COVID-19/Coronavirus Outbreak

In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Community Living Services will be closing our Wayne building effective Monday, March 23, 2020. While we'd initially hoped to close the offices for only one week, the Michigan Governor signed an Executive Order to "Stay Home, Stay Safe" until at least April 13th." Please be assured that this does not mean CLS is closing our business operations or stopping our services; it means our employees will be working remotely, implementing telehealth practices, and only coming to the building for urgent /essential business matters. We are keeping our Customer Service line open to assist people who call through our front desk, our employees are checking their voicemail messages and emails daily, and our Support Coordinators all remain available for the people we serve to contact via cell phones.

Phone: 734-467-7600 Fax: 734-467-7646 TTY: 1-866-469-7600 Toll free: 1-866-381-7600 Customer Services: 734-722-6364

An open letter to all we are so honored to serve,

Community Living Services is closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak in accordance with guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) at www.michigan.gov/coronavirus.

We are striving to serve you in the best way possible while also protecting your health and adhering to the guidelines put forth by our state and federal government.

Given the circumstances, some of your services will likely need to be provided via telepractice (over the phone) over the upcoming weeks. This has been approved and encouraged by our state leaders at the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.

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Governor Whitmer Signs "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order

March 23, 2020

Governor directs all non-critical businesses to temporarily close, all Michiganders to stay home or six feet away from others during COVID-19 crisis

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-21), directing all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. The order also directs Michiganders to stay in their homes unless they’re a part of that critical infrastructure workforce, engaged in an outdoor activity, or performing tasks necessary to the health and safety of themselves or their family, like going to the hospital or grocery store.

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Food Relief Links

For school-aged children in Wayne County – Wayne RESA has listings www.resa.net

PantryNet.org Catalogs Almost All Food Pantries in the country - www.pantrynet.org

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12th District) has listed the agencies in her constituency - debbiedingell.house.gov

The Free Press also has a resource for local food relief – Free Press

Welcome to Community Living Services, Inc.

We have been providing supports and services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities for decades. Our Supports Coordinators are on the front lines every day, accessing resources in communities, helping find employment and volunteer opportunities and working toward a future of independence and freedom for those that we serve.

Click here to read more about our history.

Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision To assist and advocate for each person to have supports they want and need. To exercise control and authority over their own lives. To live a life of freedom, opportunity and relationships as family, friends and...

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Self-Determination

Self-Determination CLS strongly believes in and adheres to the 5 Principles of Self-Determination: Freedom, Authority, Support, Responsibility and Confirmation. The SC is the primary contact for the person receiving services from...

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Support at Home

Support at Home Gets Rave Reviews Through personal stories, seniors, veterans and people with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities discuss the positive impact that community based support has made in their lives. The video also...

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We are funded by some great names

CLS has been funded by a number of entities. We thank them for helping us to serve people better.

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 Macomb County Community Mental Health logo
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