The Michigan Loan Funds are programs of United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan, which works in partnership with Option 1 Credit Union to provide loans for the purchase of needed technology or to reduce or eliminate barriers to employment . (more)
Work Incentive Planning Assistance Program Closed.
As of June 30, 2012 the Social Security Administration (SSA) has closed the Work Incentive Planning and Assistance programs across the country.
Following June 30, 2012 if you have questions about SSA benefits or your public assistance benefits contact one of the organizations listed below. It has been our privilege to provide you with Social Security work incentive and benefit consultation services.
Work Incentive Information:
Ticket to Work Call Center (866) 968-7842
Social Security Administration (800) 772-1213
Employment Help: Michigan Rehabilitation Services in your area
Michigan Commission for the Blind in your area
Community Mental Health in your area
Employment Networks in your area (you can get a list of these at https://yourtickettowork.com/web/ttw/home
Assistive Technology, or AT, can play a vital role in the lives of people with disabilities. According to the Assistive Technology Act, assistive technology is any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. (more)
UCP Michigan knows that people with disabilities face many barriers to transportation. We work to address these barriers and to eliminate as many as possible so that people with all disabilities can participate in their communities. (more)
People with disabilities want to be part of their communities. They want meaningful activities and social networks. They want to belong to community groups. But it isn’t always easy to get access to community life. (more)
United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan hosted public forums around the state of Michigan in 2009. The purpose of the forums was to listen to people with disabilities and their families describe their hopes for the future. (more)