Activities, Information and Assistance Opportunities


Is your child eligible to receive Special Education? Michigan Alliance for Families is having a free workshop on November 2 in Clinton Township. This workshop will explain how to request an evaluation and the evaluation process for determining eligibility for Special Education supports and services in Michigan. For more information click on the Special Education Workshop link.



The Salvation Army serving northern Macomb County will be taking applications for Christmas assistance for those residing in the service area during the month of November and December. For more information, click on the Christmas Assistance flier.



At The Crossroads Chapter of Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force is hosting the film BREAK THE CHAINThursday, October 13, 2016, 7:00 pm at the Kellogg Community College, Binda Performing Arts Center located at 450 North Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49017.

Break the Chain is a film that addresses the often hidden-in-plain-sight evil of human trafficking in Michigan. The film chronicles 2 survivors of human slavery in Michigan. For more information, click on the Break the Chain link.



The Detroit Goodfellows organization is offering assistance for the Christmas holiday for children ages 4-13 in Detroit, Highland Park, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, and River Rouge. For application information, click on the Goodfellows link.



The Arc of Oakland County and The Arc of Macomb County are co-hosting a local “Affinity Group” meeting on Thursday, October 17th to discuss the “Section 298 Initiative” that is the potential for privatization of community mental health services.  For more information click on the Section 298 Initiative discussion link.



Are you or someone you know in need of food assistance? There are food pantries around the state and in your area.  For location information click on the Food Pantry link.



Gleaners Food Bank helps many families in the area.  Click on the Gleaners link for information regarding food assistance.



The Crim Fitness Foundation is pleased to bring Mindfulness into the mainstream of health awareness in Flint and throughout Michigan. To learn more about this FREE seminar on October 6th in Flint, click on the Mindfulness link.



There is a Housing & Transition Expo on October 8th in Troy to help navigate the options available to adults with special needs.  Hear from the experts from ARC of Oakland, Community Housing Network and others regarding this important topic.  For more information, click on the Housing & Transition Expo link.





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