MI Choice

MI Choice is a home and community-based care option for persons who are Medicaid Waiver eligible for their long-term care. It is a less costly and preferred alternative to nursing home care that allows people to get the support they need in their own homes.

MI Choice is funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health. This program provides a wide range of home and community-based
services coordinated by
a care manager to ensure participants are able to remain as independent, healthy and safe as possible within their own community.

You may qualify:

  • If you are a senior age 65 or older
  • If you are a disabled person age 18 or older
  • If you live in Detroit, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park or the five Grosse Pointes
  • If your income does not exceed $2,205 a month and your personal assets do not exceed $2,000 a month, excluding your residence and one vehicle
  • If you have multiple medical and service needs
  • If you do not get assistance you will have to move into a nursing home

This program may provide some of the following services:

  • Chore services
  • Home delivered meals
  • Personal & respite care
  • Training for caregivers
  • Community living services
  • Counseling services
  • Non-medical transportation
  • Private duty nursing
  • Personal emergency response system