Home People With Disabilities

People With Disabilities

The Catholic Charities Bureau of the Superior Diocese provides a wide array of services for people with mental and physical disabilities, including education in life skills and vocations, and employment; housing, including group homes and independent living facilities; infant development; in-home nursing services; and independent living assistance:

Challenge Center, Inc. - Bay Produce

EDUCATION IN LIFE SKILLS & VOCATIONS, & EMPLOYMENT 
Listed alphabetically by location

 

BARRON, WI:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           BARRON COUNTY DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES, INC.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       175 N. Lake Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Barron, WI 54812

A new affiliate agency of Catholic Charities Bureau, Barron County Developmental Services, Inc. serves 55 people with employment and community based services.  BCDSI works in collaboration with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation to provide person-centered services that strive to find the intrinsic motivation within each individual so that they can be successful and live as independently as possible.

Director:  Joseph Wacek
(715) 349-5724
FAX (715) 349-5505                                                                           E mail:  jwacek@ccbsuperior.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Web Site:  barroncountydsi.org

 

MEDFORD, WI:
BLACK RIVER INDUSTRIES, INC.
650 Jensen Drive
Medford, WI 54451

Established in 1973, serves 100 people with mental, physical and developmental disabilities in Taylor County; provides vocational and residential training, job placement services and transportation; on-site employment specializes in packaging, product assembly, mail handling and food service.

Director:  Amber Fallos
(715) 748-2950
FAX (715) 748-6363
E mail: afallos@ccbsuperior.org
Web Site:  www.blackriverindustries.org

 

RHINELANDER, WI:
HEADWATERS, INC.
1441 E. Timber Drive
P.O. Box 618
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Since 1969 Headwaters, Inc. has been serving people with disabilities and children, birth to 3, with special needs in Forest, Oneida, and Vilas counties.  We believe all people deserve the right to achieve their fullest potential.  Therefore, we exist for the purpose of providing individualized services that are designed to maximize each person’s daily living and vocational skills in order for them to be integrated into the community to the fullest extent possible.

Our programs include:

Vocational Evaluation     Click HERE for information on Headwater’s Services.   
Community Employment
Community Integration
Sensory Integration
Work Services
Professional Auto Reconditioning
Rest Area Maintenance
Birth to 3
School Age
Transportation

Additional services include:
Case Management/Counseling
Advocacy
Behavior Management
Information and Referral
Specialized Training Services
Occupational, physical and speech therapy available

 

Director:  Jennifer Felty        (715) 369-1337
FAX (715) 369-1793
E mail:  jfelty@headwatersinc.org
Web Site:  www.headwatersinc.org

 

SIREN, WI:
DIVERSIFIED SERVICES, INC.
P.O. Box 501
Siren, WI 54872

Diversified Services Incorporated is in business to provide meaningful employment opportunities to persons with disabilities.  DSI is an important part of its local economy, providing jobs to over 95 people in northern Wisconsin.  DSI is helping businesses realize a relatively untapped employee resource.  Over 50 percent of DSI employees are individuals with disabilities.  In DSI’s competitive industrial environment, these individuals prove they can make valuable contributions to business success.

Director:  Joseph Wacek
(715) 349-5724
FAX (715) 349-5505
E mail:  jwacek@ccbsuperior.org
Web Site: dsisiren.com

 

SUPERIOR, WI:
CHALLENGE CENTER, INC.
39 N. 25th Street East
Superior, WI 54880

Serving Superior and Douglas County for over 30 years, over 120 adults with developmental disabilities or special needs are provided training in vocational, social leisure, and independent living skills through Adult Day, Work and Residential programs, including evening and weekend recreation.  Employment and training opportunities offered through Marathon Industries and Bay Produce Greenhouses.

Director:  Benjamin Wright
(715) 394-2771
FAX (715) 394-2100
Toll Free:  (888) 429-0914
E mail:  bwright@challenge-center.org
Website:  www.challenge-center.org

Services Coordinator:  Teresa Clayton
(715) 394-2771
FAX/TDD:  (715) 394-2100
E mail:  tclayton@challenge-center.org

 

HOUSING FOR ADULTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
(Listed alphabetically by location.)

