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.

Phone
Toll Free: 855-417-6892 Phone: 608-240-7400
Address
2865 N Sherman Ave, Madison WI 53704
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
Business Name
Listing Category
Summary

When a child is newly diagnosed with autism, the cost of resources can be overwhelming. Mercyhealth Development Foundation's Autism Support Fund can help children in Rock and Walworth counties.

Description of Services

The Autism Support Fund was created to help families cover the costs of additional beneficial resources and therapies that have very limited outside funding, such as social skills classes, sensory equipment, safety equipment, respite care, and therapeutic materials.Wisconsin families living in Rock and Walworth counties with children ages 2-21 who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder by a licensed psychologist or behavioral health professional are eligible. Your child doesn’t need to be a Mercyhealth patient to qualify.

Phone
(608) 755-8821
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
Funding Sources
Free
Business Name
Summary

Area of expertise: Social Security Disability appeals

Phone
1-888-841-3539
Address
1334 Applegate Road, Suite 202, Madison, WI 53713
Listing Category
Summary

Their mission is to develop opportunities for people and communities to realize their potential by providing resources and comprehensive services to empower those to become self-sufficient and independent.

Description of Services

Down payment assistance loansFood Pantry / TEFAP / FoodshareGet Smart Skills EnhancementGuardianship, Fiduciary, POA, & Social Security Rep PayeeHome Energy AassistanceHomeless UnitHousing Choice Voucher ProgramIndependent Living & WIOA Youth ProgramJob Business Development LoansRental Housing DevelopmentWeatherization AssistanceWheels to Work car loansWI Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Phone
(608) 254-8353
Address
1000 Hwy 13, P.O. Box 430, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Location by County/County(ies) served
Columbia, Sauk
Ages Served
Birth - 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Description of Services

Wisconsin's Children's Long-Term Support (CLTS) Waiver Program (including the Katie Beckett Program and the Children's Community Options Program) makes Medicaid funding available to support children with substantial limitations due to developmental, physical, or severe emotional disabilities who are living at home or in the community. Funding can be used to support a range of services based on an assessment of the needs of the child and his or her family.El Programa de Exención de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños (CLTS) de Wisconsin (que incluye el Programa Katie Beckett y el Programa de Opciones Comunitarias para Niños) hace que los fondos de Medicaid estén disponibles para apoyar a los niños con limitaciones sustanciales debido a discapacidades del desarrollo, físicas o emocionales graves que viven en el hogar o en la comunidad. La financiación se puede utilizar para apoyar una variedad de servicios basados ​​en una evaluación de las necesidades del niño y su familia.

Phone
(608) 242-6226
Address
1202 Northport Drive, Madison, WI 53704
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old
Funding Sources
Sliding Scale, Medicaid, CLTS
Business Name
Description of Services

CLTS is a Waiver that provides Medicaid funding for children who have substantial limitations in their daily activities and need support to remain in their home or community. Eligible children include those with developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbances and physical disabilities. Funding can be used to support a range of different services based on an assessment of the needs of the child and family which can include: respite, adaptive aids, supportive home care, home modifications, daily living skills training, specialized medical and therapeutic supplies.

Phone
(608) 786-3246
Address
111 E Mullett, PO Box 136, Portage, WI 53901,
Location by County/County(ies) served
Columbia
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old
Funding Sources
Medicaid, CLTS
Listing Category
Summary

Housing, Food, and Skill Development Services. Provides help for Veterans as well

Description of Services

Supportive Housing Program - Helps the chronically homeless with disabilities move toward self-sufficiencyDouble Dollars - Provides EBT card shoppers with a dollar-for-dollar match up to $25 per market day at participating farmers’ markets. The extra money spent by shoppers goes straight into the pockets of the vendors who get reimbursed for the full value of every Double Dollar they redeemLearning Lab - An additional website that provides further information on Housing and Food services.

Phone
(608) 246-4730
Address
1902 Wright Street Madison, WI 53704
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
Business Name
Listing Category
Summary

This is a not-for-profit organization offering multiple programs to fight poverty. Their primary beliefs are that all people desire to access resources that will allow them to meet their basic needs, people want to access opportunities that will empower them, and each and every person possesses an array of strengths and they should build upon those strengths.

Description of Services

Childcare and youth servicesPre-school and school age programsAffordable housing servicesWeatherizationCommunity organizing and developmentHomeless shelterHealth careTemporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) - A federal program that helps supply diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food assistance at no cost

Phone
1-608-313-1300
Address
20 Eclipse Center, Beloit, WI 53511
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
Business Name
Listing Category
Summary

They fight poverty, promote self-sufficiency, economic development, and social justice. They believe that they are People Helping People.

Description of Services

COVID-19 AssistanceHomeless AssistanceHomeownershipRental UnitsHome RehabilitationHome WeatherizationTransportationFood AssistanceBargain BoutiqueBusiness DevelopmentEducation

Phone
(608) 326-2463
Address
200 E. Blackhawk Avenue, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford
Ages Served
Birth - 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Free
Description of Services

If you live in Grant and Iowa Counties, you can receive services from Unified Community Services, which is funded in part by Grant and Iowa Counties.  Fees for most services are on a sliding scale, based on your ability to pay.

Phone
608-723-6357
Address
200 W. Alona Lane, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813
Location by County/County(ies) served
Grant
Ages Served
3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old
Funding Sources
Sliding Scale, Medicaid, CLTS