The Supports Coordinator serves as the primary advocate and broker of services within the system for the people he/she/they support. He/she/they work within the system and the community to ensure the people supported have maximum access to and use of the resources available. The Supports Coordinator focuses efforts on connecting the people supported to networks of family, friends, and meaningful relationships, and develops strategies to coordinate the individual’s personal resources with entitlements and special programs to provide economic and social place in the community. The Supports Coordinator provides these services while adhering to Person Centered Planning and the principles of Self-Determination, the Michigan Mental Health Code, Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) requirements, Self-Directed Services Technical Advisory, CLS Guiding Principles, Code of Ethics, and professional code of ethics.
CLS is one of the largest non-profit agencies in Michigan and supports individuals with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages. We have a mission to support people to exercise control and authority over their own lives. We have a “Whatever it takes” attitude when it comes to supporting people.