Adult Government Resources

Adult Services – Government
Employment
Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS)

3810 Packard St
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
734-677-1125

Developing customized workforce solutions for businesses and individuals with disabilities.

Bureau Of Services For Blind Persons (BSBP)

https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_28313—,00.html
517-241-1100

The Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP) believes in the capacity of people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve employment and independence. BSBP provides training and other services that empower people to achieve their individual goals.

Community Living
Washtenaw Community Mental Health (WCCMH)

https://www.washtenaw.org/839/Community-Mental-Health
734-544-3050 or 800-440-7548 at any time.

We provide mental health services to adults with a severe and persistent mental illness, children with a severe emotional disturbance, and individuals with a developmental disability, residing in the county.

Family Services
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

22 Center St
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
734-481-2000

MDHHS administers financial assistance programs such as:

  • Childcare assistance
  • Medicaid
  • SER utility assistance
  • SNAP food benefits

Housing
Housing Alliance of Washtenaw County (HAWC)

http://www.housingaccess.net
734-961-1999

HAWC is Washtenaw County’s central intake for individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The central intake is the single point of entry for all emergency shelters and housing resources that are available to serve people experiencing homelessness in the county. Residents of Washtenaw County may call HAWC for housing assistance, information and/or referral. Please note: there is a severe shortage of housing resources in Washtenaw County and HAWC is not able to help all people who are experiencing a housing crisis.

Avalon Housing

https://www.avalonhousing.org
734-663-5858

Avalon Housing is a nonprofit services provider, real estate developer and property manager. We own and manage 288 rental units in over 20 properties in Washtenaw County. We provide support services to our tenants and to individuals and families living in public housing and in units owned by private landlords.

Social Security
Social Security Administration (SSA)

https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/ic001.action#officeResults
3971 Research Park Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
800-772-1213

Disability Benefits:
https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/disability/

Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) Division On Deaf, Deafblind And Hard Of Hearing

https://www.michigan.gov/mdcr/0,4613,7-138-28545—,00.html
VP: 313-437-7035
Toll-Free Voice/TTY: 313-437-7035

This state office concentrates on helping to improve the lives of Michigan’s Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing citizens.

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