All are welcome to join via Teams!

Our next virtual Board Meeting is Monday, Aug. 23, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. You can join remotely via Microsoft Teams at +1 616-272-5624, United States/Conference ID: 338 689 03# (Once you’ve joined the meeting, please disable your camera.) ISK welcomes and encourages input and questions on any board business. To communicate with the…

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Sarah Carmany named a national “Champion of Equal Opportunity”

“Thank you for sharing your story with others with disabilities so they will feel empowered to make a difference in their communities as you have done. You are an amazing role model to many Michiganders.” –U.S. Senator Gary Peters of Michigan Congratulations, Sarah! ISK board member and disability advocate Sarah Carmany wins national Champions of…

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New Mental Health First Aid Classes in September

FREE Adult & Youth MHFA Classes at Gryphon Place! Classes are in-person and run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch is provided. For more information about ISK’s Mental Health First Aid training, click here. REGISTRATION • Sept. 13 ADULT CLASS: Click HERE • Sept. 15 YOUTH CLASS: Click HERE I believe every single person…

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NEW COVID-19 Safety Update for ISK Visitors

Masks encouraged but not required MASKS + DISTANCING Based on current OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards, there is no longer a requirement to wear masks or social distance at ISK, as of June 28, 2021. Clients will not be refused service if they choose to not wear a mask. However, we strongly encourage masks and social…

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June public hearing canceled; join our board meeting June 28

Normally, the Integrated Services of Kalamazoo Board of Directors would conduct an Annual Public Hearing at their June meeting. However, due to the COVID-19 Emergency Rules issued by MIOSHA through October 14, 2021, we’ve had to cancel this event. The public hearing must be held indoors due to the sound and technology needs. We work…

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Act Now for COVID-19 Mortgage Payment Relief

If you or someone you know are one of the many FHA-borrowers in communities across the country having difficulty paying your mortgage due to the pandemic, HELP IS AVAILABLE. FHA’s special COVID-19 mortgage payment forbearance is currently available to FHA-insured borrowers. If you’re behind or about to be behind on your mortgage payments because of…

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We love to share success stories! Meet Sarah

Tales of Hope & Inspiration ISK and our partnering provider agencies are proud to have assisted so many community members in achieving their goals, realizing their dreams and desires, and improving their overall quality of life.  Meet some of the individuals we serve – including Sarah, shown here at right – on our Success Stories…

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We’re Open! Summer Update

SUMMER UPDATE MASKS: Because ISK is a medical service provider, ISK staff and visitors, EVEN IF VACCINATED, will continue to wear masks in our buildings. This is in accordance with Michigan’s latest Coronavirus directive of June 1, 2021. DETAILS: On-site & virtual appointments are available; call 269-373-6000. All ISK buildings are open and have staff…

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Happy Pride Month!

Visibility matters By Dustin Jepkema, LMSW (They/Them), Transition Facilitator at ISK Note: Dustin is a member of TIROC (Trauma-Informed, Recovery-Oriented Community), which is ISK’s committee charged with leading the agency in developing an organizational culture that is trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all. The committee is made up of diverse staff members who…

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Memorial Day: Never Forgotten

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” —Arthur Ashe

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