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.
Area of expertise: Social Security Disability appeals
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.
Down payment assistance loans
Food Pantry / TEFAP / Foodshare
Get Smart Skills Enhancement
Guardianship, Fiduciary, POA, & Social Security Rep Payee
Home Energy Aassistance
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Independent Living & WIOA Youth Program
Job Business Development Loans
Rental Housing Development
Wheels to Work car loans
WI Emergency Rental Assistance Program
P.O. Box 430
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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.
Madison, WI 53704
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.
Portage, WI 53901
Housing, Food, and Skill Development Services. Provides help for Veterans as well
Supportive Housing Program - Helps the chronically homeless with disabilities move toward self-sufficiency
Double 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 redeem
Learning Lab - An additional website that provides further information on Housing and Food services.
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.
Childcare and youth services
Pre-school and school age programs
Affordable housing services
Community organizing and development
Temporary 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
Beloit, WI 53511
They fight poverty, promote self-sufficiency, economic development, and social justice. They believe that they are People Helping People.
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
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.
Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813
Children's Long Term Support Waiver for Lafayette County.
The Children’s Long-Term Support Program coordinates and manages an array of comprehensive services for eligible children from birth to age 18 with a severe developmental disability, physical disability, autism, or emotional disability. Services are individually designed to help support the child and family and to promote health, safety, participation and independence in the home and community.
Darlington, WI 53530