The Disability Resource Center of Milwaukee County provides FREE information and assistance regarding community resources and services for adults with differing abilities ages 18 to 59. DRC staff assist individuals to plan for short-term and long-term needs, access community services and resources, and learn about programs and benefits available.
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Information and Assistance
The Disability Resource Center provides individuals with accurate and updated information and assistance about community resources, programs, and services, including but not limited to:
- Adaptive equipment and assistance with disability accommodations
- Advocacy services and support programs
- Housing options
- Day programs and social/recreational opportunities for inclusion
- In-home health services and personal care
- Information on the guardianship process
- Supportive employment and other work programs
- Transportation options
Disability Beneﬁts Specialists
In collaboration with a Disability Rights of Wisconsin attorney, a Disability Benefits Specialist provides information on public and private benefits for individuals ages 18-59 with disabilities. The Disability Benefit Specialist can assist individuals to obtain or retain benefits.
Options and Enrollment Counseling
DRC staff will meet with individuals and their support network to provide consultation about publicly funded, long-term care options and other community resources, to assist in making informed decisions regarding short-term and long-term needs.
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The following scorecards should be used to compare among MCOs, ICAs, and FEAs after first selecting a long term care program.
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Youth Transition Services
DRC staff can assist individuals in making the transition into adulthood as smooth as possible by coordinating with families and support networks, in addition to educational and vocational groups, to help make the right connections to programs and resources that promote independence and inclusion.
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Adult Protective Services
If you suspect that a Milwaukee County resident between the ages of 18 and 59 is being physically or emotionally abused, neglected, financially exploited, or is unable to care for himself or herself, Milwaukee County DHHS Disabilities Services Division encourages you to make a report today! Call 414-289-6660 or report using online form below.
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The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) database includes a variety of organizations that can help residents of Milwaukee County meet their needs.
The ADRC Governance Board advises policy and budget for the Milwaukee County DHHS Disabilities Services, Milwaukee County Division on Aging, Aging and Disabilities Resources Center.
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