Resources

Public Access to Our Resource Folder

In the following link you can access our company resource folder containing resources in many areas.  This list may not include all available resources and is maintained as best possible.  Should you notice any incorrect resources or would like to add more resources please contact Rich at rich@northcountryil.org or call him at 715-392-9118.

Access Resource Folder Here

DSA Community Foundation

The Northern Wisconsin Outdoor Experiential Education Scholarship is now open. This scholarship is designed to help youth (and adults!) of the Chequamegon Bay area participate in outdoor educational programs through programs like Outward Bound, Wilderness Inquiry or Northland College. The April 1st deadline will be here sooner than we think!  For more information click the link above or HERE.  To apply click here for the application.

Voting

Statewide 2019 Elections: Voting Information

Are You Prepared to Vote?
Here is some useful information for Wisconsin voters.
Are you registered to vote? Find out if you are here: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/RegisterToVote
Do you know what to bring to the polling place? Do you have the right photo ID? See: http://www.bringitwisconsin.com/
Some areas offer early voting. Find out if your town offers early voting, contact your municipal clerk, see: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-US/MyMunicipalClerk
Concerned if your polling place is accessible? Find out more at the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition: http://www.disabilityvote.org/
Have questions about voting? Contact the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition at 1-844-347-8683

Community Resources

The following link will guide you to many community resources including:

  • Area Support Groups
  • Area Advocacy Groups
  • Housing, Assistive Technology
  • Disability Awareness
  • Advocacy and Rights
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Recreational Resources
  • Communication Resources, and more

Click Here for Community Resources

Employment Resources

The following link will guide you to many resources regarding employment services in the following areas:

  • Job Centers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Job Accommodations
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credits
  • Advocacy and Rights
  • And more

Click Here for Employment Resources

Educational Resources

EMPOWER Scholarships

  • The EMPOWER Scholarship, administered by Courage Kenny Foundation, encourages and supports ethnically diverse students who are pursuing a career in a medical or rehabilitation field.

    The scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the David M. Hersey Endowment Fund of the Courage Kenny Foundation.

    Applicants must identify how they will use their education and training and demonstrate their interest in rehabilitation. Selection is based on the applicant’s stated intentions, past achievements, need, and graduation ranking.

    To be eligible for a scholarship, please read the requirements to ensure you submit a complete application package. Applications accepted January 1-30th each year. Scholarships are awarded in June with checks made out to the educational institution you plan to attend.

    EMPOWER SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE HERE

Transition Resources for Students with Disabilities

  • A list of resources for parents of and students with disabilities.  This resource will assist you in planning for transitioning out of high school and the agencies that can assist you .  In addition a transition road map to help you on your way!

Find The Transition Resource HERE

Other Helpful Links

The following link will guide you to many other useful links for the disability community such as:

  • Other Wisconsin Independent Living Centers
  • Health Services
  • Disability Awareness
  • Benefits and more

Click Here for Other Helpful Links