The Independent Living Club provides ongoing support for people with disabilities who live, or would like to live, independently . Members learn together and provide mutual encouragement and advice.
We know that when it comes to budgeting and stability, everything is interconnected. In order to stay housed, it is important for families and individuals to have access to resources and information concerning health care, transportation, legal services, employment and other important services.
We gather and updates community resources on a regular basis, and are happy to share them with you. Our Housing Resource Center housing specialists are available to assist you Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please call 248-269-1335 or toll-free 866-282-3119.
Our Housing Resource Center is a free service and the best first step for anyone in a housing crisis. With hundreds of options, our trained specialists can help develop a housing plan to specifically address a household's needs.
The PCP should be thought of as a living guide for the person served by Community Mental Health, developed by the individual with help from the supportive team that the individual identifies.
These programs provide credit, funds or assistance to the eligible household to either financial helps or to improve the living conditions of the home.
When considering renting out an unlicensed home for people with disabilities there are some extra start-up costs to consider above the normal maintenance.
An IDA or Individual Development Account, is an excellent way to begin saving for education, one’s own business, or a first home purchase.
By forming Limited Liability Corporations (LLC) family members can help provide affordable housing for people with disabilities.
MCCMH serves Macomb County residents, and is the manager of the public mental health services and supports in Macomb County, including substance abuse treatment.
The OCCMHA is the manager of public mental health services and supports in Oakland County.
Credit ratings are necessary for people who want housing, mobile phones, cheap loans, and a fair market insurance rate in our computer connected world.
Vital documents are key in order to verify one’s identity and are essential to securing an ID, which allows a person to apply for employment, enter a lease agreement, apply for housing programs, link to benefits, and in some cases, access shelter.
The housing provider must allow a person with a disability to keep a service animal if three conditions are met.
Following the link below, you will find lists of subsidized apartments throughout the local community. Please note that some of the entries in this list are not true subsidized housing but are affordable and provided as additional options for consideration.
The organizations listed in the linked document provide resources to help with basic needs such as shelter, food and clothing.
These organizations can provide you and your family with free or low cost dental services if you are income eligible.
The resources may provide you help if you or a loved one has a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and is need of assistance.
If you or someone you care about is being mistreated by caretakers in a housing situation, call these numbers.
These resource can help you get prescription medicine at low or no cost for you and your family based on income, geographic and illness type requirements.
These organizations provide or can refer you to organizations that provide affordable health care insurance if you or your family qualify based on income.
These organizations can provide access to medical supplies and assistive technology for people with disabilities, sometimes at subsidized costs.
These organizations can help you pay your utility bills if you are income eligible and funding is available.
These resources can help you get information on obtaining a housing choice voucher (Section 8).