Alist of resources for seniors and adults with disabilities

Resources for Every Concern

The goal of My Choice Family Care is to provide service beyond your expectations when you choose our MCO.

We welcome your questions by phone, but also have provided several links to resources that may be helpful to you as you map out your own path to a fuller, more independent life.

Unless noted, the following resources can be helpful to anyone in the 26 counties that My Choice Family Care currently serves (Buffalo, Clark, Crawford, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Monroe, Ozaukee, Pepin, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Trempealeau, Vernon, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha)

Your local ADRC is a starting point for anyone hoping to enroll in a Wisconsin Medicaid Family Care program like My Choice Family Care, or simply to learn about for seniors and people with physical, intellectual, or development disabilities.

The ACCESS website is a quick and easy way for people who live in Wisconsin to see if they might be able to get help through Wisconsin’s health and nutrition programs including FoodShare.
The Board on Aging and Long-Term Care consists of the Board of Directors and the Agency staff, led by Executive Director Heather Bruemmer, who operate the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Volunteer Ombudsman, and Medigap Helpline Programs.
Get the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention including how to protect yourself and loved ones. Visit this site for more information.
Disability Rights Wisconsin is a private non-profit organization designated by the Governor to ensure the rights of all state citizens with disabilities through individual advocacy and system change. DRW is completely independent of government and the disability service system in order to advocate vigorously on behalf of the human and legal rights of people with disabilities.
Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin’s mission is to provide support to families and individuals with Down Syndrome through education, information, programs, services, and the exchange of ideas and experiences.
Hunger Task Force works to prevent hunger and malnutrition by providing food to people in need today and by promoting social policies to achieve a hunger free community tomorrow.
The Mesothelioma Group is a group designed to guide you through every step of the diagnostic and treatment process. They’re a small team of caring healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists.
Vision Forward Association is a full-service vision resource agency with a goal to foster independence and successful integration of people of all ages who are visually impaired.

Milwaukee County Only

The Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee provides free legal services to Milwaukee’s most vulnerable residents: abused and neglected children, developmentally disabled adults, persons living with HIV/AIDS, battered women, immigrants, elderly, prisoners, mentally ill, physically impaired, unemployed, and homeless—all of whom are too poor to afford legal counsel.

The Milwaukee Aging Consortium is a nonprofit membership organization devoted to improving the lives of older adults by connecting the professionals who serve them.
Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities provides services that make County programs, services, and facilities accessible to people with disabilities.
Visit the Milwaukee Health Department site for information on keeping cool in Milwaukee. This site includes valuable information on Senior Center cooling sites and ways to weather the heat.