Rudolph and the Island of the Misfit Toys Our wonderful group of volunteers have been working hard on creating our Holiday Light Parade float for this year’s Holiday Light Parade in downtown Traverse City on November 17, to celebrate the tree lighting and Santa’s arrival. Our theme this year is Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer […]
At Disability Network, it’s in our power to change everything, from individual lives to the wider community. We help people with disabilities and their families lead more productive lives in Northern Lower Michigan. But our efforts don’t just benefit them. They help everyone, with and without disabilities, who lives in, works in, or passes through our community. It’s our mission to promote personal empowerment and positive social change for people with disabilities.
Join in the fun, meet new people, and grow & develop new skills! Check out our November Calendar of Events.
Get involved with community events, peer to peer groups, and other fun Disability Network events throughout the month of November.
Do you have something you’d like added? Email Demarie with the details and your contact information.
Peer Advocacy Group
Join our staff and connect with your peers at our Peer Advocacy Group on Thursday, November 8, at 3 p.m. at Riverview Terrace Community Room. Riverview Terrace is located at 150 Pine Street in Traverse City.
Meet and socialize with your peers in the community. Learn how to advocate for your needs and the needs of others. Learn leadership skills. Voice what is important to you!
We’ll be connecting, brainstorming topic ideas that interest you, and listening to your thoughts and ideas. We hope you can join us!
Shop Your Community Day!
Get a jump on your holiday shopping and shop downtown Traverse City on Saturday, November 10.
It’s easy to give – select Disability Network as your non-profit and for every purchase you make 15% of the sale will be donated back to Disability Network. Ready, set, SHOP!
Parent Network Workshop
Join us at our upcoming FREE Parent Network workshop on Wednesday, November 14, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at our office located at 415 E. Eight Street, Traverse City.
Our Parent Network coordinator, Nicole Miller, will be discussing Social Security Disability Insurance and Work Incentives Overview.. A light dinner will be provided.
If you would like additional information, please contact Nicole Miller by calling 231.922.0903 ext. 318 or email her at Nicole@disabilitynetwork.
Ask the Staff
Do you have barriers that you are working through? We all do. Let us help.
Bring your questions and/or paperwork that you may need help with, and let our staff help you navigate through whatever barriers you are experiencing.
Join us on Wednesday, November 14, and Wednesday, November 28, from 1 – 3 p.m. No Appointment Needed.
DNNM Men’s Group
Join us for our Disability Network Men’s Group on Tuesday, November 20, at 2 p.m. at our Traverse City office.
This group is for men in our community seeking support, an opportunity to learn new skills, and a chance to connect with other men with disabilities.
Our men’s group encourages individuals to bring up concerns they have relating to their disabilities and issues they are experiencing around the community with accessibility to facilities and services.
For more information visit our Advocacy Council webpage or contact David Prince, at 231.922.0903 ext. 329
YOU can make a difference!
Access for Everyone is a campaign to ensure that EVERYONE has the ability to actively work, play, and live in our community.
Your support will help promote personal empowerment and positive social change for people with disabilities, and build more inclusive environments for EVERYONE to share their gifts & talents.
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Our alley leading to our main entrance and parking lot is under construction. Unfortunately, it makes reaching our office a little complicated. When visiting our office, you will need to enter our parking lot through our Eighth Street driveway by the “The Law Offices of Matthew Connolly” located at 409 E. Eighth Street. Also, because of the […]
Support Disability Network Northern Michigan on Saturday, November 10, 2018 just by shopping Downtown at Shop Your Community Day! Who: YOU and your friends & family What: Shop Your Community Day When: Saturday, November 10, 2018, ALL DAY Where: Downtown Traverse City* How: For every purchase you make at the participating stores, 15% […]
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Join us at our Fall Open House on Thursday, October 25, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at our Traverse City office. Meet members of our staff, learn about the services we offer, tour our office, and enjoy light refreshments. Everyone is welcome to attend and join in the fall, festive fun! Our office is […]