ADRC Brochure – English
ADRC Tsab Ntawv – Hmong
ADRC Folleto – Espanol
Other Advocacy Resources
Disability Rights Wisconsin
Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network (WAAN)
Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
Survival Coalition of Wisconsin
ABC for Health
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
Medicare Rights Center
Alcohol & Other Drug Addictions (AODA)
Beginning the Journey AODA Recovery
Booklet that “walks” persons who are concerned about someone who has an addiction through the different levels of services available in Brown County. Explains the appropriate application of these services, how to access them, and available funding and payment options.
Getting Help – AODA Treatment Services
A listing of agencies that provide services for alcohol and other drug addiction treatment.
Basic Needs Brown County Community Resources
Booklet with descriptions of and contact information for service providers for persons who are looking for services to meet their basic needs. Includes food, shelter, childcare, employment, medical, transportation, etc.
Government Free Cell Phone Program
A program called Lifeline that provides free and discounted cell phone service for qualifying low-income consumers.
The Homestead Tax Credit Program
Designed to assist low income households offset the financial impact of property taxes and rent. Program eligibility is based on specific criteria including income, work status, age, and disability. Visit the State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue website for eligibility and application information revenue.wi.gov/Pages/FAQS/ise-home.
Income Tax Assistance Programs
Wisconsin residents can take advantage of two programs designed to provide tax assistance for low income seniors and individuals with a disability. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a cooperative between the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) and the State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR). The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program is sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) foundation. Both programs are staffed by volunteers who are trained by the IRS and DOR to prepare basic income tax returns for free. Visit the WI DOR website for eligibility and locations revenue.wi.gov/Pages/FAQS/pcs-vita.aspx.
Brown County Food Resources
Information about pantries, community meals, food share, and other programs that provide food assistance.
Despensas de Alimentos en el condado de Brown
Un recurso con informacion sobre despensas de alimentos, comedores comunitarios, FoodShare y otras programas que proveen la assistencia de comida.
Federal program created to stop hunger and improve health and nutrition. It helps income eligible families and individuals purchase the food they need for good health. The application process includes a phone interview with the Bay Lake Consortium and an online application at access.wisconsin.gov. Call the Bay Lake Consortium 1-888-794-5747 today to check for eligibility and complete your phone interview.
A listing of services specifically designed to support caregivers offered by the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC).
Designed to help caregivers start to think about what their needs are. Provides a brief outline of available services.
Grandparents: Becoming a Parent Again
Guide to getting started on the journey of parenting grandchildren. ADRC is here to help.
UCLA Caregiver Alzheimer – Dementia Videos: Actors role-play behaviors and show tips on how caregivers can respond to them. Practical ideas and solutions to everyday situations. Most videos are 5 minutes in length.
Call 211 or go on-line at get211.org to get information, community resources, and referrals on a variety of health and human service issues. Specialists are available to answer the helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Both local and state-wide resources.
ADRC Brain check-up
Discover how a FREE, simple, ten-minute Brain Check-up can help you stay on top of your brain health. Given by trained staff at the ADRC, these screens can be done in our office or your home.
Communication Guide for Caregivers
Communication tips you can implement right away to improve communication and reduce frustration. Links to on-line resources for caregivers of person with dementia.
Dementia Care Specialist Brochure
Serving individuals, families and the community, your local Dementia Care Specialist can help you with any questions regarding dementia in your family or at large in Brown County.
Memory Cafe Locations
Listing of locations for Memory Cafes in Brown County includes days and times they meet as well as contact information for the facilitator.
Memory Cafes Cancelled for March
Memory Cafes are cancelled through the end of March as a preventative measure to reduce social contact and keep persons safe.
A fun way to get out with your loved one who has early stage memory loss in a comfortable, accepting environment. Monthly cafes are run on different times and days of the week in a number of locations and include an activity and time to socialize.
Support Groups - Dementia Cancelled at ADRC through April 30
Support groups specially designed for persons caring for people with Alzheimer’s or other type of Dementia. A variety of locations, days, times. Affiliated with the Alzheimer’s Association.
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: ADRC, Options for Independent Living, and Bellevue VFW Loan Closets are closed to lending and accepting items through April 30, 2020.
List of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.
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.
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.
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.
Foot Care Options in Brown County
List of clinic and in-home foot care options for Brown County residents
Homebound Meals On-Line Application
Secure on-line applications to be used by professionals to make referrals for the ADRC Homebound Meal Program. Individuals interested in Homebound Meals call 920-448-4300. Homebound Meals page link.
Home Care Options
Description of and guide to choosing different types of home care.
Home Care Agency Listing
List of home care agencies both medical and non-medical service providers, contact and service information.
Hospice Agency Listing
List of agencies that provide hospice and palliative care. Includes contact and service information.
Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Personal Care Agencies
A list of home care agencies that provide Medical Assistance (MA) Personal Care.
Personal Emergency Response Systems
Listing of Personal Emergency Response system providers, aka Lifeline
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.
Medicare & You Booklet
medicare.gov/medicare-and-you Provided by CMS annually to all Medicare participants this booklet gives a lot of valuable information about Medicare. Find the booklet in different formats, i.e.: audio, electronic, and languages other than English.
Brown County Community Counseling Resources
List of counseling providers with information about services offered and payment types accepted, i.e.: Medicaid, Medicare, sliding fee scale, etc.
Explains the civil commitment process. Intended for persons struggling with helping a loved one with mental illness so that they can understand how it works to make informed decisions.
Mental Health Support Groups in Brown County
Listing of support groups that meet at various times, days, locations and cover a variety of topics. Groups for individuals in addition to family and friends.
Mental Health Support in Brown County
Outlines services and treatment available in Brown County in addition to organizations that provide advocacy, education, and support.
Resources in Response to a Cry for Help – Suicide Prevention
Brochure that helps identify risk factors and provides information about programs and services to help prevent suicide. Prepared by the Suicide Prevention Group of Brown County Wisconsin.
Support Groups Information
Special Notice: Support Groups will not meet through April 30, 2020. Support Groups that meet at the ADRC. Gives days, times, etc. on topics ranging from health conditions to caregiving.
Green Bay Metro Limited Services Announced
Green Bay Metro announced limited services in response to the Coronavirus emergency. Go to this Green Bay Metro Limited Services Link for details.
Booklet with transportation service descriptions to help you plan so you can get where you want to go.
Transportation List & Resources
Mobility Management listing of transportation options & resources in Brown County
Brown County Veterans Services
Booklet with services, benefits, and resources for veterans in Brown County.
Youth Transition from High School
ADRC Youth Transition Referral Form
For use by professionals to refer high school students age 17 years 6 months to the ADRC
Transition from High School - A New Beginning
Booklet to help you understand the decisions faced with this transition. Includes listings of resources and checklists to start planning. ADRC staff are always here to help.
WI FACETS is Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training & Support
Website full of information for parents and others who care for and support children with disabilities.
Opening Doors to Self-Determination
Booklet for help in planning life after high school for students, school counselors, teachers, parents/guardians. Produced by State of Wisconsin Department of Instruction.
Opening Doors to Postsecondary Education and Training
Booklet for help in planning for Education and Training after high school students, school counselors, teachers, parents/guardians. Produced by State of Wisconsin Department of Instruction.
Opening Doors to Employment
Booklet for help in planning for employment after high school students, school counselors, teachers, parents/guardians. Produced by State of Wisconsin Department of Instruction.