Due to current COVID-19 restrictions and State of Michigan and CDC guidelines, most services are currently occurring via telehealth. Please contact the Access Center at 855-99-MCCMH to connect with services. Children’s Mobile Crisis Services are available for in-person assessments as needed by calling the Crisis Center at 586-307-9100.
Macomb County Community Mental Health provides linking, coordinating and monitoring of a broad range of individualized supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Our services provide these individuals with the necessary support to participate in home and community activities.
What is an Intellectual and Developmental Disability?
An intellectual and developmental disability is a disorder that is present prior to age 22, is life-long in nature, and significantly impacts an individual’s physical, intellectual, or emotional development.
Common diagnostic terms for someone with an IDD include mild to severe intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, or a physical impairment such as cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy. An individual must also have at-least three substantial functional limitations in any of the seven life areas:
In order to confirm that an individual has an intellectual and developmental disability, a comprehensive assessment should be conducted by a medical professional.
Once an intake is completed, a supports coordinator will be assigned. Supports coordinators help guide service planning and will link and coordinate any needed services. Services include (but are not limited to) the following:
Anyone can walk-in to our Open Access Offices for an assessment from Monday to Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the following locations:
MCCMH North— 43740 North Groesbeck Hwy, Clinton Township, MI 48036
MCCMH East— 25401 Harper Ave, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Assessments can also be conducted over the phone from 8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. by dialing our Access Center at 855-99-MCCMH.
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Call 855-99-MCCMH (855-996-2264) to schedule an appointment; same day appointments are available. For immediate help, call our Crisis Line 24/7 at 586-307-9100.