Helpful Links

211 Fox CitiesUnited Way 2-1-1 provides easy, simple access to health and human services, and gives callers an opportunity to get or give help. 2-1-1 is available 7-days a week, 24-hours a day and is free and confidential for callers.

Ability Jobs – an employment site where 100% of posted jobs are from employers specifically seeking to hire people with disabilities.

Ability Magazine – a magazine full of information and support for people with disabilities.

ADRC Calumet, Outagamie, and Waupaca Counties a local agency serving County residents that assists older persons, persons with disabilities of all ages, family members and caregivers, persons who would benefit from options counseling, and professionals in the fields of healthcare, education, social services and advocacy.

ADRC Winnebago Countya local agency serving County residents that assists older persons, persons with disabilities of all ages, family members and caregivers, persons who would benefit from options counseling, and professionals in the fields of healthcare, education, social services and advocacy.

Agape of Appleton, Inc.  – a local organization that provides quality residential support services for individuals in a variety of community settings. 

Apostrophe Magazine – a magazine full of positive reinforcement for those living with disabilities.

Autism Society of the Fox Valley – a local chapter of the Autism Society of America serving individuals, families, and professionals in the Fox Cities.

Birth Injury Guide – an online resource that answers questions for parents and families about birth injuries.

Birth to 3 – a local Early Intervention Program that provides services to eligible children ages birth to 3 who have developmental delays or disabilities.

Calumet County Human Services

Center for Disease Control – a national health agency that provides parent information and tools such as, Milestones Checklist and Tracking and How to Talk with your Doctor.

Cerebral Palsy – a national organization providing guidance and assistance to parents with a child with Cerebral Palsy.

Clarity Care – a private, non-profit agency dedicated to providing care and services to individuals with acute, chronic, or long-term conditions, including those with disabilities.

Council for Exceptional Children – a national organization dedicated to improving the success rate of children with disabilities.

CP Center Fox Citiesan Adult Day Services provider for a variety of adults with varying developmental and cognitive disabilities.

Disability Rights Wisconsin – a state-wide organization that protects individuals with disabilities from abuse and neglect in institutions and the community.

Disability Scoop– an online news organization that focuses mainly on serving the intellectual disability community.

Division of Goodwill Industries – helping individuals with disabilities with barriers to employment.

Division of Rehabilitation (DVR) – a state and local agency that helps individuals with disabilities gain employment if eligible for services. Top 10 Things You Should Know About DVR

Down Syndrome Assoc. WI-Fox Cities – a local organization that provides support to families and individuals with Down Syndrome through education, information, and the exchange of ideas and experiences. Located in the SOAR Fox Cities building (Appleton).

Easter Sealsa state-wide resource helping people gain greater independence.

Fox Valley Advocacy Coalition – a local network of community representatives concerned with the rights and interests of people with disabilities and the elderly.  SOAR Fox Cities is a member and meetings are held at the SOAR Fox Cities building (Appleton).

Head Start – an early childhood and family development program. 

Innovative Services – a local resource supporting maximum independence for individuals in their homes and communities (Appleton).

Lakeside Packaging Plus – a local non-profit providing meaningful projects, employment and activities for individuals with diverse abilities in Neenah and Oshkosh.

Lutheran Social Services – a regional organization that provides case management community living skills, support day services and residential services (IRIS).

The Miracle League of the Fox Valley – a local baseball league for children ages 4-19 with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. 

MyTeam Triumph – a national fundraising organization focused on individuals with disabilities and inclusion in athletics.

National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition – a national voluntary coalition that represents special education, general education, career and technical education, youth development, multiculturalism and parents.

National Association of Special Education Teachers– a resource for those who teach students with disabilities.

Outagamie County Health and Human Services

People First Wisconsin – a state-wide self-advocacy organization for people with disabilities.

Survival Coalition – is a cross-disability coalition of more than 40 state and local organizations and groups focused on changing and improving policies and practices to support people with disabilities of all ages to be full participants in community life.

Valley Packaging is a Community Rehabilitation Center that provides a variety of human services and vocational skills training to Fox Valley residents.

Winnebago County Human Services

WisconSibs – a local resource for siblings of individuals with disabilities located in the SOAR Fox Cities building (Appleton).

Wisconsin Board of Persons with Developmental Disabilities – a state-wide advocacy organization for people with developmental disabilities.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services – a list of community (Wisconsin) resources for families and children with disabilities.

Wisconsin Special Olympics  a Wisconsin sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities. SOAR Fox Cities hosts the third largest Special Olympics in the state.

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