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51.7. Additional Programs or Resources

Access Technology Computer Redistribution Program
Phone: (414) 299-0124
It is our mission, via our Access Technology Initiative, to increase access to computer technology among our community members with disabilities. We do so by distributing refurbished computers to Southeastern Wisconsin Residents with disabilities and their families.

AgrAbility of Wisconsin
Phone: (608) 262-9336
AgrAbility services are available to those individuals and their families who are engaged in farming or farm-related occupations and are coping with the effects of a disability.

Disability Advocates: Wisconsin Network (DAWN)
DAWN is a statewide grassroots cross-disability network of people who care about disability issues. DAWN supports legislative change in the programs and systems affecting people with all disabilities. DAWN focuses on the most important issues affecting all people with disabilities. It includes people with disabilities, family members, friends, service providers, and others who are committed to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.

Independent Living, Inc.
Phone: (608) 274-7900
Independent Living, Inc., is a nonprofit, multi-service agency that assists older adults and people with disabilities, enabling them to live with dignity and independence and to maintain health and well-being.

Movin' Out, Inc.
Phone: (877) 861-6746
Movin' Out, Inc. is a housing organization providing information and assistance, housing counseling, and gap financing for purchase and rehabilitation to Wisconsin households with a member who has a permanent disability.

New Horizons Un-Limited
Contact via email
A non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organization, we have a mission to make information and life experiences accessible to individuals with lifelong disabilities and their families. Since 1994 we have been providing access to informational and technological tools to ensure that people with disabilities may have access to all that life has to offer.

Opportunity Development Centers
Phone: (715) 424-2712
Contact: Carol Ulrich
ODC is a private not-for-profit rehabilitation agency serving the vocational needs of adults with disabilities primarily in Wood County.

Project Home
Phone: (608) 246-3737
Project Home has a reputation of excellence and a continuing pledge to helping those in need maintain the American dream of homeownership. This helped to shape our mission, which is to continue our commitment to improving the quality and affordability of housing for all low- to moderate-income individuals and families in both Dane and Green Counties.

Society's Assets
Phone: (800) 283-9877
HOME Program, offered by Society's Assets, makes funding available to homeowners with a disability (or to homeowners who have a family member with a disability residing in the house) for accessible home modifications. Society's Assets serves a five-county area in southeastern Wisconsin: Racine, Kenosha, Walworth, Rock, and Jefferson counties.

VSA arts of Wisconsin
Phone: (608) 241-2131
Their mission is to expand the capabilities, confidence, and quality of life for children and adults with disabilities by providing programs in dance, music, creative writing, drama, and visual art.

Wheelchair Recycling Program
Phone: (414) 313-1303
The Wheelchair Recycling Program offers low cost, refurbished mobility and medical equipment to those who lack the resources to acquire new equipment. All equipment is donated to WRP by individuals, businesses, and other nonprofit agencies. Every item is carefully cleaned and repaired by experienced workers at Badger State Industries. Every dollar collected for equipment is re-invested in the program and helps to sustain our services.

Wisconsin ADAPT
Phone: (608) 249-4308
Contact: Steve Verriden
We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.

Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative
Phone: (800) 991-5576
The Mission of the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative is to ensure that every child in Wisconsin who needs assistive technology (AT) will have equal and timely access to an appropriate evaluation and the provision and implementation of any needed AT devices and services.

Wisconsin Water Ski Federation Adaptive Water Skiing
Phone: 262-720-7031
Contact: Kurt Roskopf, Director Disabled Skiing Division

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