Disability Network

Eastern Michigan

Serving Huron, Lapeer, Macomb, Oakland, Sanilac, St. Clair and Tuscola Counties

Mission Statement

Disability Network Eastern Michigan is committed to promoting inclusion for all by breaking down barriers and opening paths towards independence and personal choice through resources, advocacy, information, support, and education.


Source: 2021 CIL Program Project Performance Report


DNEM employs a total of 44 full and part-time employees, of which 77% have a disability.

DNEM answered more than 6700 internet and telephone Information and Referral requests.

Consumers set 1350 goals related to increased independence and improved access to previously unavailable transportation, health care services and assistive technology.


79.8% of the independent living and improved access goals set by consumers were met with the assistance of DNEM staff.

DNEM provided 10,292 hours of Community Education & Public Information dedicated to enhancing access to maintain independent living.

Who We Serve and What We Believe


People with disabilities and their families


Human service organizations, health agencies and a variety of community resources

Growth & Professional

Schools and Businesses

Independent Living Philosophy

People with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options, and control over choices in their own lives as do people without disabilities

Core Services


Independent Living Skills Training

Information & Referral

Peer Support

Transition Services

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Disability Network
Eastern Michigan