Access to Independence
Advocates and provides services for people of all ages with any type of disability to achieve or maintain their independence. Services include information and referral; peer support; skills training; advocacy; assistive technology demos, loan and training; benefits assistance; services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing; nursing home transition and diversion; and community education.
3810 Milwaukee St., 53714
608-242-8484; Videophone: 608-234-4484
Aging and Disabilities Resource Center of Dane County
Supports seniors, adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers by providing information, assistance and education on community services and long-term care options and by serving as the single entry point for publicly funded long-term care services.
2865 N. Sherman Ave.
608-240-7400, toll-free 855-417-6892
Arc-Wisconsin Disability Association Inc.
Advocates for people with developmental and related disabilities and their families and promotes quality-of-life opportunities.
2800 Royal Ave., Ste. 202, 53713
Arc, The-Dane County
Advocacy, family support and education on behalf of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
6602 Grand Teton Plaza, 53719
Birth to Three Connections
Developmental screening and evaluation; support and education for parents; early intervention services for the eligible infant or toddler; links for families with other community resources
2801 Coho St., Ste. 300, 53713
Braille Library and Transcribing Services Inc
Brailled and taped materials for all ages, needs, and areas of interest. Materials available for loan or purchase.
517 N. Segoe Rd., #200, 53705
608-233-0222; 608-233-0249 (fax)
A licensed home-health agency specializing in services to children and young people with disabilities.
222 N. Midvale Blvd., Ste. 26, 53705
Residential and case management support services for persons with disabilities in Dane County. Accredited by Council on Accreditation.
426 S. Yellowstone Dr., #100, 53719
Initiates and supports one-to-one, voluntary advocacy relationships for people with developmental disabilities in Dane County; a program of the Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
1717 N. Stoughton Rd., 53704
Community Living Alliance
Housing referrals, vocation support and independent living skills for physically disabled individuals: CIP/COP, Medical Assistance Personal Care, and Wisconsin Partnership Program.
1414 MacArthur Rd., 53714
Community Work Services Inc.
Vocational services to individuals with developmental disabilities, including personal assessment, job development, on-the-job training, job modification, on-site support, coordination of community resources and assistance.
3240 University Ave., Ste. 5, 53705
Disability Pride Madison
Working to empower people with all abilities to raise their voices and pursue their dreams. Meetings are at Access to Independence, 3810 Milwaukee St.
PO Box 70795, 53707
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Helps eligible people with disabilities find employment within their capabilities.
201 E. Washington Ave., PO Box 7852, 53707
608-261-0050; TTY 888-877-5939
Easter Seals Wisconsin
Helps people with disabilities gain greater independence through education, recreation, employment and respite services.
101 Nob Hill Rd., Ste. 301, 53713
Family Support and Resource Center
Enables children with significant disabilities in Dane County to live at home with their families by providing information, advocacy, service coordination, respite care and financial assistance.
101 Nob Hill Rd, Ste. 201, 53713
Friends of Yahara House
Volunteer group raises funds for Yahara House; facilitates member job opportunities at local businesses; advocates for Yahara House.
802 E. Gorham St., 53703
Provides employment and housing services for individuals with disabilities and other special needs. Operates seven retail stores and donation centers in south central Wisconsin.
1302 Mendota St., 53714
608-246-3140 (general); 608-246-3150 (donation questions, home pickup)
Madison Area Rehabilitation Centers Inc. (MARC)
Day services, transitional employment, work-skills training and education to developmentally disabled adults.
901 Post Rd., 53713
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Information and referrals; education and training; outreach; consultation; Telecommunications Assistance Program (TAP) provides free devices to low income individuals that enable the deaf and hard of hearing to use a telephone.
1 W. Wilson St., Rm 451, 53707
608-319-1249; TTY 608-437-5828
Door-to-door service for those eligible under the Americans with Disabilities Act; associated with Metro Plus. Call for application form for eligibility.
1101 E. Washington Ave., 53703
For rates and schedules, 608-266-4466; TTY 866-704-2316
Pathways of Wisconsin Inc.
Vocational training and job support for people with developmental disabilities. Skills training and support for daily living, recreational, and community activities.
121 S. Hancock St., #LI, 53703
Three Gaits Therapeutic Riding Center
Year round therapeutic horsemanship opportunities to children, youth and adults with disabilities and special needs.
3741 Hwy. 138 W, Stoughton, 53589
Private, paid transportation service providing wheelchair lifts.
173 E. Badger Rd., 53713
UCP Teen Outreach Program (United Cerebral Palsy)
Recreational and social options for teens with developmental disabilities; networking to facilitate interaction with teens without disabilities. Programs designed to help working families.
2801 Coho St., Ste. 300, 53713
UCP Youth Resources (United Cerebral Palsy)
Assists families caring for children or teens with developmental disabilities by helping them maintain inclusive child care and afterschool and summer recreational activities; educates child care providers and community members on inclusion so children and teens with disabilities have similar opportunities as their peers.
2801 Coho St., Ste. 300, 53713
UW Medical School Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Evaluation and rehabilitation services for people with physical disabilities.
6630 University Ave., Middleton, 53562
See under "Arts - Visual."
Wisconsin Council of the Blind Inc.
Serving the blind or visually impaired. Low vision evaluations, vision rehabilitation, orientation and mobility training, assistive products, education, referrals, and legislative advocacy.
754 Williamson St., 53703
Work Opportunity in Rural Communities Inc.
Employment services for individuals in rural Dane County with developmental disabilities, including job matching, on-the-job training, assistance with transportation and ongoing support.
1955 W. Broadway, #100, Monona, 53713