Senior Resource Directory

 Disclaimer  

Please be advised, the information in this directory was current at the time it was entered. Updates are made on a regular basis as information is gathered. However, program eligibility and some financial criteria are subject to change.
We will do our best to adjust accordingly. Thank you for your understand in this matter.
Please feel free to call the Clark County Department on Aging, (715) 743-5144, or the Aging and Disability Resource Center, (715) 743-5166, with corrections and/or updates.

 Crisis Intervention & Other Important Numbers 

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
 Toll Free 1 (800) 821-4537

For Emergency
Fire, Police or Ambulance 9-1-1

State Department of Transportation
Eau Claire Office
Wisconsin Rapids Office
(715) 836-2891
(715) 836-2891

Runaway Hotline
Toll Free 1 (800) RUN-AWAY
1 (800) 786-2929

Suicide Prevention
Clark County Hotline
(715)743-3400
National Hotline
Toll Free 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Poison Control
 Toll Free 1 (800) 222-1222

Disability Drug Benefit Helpline
1 (800) 926-4862


 Abuse/Domestic Violence 

 

Report suspected abuse, neglect or self neglect of an older person or adult. Callers may choose to remain anonymous. Adult Protective Services provides intervention for victims of physical abuse, financial abuse neglect and self neglect.

Clark County Department of Social Services
517 Court Street Room 502
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-5233
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5233
Fax (715) 743-5242
Http://www.co.clark.wi.us/ClarkCounty/departments/socialservices/

Bolton Refuge House, Eau Claire
Emergency Shelter and support services for victims of domestic and/or sexual assault
P.O. Box 482
Eau Claire, WI 54702-0482 (715) 834-9578
Toll Free 1 (800) 252-4357
Fax (715) 834-9634
http://www.boltonrefugehouse.org/

Long Term Care Ombudsman
State of Wisconsin Board of Aging and Long Term Care
1402 Pankratz St Ste 111
Madison, WI 53704-4001 Toll Free 1 (800) 815-0015

Personal Development Center Inc.
Domestic Violence and Assault Advocate
Clark County Court House
517 Court Street Room 400
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-6401
Toll Free 1 (866) 343-5140

Personal Development Center Inc.
The location is City Hall Plaza
630 S Central Ave Ste 330
Marshfield, WI 54449 (715) 384-2971
Fax (715) 384-7826
http://www.pdcmarshfield.com/

Unidos Against Domestic Violence
Domestic Abuse Assistance
128 E Olin Ave Ste 201
Madison, WI 53713 (608) 256-9195
Toll Free 1 (800) 510-9195
Fax (608) 256-5332

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WCADV)
307 S. Paterson St #1
Madison, WI 53703 (608) 255-0539
Fax (608) 255-3560
http://www.wcadv.org/

The Woman’s Community Inc.
2801 N 7th Street Suite 300
Wausau, WI 54403 24/7 Confidential Hotline (715) 842-7323
Toll Free 1 (888) 665-1234
Fax 715-842-7051
http://womenscommunity.org/

 Advocacy/Community Organizations 

AARP Wisconsin (American Association of Retired Persons)
222 W Washington Ave Ste 600
Madison, WI 53703 (608) 251-7612
Toll Free 1 (866) 448-3611
Fax (608) 251-7612
http://www.aarp.org/states/wi

Advanced Directives
Information You Should Know
Clark County Department on Aging
517 Court St Room 201
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-5144
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5144
http://www.co.clark.wi.us/ClarkCounty/departments/agingoffice/

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW)
505 S Dewey St Ste 107
Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 836-7710
Toll Free 1 (800) 750-2437
Fax (715) 836-9844
http://www.arcw.org/index.htm

American Cancer Society
2519 N Hillcrest Pkw Ste 100
Altoona, WI 54720 (715) 514-2250
Toll Free 1 (877) 423-9122
Fax (715) 514-2485
http://www.cancer.org/

Center for Independent Living of Western Wisconsin
2920 Schneider Ave SE
Menomonie, WI 54751 (715) 233-1070
Toll Free 1 (800) 228-3287
Fax (715) 233-1083
http://cilww.com/

