- Provider - North Country Independent Living

Provider Details

North Country Independent Living

Address: (See Map)

69 N 28th St., Suite 28
Superior, WI 54880

Contact Information:

Phone: (715) 392-9118
Website: http://northcountryil.org/

Organization Contacts

Director Jill Nyberg
Phone: (715) 392-9118 x110
Email: jill@northcountryil.org

Description:

Information & Referral
North Country Independent Living provides information about disability-related issues, resources and services to people with disabilities, families, professionals and the general public. Staff, the majority of whom are people with disabilities themselves, are available to listen and assist with locating resources and developing strategies for individuals to resolve barriers.

Peer Support
We provide support to people with disabilities through the use of staff and trained volunteers who experience similar issues in daily living. Disability related support groups are also offered.

Independent Living Skills Training
Individuals or groups identify a goal or goals that they would like to work on such as:
- How to budget
- Learning to use/access transportation options
- Learn communication skills
- Learn self-advocacy
- Maintaining personal health
- Socialization skills
- Finding, maintaining, and applying for housing

Advocacy
Consistent with the philosophy of independent living, persons with disabilities are taught to advocate for themselves. In addition, ILCs can engage in activities designed to affect positive change in local, state, and federal systems affecting persons with disabilities.

Transition Services
Defined as educational activities and supports designed to assist students with disabilities to reach measurable postsecondary goals. The determination of specific transition service needs stems from individual results of various age-appropriate transition assessments. Services include but are not limited to:
- Instruction
- Related services
- Community experiences
- Acquisition of daily living skills
- Development of employment and other post-school adult living objectives

Additional Services
- Assistive Technology
- Public Education
- Accessibility
- Fee for Service
- Transportation
- Personal Care

Service Categories

Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compli, Advocacy, Americans With Disabilities Act, Assistive Technology, Assistive Technology, Assistive Technology Equipment - Obtaining, Disabilities , Health Care/Concerns, Home Rehabilitation Programs, Independent Living Centers, Life Skills, Transportation

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Sawyer, Washburn

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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Last Update Date: 10/13/2019

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