ADRC Benefit Specialists/Family Care/Other Services

Benefit Specialist
The purpose of the Benefit Specialist program is to protect the interests of adults age 60 or older and adults with disabilities age 18 and older in a broad range of areas. Services provided include assistance with eligibility screening, completing applications, appeals/reviews/re-considerations and information/referrals to public and private benefit programs.
Aging & Disability Resource Center
Sara Truse-Disability Benefit Specialist (ages 18-59)
Jen Fechter-Elder Benefit Specialist (ages 60 and over)
1-877-306-3030 Toll Free

Family Care, Family Care Partnership and IRIS
Family Care, Family Care Partnership and IRIS are publicly funded long-term care programs that serve Washington County. The programs offer community based services to the elderly, and to physically and intellectually disabled adults who are in need of long term care such as would be provided in a nursing home setting and paid for by medical assistance (Title 19/MA or Medicaid). To be eligible for services, a person must meet financial and functional requirements. For more information or to schedule an assessment, contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center.
262-335-4497 or Toll Free 1-877-306-3030

Publicly Funded Long Term Care Providers
Family Care:
Care Wisconsin 1-866-293-0608
Community Care 262-346-0900
Inclusa, Inc. 1-877-622-6700
My Choice Family Care 414-287-7600

Family Care Partnership:
Community Care 262-338-5933

IRIS: 1-888-515-4747
IRIS Consultant Agencies:
Advocates 4U 414-755-2020
First Person Care Consultants 414-336-2448
TMG 844-864-8987

Health Promotion Clinics
Nancy Gloede, R.N. provides health and wellness screening, which includes blood pressure screening and patient education. Patient education includes reviewing medications and their side effects, answering questions about medical conditions and explaining tests and treatments. It may also include clarifying what your doctor has told you about a medical condition. This service is free of charge and available to any resident of the county aged 60 and older.

Hartford Senior Center, 730 Highland Avenue, Hartford, 2nd Tuesday of the month 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. Call 262-673-4005 to schedule an appt.

Meadowcreek Apartments, 1119 Roseland Drive, Kewaskum, 3rd Thursday of the month 9:00a.m.-11:30a.m.

Meadowbrook Manor (Residents Only), 475 Meadowbrook Drive, West Bend, Mondays 8:30a.m. - 11:00a.m. and Thursdays 12:30p.m. - 3:00p.m. *On the last Thursday of the month, screenings are held from 8:30a.m.-11:00a.m.

Jackson Community Center, N165W20330 Hickory Lane Drive, Jackson, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 10:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Senior Citizens Activities, Inc. 2378 W. Washington Street, West Bend, 2nd Thursday of the month 8:30a.m.-11:00a.m.

Scenic View Apartments, 205 Slinger Road, Slinger, 4th Tuesday of the month 10a.m.-12:00p.m.

Foot Care
Toe Nail Trimmers, LLC
Foot and toenail care services by certified RN's. Locations throughout Washington County or in-home care for the homebound. Fee for service. 262-719-0336

Legal Counseling

Elder Rights Project
Provides free legal assistance to elder abuse victims over age 60.

Lawyer Referral and Information Service
State Bar of Wisconsin
5302 Eastpark Blvd
Madison, WI 53718-2101

Speak to an attorney in your area at the rate of $20 for the first 30 minutes.

Legal Action of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Office
404 N. Main Street, Suite 702
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Modest Means Referral Service
Assists clients with moderate incomes find affordable legal help. Income-based program.

Tenant Resource Center
Provides information and referrals, education about rental rights and responsibilities and access to conflict resolution. All services free.

WI Guardianship Support Center
Provides information and assistance on issues related to guardianship, protective placement, advanced directives and more. 

No Call Registry/Junk Mail
If you choose to receive fewer telemarketing calls at your home or mobile phone, you can contact the National Do Not Call Registry at 1-888-382-1222 or register your home or mobile phone for free on-line. Telemarketing calls should lessen once your phone number has been on the registry for 31 days.

In order to remove your name from mailing lists and reduce the amount of "junk mail" received at your home, you can do so by visiting Direct Marketing Association's website.