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State Disability Assistance (SDA)
The State Disability Assistance Program (SDA) is cash assistance for eligible disabled adults. If you are the caretaker of a disabled person or are age 65 or older you may be eligible for SDA. If you cannot work for more than 90 days because of your mental or physical disability, you will likely be considered disabled and may qualify for SDA.
Medical Assistance (MA)
Medicaid and other Medical Assistance programs are health insurance for low-income individuals and families. Michigan has many health care programs for children, families, and adults who are eligible. Read this article to learn more about the programs and to see if you are eligible.
Requesting an Accommodation if You Are a Person with a Disability and Have to Go to Court
Michigan courts are committed to open access to their services. If you are a person with a disability and have to go to court, you can ask the court for an accommodation so you can fully take part in the court activity.
The Food Assistance Program (FAP, or Food Stamps) Work Rules
To be eligible for the Food Assistance Program (FAP, also known as Food Stamps) you must meet certain requirements. Some of those requirements deal with employment. These are known as “work rules.” Read this article to learn more about FAP work rules.
How to Request a Foreign Language Interpreter
If English is not your main language and you can’t understand or speak English, you may be a person with Limited English Proficiency (LEP person). You can ask for an interpreter to help you handle your business with the court. Read this article to learn about asking for a court interpreter.