Milwaukee County - Disabilities Services Division
 

 

Disability Resource Center

Karin Bachman, Program Manager 
1220 W Vliet Street, Suite 300

Milwaukee, WI 53205

Referral line: 414-289-6660

 

Resource Center

What is the Disability Resource Center of Milwaukee County?

Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center of Milwaukee County provides Information and Assistance regarding services for Adults with Disabilities ages 18-59. DRC staff members assist individuals to plan for long-term and short-term needs, access community services and resources, and learn about benefits that may be available.

Mission

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all individuals with physical, sensory, and intellectual disabilities and their support networks living in Milwaukee County by addressing their needs and providing Individualized opportunities for persons to participate in the community with dignity and respect, while acknowledging their cultural differences and values.

Population Served

Individuals with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities ages 18-59.

What are the Core Services of the Disability Resource Center?

  • Information and Assistance is accurate and timely information regarding community resources.
  • Options Counseling: is a one-on-one consultation about publicly funded long-term care options to allow each individual to make the best informed decision for his or her needs.
  • Disability Benefits: includes information about public and private benefits. Assistance applying for Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
  • Youth Transition: is a service for young people moving from children's services into the adult services system.

Do I have to Pay for Services from the Disability Resource Center?

No, ALL services from the Disability Resource Center are FREE to individuals with  physical, sensory, and intellectual disabilities ages 18-59.

How do I Contact the Disability Resource Center?                                            

Call 414-289-6660 or 1-844-304-6660 Toll Free

Fax 414-289-8522

Telecommunication Relay Service (TRS): 711

E-mail: DSD@milwaukeecountywi.gov

Website: www.county.milwaukee.gov/DSD.htm                                                                                                                                                                                             

What are the Hours of Operation?

The Disability Resource Center is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm. Appointments can be scheduled outside of regular business hours uopn request.                                                                                                       

Where is the Disability Resource Center Located?

The Disability Resource Center is located at 1220 West Vliet, Room 300, Milwaukee, WI 53205.

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