Creating a future where individuals with disabilities can share the common bond of community living in a supportive, dignified and productive manner.

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We’re On a Mission

Intentional Communities of Washtenaw (ICW) is a group of parents, families and friends who want to improve the quality of life for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by supporting community living and enhanced social opportunities. Based on a model of “community interdependence,” ICW promotes development of individual strengths and gifts while respecting personal needs and preferences. ICW community building strives to improve the lives of adults with disabilities that:

  • Create unique, high quality housing communities of choice for clusters of 6-10 individuals
  • Provide a Community Builder to live on-site to support independent living and facilitate social activities
  • Develop a large network of families, individuals and businesses who support and participate in social, recreational and educational activities

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We’re Building Community

In May, 2008, ICW proudly opened its first community at Summerfield Glen.  Soon after that a second community organized at Woodchase Apartments. There are currently two communities at Summerfield Glen Condominiums, one at The Park at Sagebrush Circle (formerly Woodchase Apartments) and one at Park Place Apartments.

News

  • Ann Arbor gets 90 housing vouchers for those with disabilities

    https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2019/11/ann-arbor-gets-90-housing-vouchers-for-those-with-disabilities.html ANN ARBOR Darcie Moran dmoran@mlive.com Ninety people with disabilities have a shot at rent support thanks to new vouchers obtained by the Ann Arbor Housing Commission. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, awarded the housing commission 90 non-elderly disabled vouchers, the city announced Thursday. The vouchers target families making less than […]