is a grant funded Program, established by the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH), that provides DeafBlind(DB) individuals optimal opportunities to access their community and live autonomously through guidance, environmental information, and basic communication assistance by use of a skilled SSP.  Touch, equality, choices, and understanding are values that the individuals within the program respect and appreciate.  
Availability: The Program is funded through a grant between July - June, annually; this fiscal year, services are available to those eligible until June 6, 2021.
Program eligibility: proof of progressive hearing and vision loss, MO resident for a minimum of 1 year prior to intake, and age 15 years or older. 
Services include: receiving environmental information, basic communication assistance, public and/or private transportation assistance, and physical guidance from a Program SSP in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings.  
Participant-directed services: DB participant requests directly with their preferred SSPs, contract between participant and provider is required for Program paid services, and completed outings are confirmed to Beyond by participant.
Geographic area served: Missouri, statewide.
Fee: free.  Intake and training are free while SSP services are paid through Program funds.  Participants might experience fees for transportation services upfront; however, reimbursement is available with proper documentation.
The MO SSP Program is constantly seeking SSPs.  
Eligibility: age 18 years or older, basic DB cultural knowledge, comfortable communication skills, internet and email access, valid driver's license, and background screening fulfillment.
Fee: screening is paid through Program funds.  Specialized training is free.
Geographic areas in need: Missouri, statewide.



Burrell Behavioral Health
112 N. State Hwy 5, Versailles, MO 65084
573-378-6222

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Houses adult and youth specialty services and case management for Morgan and Moniteau counties.
Walk-in access available for emergencies, or contact our crisis line at 800-395-2132.



Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation 
1500 A. Southridge Drive Jefferson City, MO 65109 
573-751-2343 Fax: 573-526-4474 
https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation

If you want to work but have a disability that keeps you from finding, keeping or advancing in a job, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) may be able to help you. VR specializes in employment and training services that can assist you in becoming employed. A VR counselor will determine your eligibility for services. To be eligible, you need to have a physical or mental impairment that causes problems with working and need VR services to be successfully employed.



Morgan County Board for the Developmentally Disabled
107 N. Fisher, Versailles, MO 65084
573-441-6278  or 573-569-4240

We are here to help meet the challenges people with disabilities and their families face every day. For more than 30 years our friends and neighbors have helped others learn about our services and get the help they need.




Quality Industries
301 N. Monroe St., Versailles, MO 65084
573-378-6122

Employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities



Social Security Administration
3404 W. 10th St., Sedalia, MO 65301
877-405-5459

129 Scott Station Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109
877-406-9803

Social Security pays disability benefits to people who can't work because they have a medical condition that's expected to last at least one year or result in death. 

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