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Making Community Connections

Community Connections

Stay connected. Those words mean so much more now that cold weather has moved us indoors and the pandemic has made it more challenging to connect with others.Making Community Connections is a community engagement initiative that empowers ...

A Precedent-Setting Win for Michiganders with Disabilities

Michiganders with disabilities achieved a major victory in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in NCLEJ’s Waskul v. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health case.

Plaintiffs, individuals with developmental disabilities and the Washtenaw Association for Community Advocacy, a non-profit organization that ...

Cancelled | Northwest Michigan Works Hosts MiABLE Information Session

Update: To help avoid an increase of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Michigan Department of Treasury is suspending MiABLE information sessions – including Wednesday, March 18, at Northwest Michigan Works! in Traverse City – until further notice.



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Our Lives | Safe and Strong Program Toolkit

The Our Lives: Safe and Strong Program Toolkit offers accessible web-based abuse awareness, support and safety planning information and tools for people with disabilities.

Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute's Caregiver Support Project

The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute announces a statewide Michigan Older Caregivers of Emerging Adults with Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Caregiver Support Project.

Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council Hosts Crucial Conversations

Are you a person with a developmental disability, a family member of a person with a developmental disability or an advocate for people with disabilities? The Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most ...

The Future of Behavioral Health in Michigan

Disability Network invites you to join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for a Virtual Forum about the future of behavioral health in Michigan on Thursday, February 6. If you are served by Michigan’s Medicaid-funded behavioral health ...

State Plan for Independent Living Virtual Public Hearing

Disability Network Northern Michigan invites Michiganders with disabilities, family members, advocates, service providers and other interested parties to participate in a virtual public hearing hosted by the Michigan Statewide Independent Living Council to gather input on Michigan’s State Plan for ...

SHEETS of SAND – Movie Premiere!

Lights. Camera. ACTION! Join Disability Network Northern Michigan, Project Cinema Michigan, the screenwriter, director, and stars of the movie, and other community members at this exciting premiere of SHEETS of SAND.

Giving Tuesday! November 27

Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27. Donate to support our important work - www.disabilitynetwork.org. Call 231.922.0903 to request info in a different format.

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