Employment and Adult Day Services

Summary

Encore Studio for the Performing Arts celebrates 21 years as Wisconsin’s first professional theatre company for people with disabilities, and is one of the very few in the United States! Encore offers an innovative, inclusive, and professional environment where all people work together in the pursuit of artistic and theatrical excellence.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

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.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
Birth – 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

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

Location by County/County(ies) served
Rock
Ages Served
Birth – 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

DVR helps people with disabilities find a job, keep a job, or get a better job

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

ACT offers a wide variety of ABA service options to meet the needs of your family. Our program is as unique as your child. With both intensive and non-intensive in-home ABA therapy, our goal is for your child to learn and thrive in treatment and to enjoy the therapeutic process.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
Birth – 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Location of Services
In Home, Center Based
Type of Therapy
Evaluations and Diagnosis, Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA), Social Skills Group
Summary

St. Coletta of Wisconsin proudly serves individuals both residential and vocational services throughout Southeast Wisconsin. While headquartered in Jefferson, we have major service areas in Waukesha and Brookfield.