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How to request Advocacy assistance

Contact the Advocacy Program by telephone at 1-800-638-3994 or 1-313-456-2314 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact the Advocacy Program staff:

  • three (3) days AFTER you have filed an appeal to your Notice of Redetermination requesting a hearing to the Office of Appeals
  • after you have filed an appeal to the Board of Review
  • after if you received a Notice of Hearing

Assistance may be provided no later than one (1) business day prior to the scheduled hearing date.  Failure to secure an Advocate timely is not sufficient reason to be granted an adjournment request for your hearing.

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 •  How the program was created
 •  Mission
 •  Vision and Goals
 •  What services does the program provide?
 •  Issues excluded from services
 •  Who is the advocate?
 •  How to become an advocate
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