For adults and/or their parents and guardians find community services and resources to fit their unique needs. 

First Steps

 

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are in most counties and are the first place to go to get accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability. Go here to learn about resources. 

 

The Department of Workforce Development helps identify support services to gain employment.

 

 

Resources

 

Tools and information to help families with a personwith a disability plan for the future. Online planning is available.

 

 

A quick and easy way for people who live in Wisconsin to find out if they might be able to get help with buying food, low or no cost health care or help with buying prescription drugs.

 

 

 

 

 

Life Navigators’ mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental and related disabilities, their families, and the community through information, education, advocacy and life planning services.

 

 

 

 

Opening an ABLE Account

ABLE accounts are tax-advantaged savings that can fund disability expenses.

 

 

 

 

Wisconsin's Family Caregiver Support Programs provide information and assistance to help people better care for their loved ones – and themselves. Whether arranging for services (e.g., respite care, transportation, etc) or helping families understand their options for care.

 

Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

 

 

Contains links to medicaid publications, information on eligibility and much more.

 

 

 

 

A national organization comprised of attorneys who can help answer questions about public benefits, special needs trusts, guardianships/conservatorships, planning for disabilities and special education issues.

 

 

 

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC)  is a non-partisan effort to increase voting turnout and participation in the electoral process among members of Wisconsin’s disability community.

 

 

 

 

The Autism Society of Wisconsin is an affiliate of the Autism Society of America and works towards improving the lives of peope with autism.

 

 

 

Disability Rights Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide.

 

 

 

 

 

The official medicare website. Information on all federal programs associated with medicare, including supplemental insurance, medicare part D, and much more.

 

 

 

 

 

A private nonprofit organization that administers pooled and community Special Needs Trusts for people with disabilities.

 

 

 

 

Aptiv has services for youth, teens, transition ages, and adults, 3 through life, to help people with disabilities live, learn and work. This program guide is a comprehensive tool to all of our services.