March 29th, 2019
Over the years, Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) has expanded the scope of its work from the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system to include other programs that support a variety of needs for people with disabilities. These programs are funded through state and federal contracts or grants. To learn more about these programs, click on the links below.
Our Disability Benefits program attorneys support and train Disability Benefits Specialists from Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC’s) who help people understand their benefits and get the benefits they need.
DRW operates a statewide helpline, the Medicare Part D Disability Drug Benefit Helpline, to help people with disabilities and their families or guardians with Medicare Part D.
Our Ombudsman can help you navigate the Family Care and IRIS programs so you can stay in your home and get the supports you need to stay independent.
Our SSI MC advocates provide information for people who have questions about the SSI Managed Care Program and provides advocacy services to people enrolled in the SSI HMOs.
DRW provides support to victims and their families to ensure they understand and know how to exercise their rights while working within the criminal and civil justice systems