BEGINNING TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
and Every Tuesday afternoon through April 15, 2014
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
AARP Tax Foundation offers free tax preparation service for seniors and low to middle income families.
Trained volunteers will be at Ray
County Library, 215 E Lexington in Richmond.
The disabled or those over age 65 may be eligible for a refund from the state for rent or real estate tax even if income is below the tax filing requirement. Bring rent statements or a paid real estate tax receipt, income statements for
Social Security, interest and pensions. Also bring proof of payments for any supplemental health and/or drug insurance premiums.
Need a home delivered meal in Lawson, MO?
Call Lawson Manor and Rehabilitation, 816-580-3260
Delivered seven days per week at noon
Cost is $2.50 per meal billed at the end of each month
Please call to reserve your meal, then notify us if you will not be home on any one day to avoid being charged; if you do not notify us and we prepare a meal for you, you will be billed for that meal.
The Charitable Trust of Missouri/Family Trust is in the process of soliciting applications for grants for funding of up to $1,000 for people with disabilities who have unmet needs. Visit the informational flyer at:
Below is a link for the University of Kansas Audio-Reader - Radio for the blind and print-disabled.
Transportation is available to all Ray County Seniors and the Disabled through Ray County Transportation's Direct Transit busses. Click the link below for more information: More information at www.directtransit.org
LifeLine - Free Cell Phone for Seniors information
MISSOURI ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
MISSOURI SHOW ME LOAN PROGRAM
Missouri Assistive Technology has a program called Show Me Loans. income guidelines HAVE BEEN WAIVED since they realilze any income group can need assistance.
They also provide loans for vehicles, meaning an adult child, parent or relative can request a loan for a person in need of a wheelchair-accessible van.
Note: Some people may ask for a modified auto/van, a auto/van that “kneels” or just need an auto with hand controls.
People may also apply for loans for scooters, walking aids, wheelchairs, hearing aids, assistive technology, and other aids.
There are no fees--individuals may borrow from $500 up to $15,000 and up to $30,000 for a vehicle. Generally, the maximum loan term will be 60 months or less.
Missouri Assistive Technology (Visit their website www.at.mo.gov
or use contact information below.)
1501 NW Jefferson Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Voice: (800) 647-8557 (in-state only) or (816) 655-6700
TTY: (800) 647-8558 (in-state only) or (816) 655-6711
FAX: (816) 655-6710
The Lawson Senior Tuesday program
Catholic Charities Caring Communities Grant Program
Catholic Charities Caring Communities Resource Centers
SafeLink Wireless provides free cell phones
More information her