Summary

Access to Independence, Inc. is a non-profit, consumer controlled Independent Living Center (ILC) that provides advocacy, resources, and services to people of all ages with all types of disabilities in Dane, Columbia, Green, and Dodge counties in south-central Wisconsin.  ILC's are a nationwide network of consumer controlled disability resource centers, where the majority of board and staff are people with disabilities.  Through our Independent Living (IL) Philosophy, we help people develop the tools and skills to make informed choice for themselves and work to increase the choices available to people with disabilities. We are a part of a network of centers across the nation and one of the eight centers in Wisconsin.  All centers share the Independent Living Philosophy and focus on providing specific services that help people with disabilities live as independently as they choose.

Description of Services

Services:Information and ReferralAvailable to any individual in the community who has a disability related question, concern or needAdvocacyACCESS works to assist individuals to communicate their needs to obtain services and support.Peer Support​Staff and trained volunteers with disabilities assist consumers with reaching independent living goals.Skills TrainingIndividualized and group training in many skill areasTransition ServicesSpecialized help in areas of community and post secondary transitionYouth ServicesAccess provides a wide variety of classes and services specifically for youth 18 and underAssistive TechnologyOver 1,000 devices can be tried, and many can by borrowed, free of charge for up to three weeksAssessibility AssessmentHome safety, workplace accessibility, and ADA compliance assessments to improve physical and programmatic accessibility. 

Phone
1-800-362-9877
Address
3810 Milwaukee Street, Madison, WI 53714
Location by County/County(ies) served
Columbia, Dane, Green
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

Associated Health Care Partners provides paraprofessional services to clients within their place of residence thereby assisting them to realize their highest level of independence and quality of life.

Description of Services

To provide quality care/service to residents by staff members who recognize the value of the aged and disabled.

Phone
608-217-4481
Address
525 Stone Arbor Trail, Verona, WI 53593
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Private Pay, Sliding Scale, Private Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, IRIS
Description of Services

The Autism Housing Network believes that the nation has an immense housing crisis facing individuals on the autism spectrum and those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. On this new, updated site, we are showing many types of living environments – some exist and others are being developed – to help individuals, families and communities innovate to address increased choice and increased numbers of person-centered living options.

Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Listing Category
Summary

1 bedroom apartments for seniors and persons with a disability. Section 8 affordable housing

Phone
608-255-5311
Address
333 W. Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53703
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Description of Services

El Colectivo de Familias Latinas trabaja con familias de habla hispana para ofrecerles a las families consultas individualizadas, empoderamiento y acceso a proveedores de cuidados de relevo o de respiro que hablen español, a través de oportunidades de educación y capacitación.El personal de habla hispana se pondrá en contacto con las familias para encontrar ecursos y apoyo familiar en áreas que incluyen:servicios de cuidado de relevo o respiro con proveedores de cuidados que hablan español y capacitación en cuidados de relevo para cuidadores;comprensión de los servicios de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños (CLTS por sus siglas en inglés);conexiones con otras familias de niños con discapacidad y oportunidades para compartir recursos;identificación de recursos para una amplia gama de necesidades, desde adaptaciones o modificaciones del hogar hasta asegurar el bienestar en materia alimenticia y de vivienda;comprensión de los sistemas escolares y los apoyos educativos para usarlos de manera efectiva.Póngase en contacto con nosotros en esta dirección de correo electrónico: familias@lovinc.orgThe Colectivo de Familias Latinas works with Spanish-speaking families to provide individualized consultations, access to Spanish-speaking respite care providers, and family empowerment through education and training opportunities. The Colectivo is a joint initiative between LOV Inc., the Catholic Multicultural Center, and Dulce Respite Center.Spanish-speaking staff will connect with families to identify resources and family support in areas including:Respite care services with Spanish-speaking care providers and respite care training for caregiversUnderstanding Children’s Long-Term SupportConnecting with other families that include a child with a disability and sharing resourcesIdentifying resources for a wide range of needs, from home modifications to food and housing securityNavigating school and educational supports

