Disability Resources

 

A&J Mobility: Assistive Technology or wheel chair accessibility and equipment rentals.
1330 Mid Valley Drive
DePere, WI 54115
(920) 632-4882
www.aandjmobility.com

Covey: Formerly, Cerebral Palsy of the Mideast. Provides resources to people with disabilities, caregivers, and families. Services include short-term care, social events, and skill building events. Also provide relief and ongoing support to caregivers.
1930 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 424-4071
info@covey.org
www.covey.org

Discount  Ramps: Has the largest selection and low prices on ramps, loading and transport products. Products include: Wheelchair & scooter ramps, lifts, and carriers, as well as a wheelchair shower platform.
760 S Indian Ave
West Bend, WI 53095
(888) 651-3431
www.discountramps.com/

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR): Provides job services, training and employment assistance to people looking for work, while working with employers to fill open positions.
www.dwd.wisconsin.gov\dvr

  • 219 Washington Ave. Ste.105
    Oshkosh, WI 54901
    (920) 424-4409 or (800) 848-4355
  • 201 E Washington Ave
    PO BOX 7946
    Madison, WI 53707
    (608) 266-3131 TTY: (888) 877-5939

Disability Rights Wisconsin: Aimed at helping residents access services through advocacy and legal expertise. Serves all ages, those with developmental disability, mental illness, physical or sensory disabilities, or those with a traumatic brain injury. Will aid with abuse and neglect, patient rights, deinstitutionalization, long-term care, special education, voting rights, discrimination in employment and housing, barriers to accessibility, SSI managed care, Medicare Part D Helpline, Assistive technology, and access to services.
131 W, Wilson St, Ste 700
Madison, WI 53703
(800) 928-8778 or (608) 267-0214
www.disabilityrightswi.org

Easter Seals Wisconsin: Provides various programs for people with disabilities to help them live independently, become self-sufficient and enjoy life. Services include: vocational rehabilitation, respite services, camping and recreation, information and referral, and public education.
8001 Excelsior Drive Suite 200
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 277-8288 or (800) 422-2324
TTY: (608) 277-8031
www.eastersealswisconsin.com

Lotsa Helping  Hands: A painless way to organize help. Provides a help calendar where you can post requests for support (meals, transportation, or companionship).
118 N Peoria Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60607
http://lotsahelpinghands.com

Midstate Independent Living Consultants, Inc.: Works with people who have a disability by providing information and referrals, advocacy, peer support, and independent living skills training, loan closet, recreational training, benefits counseling, employment, housing, personal assistance, youth transition services, nursing home transition services.
3262 Church St. Suite 1
Stevens Point, WI
(800)382-8484 TTY: 715-344-4210
http://www.milc-inc.org/

Muscular Dystrophy Association: Provides information to families and individuals who suffer from Muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases. Provides care centers, a summer camp, clinic information, support groups, resources, fundraisers and local events.
2625 Development Drive Suite 10
Green Bay, WI 54311
(920) 499-4571
mda@mdausa.org
www.mda.org

National Council on Disability: Independent federal agency that advises the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect those with a disability.
1331 F St NW, Ste 850
Washington DC 20004
(202) 272-2004
www.ncd.gov

Northwoods Incorporated of Wisconsin: Has three primary goals. Some programs assist those with a disability to become or remain independent in their home, job, and community. Other programs help frail seniors stay in their homes. And yet others are designed to give families the assistance and guidance they need.
N6510 Hwy 51 South
PO BOX 357
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-7114
northwoods@nwdswi.org
www.northwoodswisconsin.org

Wisconsin Office for the Blind & Visually Impaired: Provides rehabilitation services to help those with vision impairments so they can live independently. Services include group trainings, home management, personal care, orientation & Mobility, communication, and adaptive equipment.
1 W, Wilson St,
PO Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701
(888) 879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov
www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/blind

Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired: Not-for-profit organization that promotes empowerment to those with vision impairments by providing services, advocating legislation, and providing educational opportunities. Also available are assistive products and multiple vision services.
754 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-1166
www.wcblind.org

Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Promotes equal communication access and accommodations. They provide information, referral services, consultation, and technical assistance; for areas of education, emergency care and response, employment, government, health care and medical, legal issues, long-term care, and mental health concerns.
1 W, Wilson St,
PO Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707
(855) 359-5252
dhsodhh@wisconsin.gov
www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/odhh

Options for Independent Living, Inc.: Non-profit organization committed to empowering people with disabilities to lead independent and productive lives in their community. Services include: Advocacy, independent living skills, information and referrals, education, and technology, peer support, Work Incentives Benefits Counseling, Assistive technology, HOME loan program, Medicaid personal care program, Accessibility assessments, Equipment loan program, Wisloan/ Telework Alzheimer’s/Dementia Services, ADA Consultation Services, and 504 Public housing assessments. Mon – Fri, 8 – 4:30
555 Country Club Rd.
Green Bay, WI 54313
(920) 490-0500 or (888) 465-1515
TTY: (920) 490-0600
http://optionsil.org/

Social Security Administration: Delivers financial support regarding retirement benefits, social security disability insurance (SSDI), supplemental security income (SSI), and survivors benefits. Also assists with obtaining new social security cards, address, and name changes.
400 City Center, Ste B
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(877) 445-0834
www.ssa.gov

Fox Valley Technical College – Educational Support Services: Provides disability-related accommodations.
www.fvtc.edu

  • 1825 N Bluemound Drive
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920) 735-2569 or (800) 735-3882
  • 150 N Campell Rd
    Oshkosh, WI 54902
    (920) 236-6155 or (877) 272-4559

Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program (TEPP) Public Service Commission: Assists people with disables buy specialized equipment.
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 266-5481 or (888) 816-3831
www.psc.wi.gov