Welcome to Options for Independent Living

Options believes and practices the philosophy of an Independent Living Center being a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential nonprofit agency. Each is designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities and provides an array of independent living services.

State Budget Trainings

State Budget Trainings

Want to learn about what's in the Wisconsin State Budget? Concerned about whether supports people with disabilities need will continue to be funded? Attend a State Budget Training in your area.

Friday March 17 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Options for Independent Living

555 Country Club Road

Green Bay WI


Tuesday March 28 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The ARC Fond du Lac

500 North Park Avenue

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, The Arc Wisconsin and Disability Rights Wisconsin are partnering to bring budget trainings about disability issues to as many communities as possible during the months of February and March.

Here's what you will learn:

  • The State Budget process and timelines
  • Overview of what's included in the Governor's budget
  • Information on issues important to people with disabilities including: Family Care, IRIS, special education, children's long-term supports, transportation, employment, personal care and more…
  • Specific information on Medicaid Block Grants and related concerns
  • Next steps for the Affordable Care Act and health care coverage for people with disabilities
  • Action steps you can take
  • Where to find resources, information and support for your advocacy.

Every effort is made to provide accessible training locations.

To request disability related accommodations for a training session, please contact Diana at Disability Rights Wisconsin at 608-267-0214 or dianag@drwi.org Place your request as soon as possible, and at least two weeks prior to the training date. We will make every effort to meet your accommodation needs.

This training is appropriate for people with disabilities, family members, advocates and allies.

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