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Description of Services

EmployAbility: Employment and Housing Solutions seeks to create partnerships with businesses to create long-lasting and successful employment by focusing on the abilities and strengths of the people we work with.  We work to empower people to gain meaningful employment by providing one on one job search services tailored to meet their needs, expectations, and goals.EmployAbility provides housing support services to people who are working with Comprehensive Community Services (CCS). Our Housing Team is dedicated and committed to helping people navigate the housing system and we all believe that housing is a human right. We can help you find suitable rentals, address concerns with property managers, identify resources, work toward developing independent living skills, and much more.

Phone
608-709-1034
Address
2701 International Lane Suite 105 Madison WI 53704
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Summary

Our programs and services include enforcement of fair housing laws, outreach and education, fair lending and inclusive communities programs.

Description of Services

Enforcement: Intake of fair housing complaints and counseling on options for administrative or judicial remedy. Investigative services for persons who allege housing discrimination. Systemic investigations of institutional discrimination.Fair Lending: Investigates allegations of predatory lending, mortgage rescue scams and other fair lending violations. Monitors financial institutions' fair lending practices. Provides information to financial institutions on how to improve service to low and moderate income communities and people of color. Provides technical assistance and education on fair lending and foreclosure prevention to lenders, policy makers and the general public.Inclusive Communities: Technical assistance and professional support to community organizations, developers and local policy makers on inclusionary housing policies and the promotion of racial and economic integration. Assistance with consumers’ access to pro-integrative housing choices. Research, analysis and documentation of fair and affordable housing opportunities and impediments.​Outreach and Education: Presentations to consumers, advocates and the general public. Fair housing training for members of the housing industry. Fair housing technical assistance and professional support to government agencies, civil rights organizations, social service agencies and housing providers. Development and distribution of fair housing educational materials.

Phone
(608) 800-1470
Address
1574 W Broadway Madison, WI 53713
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
Funding Sources
Free
Listing Category
Summary

H U Assisted Living Homes LLC has a long term commitment to serving people who have disabilities within a community-based setting. HUALH has an ambulatory, 1-2 bed AFH which is an apartment style home located in Dane County, Wisconsin. H U Assisted Living Homes, LLC also has two separate 1-2 bed, non-ambulatory homes located in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Description of Services

We provide affordable, comfortable, and accessible housing, links to public services, and trained support staff to assist in daily activities, decision making, and actualization of personal choices and goals. We provide services to people throughout their lives with respect and careful attention to maintaining their personal dignity.

Phone
608-692-5341
Address
2842 Cimarron Trail, Madison, Wisconsin 53719
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Private Pay, Private Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, IRIS
Listing Category
Description of Services

HHP is a non profit dedicated to creating and developing housing options for disabled residents to live in harmony surrounded by residents of different ages and abilities.Housing options for independent and privately contracted integrated living experiences.

Phone
(608) 572-6701
Address
N3690 Traut Rd, Rio (mailing only)
Location by County/County(ies) served
Columbia, Dane
Ages Served
Adults
Funding Sources
Sliding Scale, IRIS
Listing Category
Description of Services

Home of Our Own is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established to create inclusive, affordable housing for disabled adults through partnership with other community-based nonprofits. Our first project, Prairie Haus, opened its doors in December 2020, providing 40 apartment homes for disabled adults, seniors, and working adults and families struggling with the rising cost of housing. We are so proud of this beautiful apartment building and the community of tenants that live here. Prairie Haus is unique in that it provides affordable homes in an integrated setting for individuals with a wide range of support and behavioral needs. We are truly a caring community where no one is excluded from housing based on the challenges of their disability.

Phone
608-291-4907
Address
W6159 Legler Valley Rd, New Glarus, WI, 53574
Location by County/County(ies) served
Green
Ages Served
Adults
Funding Sources
Private Pay