Life Center provides in-home supports to children and adults with disabilities. These supports, identified in a coordinated effort by the family and the Supports
Coordinator, are carried out by Life Center employees as a function of the individual’s Personal Plan. We provide training to our staff to assist them in not only a greater understanding of their role, but also to assure the opportunity to build relationships as bridges to a more successful and fulfilling life for the person supported. We believe through empowerment and choice, individuals with disabilities can lead more independent and meaningful lives.
People supported by the agency receive services in one or more of the
- Licensed residential group homes
- Unlicensed residential homes, personal residences and apartments
- Self-directed supports
- Community Living Supports
- Respite In-home Supports
- Youth Mentoring (SED children)
- Job Development and Job Coaching
Frequently Asked Questions
How long has Life Center been in business?
Where is Life Center located?
Our administrative office is located at 15419 Middlebelt Road in Livonia Michigan. We also have a Macomb County office located at 48711 VanDyke in Shelby Township Michigan.
What geographic areas do you serve?
We support individuals living in Genesee, Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties
What types of living arrangements are offered?
Settings include a licensed residential setting, otherwise known as a group home, or a personally selected house or apartment depending on the individual’s preference and need.
Does Life Center provide 24 hours of staffing per day?
Individual staffing hours can vary from a few hours per week to 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, depending on the individual’s level of need and the number of hours authorized by the funding source.
Do you provide transportation to the individuals you support?
Transportation services may be a part of the individual’s plan of service depending on their needs and the availability of authorized mileage.
What is Self-Determination?
Self-determination is a “way of being” and a fundamental human right. It arises from a set of operating principles: freedom, authority, support, responsibility, and confirmation.
What is Person-Centered-Planning?
Person-centered planning is a process-oriented approach to empowering individuals with disabilities. It focuses on the individual and their needs or desired outcomes by putting them in charge of defining the direction for their lives and futures. This ultimately leads to greater inclusion as valued members of both community and society.
What is Recipient Rights?
When you receive mental health services, Michigan’s Mental Health Code and other laws safeguard your rights. Staff are responsible to protect your rights when they provide services to you. You are encouraged to ask questions about your treatment and your rights to make suggestions that you feel are in your best interest. If you believe your rights have been violated, you should inform a Rights Officer/Advisor.
Making a difference, one life at a time.