Frequently Asked Questions
What is the primary purpose of the MEJCC?
The MEJCC was created to help to facilitate communications between community and government partners, a resource repository, and advocacy for elder abuse victims.
Where is the MEJCC located?
The MEJCC was created by the State of Michigan Aging and Adult Services Agency and Elder Law of Michigan. The MEJCC is located in Lansing and is a program of Elder Law of Michigan.
How can I locate other community-based elder abuse groups across Michigan?
We have created an interactive map of the state. Click on the icon for the location you desire. The name and contact information for that group will be displayed.
So how do we find out what is happening around the state?
MEJCC maintains a calendar listing training opportunities, conferences, summits, and other activities around the state. We encourage you to share information about your events with MEJCC. Click the link for the calendar.
What about finding counties were the Michigan Vulnerable Adult Protocol has been affected?
A complete listing for those areas can be found by this visiting page. Each local protocol team is directed by the county prosecutor. Here is a link provided to the state prosecutors directory along with contact information.
How do I find out what resources are available?
The MEJCC is building a resource bank to share with network partners. Please contact the MEJCC to indicate what type of resource you are seeking and we will do our best to meet your needs. Some resources such as reports, protocols are available at this link. Please feel free to share any resources, speakers, data, etc. with the MEJCC to help the resource bank grow.
Does the MEJCC provide any funding?
The MEJCC does not provide any funding. However, it works with network partners to identify potential funding sources grants, partnerships, and foundations.
What type of support or assistance can the MEJCC provide our program?
MEJCC staff is available to meet with your group or network to provide updates and information about on elder abuse prevention activities across the state. Staff can also provide assistance with collaboration efforts, trainings, and communications.
I have a question about elder abuse, aging, collaboration, or some other topic, but I don’t know how or what to ask for. What can the MEJCC do for me?
The MEJCC frequently received communications about a diverse range of topics. The MEJCC staff has access to a wide range of resources from many different groups and professions. In many cases, MEJCC staff is able to provide assistance. Do not hesitate to call us a call. We are here to help.