Improving Service Systems for People with Disabilities

The Foundation's program, Improving Service Systems for People with Disabilities, was designed to strengthen the capacity of community-based agencies run by and for people with physical disabilities to create comprehensive systems of services for this population.Under this grant, the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living will undertake the planning necessary to: (1) develop and implement an independent living educational program for practitioners, insurers, employers, consumers and others; (2) provide independent living services in in-patient and out-patient settings; (3) provide services in a transitional living center apartment in the rehabilitation facilities; and (4) develop financing diversification strategies including equipment repair, and creation of a Community Development Corporation to assist in self-employment opportunities. The Year I products will include a market or needs assessment and an implementation plan.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $100,000.00

Awarded on: 10/25/1990

Time frame: 12/1/1990 - 1/31/1992

Grant Number: 17464


Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living

2568 Packard Road
Ann Arbor, 48104-6852

RoAnne Chaney
Project Director