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2019 Statewide Needs Assessment Survey

published May 10, 2019

Please take a few minutes to complete our 2019 Statewide Consumer Needs Survey.

This survey provides an opportunity for us to receive your feedback and take a deeper look at the needs within our service area.

Please feel free to share this survey with family members, friends and community members. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L8K5RHN

2018 Vernon County Community Resource Guide

published December 11, 2018

New: 2018 Vernon County Community Resource Guide


Check out our new Community Resource Guide. This guide contains valuable information and serves as a comprehensive information and referral guide for Vernon County. Click here to download your copy. 

Governor’s Council on Disability 2018 Legislative Priorities Poll

published October 1, 2018

VOICE YOUR OPINION 

Each year the Governor’s Council on Disability distributes a Legislative Priorities Poll to assist the Governor’s Council on Disability in understanding issues important to Missourians with disabilities and those who work and live with them. It can be completed and submitted online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7PD9WZ3.

Completed polls must be received by Friday, November 9, 2018.

2018 Statewide Consumer Needs Survey

published August 20, 2018

Please take a few minutes to complete our 2018 Statewide Consumer Needs Survey.

This survey provides an opportunity for us to receive your feedback and take a deeper look at the needs within our service area.

Please feel free to share this survey with family members, friends and community members. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AREANEEDS2018

Needs Assessment Survey

published May 3, 2018

Please take a few minutes to complete our Needs Assessment Survey.

This survey provides an opportunity for us to receive your feedback and take a deeper look at the needs within our service area.

The data from this survey will be used towards assistance with projects and grants.

Please feel free to share this survey with family members, friends and community members. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WGFJ5R7

Seeking Volunteer Board Members

published December 28, 2017

On My Own is looking for caring and conscientious volunteer Board Members to help us lead and strengthen our programs for people with disabilities.

We strive to have a well-rounded Board of Directors and welcome Board Members of different backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures and genders.  

Prospective Board Members may access the Board Member Application here and can call 417-667-7007 for more information.

 

 

 

Survey Opportunities

published December 18, 2017

VOICE YOUR OPINION

Listed below are several survey opportunities, taking these surveys will help organizations better understand and meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. 

 

Survey: Measuring Quality of Life in People with Disabilities: Implications for Mental Health Clinicians

The University of Northern Colorado is seeking your help to improve the quality of mental health care available for individuals with disabilities. In this survey you will be asked questions about quality of life, disability identity, and current relationships in order to better inform clinical practices in mental health. There are no right or wrong answers in this survey. The survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes of your time. Please consider offering your experience to help improve mental health care for people with disabilities.

 

Ride Share Accessibility Survey

Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco is collecting information about the experiences of people with disabilities using Uber, Lyft, and other ride share services. The purpose of this data collection is to make ride share services more accessible for all. 

 

Survey of User Needs for Wireless Technologies

The purpose of this survey is to learn how people with disabilities of all ages use wireless technology. The survey includes questions about cell phones, tablet computers, and newer technologies like smart watches and smart home devices.
 

Assistance Animal Survey

The Southwest ADA Center is carrying out research into the use of service animals and other assistance animals by people with disabilities in public settings.
 

 

 

2017 Vernon County Community Resource Guide

published August 30, 2017

New: 2017 Vernon County Community Resource Guide

Check out our new Community Resource Guide. This guide contains valuable information and serves as a comprehensive information and referral guide for Vernon County. Click here to download your copy. 

Governor’s Council on Disability 2017 Legislative Priorities Poll

published August 4, 2017

VOICE YOUR OPINION 

Each year the Governor’s Council on Disability distributes a Legislative Priorities Poll to assist the Governor’s Council on Disability in understanding issues important to Missourians with disabilities and those who work and live with them. It can be completed and submitted online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BRZ2JR8. Completed polls must be received by Sunday, November 26, 2017.

CALL TO ACTION - Encourage Governor Greitens to Sign HCB3

published May 18, 2017

ACTION NEEDED!


In the final moments of the Legislative Session las week, the senate version of HCB3 passed. This bill includes the funding mechanism to bring points back to 21 versus 24 and provider rates to a 1.5% cut versus a 3% cut.   If the Senior Services Protection Fund is not formed (Governor does not sign HCB3) then points will revert back to 24 and proivider rates will be a 3% cut.
 
Please contact the Governor's office as soon as possible and ask that he support Missouri's elderly and disabled by signing HCB3.
 
Governor Eric Greitens
P.O. Box 720 Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-3222

2nd Annual Buckles, Barrels & BBQ Fundraiser

published April 3, 2017

Get Ready!  Get Set!  Go! 

Mark your calendars and join us for our 2nd Annual Buckles, Barrels & BBQ Fundraiser.  This is a 5D open barrel race, 1/2 second split with 80% payout and $2,000 added.  We've also added age incentive side pots this year!  Exhibitions start at 10 am, Pee Wee at 12:30 pm with open barrels to follow.

Sponsorships, Vendor booths and rider pre-entry forms are posted on our Facebook Event page and will be posted on our website soon.  We have also designed BBB event t-shirts for purchase.  See our Donate section to Add-On yours today! 

All proceeds help people with disabilities live independently in the comfort of their own homes.  Great event, great fun and all for a great cause!

BBR and Run for the Bonus pending.