Education, Life Skills and Vocational Training, and Employment
EDUCATION IN LIFE SKILLS & VOCATIONS, & EMPLOYMENT
Listed alphabetically by location
BARRON COUNTY DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES, INC.
175 N. Lake St.
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. The agency and its employees provide essential services to business and industry throughout the county.
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.
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.
Professional Auto Reconditioning
Rest Area Maintenance
Birth to 3
Additional services include:
Information and Referral
Specialized Training Services
Occupational, physical and speech therapy available
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.
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.