Community Awareness Program: Increase awareness of ALS and provide information related to the research, advocacy and care service functions of The ALS Association within the general community.
Infomation and Referrals: Your Care Service Coordinator is available Monday through Friday to answer your questions and provide information and referrals to appropriate agencies.
Transportation Program: Provide professional, non-medical, wheelchair accessible transportation services to and from Certified Center/Clinic appointments for persons diagnosed with ALS in situations where appropriate transportation is not available. Program is subject to funds available and transportation territory service availability.
Equipment Loan Program: Providing appropriate durable medical equipment (DME) to persons diagnosed with ALS who may not have a reimbursement or benefit payment source; or who are awaiting delivery of custom ordered equipment.
iHave a Voice iPad Program: Provide, on loan, appropriate speech generating devices (SGD) or technology based communication equipment to persons diagnosed with ALS who face communication challenges.
Lending Library: Books, videos, CD's and DVD's about ALS available for loan free of charge.
Support Groups: Provide vital information, education, networking and mutual support opportunities for those diagnosed with ALS, their families and healthcare practitioners.
Locations include: Canton, Fint/Fenton, Bay City, Traverse City, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo.
Patient Service Regions: Our
care services areas are composed of six regions throughout the state.
– 4 are in Michigan’s lower half where we are currently serving more than 400
and Regions 5 & 6 are in the Upper Peninsula where we are
currently serving more than 38 patients