Housing Resources

Short Description
Services:

Information and Referral
Available to any individual in the community who has a disability related question, concern or need

Advocacy
ACCESS works to assist individuals to communicate their needs to obtain services and support.

Peer Support
​Staff and trained volunteers with disabilities assist consumers with reaching independent living goals.

Skills Training
Individualized and group training in many skill areas

Transition Services
Specialized help in areas of community and post secondary transition

Youth Services
Access provides a wide variety of classes and services specifically for youth 18 and under

Assistive Technology
Over 1,000 devices can be tried, and many can by borrowed, free of charge for up to three weeks
Assessibility Assessment
Home safety, workplace accessibility, and ADA compliance assessments to improve physical and programmatic accessibility.
Description

Access to Independence, Inc. is a non-profit, consumer controlled Independent Living Center (ILC) that provides advocacy, resources, and services to people of all ages with all types of disabilities in Dane, Columbia, Green, and Dodge counties in south-central Wisconsin.  ILC's are a nationwide network of consumer controlled disability resource centers, where the majority of board and staff are people with disabilities.  Through our Independent Living (IL) Philosophy, we help people develop the tools and skills to make informed choice for themselves and work to increase the choices available to people with disabilities. We are a part of a network of centers across the nation and one of the eight centers in Wisconsin.  All centers share the Independent Living Philosophy and focus on providing specific services that help people with disabilities live as independently as they choose.

Phone
800-362-9877
Address
3810 Milwaukee Street, Madison, WI
53714
Location by County/County(ies) served
Columbia, Dane, Green
Ages Served
Birth - 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults
Short Description
Associated Health Care Partners provides paraprofessional services to clients within their place of residence thereby assisting them to realize their highest level of independence and quality of life.
Description

To provide quality care/service to residents by staff members who recognize the value of the aged and disabled.

Phone
608-217-4481
Address
525 Stone Arbor Trail, Verona, WI
53593
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Private Pay, Sliding Scale, Private Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, IRIS
Description

The Autism Housing Network believes that the nation has an immense housing crisis facing individuals on the autism spectrum and those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. On this new, updated site, we are showing many types of living environments – some exist and others are being developed – to help individuals, families and communities innovate to address increased choice and increased numbers of person-centered living options.

Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Description

El Colectivo de Familias Latinas trabaja con familias de habla hispana para ofrecerles a las families consultas individualizadas, empoderamiento y acceso a proveedores de cuidados de relevo o de respiro que hablen español, a través de oportunidades de educación y capacitación.El personal de habla hispana se pondrá en contacto con las familias para encontrar ecursos y apoyo familiar en áreas que incluyen:servicios de cuidado de relevo o respiro con proveedores de cuidados que hablan español y capacitación en cuidados de relevo para cuidadores;comprensión de los servicios de Apoyo a Largo Plazo para Niños (CLTS por sus siglas en inglés);conexiones con otras familias de niños con discapacidad y oportunidades para compartir recursos;identificación de recursos para una amplia gama de necesidades, desde adaptaciones o modificaciones del hogar hasta asegurar el bienestar en materia alimenticia y de vivienda;comprensión de los sistemas escolares y los apoyos educativos para usarlos de manera efectiva.Póngase en contacto con nosotros en esta dirección de correo electrónico: familias@lovinc.orgThe Colectivo de Familias Latinas works with Spanish-speaking families to provide individualized consultations, access to Spanish-speaking respite care providers, and family empowerment through education and training opportunities. The Colectivo is a joint initiative between LOV Inc., the Catholic Multicultural Center, and Dulce Respite Center.Spanish-speaking staff will connect with families to identify resources and family support in areas including:Respite care services with Spanish-speaking care providers and respite care training for caregiversUnderstanding Children’s Long-Term SupportConnecting with other families that include a child with a disability and sharing resourcesIdentifying resources for a wide range of needs, from home modifications to food and housing securityNavigating school and educational supports

Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Description

EmployAbility: Employment and Housing Solutions seeks to create partnerships with businesses to create long-lasting and successful employment by focusing on the abilities and strengths of the people we work with.  We work to empower people to gain meaningful employment by providing one on one job search services tailored to meet their needs, expectations, and goals.EmployAbility provides housing support services to people who are working with Comprehensive Community Services (CCS). Our Housing Team is dedicated and committed to helping people navigate the housing system and we all believe that housing is a human right. We can help you find suitable rentals, address concerns with property managers, identify resources, work toward developing independent living skills, and much more.

Phone
608-709-1034
Address
2701 International Lane Suite 105 Madison WI
53704
Location by County/County(ies) served
Dane
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults