Department of Health and Human Services

Disability Resource Center

Free Services for Disabled Adults Age 18 to 59

Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services Update in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services is committed to the safety and needs of the individuals that we serve. We are taking the current situation with the Coronavirus very seriously and working closely with public officials and community partners to ensure access to services. Look for any changes and updates to services on the divisions' landing pages. You can also call 2-1-1 for information. IMPACT 2-1-1 provides a coordinated point for those in need.

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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.

Call us Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (or by appointment).

(414) 289-6660

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Resource Database

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) database includes a variety of organizations that can help residents of Milwaukee County meet their needs.

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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

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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.

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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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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 call immediately.

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Let Us Help

Give Us a Call

(414) 289-6660

Toll Free: (844) 304-6660

TRS: Dial 711

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Visit Us

1220 W. Vliet St. Suite 300, Milwaukee

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Appointments can be scheduled outside regular business hours upon request.


1220 W. Vliet St.

Suite 301

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205

Our Vision

Together, creating healthy communities.

Our Mission

Empowering safe, healthy, meaningful lives.

Our Values

Partnership, Respect, Integrity, 

Diversity, Excellence

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