Welcome to Disability Network Southwest Michigan (DNSWM), your trusted partner in providing exceptional services across Southwest Michigan. We are dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals with disabilities to achieve their full potential. Our comprehensive range of services is designed to enhance the quality of life, foster independence, and promote inclusion. By joining us in celebrating diversity, you can help advocate for disability rights with our ongoing campaign using the hashtags #dword and #dwordpride. Together, we can create a more inclusive and supportive environment for everyone.


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Welcome to Disability network southwest michigan

Serving Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph & Van Buren Counties

Paving the Way to Self Determination Training Series

Proud to Have the Support of Our Community Partners!


A fully accessible community where disability is valued as human diversity and everyone belongs.


We are people with disabilities advancing justice, access, and inclusion for the Disability Community. 

  • Disability is best understood by people who experience it.
  • Disability is a natural part of the human condition.
  • A disability doesn’t exist until someone encounters a barrier.
  • Partnering with others is the best way to create change.
  • The language we use to describe disability is powerful.
Get Involved

We have many ways you can make a difference alongside us.

For more information, contact Mona Khaled, HR & Program Director.


Join us for one of our peer support groups and connect with others.
Taking time for conversation and laughter is good for the soul!