The Community Housing Network (CHN) is committed to providing homes for people in need through proven strategies of homelessness prevention, housing assistance and development, community education and referral, advocacy, and additional services. CHN helps people who are homeless, people with disabilities, and anyone in housing crisis. The CHN Housing Resource Center, a one-stop-shop for all things housing, directs people to resources at CHN and other organizations.
We help people with disabilities who are homeless and their family members find affordable rental housing. We administer Permanent Supportive housing programs to help to eligible individuals and families in Oakland County, Macomb County and Wayne County (except for the communities of Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park).
Intentional Communities of Washtenaw (ICW) is a group of parents, families and friends who want to improve the quality of life for adults with developmental disabilities by providing housing, employment and social opportunities.
IKUS Life Enrichment Services helps individuals with disabilities to discover their potential, experience greater freedom, learn new skills, and have fun in a safe environment. Ultimately, IKUS gives clients the tools they need to make every day another best day. Programs include summer camp, community living, supported employment, and skill building.
Michigan's Aging and Disability Resource Collaboration (ADRC) is the best place for family, friends, caregivers and providers to get information about long-term supports and services for older adults and persons with disabilities. Whether you are looking for services to stay in your home and live independently or options for assisted living and nursing home care, the ADRC program can help you learn about what is available for you in your community. Check out their website to search the statewide ADRC Database to find out more information.
Home Help Services is a program administered by the Department of Human Services (DHS). It is designed to give support to individuals who are unable to care for themselves adequately at home. This program provides funding for individuals to hire helpers to assist with daily activities. This allows people to live in their own homes rather than live in nursing homes, adult foster care homes, or homes for the aged.
The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program was created to encourage and assist individuals and families in saving funds for the purpose of supporting individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence and quality of life; and to provide secure funding for qualified disability expenses on behalf of designated beneficiaries with disabilities that will supplement, but not supplant, benefits provided through private insurance, the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, the Medicaid program, the beneficiary's employment and other sources.
The Pacer Center offers several programs for children with disabilities and mental health challenges including a parent information center, a national bullying prevention center, a health information center, a technology center, and newsletters and publications.
Michigan Disability Resources is a website dedicated to the needs of Michigan residents with disabilities. Here you will find information and resources regarding all aspects of living with a disability, and the programs and services offered by the State of Michigan.