Employment – Disabled / Elderly

AgrAbility of Wisconsin: Promotes success in agriculture, and provides assistive technology information for farmers and their families living with a farm injury, disability, or limitation.
460 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 262-9336

Diverse Options, Inc.:  Supports, educates, and empowers individuals to reach their highest level of independence. Services include work opportunities, vocational program, community-based employment, independent living, residential, and transportation services.

  • 636 Main St
    Montello, WI 53949
    (608) 297-8270
  • 571 Fenton Street
    PO Box 449
    Ripon, WI 54971
    (920) 748-6387

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.

  • 219 Washington Ave. Ste.105
    Oshkosh, WI 54901
    (920) 424-4409 or (800) 848-4355
  • 1801 Aberg Ave
    Madison, WI 53704
    (608) 242-4800 or (800) 4227138
    TTY: (608) 424-4868
  • 349 North Peters Avenue
    Fond du Lac, WI 54935
    920-929-2924 or 800-562-5330   TTY: (888) 832-3486
  • 2875 Village Road, Suite 200
    Portage, WI 53901
    (608)-742-6250 or (800)-422-7138   TTY: (608) 745-6708
  • 505 Broadway Street, Suite 234
    Baraboo, WI 53913

ERI – Employment Resources Inc.: Promotes advanced employment opportunities, support personal choices, and enhances the well-being of people with disabilities. Services include employment and benefits counseling, consultation, training and technical assistance to employers, human service professionals, disability advocates, government agencies, and the public regarding disability and employment issues.
4126 Lien Road, Suite 104
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 246-3444 or (855) 401-8549

Farm Assessment & Rehabilitation Methods Easter Seals Wisconsin: Evaluates facility and equipment to develop a plan to help farmers with disabilities continue in agriculture, enjoy independence, and support themselves and their family. Funding may be available.
101 Nob Hill Road Suite 301
Madison, WI 53713
(800) 422-2324 or (608) 277-8288

FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET): If you are receiving FoodShare you may also qualify to receive employment and training services. call for an appointment. Operated by Forward Service Corporation.
624 Main St
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 285-9487

Goodwill: Network of 162 independent throughout the United States and Canada. Offers customized training and services for those who want to find a job, pursue a credential or degree, and strengthen their finances. Each Goodwill store offers an assortment of personal and home goods, both new and used.

  • 1600W 20th Ave
    Oshkosh, WI 54901
    (920) 233-3897
  • 2902 American Legion Drive
    Portage, WI 53901
    (608) 745-0616
  • 5373 Hwy 10 E Suite A
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    (715) 345-0311

Job Center of Wisconsin: to do online search for jobs in Wisconsin and you area.

Job Search Websites:  Fast and Easy Resume Builder, Customizable Cover Letters, One-Stop Job Search.

Labor Laws and Standards: (if you represented by a union, contact your Union steward for assistance).
Equal Rights Division https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/
(608) 266-6860
U.S. Dept of labor wage and hour (866) 487-9243

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 54481
(800)382-8484 or (715) 344-4210

Options for Independent Living Inc.: Empowers people with disabilities to lead independent and productive lives. 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
Green Bay Office:    555 Country Club Rd.
Green Bay, WI 54313
(920) 490-0500 or (888) 465-1515
Fox Valley Office: (limited staff, call during business hours, visits are by appointment only)
2331 E Lourdes Drive Rm 208
Appleton, WI 54914
John (920) 997-9999 or Alyson (920) 882-9309

SER National – SCSEP of Wisconsin: Senior Community Service Employment Program: Service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Participants must be 55 and older, unemployed, and have a family income of less than 125% of the FPL.
258 South Main Street
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 907-9898


Unemployment-Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development: Apply for Benefits, file weekly claim’s,  .
201 E. Washington Ave
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 266-3131

Wisconsin Works (W-2): Operated by Forward Service Corporation. A cash benefit program to assist under/unemployed individuals in locating and maintaining family-sustaining employment through education, employment skill development, and training.
624 Main St.
Montello, WI 53949
855) 733-1311
https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/w2/parents/w2  https://fsc-corp.org/our-services/wisconsin_works/

WisLoan and Telework are administered by Independence First 

WorkSmart Network: Help with career advisement, educational planning and possible funding assistance, job searching, work readiness, resume review, mock interviewing and how to market yourself.  For more information about services please contact the number listed.
Serving Columbia, Marquette & Sauk Counties
Sauk County Job Center
Suite 232
505 Broadway Street
Baraboo, WI 53910
(608) 355-4808