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The North Country Independent Living Personal Care Program serves individuals of all ages and all disabilities in all 8 (eight) of our service counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Sawyer and Washburn counties. We provide two types of service: Personal Care and Supportive Home Care. Our goal is to allow the individual, our consumer, to have a choice in how his or her services are provided. At North Country Independent Living, we believe:

Persons needing assistance in their homes should have the freedom and opportunity to control their lives, manage their own affairs and live as they choose in the community.

Persons utilizing our services should take an active role in the planning, implementation and evaluation of our services.

Every consumer should be satisfied and comfortable with the services he or she receives.

Personal Care Services

Personal care services include any type of “hands-on” care. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with bathing
  • Transfers & mobility – includes use of walker or Hoyer lift
  • Oral care – teeth, dentures and mouth care
  • Simple exercises – range of motion
  • Toileting
  • Skin care
  • Hair care
  • Assistance with dressing and undressing
  • Assistance with incontinence programs
  • Medication reminders
  • Meal prep and eating assistance

Supportive Home Care Services

Supportive home care services include services are not considered “hands-on” care. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Companionship
  • Laundry, linen changing
  • Grocery shopping and other errands
  • Safety and security checks

Funding Sources

North Country Independent Living accepts many funding sources including Medical Assistance, county funding, IRIS plan, and private pay sources.

Contact

To learn more about North Country Independent Living Personal Care Program please call 715-392-2533 or 1-800-924-1220 V/TTY

Or please feel free to email one of our Personal Care staff:

Angie Zylka, Personal Care Program Specialist, angie@northcountryil.org

Jodi Zukowski, Personal Care Program Specialist , jodi@northcountryil.org

Employment Opportunities

The Personal Care Program is accepting applications for Personal Care Workers located in the following counties: Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Burnett, Washburn, Sawyer and Price. Please feel free to print off our application and send to the address below, or download and email back to us.

For Our Employment Application Click Below:
Employment Application

Mail Employment Application (8 pages) (mandatory) to:
North Country Independent Living
Personal Care Program
69 N 28th St., Suite 28
Superior, WI 54880

For more information, please contact Angie at 715-392-2533, or email angie@northcountryil.org.

For information on training to become a Personal Care Worker, contact the Northwest Wisconsin CEP office toll free at 888-780-4237.

To request accessible information, contact ncil@northcountryil.org