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Our Partners

Catholic Charities:

Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. - SERVING THE NEEDS OF PERSONS IN 16 COUNTIES OF NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN Since 1917 the Catholic Charities Bureau has been providing services to the poor, the disadvantaged, the disabled, the elderly and children with special needs as an expression of the social ministry of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Superior. With more than 50 programs serving more than 10,500 people, Catholic Charities Bureau provides comprehensive health and human services for those in need regardless of race, color, national origin or religion. It is the mission of Catholic Charities: Under the pastoral leadership of our Diocesan Bishop, to carry on the redeeming work of our Lord by reflecting gospel values and the moral teachings of the church. To meet the critical needs and issues of our society through the use of our gifts and resources, by mobilizing the Christian community in partnership with private and public enterprise. To collaborate with all people of goodwill to alleviate human suffering, by sponsoring direct service programs for the poor, the disadvantaged, the disabled, the elderly, and children with special needs. To create an environment of human dignity based on mutual respect, understanding, and trust. We profess the dignity of each person as a creation of God. This truth becomes the foundation of our great respect and love of each individual. To translate our mission and vision into goals, commitments, and action.

 

Challenge Center - SUPERIOR, WI: CHALLENGE CENTER, INC. 39 N. 25th Street East Superior, WI 54880 Serving Superior and Douglas County for over 40 years, over 135 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 in the community and through Marathon Industries and Bay Produce Greenhouses. Director: Eugene Chuzles (715) 394-2771 FAX (715) 394-2100 Toll Free: (888) 429-0914 E mail: gchuzles@challenge-center.org Website: www.challenge-center.org Services Coordinator: Katie Geistfeld (715) 394-2771 FAX/TDD: (715)394-2100 E mail: kgeistfeld@challenge-center.org

 

Black River Industries - 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: Paul Thornton (715) 748-2950 FAX (715) 748-6363 E mail: Web Site: www.blackriverindustries.org

 

Diversified Services, Inc. - 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: dsidir@sirentenlnet

 

 

Other Partners

ADRC of the Northwoods- The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Northwoods is a small town, caring organization with more than 265 combined years of experience. ADRC has been operating successful long term care programs for 25 years with over 85 years experience of helping people in the community

 

Northwoods United Way- Serving Forest, Oneida and Vilas Counties. Northwoods United Way, Inc. Administrative Office P.O. Box 177 7-A North Brown Street Rhinelander, WI 54501 (715) 369-0440 Northwoods United Way, Inc. P.O. Box 1348 Minoqua, WI 54548-1348 Northwoods United Way, Inc. P.O. Box 215 Eagle River, WI 54521

 

The Human Service Center- It is the mission of the Human Service Center to provide citizens with services and supportive assistance that will foster self-reliant, and productive individuals and families. We believe that all individuals and families who endure the hardships of illness, disability or alcohol/drug dependency, can find fulfillment and genuine happiness through services that: Promote Independence Strengthen Families Encourage Healthy Behaviors Promote Community Responsibility Protect Vulnerable Children, Adults, and Families Provide Service of Value to Taxpayers Manage Public Resources Responsibly Demonstrate Integrity and Commitment Focus on Individual Needs

 


 
     
 
       
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