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Getting My Own Address Overview Presentation

August 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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One event on August 30, 2017 at 6:30pm

One event on September 23, 2017 at 10:00


Speaker: Linda Ronan Brown, JD. Co-founder and coordinator of the GMOA program at Community Housing Network, Linda is the mother of two sons with autism living in their own home with a roommate and support.

Presentation Topic: An introduction to the housing-planning process for people with disabilities including:

  • Making housing goals using the Person-Centered Planning process and Self-Determination principles
  • Creating a housing budget, including private and public funding sources
  • Deciding the appropriate level of direct care and other supports
  • Options for affordable housing through renting or buying
  • Finding a roommate to share housing costs and companionship

Who can attend: All interested persons are welcome, regardless of county of residence.

Cost: These sponsored presentations are FREE and food will be served

Walk-ins are welcome, however registration is requested by 3 p.m. the day of each presentation to allow for planning for seating, handouts and food.

 Thursday, June 1, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Register Community Living Services, 35425 Michigan Ave. West, Wayne, MI (map)

 Wednesday, August 30, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Register Community Living Services, 35425 Michigan Ave. West, Wayne, MI (map)

 Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m. – noon Register The Children’s Center, 101 East Alexandrine, Detroit, MI (map)

Presentation questions? Contact Nicole Dwyer ndwyer@dwmha.com or 313-344-9099 x3114.

ADA Accommodations: Please contact Andrea Smith asmith1@dwmha.com, if possible at least two weeks prior to event.

GMOA program questions? Please contact Linda Ronan Brown LBrown@chninc.net or 248-269-1346.


August 30, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Community Living Services
35425 Michigan Ave. West
Wayne, MI 48184 United States
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