 

CHRONICALLY MENTALLY ILL:

AMERY, WI: APPLE RIVER APARTMENTS
401 Minneapolis Avenue
Amery, WI 54001
Management Office:
707 Tainter Street
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 925-2015
FAX (715) 925-2014
CUMBERLAND, WI: PHOENIX VILLA NORTH GROUP HOME
1490 Arcade Avenue
Cumberland, WI 54829
Management Office:
707 Tainter Street
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 925-2015
FAX (715) 925-2014
HAYWARD, WI: PHOENIX VILLA OF HAYWARD
15869 Muriel Street
Hayward, WI 54843
Management Office:
1310 N. Wisconsin Avenue
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 236-2366
FAX (715) 236-3161
MEDFORD, WI: EASTWOOD APARTMENTS
741-755 Del Rae Court
Medford, WI 54451MAYWOOD APARTMENTS
521 Lemke Avenue
Medford, WI 54451 

 

Management Office:
132 S. Seventh Street #B-9
Medford, WI 54451
(715) 748-6962
FAX (715) 748-2159
RICE LAKE, WI: PHOENIX VILLA NORTH APARTMENTS
1305 N. Wisconsin Avenue
and
BLUE VALLEY APARTMENTS
1310 N. Wisconsin Avenue
Rice Lake, WI 54868
Management Office:
1310 N. Wisconsin Avenue
Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 236-2366
FAX (715) 236-3161
RHINELANDER, WI: SUMAC TRAIL APARTMENTS
1313 W. Phillip Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Management Office:
880 E. Timber Drive
Rhinelander, WI 54501
(715) 369-2550
FAX (715) 369-5857
SUPERIOR, WI: OAKWOOD APARTMENTS
1112 John Avenue
Superior, WI 54880
Management Office:
1100 Weeks Ave., Suite B
Superior, WI 54880
(715) 394-2012
or (888) 276-2046 Ext. 110
FAX (715) 394-5518
WESTBAY APARTMENTS
1104 John Avenue
Superior, WI 54880
Management Office:
1100 Weeks Ave., Suite B
Superior, WI 54880
(715) 394-2012
or (888) 276-2046 Ext. 110
FAX (715) 394-5518

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED:

DULUTH, MN: NORTHFIELD APARTMENTS
2713 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55806
Management Office:
1100 Weeks Ave., Suite B
Superior, WI 54880
(715) 394-2012
or (888) 276-2046 Ext. 110
FAX (715) 394-5518
MEDFORD, WI: MAYWOOD APARTMENTS
521 Lemke Avenue
Medford, WI 54451
Management Office:
132 S. Seventh Street #B-9
Medford, WI 54451
(715) 748-6962
FAX (715) 748-2159
RHINELANDER, WI: EVERGREEN  APARTMENTS                (TIMBERLANE)
880 E. Timber Drive
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Management Office:
880 E. Timber Drive
Rhinelander, WI 54501
(715) 369-2550
FAX (715) 369-5857
SIREN, WI: EVERGREEN APARTMENTS (LAKEWOOD)
24121 4th Street
Siren, WI 54872
Management Office:
707 Tainter Street
Chetek, WI 54728
(715) 925-2015
FAX (715) 925-2014
SUPERIOR, WI: ELMWOOD APARTMENTS
1020 Weeks Avenue
Superior, WI 54880
Management Office:
1100 Weeks Ave., Suite B
Superior, WI 54880
(715) 394-2012
or (888) 276-2046 Ext. 110
FAX (715) 394-5518
CHALLENGE CENTER RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS
39 N. 25th Street East
Superior, WI 54880Seven (7) Group Homes in Superior
To see a listing click HERE (At Search By Community Page, click on Superior and go to Challenge Center.)
Residential Director:
Kelly Johnson
(715) 394-2771
FAX (715) 394-2100
E mail kjohnson@challenge-   center.org
Serves Superior and Douglas County with a community-based residential care program which offers various supported living options based on the needs of the individual.  Current programs include Community Based Residential Facilities, Adult Family Homes, a variety of individualized supported apartments, and an independent living support program.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI: ACORN APARTMENTS
2721 10th Street South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Management Office:
2721 10th Street South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
54494
(715) 421-0080
FAX (715) 712-0387

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Federal rent subsidies available at all sites for eligible low-income tenants. Handicapped accessible. All facilities are operated in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap or national origin.