Partners Advancing Self-Determination

A grassroots coalition of people with disabilities, family members, advocates, organizations and other allies working together to build statewide demand for self-determination.

We uphold the principles of self-determination for all Michigan citizens: Freedom, Responsibility, Authority, Support and Confirmation.

What Is Self-Direction?


From the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services:

Thoughts & Stories:

MPF Videos:

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Michigan Partners for Freedom Resource Page


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Jill Gerrie
The Arc Michigan
1325 S. Washington Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48910
(517) 492-5029 Direct Line
(517) 487-0303 Fax

Michigan DD CouncilFunding for this project is from the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council