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United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

IndependenceFirst

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Issue Area
Agency Program Partner, Health, Healthy Youth Initiative, Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement
Programs
Attendant Referral Program, Personal Care Worker Class, Youth Leadership Program

A United Way partner since 1985.

Funded Program

Attendant Referral Program: Helps people with disabilities increase their skills by working with a personal care attendant to maximize independence at home. (Health)

Personal Care Worker Class: Students will receive a Certificate of Completion that documents that they are competent to provide assistance with ADLs and have successfully completed the Direct Care Competency (DCC) classes. (Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement​​​​​​​)

Youth Leadership Program: Adapts and pilots MPC curriculum for young people with disabilities in the Milwaukee area. A goal of this partnership is to submit the adapted curricula to the authors of MPC for approval, support and dissemination to other communities. (Healthy Youth Initiative)


Contact Information

540 South First Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
414.291.7520
independencefirst.org