Considering a Housing Change?

There is so much to consider when looking for a new place to call home.

Often it’s not by choice, which can make it a traumatic experience. We want to help. Call 920-448-4300

What are the Reasons for Changing Housing?

The best place to start to gather information about your options is to think about what is prompting this change.

Maybe you:

  • Find it becoming more difficult, or are just too busy or tired of:
    • Completing home maintenance, yard work, snow removal
    • Cooking, laundry, cleaning
  • Want to downsize and don’t know where to start
  • Are looking for more social opportunities
  • Have had a fall
  • Are in need of some personal care
  • Are not happy with your current situation

Stay in your Home or Move?

You love your home and neighborhood but are wondering if it’s time to move.
Family and friends are suggesting a move. But you wonder if you can afford and receive the help you need to stay at home.  What if home modifications can make your home safer to avoid a fall?
These are important considerations.

ADRC Helps with Housing Decisions

This is an important decision. With so many resources in Brown County, we can help you and your family/friends answer these questions. Let us help you examine your needs and wishes and explain your options.

Call 920-448-4300 or stop in at the ADRC to start the conversation.

Want to schedule an appointment? We can meet at ADRC or come to your home.

Housing Resource Information

Housing

Housing Options Booklet

Description of different types of housing, considerations for home modification. Information to help you make decisions about a possible move.

Assisted Living: Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) List

CBRFs are state licensed homes for five or more unrelated adults who need daily living assistance.

Assisted Living: Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC) List

RCACs are registered or certified to provide housing to persons who can live on their own but would benefit from up to 28 hours a week of assistance with daily needs.

Federally Subsidized Apartments List

Apartments that receive federal subsidy to make rent affordable for their residents. Residents must be able to live independently or be able to hire help to come in.

Independent Apartments List

List of apartments for persons age 55 and older. Must be able to live on your own or hire help as needed.

Nursing Home List

Nursing homes are designed for persons recovering from an illness or requiring long term support and nursing care.

Nursing Home Survey Information

Information on the survey history for nursing homes conducted by the Division of Quality Assurance of the WI Department of Health Services.

Wisconsin Housing Search Tool

wihousingsearch.org Easy to use service available to anyone looking for a house or apartment to rent in Wisconsin. Use the online search or call toll-free 1-877-428-8844. Select a city to get a list of properties, click a property for more information about cost and amenities. Free for renters to search and landlords to submit listings.

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.

Durable Medical Exquipment - Donate - Purchase Used List

ADRC and Options for Independent Living Loan Closets are closed to lending and accepting items.

List of sources for donating equipment you have or to purchase used equipment.  Examples are assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.  If you need to explore more options call the ADRC at 920-448-4300 for assistance.

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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