Center for Independent Living of Western Wisconsin
202 Eau Claire St Ste 102
Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 514-4200
Toll Free 1 (800) 577-8452
Fax (715) 514-2465
http://cilww.com/

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups
2850 Dairy Dr Ste 100
Madison, WI 5371 (608) 224-0606
Toll Free 1 (800) 366-2990
http://cwagwisconsin.org/

Disability Advocates: Wisconsin Network (DAWN)
201 W Washington Ave Ste 110
Madison, WI 53703 (608) 266-7826
Toll Free 1 (888) 332-1677
Fax (608) 267-3906
http://www.dawninfo.org/

Disability Rights Wisconsin
217 W Knapp St
Rice Lake, WI 54868 (715) 736-1232
Toll Free 1 (888) 338-3724
Fax (715) 736-1252
TTY 1 (888) 758-6049
http://www.disabilityrightswi.org/

Epilepsy Foundation of Western Wisconsin
1812 Brackett Ave Ste 5
Eau Claire, WI 54701-4677 (715) 834-4455
Toll Free 1 (800) 924-2105
Fax (715) 834-4465
http://epilepsywesternwi.org/

Long Term Care Ombudsman
State of Wisconsin Board of Aging and Long Term Care
1402 Pankratz St Ste 111
Madison, WI 53704-4001 Toll Free 1 (800) 815-0015

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
4233 W Beltline Hwy
Madison, WI 53711-3814 (608) 268-6000
Toll Free 1 (800) 236-2988
Fax (608) 268-6004
http://www.namiwisconsin.org/

Services for the Elderly
Clark County Nutrition & Aging Advisory Committee
517 Court St Room 201
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-5144
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5144
http://www.co.clark.wi.us/ClarkCounty/departments/agingoffice

United Cerebral Palsy of West Central Wisconsin
206 Water St
Eau Claire, WI 54703 (715) 832-1782
Toll Free 1 (888) 845-5775
Fax (715) 832-8203
http://www.ucp.org/ucp_local.cfm/156

Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
(WBPDD)
Located in the Tommy G. Thompson Commerce Center
201 W Washington Ave Ste 110
Madison, WI 53703 (608) 266-7826
Toll Free 1 (888) 332-1677
Fax (608) 267-3906
http://www.wi-bpdd.org/

Western Wisconsin Autism Advocacy & Consulting Center Inc. (WWAACC)
901 4th St
Hudson, WI 544016 (715) 381-8454
http://wwaacc.org/

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin (DSAW)
2311 S Lake Drive Ste 113
St. Francis, WI 53235 (414) 327-3729
Toll Free 1 (866) 327-DSAW
http://www.dsaw.org/home.aspx

Family Voices of Wisconsin
P.O. Box 55029
Madison, WI 53705 (608) 239-1364
http://www.fvofwi.org/

 Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Memory Loss 

 

Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Wisconsin
2900 Curry Ln Ste A
Green Bay, WI 54311 (920) 469-2110
24 Hour Helpline 1 (800) 272-3900
Online Consultant E-Mail GreaterWI@alz.org
http://www.alz.org/gwwi/index.asp

Alzheimer’s Association-----Safe Return Program
This program reunites loved ones with the person with dementia who has wondered. Clark County Aging Office can provide information and support for this program. (715) 743-5144
24 hr 1 (888) 572-8566

Alzheimer’s Family and Caregivers Support Program
Clark County Office on Aging (715) 743-5144
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5144

Project Lifesaver of Clark County
A wandering service for persons with Alzheimer’s, Autism or other high risk wanders.
517 Court St, Rm 308
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-3157
Toll Free 1 (800) 743-2420

Special Care Units
Clark County Health Care Center
W4266 State Hwy 29
Owen, WI 54460 (715) 229-2172

Clark County Aging Office
The Aging Office has a wealth of printed materials and videos for families to access. This information is made available for the families to become better educated on the many other irreversible types of dementias. There is a monthly support group. Funding available to qualified individuals for Respite Care, personal care and/or Supportive Care.
Toll Free:  1 (866) 743-5144

Memory Clinics:
For an evaluation of memory problems. Clinics are affiliated with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute. For a complete list visit http://www.wai.wisc.edu/clinics/cliniclist.html

