Student Advocacy Center

The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan has been a voice for students since 1975. SAC works to assist our most vulnerable students stay in school, realize their rights to a quality public education, and experience success. Our services include education advocacy and support, education mentoring (Check and Connect), youth voice, and family support. We believe all students deserve a quality public education and that educators deserve the resources, respect and support to make that happen.

Advocacy ATLAS (Accessible Tools for Leadership and Advocacy Success)

The online Advocacy ATLAS is a toolkit created by Genetic Alliance, Parent to Parent USA, and Family Voices that provides individuals with special healthcare needs and their families with tools and strategies to advocate for whatever they may need. Resources are grouped by category on the Advocacy ATLAS landing page. Simply click one of the ten topic areas to get started browsing accessible tools! Their Facebook can be accessed at: https://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fgeneticalliance.org%2Fadvocacy-atlas&t=Advocacy%20ATLAS
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Lutheran Social Services of Michigan

Organization that provides a variety of services, including behavioral health services and disability support services, including Life Skills Development, Activities of Daily Living Management, Case Management Liaison, Family Support, Transportation, Medication Reminders, Individual Service Planning, Structured Activities, Community Integration, Program Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement, Advocacy Services, 24-Hour On-Call Support, Respite, and Person-Centered Care.

Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan, La Casa Amiga

Spanish-speaking staff and volunteers will help you, give you information, or enroll you in our educational and skills development programs in education, finance, prevention, job preparation and immigration services, as well as many other support services: for example, free interpreting services between parents and teachers, Educational services for children from elementary to high school, Tutoring (homework help and after-school academic help), Mentoring: Adult mentors help children and adolescents succeed academically.
Other Services include: Basic Assistance Needs, Education, Assistance in the implementation and management of Government Programs, Prevention Services, Job Preparation, Financial Activities Support, Assistance and Preparation in Employment Location, Immigration, Other Services, Social and Community Support.
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Los voluntarios que hablan español le ayudaran, darán información o lo inscribirán en servicios de educación, finanzas, prevención, preparación laboral y servicios de inmigración, así como muchos otros servicios de apoyo, por ejemplo, servicios gratuitos de interpretación entre padres y maestros.Servicios educativos para niños desde la primaria hasta la preparatoria, Tutoría (ayuda con tareas y ayuda académica después de clases), Mentoría: Mentores adultos ayudan a los niños y adolescentes a tener éxito académico.
También se ofrece: Necesidades Básicas de Asistencia, Educación, Asistencia en aplicación y manejo de Programas del Gobierno, Servicios de Prevención, Preparación Laboral, Apoyo en Actividades Financieras, Asistencia y Preparación en localización de empleo, Inmigración, Otros Servicios, Apoyo Social y Comunitario.
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Association for Children’s Mental Health

The Association for Children's Mental Health (ACMH) is a statewide, non-profit family organization dedicated to meeting the needs of families of children and youth with serious emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges. ACMH provides the following services to families and community partners across Michigan: Parent-to-Parent Support; Education, Networking & Leadership Opportunities including an annual Conference; Regional Training, Leadership Camp and other Special Events; Information Dissemination, Referral, Outreach and Systems Advocacy; Family Support Groups, Assistance & Advocacy; Youth Involvement & Leadership Opportunities.

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc.

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is the independent, private, nonprofit organization designated by the governor of the State of Michigan to advocate and protect the legal rights of people with disabilities in Michigan. MPAS services include information and referral, short-term assistance, selected individual and legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring, and training.
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Disability Network Capital Area

Disability Network Capital Area is a community-based, cross disability, non-profit organization that works with the Ingham, Clinton, Eaton & Shiawassee Counties providing the following services: Peer Support, Information & Referral, Community Awareness & Advocacy, Independent Living Skills and Transition.

SAIL Disability Network of the Upper Peninsula

Organization that provides information, referrals, employment services, transportation services, support, and advocacy services to people with disabilities. The Disability Network of the Upper Peninsula also works on a larger scale, helping local businesses, and other organizations to make changes that improves life for all individuals.

Parent to Parent USA

Parent to Parent USA defines parent to parent support as the intentional connection between a trained volunteer Support Parent and a parent seeking information, resources, guidance, and support from an experienced parent. Parent to Parent programs facilitate parent "matches" and provide follow-up support to assure the matched relationship meets peer expectations.
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Autism Society of Oakland County

The Autism Society of Oakland County (ASOC) is an advocacy organization that works to improve the lives of those impacted by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Oakland County, Michigan. ASOC mission is to advocate and support meaningful participation in all aspects of life for individuals with ASD and their families. One one of the support elements ASOC provides is the ASOC Online Community. The free community was created to provide a safe place for individuals withASD and their families to connect, share stories, support each other and build lasting friendships.