Fighting for over 30 years to protect and strengthen our profession!

Your donations and membership will help support MMHCA with lobbying efforts in Lansing. MMHCA is lobbying to both protect and advance the profession with the legislature and bureaucratic systems in the state of Michigan.

Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association (MMHCA)

MMHCA is classified as an 501c6 as a Professional membership based nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop, advance, and empower the mental health counselors and promote mental health services for the community.

Your membership dues, workshop expenses and meetings you paid from your business account may be deductible on your Business Taxes.


Michigan Mental Health Providers Association (MMHPA)

MMHPA is classified as an 501c3 Nonprofit Association whose mission is provide educational training, workshops, seminars and have speakers on topics and trends in the field concerning mental health.

As a 501c3 all donations can be deducted on your personal taxes.

Also, you can engage in Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from your IRA. A QCD is nontaxable distribution made directly by the trustee of the Taxpayer’s IRA to an eligible charitable organization (501c3).

The taxpayer must be 70 1/2 or older at the time of the QCD.

 All or part of the taxpayer’s required minimum distribution (RMD) may be included in the QCD. QCD’s are limited to $100,000 per taxpayer.

A Charitable contribution deduction cannot be claimed for any QCD not included in income.

Donate to MMHCA

If you wish to donate to MMHCA please use the Donate button below.  Or, if you prefer, click here: MMHCA Donation Form 2019 for a Downloadable MMHCA Donation Form.

Donate to MMHPA

For the Michigan Mental Health Providers Association (MMHPA) (Do Not Use Donate Button for MMHPA Donations.) Donation Form, click here: MMHPA Donation Form 501c3, pdf


Please join with us to protect and advance the counseling profession!

  1. Donate to fund our legislative initiative to update our scope of practice, codify diagnosis and create portability.
  2. Join MMHCA if you are not already a member.
  3. Renew MMHCA membership if it has expired.
  4. Volunteer as a MMHCA Committee member.

Go to to join and donate!

Please donate here in amounts of $25, $50, $100 or more, or consider making a monthly reoccurring contribution.  Soon, we will need help with grassroots advocacy efforts. Please also spread the word!


  • We are persistent.
  • We are willing to do the hard work.
  • We have your back to get this done and keep the counseling profession viable.