Aspirus Memory Clinic
2720 Plaza Dr
Wausau, WI 54401 (715) 847-2004
Toll Free 1 (866) 236-1573

Memory Disorders Clinic
Marshfield Clinic
1000 N Oak Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449-5777 (715) 387-5350
Toll Free 1 (800) 782-8581

UW-Health Eau Claire Family Medicine Center
617 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 839-5175
Fax (715) 839-5176

Gundersen Lutheran Memory Disorder Clinic
1836 South Ave
La Crosse, WI 54601 (608) 782-7300

Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
4111 Highway 52 N
Rochester, MN 55901 (507) 284-1324
Fax (507) 538-0878

Our House Senior Living
Wisconsin Rapids Assisted Care
2711 12th St
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495 (715) 423-1700
Fax (715) 423-4156
http://www.ourhouseseniorliving.com/
Locations also in Eau Claire & Wausau

 Assisted Living Homes 

Also see in HOUSING section

Colby Retirement Community
510 W Wausau St
Colby, WI 54421 (715) 223-1612

The Homeplace
155 N Third St
Dorchester, WI 54425 (715) 429-1007

Inncare of Abbotsford
100 S 4th Ave
Abbotsford, WI 54405 (715) 223-2182

Sunset Gardens Assisted Living Memorial Medical Center
216 Sunset Pl
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-9030

Miller Alternative Car of Throp
104 Soderberg Dr
Throp, WI 54771 (715) 669-7670
http://milleralternativecare.com/

Neillsville Retirement Community
1211 Lloyd St
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-6700

Pine Ridge Assisted Living
1110 Division St
Colby, WI 54456 (715) 223-2200

Traditions Assisted Living
418 E Stanley St
Thorp, WI 54771 (715) 669-3844
http://www.traditionsassistedliving.com/

Care Partners Assisted Living
804 Pine St
Stanley, WI 54768 (715) 644-3444
Fax (715) 644-3445

 Benefit Specialist 

This person assists older adults and people with disabilities in resolving problems with Social Security, Medicare and other benefit programs.

Clark County Office on Aging
517 Court St Room 201
Neillsville, WI 54456
Elder Benefit Specialist (age 60 and older) (715) 743-5144
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5144


Aging & Disability Resource Center of Clark County
517 Court St Room 202
Neillsville, WI 54456
Disability Benefit Specialist(age 18-59) (715) 743-5166
Toll Free 1 (866) 578-2372

 Caregivers/Respite 

Colonial Center-On site respite care
702 W Dolf St
Colby, WI 54421 (715) 223-2352
Fax (715) 223-3972

Companion Day Services
Tiny Tiger Intergenerational Center
905 Tiny Tigers Ct
Marshfield, WI 54449 (715) 384-2115
http://www.companiondayservices.com/

Aspirus Extended Care
109 S Givson St Ste 5
Medford, WI 54451 (715) 748-3112
Toll Free 1 (800) 695-7185

Community Outreach Program
Clark County Health Care Center
W4266 State Hwy 29
Owen, WI 54460 (715) 229-2172
Fax (715) 229-4540

Gemini Cares
1210 W 4th St Room 101
Neillsville, WI 54456 1 (866) 591-5073
Fax (715) 743-3542
http://geminicares.com/

Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Clark County
213 Hill St
P.O. Box 222
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-7843
Toll Free 1 (877) 743-7843
Fax (715) 743-4618
http://www.volunteersinfaith.org/about

LifeNet Supportive Services
Eau Claire Office
1280 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 835-4111
Toll Free 1 (800) 506-5433
Fax (715) 835-4359
http://www.lifenet-llc.com/

LifeNet Supportive Services
Schofield Office
1326 Schofield Ave
Schofield, WI 54476 (715) 298-2999
Toll Free 1 (877) 503-8465
http://www.lifenet-llc.com/

LifeNet Supportive Services
Medford Office
224 S 2nd St
Medford, WI 54451 (715) 784-4462
Toll Free 1 (855) 748-4462
http://www.lifenet-llc.com/

MARCC
Marshfield Area Respite Care Center Inc.
205 E. 3rd St
Marshfield, WI 54449 (715) 384-8478

