The services and programs listed on these pages are some of the many used by members of our disABLED community. We are not necessarily affiliated with these programs but list them in order to help our members.
Would you like to list your organization or a service that you have found to be helpful? Please contact us and we will review your suggestion.

Advent House Ministries


Advent House Ministries
Provides weekend day shelter with free meals Saturday and Sunday – 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Other programs – employment services for the homeless, veterans or single adults receiving food assistance, GED prep and Adult Basic Education.
(517) 485-4722

AA /Central Office


Alcoholics Anonymous / Central AA Office
Information on substance abuse treatment center, halfway house for both men and women in Lansing and out-of-town locations. Provides both AA and Al-Anon meeting information.
(517) 377-1444

Alzheimer’s Association


Alzheimer’s Association
Information and support for those affected with Alzheimer’s Disease and caregivers.
(800) 272-3900

American Diabetes Association


American Diabetes Association
Provides support and education.
(800) 342-2383

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation


Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Provides support and education.
(800) 223-1138

A Place for Mom


A Place for Mom
A free referral service that helps to assist families with selecting senior care.
(866) 344-8005

Arthritis Foundation


Arthritis Foundation
Helping people access optimal care, sharing must-have information and tools, and creating communities of caring individuals, families and teams.
(404) 872-7100

Ass. for Children’s Mental Health


Association for Children’s Mental Health
Provides support and education.
(517) 372-4016
Parent Line:(888) 226-4543

Beacon of Hope


Beacon of Hope
Provides peer counseling, bible study, workshops on parenting and family topics, food pantry, new and used clothing, baby equipment and household items.
(989) 224-0328

Carefree Medical & Dental Clinic


Carefree Medical & Dental Clinic
Open to Ingham County residents without insurance or have Medicaid, Ingham Health Plan, Medicare and commercial insurances. After becoming a client of the medical clinic, dental and optometry clinic services are available.
Lansing Office Medical – (517) 887-922
Mason Office Dental – (517) 272-5033 & (517) 244-0120



Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA)
Standard Routes (517) 394-1000
Spec-Tran/Redi-Ride/Rural Services (517) 394-2282
MSU Lot Link/Night Owl (517) 432-8888
Rider Alert (517) 367-7277
* Please call one of the numbers above for scheduling and transportation costs.

Children with Special Needs Fund


Children with Special Needs Fund
Provides support for children in Michigan with special health care needs when help is not available through any other funding source.
Family Phone Line (800) 359-3722

Central Michigan 2-1-1


Central Michigan 2-1-1
Informal and referrals available for day-to-day needs and in times of crisis. Offers access to the following types of services: basic human needs, physical and mental health, employment supports, support for older Americans and persons with disabilities, support for children, youth and families.
Dial 2-1-1 TDD (517) 789-2492

Head Start


Capital Area Community Services Head Start and Early Head Start
Comprehensive developmental programs at no cost for low income families. Includes children birth to five years old as well as pregnant mothers enrolled in the program.
Main office (517) 482-1504 & (800) 585 9997
Early Head Start Office (517) 372-9411
Clinton County (989) 224-6731
Eaton County (517) 543-2751
Shiawassee County (989) 723-5849



Capital Area Down Syndrome Association
Provides community awareness, resources, education, and advocacy for individuals in Mid-Michigan with Down Syndrome.
(517) 333-6655



A program for patients who are no longer seeking preventative measures of treatment for a terminal illness.

Eaton Community Hospice (517) 543-5300
Hospice House of Mid-Michigan (St. Johns) (989) 224-5620
Hospice House of Mid-Michigan (Sparrow Hospital) (517) 364-7200
Hospice of Lansing (517) 882-4500
Hospice of Michigan (Okemos) (517) 381-0138
Hospice House of Shiawassee County (989) 743-9000

Housing Services for Eaton


Housing Services for Eaton County
Provides homelessness assistance, rental subsidies for individuals with disabilities, first-time homebuyer’s down-payment assistance, housing search assistance, extended services, case management for the homeless, rental rehabilitation, supportive housing to the chronically homeless and homelessness prevention services.
(517) 541-1180

Health Department Michigan


Health Department

Health clinics, hearing/vision screening, child health services, AIDS testing/counseling, immunizations, general health services, Women’s Health Clinic, Healthy Families program, public health nursing, STD clinics, TB control WIC Program and Michigan Pathways to Better Health.

