ADRC Response - Coronavirus Emergency

We are Here for You – Call Us!

The ADRC as a resource center is all about being prepared and getting the most reliable information to you.   Life has changed and so have your needs.

Our staff are available by phone to answer your questions and connect you to services.

Services Continue

Information and Assistance, Care Coordination, Benefits Information are all just a phone call away.  Homebound meals delivery continues with added precautions.

If you have questions or need information call (920) 448-4300 – We want to help!

ADRC Program Operations Adapt

Exploring Services Available - Phone & Email

We are available to take your calls!

Access to community resources, long term care and public benefits are a priority of ADRC.

As we continue to provide these important services, protection of our customers and staff are of utmost importance. We encourage phone calls (920) 448-4300 and email bc.adrc@browncountywi.gov.

 

Social and Educational Programs

Watch for On-line Classes

ADRC is taking pro-active steps to protect the public’s health especially among older adults and adults with disabilities by cancelling in-office classes, programs, and activities.

However we are looking for and working on on-line health and wellness options of interest to you our customers.

Watch this page for on-line, a.ka. “Virtual” offerings.

https://schedulesplus.com/adrc/kiosk/

Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program

The Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet at ADRC is closed for lending and receiving equipment until further notice. 

ADRC does not have hospital grade sanitization equipment to assure safety.

We will not be accepting donated items nor lending out our current inventory.

Staff will provide information on other safe alternatives over the phone.

If you have items checked out that you are unable to keep, please peel off ADRCs label and donate to another organization. Thank you.

 

Group/Congregate Dining Sites

There is no congregate (in-house) seating at ADRC, 300 S. Adams location. We instead are offering meal pick-up as an alternative option.

Please call (920) 448-4303, one weekday in advance before 11 am for pick up.

Seniors staying at home during this time are encouraged to contact the ADRC at 920-448-4300 to talk about food options. 

We will continue our congregate dining programs in contained locations: Mason Manor, Fort Howard Apartments, Curative Connections. We are monitoring the situation on a daily basis.

Homebound Meal (HBM) Delivery

We will continue HBM’s, working to increase our capacity. Volunteers reporting for duty will be screened using the CDC COVID-19 screening tool.

We practice ServSafe® packaging guidelines including handwashing and glove use in all food service programs.

Families will be offered a pickup option should they be concerned about home delivery.

Current homebound meals customers will receive information in their meal bags.

Download the most recent notice here: Homebound Meals Notice to Partcipants and Families 3.13.2020

Call the ADRC 920-448-4300 for information about other food options.

Grounded Café on-line order for pick-up or Eat Street delivery

We will be accepting on-line ordering with carry out and Eat Street delivery only.  Suspending in-restaurant dining.  Go to groundedcafegb.org to order.

We diligently practice ServSafe® guidelines.

Looking for more resources? See Temporary Food Resources-COVID19 Emergency.

Food Resources

Food Delivery & Pick-up

List of food delivery services from restaurants and grocery stores.  Grocery stores offering on-line ordering with at store pick-up.

Meals Heat & Eat Delivery

Lists of services offering meal prep and delivery.  Order meals for weekly delivery. 

Community Meals Response to Coronavirus Emergency

List of free community meal programs and changes to their emergency process during the Coronavirus Emergency.  Includes school age free meal locations.

Disabilities

Employment Guide for Persons with Disabilities

Outlines employment options including information on job assistance for older adults, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Examples are Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find funding, assistive technology, and legal issues and advocacy.

Information and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families, i.e.: finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

Loan Closets for Assistive Devices

Special Notice: ADRCs Loan Closet is closed to lending and accepting items. If you are unable to keep an item you have, please peel off ADRCs label and donate to another organization. Thank you. 

List of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.

Used Medical Equipment Listing

usedHME.com Free on-line listing service where people can buy, sell or donate used home medical equipment.  Enter your zip code to find equipment near you.

Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

List of organizations that serve persons with disabilities with programs to help them stay active and learn new skills.

Respite Options for People with Special Needs

Explains what respite is, why it’s important, available respite options and where to get assistance to sort through those options.

ASPIRO

aspiroinc.org. 920-498-2599, 1673 Dousman Str., Green Bay, WI Agency serving individuals with disabilities.  Services such as early intervention, employment, and day services, and more.

CP

www.wearecp.org. 920-337-1122, 2801 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI  Provides aquatic exercise, therapy services, adult day services, childcare, advocacy, and information.

Curative Connections

curativeconnections.org. 920-468-1161, 2900 Curry Ln, Green Bay, WI  A wide variety of services for older adults and adults with disabilities.  Dementia, adult day services, training and employment, rehabilitation, transportation and more.

Options for Independent Living

Optionsil.org. 920-590-0500, 555 Country Club Road, Green Bay, WI Disability showcase model home and office.  Get hands on experience with assistive technology and adaptive equipment.  Provides advocacy, peer support, information, and referral.

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