Ministry Home Care and Hospice Services
303 W Upham St Ste 208
Marshfield, WI 54449 (715) 387-7052
Toll Free 1 (800) 397-4216

Moore Genuine Care
711 Anderson St
Augusta, WI 54722 (715) 286-2734
http://www.mooregenuinehomecare.com/

Willow Ridge Community Respite Program
W4266 State Hwy 29
Owen, WI 54460 (715) 229-2626

Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation Adult Day Care
206 W Prospect St
Thorp, WI 54771 (715) 669-5321
Fax (715) 669-5223

 Community Services/Resources 

Community Outreach Program
Clark County Health Care Center
W4266 State Hwy 29
Owen, WI 54460 (715) 229-2172
Extension 254

Adult Development Services (ADS)
302 S Jones St
Greenwood, WI 54437 (715) 267-7228

Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Clark County
213 Hill St
P.O. Box 222
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-7843
Toll Free 1 (877) 743-7843
Fax (715) 743-4618
http://volunteersinfaith.org/about

NeedyMeds
P.O. Box 219
Gloucester, MA 01931 Email info@needymeds.org
http://needymeds.org/

 Community Program-Options Counseling 

Services are provided to give people an alternative to nursing home care.
Eligibility is based on functional ability as well as income and assets.

Aging & Disability Resource Center of Clark County (ARDC)
517 Court St Room 202
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-5166
Toll Free 1 (866) 578-2372

Clark County Department on Aging
517 Court St Room 201
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-5144
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5144
http://www.co.clark.wi.us/ClarkCounty/departments/agingoffice/

 Consumer Protection 

Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin, Inc.
10101 W Greenfield Ave Ste 125
West Allis, WI 53214 (414) 847-6000
Fax (414) 302-0355
http://wisconsin.bbb.org/

Bureau for the Blind
Eau Claire Office
610 Gibson St Ste 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 836-6772
Toll Free 1 (888) 879-0017
http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/blind/index.htm

Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources
1 W. Wilson St, Room 450
P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707-7851 (608) 266-2536
Fax (608) 267-3203
http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/aging/

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
445 12th St, SW
Washington, DC 20554 Toll Free 1 (888) 225-5322
Fax (866) 418-0232
http://www.fcc.gov/

Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance
P.O. Box 2969
Madison, WI 53701-2969 (608) 266-8481
Fax (608) 267-0352
http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/rl_dsl/bqa.htm

 Deaf and Hard of Hearing 

Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
610 Gibson St, Ste 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
(715) 836-2107
TTY 1 (888) 701-1254

Telecommunication Equipment Purchase Program (TEPP)
Wisconsin Public Service Commission
P.O. Box 7854
Madison, WI 53707-7854
(608) 267-1479
Toll Free 1 (800) 251-8345
Voice (608) 231-3305
Fax (608) 266-3957
http://psc.wi.gov/consumerinfo/assistanceprograms/tepp/tepp-ind.htm

Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay Systems
Allows a text telephone to be used by someone who may be deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired to call, be called by virtually anyone using a voice telephone. Calls may be placed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are confidential.
Voice 711 or 1 (800) 947-6644
TTY 711 or 1 (800) 947-3529
ASCII 711 or 1 (800) 272-1773
Speech to Speech 711 or 1 (800) 833-7637
Spanish Only 711 or 1 (800) 833-7813

ElderCom
3907 Pat St
Weston, WI 54476  (715) 241-6940
ElderCom is dedicated to providing specialized telecommunications for the hearing impaired.

Center for independent Living for Western Wisconsin (CILWW)
Eau Claire Office
202 Eau Claire St, Ste 102
Eau Claire, WI 54701
(715) 514-4200
Toll Free 1 (877) 577-8452
Fax (715) 514-2465
http://cilww.com/

 Disability-Related Services 

Center for independent Living for Western Wisconsin (CILWW)
Eau Claire Office
202 Eau Claire St, Ste 102
Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 514-4200
Toll Free 1 (877) 577-8452
Fax (715) 514-2465
http://cilww.com/

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
320 W Grand Ave, Ste 102
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495 (715) 422-5050
TTY 1 (866) 392-3092
Toll Free 1 (800) 228-1903
Fax (715) 422-5054

