Got Transition/Center for Healthcare Transition

The Got Transition/Center for Healthcare Transition is a cooperative agreement between the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health and works to improve the transition from pediatric care to adult care for youth with special health care needs. The Got Transition website contains valuable information, resources and tools for parents, youth and providers.

Blue Water Center for Independent Living

Blue Water Center for Independent Living (BWCIL) is the disability resource of the thumb. BWCIL works with individuals, their families and other organizations and agencies to help people with disabilities live independently. This includes information and referrals, advocacy services, peer support, independent living skills, and transition services.

MDE Office of Career and Technical Education

OCTE oversees high school instructional programs that teach students skills in a specific career cluster. Most programs offer early college credit opportunities to provide a seamless transition to postsecondary education. The mission of the office is to prepare students so they have the necessary academic, technical, and work behavior skills to enter, compete, and advance in education and their careers.

Bridges 4 Kids

The Bridges 4 Kids website provides a comprehensive system of information and referral for parents and professionals seeking help for children from birth through transition to adult life. Some resources include advocacy, legislative policy changes for children with disabilities, transitioning to adulthood, and information on health insurance.

Project SEARCH

The State of Michigan Project SEARCH is a program that is providing local high school students with disabilities the opportunity to train, gain and maintain employment through businesses and organization opportunities across the nation. This is the first year the program is offered at the State and we've taken a big step forward in creating more opportunities for people with disabilities and we look forward to the future growth of Project SEARCH within state government.

Midwest Genetics Network

The Midwest Genetics Network (MGN) is one of the seven regional collaborative groups formed and is made up of seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The project is administered by Michigan Public Health Institute in Okemos, Michigan. MGN promotes access to genetic services, especially to traditionally underserved groups.