Blind Pension

The Blind Pension program was established in 1921 and is financed entirely by state funds. This program provides assistance for blind persons who do not qualify under the Supplemental Aid to the Blind law and who are not eligible for Supplemental Security Income benefits. Each eligible person receives a monthly cash grant of $718, as well as state funded MO HealthNet coverage.

Who Is Eligible?

If you are applying for Blind Pension, the Blind Pension Moral Character form may be needed.

For information regarding medical coverage included with Blind Pension, see MO HealthNet Services-MO HealthNet.