Indianhead Special Olympics
3023 Fairfax St
Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 833-0833
Toll Free 1 (800) 833-5851
Fax (715) 833-0507
http://specialolympicswisconsin.org/area_3.asp

Wisconsin Badger Camp
Serves People with Disabilities
P.O. Box 723
Platteville, WI 53818 (608) 348-9689
Fax (608) 348-9737

Wisconsin Lions Camp
3834 County Rd A
Rosholt, WI 54473
Free camp for People with Disabilities
Cognitive Disability Camp ages 9-17
Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Visually Impaired Camp ages 6-17
Adult Visually Impaired Camp (715) 677-4969
Toll Free 1 (877) 463-6953
TTY (715) 677-6999
Fax (715) 677-3297

Wisconsin First Step Hotline
24 hours/day
State-wide specialized Information and referral service for those with special needs, birth-21 Toll Free 1 (800) 642-7837

WisLoan
Low-interest loans for assistive technology/equipment (414) 226-8306
Toll Free 1 (877) 463-3778

 Elder Care Locator 
 

Telephone referral service that provides information about community resources for seniors-anywhere in the country.
Online at http://www.eldercare.gov/eldercare.NET/Public/index.aspxAvailable Monday through Friday 9am-8pm (ET) Toll Free 1 (800) 677-1116

Please have the following information ready when you call:
• County, City or Zip Code of the older person requiring assistance
• A brief description of the service you require

 Emergency Response Systems 

Personal Emergency Response Systems allows individuals to call for assistance at the touch of a button. Systems can be worn as a pendant or wristband. Additional features may be available.

Clark Electric – MainStreet Messenger
P.O. Box 220
111 E Miller St
Greenwood, WI 54437 (715) 267-6544
Toll Free 1 (866) 279-6544
http://www.cecoop.com/home

SafeLink Wireless
This government supported program provides a free Tracphone and 60 free cell phone minutes per month for income-eligible customers. Toll Free 1 (800) 977-3768
https://www.safelinkwireless.com/

 Employment 

Job training and employment opportunities for older adults, veterans and people with disabilities
Adult Development Services (ADS)
302 S Jones St
Greenwood, WI 54437 (715) 267-7228

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
201 East Washington Ave
P.O. Box 7852
Madison, WI 53707-7852 (608) 261-0050
Fax (608) 261-1133
Toll Free 1 (800) 442-3477
TTY 1 (888) 877-5939

IRIS
Wisconsin Dept of Health Services
Bureau of Long Term Support
1 West Wilson St, Rm 418
P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707-7851http://www.wisconsin-iris.com/
IRIS can purchase supports and services to help you obtain and keep the job of your choice.

Senior Citizens Employment and Training Inc.
Eau Claire County Job Center
221 W Madison St
Eau Claire, WI 54703 (715) 836-2901
Fax (715) 836-2989
TDD/TYY (715) 831-7904
Toll Free 1 (888) 258-9966

Wisconsin Job Center – Clark County
501 Hewett St
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-4631
Fax (715) 743-7837
TTY (715) 743-4635
Toll Free 1 (888) 258-9966

 Energy/Utility Assistance 

Energy Assistance Program
Provides financial assistance with heating bills for income-eligible households. (715) 743-5233
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5233

Clark County Office on Aging
Applicants must be 60+
517 Court St, Room 201
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-5144
Toll Free 1 (866) 743-5144

Clark County Department of Social Services
Applicants must be 18+
517 Court St, Room 502
Neillsville, WI 54456 (715) 743-5233

Lifeline & Link-Up Program
Lifeline and Link-Up are programs designed to help low-income individuals or those on a fixed income, reduce their phone bill and assist with telephone service connection and installation. Eligible customers must be in a household that receives benefits from: W2, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), etc. This program does not assist with past-due bills. To apply, contact your local telephone company and say you want to apply for the Lifeline & Link-Up Programs for Wisconsin.

USDA Rural Development
Provides low-interest loans for home weatherization
1462 Strongs Ave
Stevens Point, WI 54481 (715) 346-1313
Fax (715) 343-6222