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Provides work incentives counseling to Social Security Beneficiaries w/disabilities to help make informed decisions about their work & benefits.
3000 South Ave
La Crosse, 54601
Our mission is to help people find their role in the workplace. Our Employment Specialists work one-on-one to set goals and create an individual plan for employment for each participant. We provide paid training at a local non-profit or government agency while working to find outside employment. This service is available to people who are age 55 & up and who have low or no current income. We also provide job development and placement services to people of all ages with disabilities.
800 Wisconsin St., Unit 88
Eau Claire, 54703
Administers Wisconsin’s Fair Employment Law, Public Accommodations Law, Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Open Housing Law, & retaliation for filing complaints about health care facilities or toxic substances. Handles complaints for unpaid wages, minimum wage, overtime, street trades, business closing & mass layoff, cessation of health care benefits, & personnel records. Filing of complaints is time sensitive.
PO Box 8928
Individuals w/disabilities that are having problems getting or retaining employment due to their disability.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Marathon County Job Center
731 North 1st St. Suite 4000, Wausau, WI 54403
715-261-8760 (Voice) 800-469-0917 (Toll Free)
Wisconsin Job Center – Wisconsin Rapids
320 West Grand Avenue, Suite 102, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
715-422-5050 (Voice) 800-228-1903 (Toll Free)
Program helps individuals & families cope w/effects of a disability & make it possible for them to return to farming after a disabling injury or illness. Rural specialists statewide provide on-site rehabilitation assessments & recommendations.
8001 Excelsior Dr., Ste 200
(608) 277-8288 or (608) 237-1446
SERVING LANGLADE COUNTY
312 Forrest Ave, Antigo WI 54409 (Inside NTC)
SERVING LINCOLN COUNTY
607 North Sales St, Merrill WI 54452
SERVING MARATHON COUNTY
731 N First St St 4000, Wausau WI 54403
Employment, training & support services to help eligible low income Wisconsin residents secure & maintain employment Also, has emergency services, WEATP funds and Job Access Loans to help with transportation.
2220 N Central Ave, Marshfield WI 54449
2405 Hwy 64 E Antigo WI 54409
RIB MOUNTAIN & WESTON
152500 Morning Glory Ln, Wausau WI 54401
2713 Schofield Ave, Weston WI 54476
2561 8TH St S, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494
Provides work experience for people w/special needs. The Good Neighbor program provides emergency assistance–on a referral basis only–to agency clients, allowing them to select products from our retail stores. Contact the ADRC-CW for certificates at (888) 486-9545.
Loans are short-term, no interest designed to assist eligible individuals to meet emergency needs that support obtaining or maintaining employment. May include: assistance in paying car repairs necessary for employment, car loans for transportation to work, clothing/uniforms/equipment expenses, rent or security deposits, if related to employment (relocation, etc), moving expenses to a new area for employment.
731 N 1st St, Ste 4000
211 E Second St Ste 123, Marshfield WI 54449
(888) 258-9966 or (715) 384-4642 ext 0
731 N 1st St, Ste 4000, Wausau WI 54403
320 W Grand Ave, Ste 102, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54495
Provides help for persons needing assistance in gaining employment.
156 S Central Ave
(715) 384-4642 EXT 0
Comprehensive employment training program for young men & women. Program includes: GED/HSED, drivers licensing, free on-campus living/meals included, earned bonuses up to $1,200, medical & dental coverage, job placement upon graduation, job skills training, w/8 trades to choose from, self-paced learning environment, bi-weekly allowance.
Languages: Spanish speaking applicants please call 800-733-jobs.
Eligibilities: 16-24 yr. low-income, H.S. drop-out or graduate, w/or w/out disabilities.
903 Grand Ave, Ste C-2
Serves people w/disabilities of all ages. Services include: Information & Referral, Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training, Peer Support, Transition to Community Services, Work Incentive Benefits Counseling, Adaptive Equipment Demonstration, Loan & Assessment, Mental Health Recovery Centers, Residential & Architectural Accessibility, Personal Assistant Services (PAS), Certified IRIS Consultants, and Representative Payee.
3262 Church St,
Stevens Point, 54481
(715) 344-4210 or (800) 382-8484
Making connections between youth w/disabilities & employment. Provides links for youth & their families, teachers, & service administrators. Posts resources to support employers who work w/youth w/disabilities.
Toll Free: (877) 871-0744 TTY Toll Free: (877) 871-0665
Serves adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Services provided are as follows: *Prevocational Services *Integrated Employment Services *Supported Employment Services *Day Services *Job Coaching.
912 Memorial Drive
Pre-vocational & vocational services for adult’s ages 18+ w/developmental disabilities, offering prevocational training in production, community, & class room settings. Supportive employment, classroom education addressing both vocational & basic daily living skills.
5424 Sherman St
(715) 841-5183 or (715) 841-5172
Prevocational services in Antigo primarily services individuals with Developmental Disabilities. We provide programming options for continued development in the areas of socialization, community integration, vocational skills and independence. The prevocational service offers skills training for our consumers to assist in developing the vocational skills needed to seek and obtain community employment through classes and paid simple packaging and assemble jobs that are contracted through local area companies. The program currently runs Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Adult Day Services are also available. We are also looking for caring and compassionate individuals to volunteer. If interested contact Jessica Pyke at 715-627-6635.
1225 Langlade Road
2406 E 21st St, Marshfield WI 54449
1191 Huntington Ave, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494
(715) 424-2712 or (888) 544-6331
ODC assists individuals in achieving their goals in both work & life. ODC supports children and adults with disabilities by providing employment services and assistance in becoming more independent in their communities. ODC Mental Health Services supports adults, adolescents and children through recovery from mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.
Career Planners work one-on-one to set goals & create an individual plan for employment for each participant. Provide training at a local non-profit or government agency while working to find employment. This service is available to people who are age 55 & up & have low or no income.
(855) 792-5439 or 715-743-7631
A consignment shop located in Rib Mountain features hand-crafted items made by area senior citizens. Eligibilities: Age 50 and better. No geographic restrictions. Service Areas: Primarily North Central Wisconsin. Intake procedure: Handcrafted items are accepted year-round from individuals aged 50 and better during regular shop hours.
1100 Morning Glory Ln
Rib Mountain WI,
Workforce Resource, Inc. (WRI) is a private non-profit corporation incorporated originally as the West Central Wisconsin Private Industry Council, Inc. in 1983 and has been in continuous operation in the nine county West Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Area since its founding. During that time, WRI has successfully managed the region’s Job Training Partnership Act, Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act, numerous programs associated with AFDC and TANF, a variety of state and federal discretionary and demonstration grant programs from multiple state and federal agencies and numerous private foundation and revenue generating projects.