Navigating the Mental Health System

Community Living Services is offering training and education to parents and caregivers who want to become Parent Mentors/Family Support Specialists. The Parent Mentor/Family Support Specialist will assist parents and caregivers in bridging gaps within the mental health system.
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Compassionate Heart Ministry

Compassionate Heart Ministry is a safe, Christ centered drop in center for young people and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. We offer a place where friendships and relationships can develop through our mentor based program. Whether it is shooting pool, playing video games, watching movies or just hanging out with new friends and old friends, Compassionate Heart is that place where everyone will feel loved, accepted, and included.
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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.

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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Envision Center

Envision Center is an organization providing services to individuals with Autism and their families. Services include Assertive Community Treatment, housing, employment, crisis, case management, outpatient behavioral, youth services, peer supports and mentors and substance abuse.
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Michigan Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (MPVI)

Michigan Parents of Children with Visual Impairments is an affiliate of the National Association of Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI.) We strive to help families with support, information, advocacy, and events that are fun, educational, and practical. MPVI is a group of families, members of the blind community, and professionals who have or work with children who are blind or visually impaired.
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Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is a national organization dedicated to awareness, advocacy, research and information about autism. Their website has extensive tools and resources for families and professionals regarding all aspects of living with autism.

Spanish site: https://www.autismspeaks.org/espanol
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