Burrell housing services provide structure and supports matched to each individual’s capacity for independent functioning. Residents with income contribute to the cost of rent and living expenses.

Burrell has many options for housing to support a variety of needs.

STEPS (Supportive, Transitional, Educational, Partnership for Success)

  • Apartments are leased in the community and near bus routes, stores and other services.
  • Community support specialists assist residents with community interactions, independent living skills and obtaining needed services and resources.
  • Community Support available 7 days per week.

Semi-Independent Apartments

  • Two apartment complexes, Wilkinson and Gardine, provide one and two bedroom apartments.
  • On-site staff provide enhanced structure and support for residents and as needed assistance is available seven days per week, 24 hours per day.
  • Community support specialists help develop support systems, living skills, services and resources.


START Living

  • Congregate living with shared meals, household chores and same-sex roommates.
  • Highly structured program prepares residents for functioning in independent living environments.
  • Strong emphasis on development of independent living skills, managing illness, coping with stress and living a healthy and productive life style.


Clifton Apartments & Catalpa Apartments

  • These apartment complexes provide permanent housing for low-income individuals who have a long term mental illness.
  • Community support is provided to the residents to assist with any needs they encounter while living independently.


Edenton Ridge Apartments

  • This apartment complex provides permanent housing for low-income individuals who have a long term mental illness.
  • Community support is provided to the residents to assist with any needs they encounter while living independently.

For more information on the housing services available to those coping with chronic mental illness, please contact:

Housing Coordinator – START and Semi-Independent Apartments
417.761.6412

Housing Coordinator – STEPS, Independent Apartment Program, Clifton, and Catalpa
417.761.5680

Housing Coordinator – Edenton Ridge Apartments
573.777.8450