The Disability Network
The mission of The Disability Network is to promote freedom, choice, opportunity and equality for people with disabilities through advocacy, education and employment.
The Disability Network helps with
Information about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Information on where to find assistance with advocating for a variety of disability issues. For example, Individualized Education Plans (IEP's), access to buildings, services, programs or disability related problems with businesses or government offices.
Information and links about different categories of assistive technology, funding, acquisition of, and advocacy for assistive technology for people of all ages and disabilities.
Connect to community resources for food, clothing, furniture, and personal needs.
Information about applying for public benefits such as Social Security, State Disability, Medicaid, Bridge Card, State Emergency Relief/SER, Home Help, Medicaid Waiver and Mental Health Care Services.
Community Technology Center
The Disability Network's Community Technology Center provides computer access and training in collaboration with Mott Community College. The center offers accessible computers so that anyone can access a computer independently.
Connect with organizations that offer educational opportunities.
Connect with organizations that offer employment opportunities.
Links to public benefits and community resources for funding for adaptive equipment, chore providers and personal assistants, home repairs and modifications, education and rental assistance.
Community information about Health Care and Health Benefits.
The Disability Network Flint hosts a regional health care Navigator to help you apply and answer questions you might have about the Affordable Care Act, and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Information about Subsidized housing. Community resources for home repairs/modifications and home buyers’ assistance programs. The Disability Network also facilitates a housing advocacy group.
Nursing Home Transition
We help individuals to transition from nursing homes to the home of their choosing by assisting in the arrangement of waivers, personal attendants, nursing support, housing, furniture, transportation and employment.
Information about acquiring chore providers, personal assistants, Home help and Medicaid Waiver. The Disability Network also facilitates a long term care advocacy group.
Ramps and Home Modifications
Information on Ramps and home modifications in our community funding, links to information on building ramps, doing home modifications, and other resources.
Information on accessible venues in Michigan.
Information to acquiring public and/or private transportation. The Disability Network also facilitates a transportation advocacy group.