On My Own, Inc. was founded on February 1, 1997. From our inception, On My Own was created to assist individuals with disabilities. We are a non-profit, non-residential Independent Living Center and provide services to Bates, Cedar, Hickory, St. Clair and Vernon Counties. To better serve our communities, we have offices in Nevada and Collins. We are governed by a Board of Directors who ensure the services and resources we offer fulfill the needs within our communities. If you are a caring and conscientious person that would like to help us strengthen our programs for people with disabilities, fill out a Board Member Application. We strive to have a well-rounded Board of Directors and welcome Board Members of different backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures and genders.  

Mission Statement

“To empower people with disabilities to live as full and productive members of society.”

Vision Statement

On My Own, Inc. will be a leader in furthering the cause of independent living through the community. We exist to change society’s perception of disability and will confront and eliminate discrimination and paternalism whenever they exist.

Who We Are

On My Own provides assistance for people with disabilities in order to remain living independently in their own home.  Our staff works in a one-on-one or group environment to help determine needs and attain independent living goals.

What ages do we work with?

Our Agency Directed Services works with all ages while our Consumer Directed Services works with those 18 years and above who can direct their own care. 

What types of disabilities do we focus on?

We assist people who have a wide variety of disabilities, including physical, cognitive, visual, auditory and mental/emotional.

What parts of Missouri do we serve?

We work within Bates, Cedar, Hickory, St. Clair and Vernon counties. 

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