Mid-Michigan (Clinton County) (989) 224-2195

Barry-Eaton District Health (517) 543-2430

Ingham County Health (517) 887-4300

Ingham County Health Center (Sparrow Campus) 
(517) 244-8060

Shiawassee County Health (989) 743-2355

Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan


Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan
Helps to support and empower individuals with epilepsy and their families to have access to full life experiences.
(800) 377-6226




Transportation is available throughout Eaton County – reservations are required. Medical trips outside Eaton County are provided.

(517) 663-8202
(517) 543-3040
(517) 371-3312

Clinton Area Transit System


Clinton Area Transit System
Curb to Curb services. Fares are based on distance traveled by passengers. Operates Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(989) 224-8127

Department of Human Services


Department of Human Services
Centralized Intake for Abuse and Neglect
(888) 642-7434

Centralized Intake for Abuse and Neglect
(855) 444-39119
Clinton County (989) 224-5500
Eaton County (517) 543-0860
Ingham County (517) 887-9400
Shiawassee County (989) 725-3200

Christo Rey


Christo Rey Community Center
Offers direct assistance, prescription assistance, GED programs, employment and training, translations, family health clinic, people with disabilities program, counseling and guidance, substance abuse counseling, family nutrition program, Roots & Wings, Living Free, Anger Management for Teens, Child Services, Nutrition, Legal Services, Community Kitchen, Senior Programs and Clothing Boutique. Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(517) 372-4700

Disability Network of Michigan


Disability Network of Michigan
Information related to transportation, education, community based living, accessibility, housing and employment.
(517) 339-0539

Shiawassee Area Transportation


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Shiawassee Area Transportation Agency (SATA)

(989) 729-2687

Lansing Area Parents


Helping Hands Respite Care
Provides respite care for children with special needs, adults and senior citizens serving Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties.
(517) 372-6671

Make-A-Wish Foundation


Make-A-Wish Foundation Of Michigan
Grants wishes to children under the age of 18 years old that are suffering with a life-threatening illness.
(877) 631-9474

Michigan Commission for the Blind


Michigan Commission for the Blind
Provides vocational and rehabilitation services for legally blind adults and seniors. Braille and talking book library available. Assists with low-vision devices for adults and children.
(517) 373-2062

Michigan Rehabilitation Services


Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Provides assistance in developing a plan for training, employment and academic preparation.
(517) 241-7657

Advocacy Service


Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc.
Provides advocacy and legal services for individuals with disabilities and also helps to assist with informational referrals. Provides training for organizations and individuals.
(800) 288-5923
(517) 487-1755

National Alliance on Mental Illness


National Alliance on Mental Illness- Michigan
Provides classes and free support groups for individuals over age eighteen who suffer from mental illness. Provides information, referral, support and advocacy to families and individuals experiencing the symptoms of mental illnesses. Hours available – Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(517) 485-4049
(800) 331-4264

NorthWest Initiative


NorthWest Initiative
Serves those individuals who reside on the north and west sides of Lansing. Helps provide assistance with signing up for Health Kinds, Plan First, Ingham Health Plan, MIChild, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security Disability, MI Bridges (food stamps), and more.
(517) 999-2894

Operation Homefront Michigan


Operation Homefront Michigan
Assists those veterans returning from war and their families can get help with donated automobiles, food, household items and furniture.
(800) 692-0956
(517) 699-1025

Social Security Administration


Social Security Administration
Helps survivors and individuals with Social Security benefits, disability benefits, Social Security Administration, Early retirement age 62-65.

Lansing (877) 512-5944
Owosso (855) 628-1592
Fraud Phone (800) 269-0271
National Line 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (800) 772-1213

St. Vincent Catholic Charities


St. Vincent Catholic Charities
Family counseling center, Foster Care, youth mentoring, youth life skills, immigration laws clinic, adoption, refugee services and residential treatment center.
(517) 323-4734



Veterans Affairs
Offers temporary emergency help for Ingham county veterans. Also helps to assist veterans with burial services and information, pension assistance, rehabilitation services and other counseling assistance.
Ingham County(517) 887-4331
Shiawassee County(989) 743-2231

Offers help to veterans and spouses to obtain benefits, including medical, health and vocational rehabilitation.

Fraser Trebilcock Lawfirm

Fraser Trebilcock Lawyers

Fraser Trebilcock is a full-service law firm with a compassionate and experienced Trusts & Estates team. We will help you protect your family by education, planning, and the preparation of the right legal documents for your situation.

Phone: 800.748.0436

Marlaine C. Teahan | Shareholder | Fraser Trebilcock
p: 517.377.0869  f: 517.482.0887
a: 124 W. Allegan Street, Suite 1000 Lansing, MI 48933

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