Wisconsin has multiple programs available to meet the needs of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. For each of the programs below, click on the name to learn more about what the program provides and the eligibility criteria.
Family Care Program
Family Care is a long-term care program which helps frail elders and adults with disabilities get the services they need to remain in their homes. This comprehensive and flexible program offers services to foster independence and quality of life for members, while recognizing the need for interdependence and support.
For more information, visit: Family Care | Wisconsin Department of Health Services
The IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) is a self-directed long-term care program for frail elders and adults with disabilities who are Medicaid eligible. The participant manages an Individual Services and Supports Plan within an individual budget and the guidelines of allowable supports and services.
For more information, visit: IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) | Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Family Care Partnerships
The Family Care Partnership Program is an integrated health and long-term care program for frail elderly and people with disabilities. The Partnership Program consists of several managed care organizations located in different geographical regions of Wisconsin.
For more information, visit: Family Care Partnership | Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
The ADRC connects you with resources, including:
Dementia care services.
Health, nutrition, and home-delivery meal programs.
Housekeeping and chore services.
In-home personal care and nursing.
Long-term care programs.
Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security.
Safety updates to the home.
For more information, visit: ADRC: Help for Older People and Adults with Disabilities | Wisconsin Department of Health Services