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Loneliness and Social Isolation

What is the Difference Between Loneliness and Social Isolation?

The number of older adults age 65 and older is growing, and many are socially isolated and regularly feel lonely. The coronavirus outbreak brought even more challenges due to health considerations ...

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Epidemic Order Update

New MDHHS Epidemic Order 

On January 13, 2021, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) updated its epidemic order today to allow re-opening of additional activities where Michiganders can remain masked and socially distanced, as this has ...

Press Release | January Peer Support Events

Disability Network Supports Inclusive Community

Peer support is one of the core services at Disability Network. Who better knows the issues that individuals face than another person with a disability. We strive to support engagement and relationship building as peer ...

Press Release | December Peer Support Events

Disability Network Supports Inclusive Community

Peer support is one of the core services at Disability Network. Who better knows the issues that individuals face than another person with a disability. We strive to support engagement and relationship building as peer ...

Celebrating Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, stay safe for the health of your friends and family. 

The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with. Gatherings with family and friends who do not live with you ...

Pre - Employment Services

Disability Network is thrilled to offer several new youth programs for 2021. Programs have been designed to allow for participants to join either virtually or in person as we navigate the COVID 19 pandemic. Connect with Independent Living Program Manager Cody ...

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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Cancelled | Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency Offers Free Tax Preparation

Update: New tax appointments are not being taken at this time due to Coronavirus. Existing tax appointment clients will be contacted about completing their taxes over the phone or via email.


Who Qualifies?

Low-to-moderate income families and individuals, seniors, persons ...

Cancelled | Michigan Family Summit

Update: The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council has made the decision to cancel The Michigan Family Summit due to concerns over the potential spread of Coronavirus. 

Join Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council on March 17-18, 2020, to learn about Charting the Life ...

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