These last few weeks we have mourned the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, our 41st President. One of his greatest accomplishments in office was enacting an important policy we know today as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation and is […]
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 December Calendar of Events.
Get involved with community events, peer to peer groups, and other fun Disability Network events throughout the month of December.
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, December 13, 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!
DNNM Men’s Group
Join us for our Disability Network Men’s Group on Tuesday, December 18, 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 help!
You can help 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.
From our family to yours, wishing you a joyous holiday season!
Our office will have limited hours during the holiday season, please call ahead to confirm availability, (231) 922-0903.
Holiday Office Hours:
Closed Dec. 24 through Dec. 31.
Closed January 1.
We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, January 2; Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Good Tidings of Comfort & Joy From our family to yours, wishing you a wonderful holiday season full of joy and peace. Our office will be closed Monday, December 24 through Monday, December 31, and on Tuesday, January 1. We’ll resume normal business hours on Wednesday, January 2. Our normal business hours are Monday through […]
As we enter into the winter season, please keep your sidewalks and paths shoveled and accessible for everyone. Below is the press release issued by the City of Traverse City. Watch the “Snow Removal Video for the City of Traverse City.”
Thank you to the Grand Traverse Metro Emergency Services Authority for bringing this recall to our attention! Lifetone Technology recalls bedside fire alarm and clocks due to failure to fully alert consumers to a fire. This recall involves Lifetone HLAC151 Bedside Fire Alarm and Clock with serial numbers ranging from AC160600001 through AC160604102 and AC170100001 […]
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 […]
Guest Blog Post WRITTEN BY Sharon Wagner of seniorfriendly.info. After decades of hard work, you want to spend your retirement soaking up the sun, exploring new places, and enjoying new experiences. But you also want to watch your nickels and dimes. Here’s how you do both: Manage costs at home. One of the biggest issues […]
The holiday giving season is just around the corner – can you believe it? Kick it off by participating in Giving Tuesday! Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. Join us for Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, November 27. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving back. On the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, people around the globe […]
Parenting is tough. We understand and we’re here to help. 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 and Work Incentives Overview. A light […]
Guest Blog Post PROVIDED BY www.Sawinery.net Many people at first think that woodworking is a hard and complicated skill. But, as all other art techniques, it can be used to relax, distract you from bad things and fill you with positive energy. Using art as a therapy while working on some psychological misbalances has proven […]
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 […]