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A Collection of Resources for Families

Resources for Families

Is Your Child Safe From Lead Poisoning? (MDCH)

http://mich.gov/documents/Brogan2002ProgramBrochure_71285_7.pdf

Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home (EPA)

http://www.epa.gov/lead/leadpdfe.pdf

Coping With Your Child's Diagnosis of Lead Poisoning (MDCH)
http://www.mich.gov/documents/CopingWithYourChildsDiagnosis_86203_7.pdf


Reducing Lead Hazards When Remodeling Your Home (EPA)

http://www.epa.gov/lead/rrpamph.pdf

Lead in Your Home: A Parents Reference Guide (EPA)
http://www.epa.gov/lead/leadrev.pdf


Fight Lead Poisoning With a Healthy Diet (EPA)

http://www.epa.gov/lead/nutrition.pdf

Lead Poisoning and Your Children (EPA)

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/1,1607,7-132-2940_2955_2983--,00.html

Information for Parents, Lead Professionals, Home Owners, Rental Property Owners, and Clinicians (MDCH)

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/1,1607,7-132-2940_2955_2983--,00.html

Organizations Working in the area of Lead Poisoning Prevention

Detroit

ClearCorps/ Detroit : CLEARCorps/Detroit is a city wide program dedicated to protecting Detroit's kids from lead poisoning. CLEARCorps/Detroit is operated locally by the Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC). Established in 1955, GDAHC is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving health for the residents of Southeast Michigan. Through its Division of Community Health, GDAHC supports several community-driven, neighborhood-based health community health projects such as Healthy Detroit, Urban Health Initiative and CLEARCorps/Detroit.

http://www.clearcorps.org/detroit.htm

Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion

http://www.ci.detroit.mi.us/health/default.htm

Detroit Housing Commission

http://www.ci.detroit.mi.us/housecomm/default.htm

Detroit Planning and Development Department

http://www.ci.detroit.mi.us/plandevl/default.htm

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice : DWEJ addresses issues of concern to Detroit and surrounding communities. Among them are: Illegal dumping, Lead poisoning prevention, Air and water quality, Land use and blight, and Access to fresh quality food.

http://members.aol.com/dwdwej/

Greater Detroit Area Health Council : The Greater Detroit Area Health Council, as the region's leading health care coalition, advocates and leads change and improvement in the way health services are delivered, paid for and used within the seven counties of southeast Michigan. The coalition comprises business, labor, health care providers and plans, consumers, government and payers. The Health Council strives for continuous improvement of the region's health status and of the quality, cost effectiveness and accessibility of health care for all citizens.

http://www.gdahc.org/

Michigan

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_4911_4913---,00.html

Lead Hazard Remediation Program

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2940_2955_2983-19366--,00.html#LHRP

Michigan Lead Safe Partnership

http://www.bridges4kids.org/lead.html



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