Transitions & Aging Resources

Resources listed are not endorsed by DSAWM, but are a list of options that are available. If you know of additional West Michigan resources, please let us know at director@dsawm.org.

Parent/Caregiver Support

Parent/Caregiver Packet: Guardianship, Power of Attorney, and Social Security
Compiled by Bonnie Miller, Family Support Services of Disability Advocates of Kent County
Aging and Down Syndrome: A Health & Well-Being Guidebook
Published by NDSS
**Physical copies available at DSAWM. Please contact Victoria at (616) 956-3488 or victoria@dsawm.org to request a copy.

Education

Transitions in the School System
Compiled by Lizabeth Ensing, Forest Hills Transition Center
Kent ISD
Paul Dymowski, Transition Coordinator
Ready For Life

Employment 

Beyond26

Housing

The Arc Kent County
Dwelling Place
Gracious Grounds
Grand Rapids Housing Commission
Heritage Hill Association
Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF)
Low Income Housing Authority
Michigan State Housing Development Authority
Network180
OASIS Community of West Michigan
Rent GR
Salvation Army
Samaritas
Cameo Homes

Transportation

Ottawa/Allegan County
Allegan County Transportation
American Medical Response (AMR)
Disability Network/Lakeshore
Freedom Transit
Georgetown Seniors Transport
Good Samaritans Medical Transport LLC
Great Lakes Motorcoach, Inc.
Greyhound
Harbor Transit
Health Care Associates Transport (HCAT)
Home Care Services Staffing, Inc.
Hope Network Transportation
Indian Trails
Interurban Transit Authority
Life EMS Ambulance
Love in Action of Tri Cities
Love INC of Allendale
Macatawa Area Express
Pioneer Resources, Inc.
Port City/Yellow Cab Co.
Ready Ride Transportation
Rockford Ambulance
The Little Red House, Inc.
Total Care Transportation

Muskegon County
Freedom Transit
Great Lakes Motorcoach, Inc.
Greyhound
Health Care Associates Transport (HCAT)
Home Care Services Staffing, Inc.
Hope Network Transportation
Indian Trails
Love in Action of Tri Cities
Muskegon Area Transit System
Pioneer Resources, Inc.
Port City/Yellow Cab Co.
Ready Ride Transportation
The Little Red House, Inc.
Total Care Transportation

Kent County
American Medical Response (AMR)
Assisted Non-Emergency Transport
Fish For My People
Freedom Transit
Georgetown Seniors Transport
Good Samaritans Medical Transport LLC
Greyhound
Health Care Associates Transport (HCAT)
Home Care Services Staffing, Inc.
Hope Network Transportation
Indian Trails
Life EMS Ambulance
Love in Action of Tri Cities
Porter Hills Transportation
Ready Ride Transportation
Rockford Ambulance
t-n-e Transportation Services
The Rapid
Total Care Transportation

Social Activities

*Young Adult    °Senior
Artists Creating Together
Arts in Motion
Compassionate Heart Ministries Day Program*
Heritage Homes Social Rec Program
IKUS Community Integrated Skill Building
IKUS R.E.C. Connect
Pine Rest Day Program
Sarah Care
Sheldon House