Great Lakes Center (GLC) for Autism Treatment and Research

UPDATED: September 10, 2018

GLC has two licensed programs for youth 7-17 years of age and three outpatient applied behavior analysis centers for individuals 2-21 years of age. The licensed programs include the Intensive Residential Treatment program for youth who engage in dangerous behaviors and a step-down (Elaine Avenue) program for youth who have successfully met their treatment plan goals during their stay in ITx. For more information, please go to

Our mission is to serve children affected by autism and other neuro-developmental challenges, by enabling each individual to reach his or her full potential, through the use and research of evidence-based practices. We strive to support and improve the quality of life for children and their families, in the pursuit of health, safety, and independence in their community.

  • Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • American Sign Language
  • Insurances Accepted:
  • Call for Fee
  • Medicaid
  • Private Insurance


9616 Portage Road
Portage, MI 49002
United States



(269) 250-8200



Meghan Macomber

Need Personalized Support?

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families, and caretakers to information, tools, and resources.

Get in Touch with ART