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 COMING EVENTS

July 30 - The Arc OC: Town Hall meeting addressing the funding situation of mental health services in Oakland County.

Sept. 9 - The next AMORC meeting will be held at noon at the MORC Clinton Township Office

​                        AMORC meetings are open to the public.
ASSOCIATION for the MACOMB-OAKLAND                      REGIONAL CENTER
           P.O. Box 380710  Clinton Twp.,MI 48038-0070 
248-276-8178
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FYI      

  • Previous Meeting Minutes:

March 4, 2014 - AMORC Meeting
Jan. 16, 2014 - AMORC Meeting
Nov. 13, 2013 - AMORC Meeting
Sept. 10, 2013 - AMORC Meeting
 

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For NEW Consumers:
When a first-time consumer with a developmental disability requires access to the system, Common Ground (call 248-456-8137 X2410) provides the initial screening.  Common Ground will ask the following questions to assess eligibility requirements:

      1. Self-care: Does the person have problems feeding or taking care of their personal needs                        without help most of the time? 
      2. Receptive/Expressive Language: Does the person have problems talking or communicating                   his/her needs to others or understanding what someone says most of the time? 
      3. Learning: Does the person have problems learning new skills or things most of the time? 
      4. Mobility: Does the person have a problem walking or getting around most of the time? 
      5. Self-Direction: Does the person have problems doing their daily routine without help most of                  the time? 
      6. Capacity for Independent Living: 
          Does the person have a problem staying under emotional or behavioral control most of the time?
              or
          Does the person have problems living on his/her own most of the time? 
      7. Economic Self-Sufficiency: Does the person have problems paying bills and managing money on           his or her own?

          (At least 3 of the 7 items must be answered yes to be considered eligible to receive
           Developmentally Disable Supports and Services.)

The Crisis and Resource Hotline number you call for services is 1-800-231-1127.  It is available 24/7.
   IF YOU ARE A CAREGIVER THAT WISHES TO OPT OUT OF SEIU

Send a request to opt out - in writing - to the SEIU. Explain that you are a parent who cares for your adult son or daughter in your own home and that the union does not benefit you in any way.  This is the way to withdraw from the Union and no longer have to pay dues or fees.
 
Send the letter to the attention of:   Sandra McMillan 
                                                     SEIU Healthcare Michigan
                                                     2604 Fourth Street
                                                     Detroit, MI 48201
 
If you want additional information, the local SEIU number is 313-655-7816.
Facts You Need to Know OCCMHA Funding.  Click here.
RESOURCES


  • Getting My Own Addresswhich will introduce the many options, choices and decisions that are involved in long term housing planning.






  • Home Choices MORC enables family members with disabilities to remain in the family home by providing funding for in-home staff, respite care, home modifications, adaptive equipment, parenting training, shared parenting, and family counseling.  


IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT US BY E-MAIL, PLEASE SEND TO:  theAMORC@gmail.com.

THANK YOU.
Next AMORC Meetings:

> Nov. ?, 2014 (AHO)


          Click on the blog by Jerry Wolffe: 
The Macomb Daily 

Read:

Caregivers Deserve More Pay For All They Do

by Jerry Wolffe
Sunday, September 22, 2013