Advocacy Services for Independence, Rehabilitation & Employment
geographically in Northern Michigan and eligible to represent
individuals nationwide regarding obtaining SSDI, SSRI, SSI, VA,and
Medicare benefits. A.S.P.I.R.E. believes in and has a commitment to the
Independent Living philosophy as an Advocate on an individual and
systems change level. We provide outreach, information and advocacy
including mediating, facilitating and implementing strategies to support
self-determination, independence and well-being in accordance with the
participants' individualized plan to achieve independent living goals.
These goals include but are not limited to housing, transportation,
accommodation, transition from school-to-work, and
institution-to-community, including accessing Disability benefits, VA
and health care planning options.
Veronika Peacetree, Ph.D, LPC
83% rate of successful benefit appeals
Specialized practice in "difficult cases" (homeless, mental illness, disabled child, illiteracy, brian injured and rare diseases)
Certified and Regestered Social Security Non-attorney Disability Advocate eligible for direct pay from Social Security Administration
VA Benefits Consultant
25 years experience at disability advocate and community organizer and Licensed Professional Counselor
Experienced Rehabilitation Counselor, Vocational Evaluator and Independent Living Consultant.
Community Based FULL SERVICE disability advocacy individualized to YOUR needs