Benefits Specialists / Analysis
The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Dane County provides information about resources and support on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability. The ADRC is a one-stop shop for older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers and families. ADRC staff are unbiased and knowledgeable professionals who listen to your concerns, help clarify your options and direct you to appropriate resources. The ADRC is also the access point for information about long-term care options and applying for public benefits. Services provided by the ADRC are free and available to all Dane County residents regardless of income or assets.
Established in 1974, Society’s Assets is a private, nonprofit organization. What is Independent Living Services? Independent living (IL) services help people with disabilities achieve greater independence in the home and community. We are a non-residential, nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities achieve their independent living goals. There are 7 other nonprofits like ours in Wisconsin. We serve all people, regardless of their disability type. All 8 of us provide, at a minimum: Peer Support: Meeting with other people with disabilities in a group or individual setting for mentoring Information and Referral: Helping people get the information they need to live independently) Individual and Systems Advocacy: Speaking out to pursue personal rights and policy change Independent Living Skills Training: Education on the many elements for a successful life in the community Transition Support: Bridging high school to college and/or work, and assist individuals living in a nursing home that want to return to their homes in the community