Information on disability employment, job development, self-employment, and advice for job seekers.
Easter Seals of Michigan
866.992.4453: For children with serious emotional disturbance.
Offering medical rehabilitation, job training and employment, adult day services, mental health services, prevention programs and 24/7 availability.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a resource for the laws and regulations prohibiting job discrimination.
Employment Support for People with Disabilities
Social Security Administration Web site.
Federal Jobs Net
A step-by-step guide to looking for and apply for a federal job.
Freedom Work Opportunities
Serving individuals with disabilities by offering vocational training, job placement and job searching.
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit provides people who have disabilities and other barriers to employment with opportunities to become independent, self-supporting citizens through training, work experience and employment in the community.
Income Links, LLC
A micro-enterprise opportunity with a focus on the production of income for those who are very impoverished, including people with disabilities.
JAN, the Job Accommodation Network
A free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the ADA, and the employability of people with disabilities.
Jewish Vocational Services
Serving residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties by providing assistance in career development, employment services and educational opportunities.
Group homes, supported independence living, supported employment, counseling services, autism connections, and LIFE academy.
Macomb Oakland Regional Center
For persons with developmental disabilities. MORC vocational services are available to people who are interested in working in the community.
Michigan Commission for the Blind
Toll Free Voice: 800.292.4200, Toll Free TTY: 888.864.1212.
Provides services to help blind individuals become employed and live independently.
Michigan Department of Career Development
Serving persons 17 and older with disabilities that affect employment by offering vocational counseling, vocational placement and job training.
Serving people 16-26. Assistance starts one to two years before graduation and includes vocational counseling, assessment, college prep, assistance to gain employment and short-term support.
Michigan’s career preparation, assessment, training and resource room.
Helping individuals age 16 and older in need of vocational assistance by offering vocational evaluation, job training and job placement.
Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority
Offering supported employment, public mental health services, prevention programs, and 24/7 availability.
Oakland and Macomb Center for Independent Living
13212 E. 14 Mile
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
The Oakland and Macomb Center for Independent Living is committed to assisting people with disabilities to achieve independence through participation, choice and self-determination.
Partners in Employment
A self-study course to help persons with developmental disabilities find meaningful jobs.
Training and Treatment Innovations
An organization aimed at providing quality mental health services to adults and children with psychiatric and/or developmental disability needs. Promoting empowerment and independence for these adults and children through advocacy, education, and a comprehensive multidisciplinary supportive partnership.
P.O. Box 250942
A group for athletes who are physically challenged in some way.
Therapeutic horseback riding, specializing in students diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Far Therapeutic Arts & Recreation
Provides education for children and adults with special needs through therapeutic opportunities in the arts, music & recreation.
A year-round camp and retreat for adolescents and adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities.
Jewish Community Center
Specialized programs for children and adults with disabilities, peer support groups, socialization and classes.
Michigan Adaptive Sports
PO Box 569
Keego Harbor, MI 48320
A chapter of Disabled Sports USA, a non-profit, tax-exempt educational organization established for the purpose of providing sports, recreation and physical fitness opportunities for persons with disabilities.
Michigan Wheelchair Athletic Association
734.971.0277 ext. 56
The Michigan Wheelchair Athletic Association is a non-profit volunteer organization whose interest is in promoting wheelchair-sporting events and promoting resources and education to the community.
A baseball league for disabled children.
Oakland County Library for the Visually and Physically Impaired
Talking books and magazines, free mail service, larger print and lending visual aids collection.
Oakland County Parks and Recreation Therapeutic Program
Adaptive recreation and seasonal sports groups.
Paint A Miracle
Therapeutic art programs.
Therapeutic horseback riding.
Serves special needs children thru age 26, offers education and recreation opportunities.
Southfield Parks and Recreation Adaptive Recreation
Offering many adaptive programs including wheelchair basketball, basketball clinics and tennis lessons.
Offers sports programs and clinics.
Clarkston, MI 48346
A non- profit organization that provides leisure and recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
The Art Experience
Therapeutic art programs.
Troy Parks and Recreation
Offering a variety of programs including basketball, bowling, softball, youth soccer, wheelchair sports, Special Olympics activities, dances, exercise classes and more.
American Cancer Society
American Council for the Blind
American Diabetes Association
American Dietetic Association
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
American Paralysis Association
American Parkinson’s Disease Association
Area Agency on Aging
Canadian Drug Discount Program
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Chronic Illness Coalition
Deaf & Hearing Services
Dental for Seniors
Free Dental Services
P.O. Box 3405
Farmington Hills, MI 48333
Dental services for elderly, disabled or medically compromised persons.
Hill-Burton Information & Free Health Care
Medical Malpractice Center
Michigan Office of Service to the Aging
Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Istitutes on Aging
National Institues of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Oakland County Health Department
Used Mobile Walkers & Electric Scooters