Mission, Vision, and Anti-Racism Statement To assist and advocate for each person to have supports they want and need. To exercise control and authority over their own lives. To live a life of freedom, opportunity and relationships...View more info
We have been providing supports and services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities for decades. Our Supports Coordinators are on the front lines every day, accessing resources in communities, helping find employment and volunteer opportunities and working toward a future of independence and freedom for those that we serve.
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An emerging segment of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority peer workforce
Disability awareness anti-stigma video
FREEDOM to choose a meaningful life in the community.
AUTHORITY over a targeted amount of dollars.
SUPPORT to organize resources in ways that are life enhancing and meaningful to the individual with a disability.
RESPONSIBILITY for the wise use of public dollars and recognition of the contribution individuals with disabilities can make in their communities.
CONFIRMATION of the important leadership role that individuals with disabilities and their families must play in a newly re-designed system and support for the self-advocacy movement.