Milwaukee Resources

Interfaith Older Adult Programs, Inc.

Category:Advocacy, Basic Needs, Employment, Helplines/Hotlines, Youth and Family Services
Intake Procedure:Self-referrals accepted
Primary Clients Served:Families, Older Adults
Locations:

600 W. Virginia St., Suite 300,
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 291-7500

Description:

Family Caregiver Support Network:  A one-stop resource center that assists family caregivers with personal concerns related to caregiving and their older adult care needs (age 60 plus). Provides telephone assistance; information and referral; classes; advocacy; a respite program; and a resource library. (414) 220-8600 or (800) 449-4481
www.caregiversupportnetwork.org, e-mail:  caregiversupportnetwork@interfaithmilw.org

Senior Centers and Senior Dining: Oversees the operation and management of five multi-purpose social centers for mature adults (50 and over). The centers provide social, educational, fitness and recreational opportunities to active seniors in Milwaukee County. Also manages several dining sites throughout Milwaukee County. open to all seniors age 60 & over and spouse of any age (regardless of income). Call Interfaith for times and locations.       

Personal Care Plus: An affordable option to those who need that little extra assistance to remain safely in their homes. Competent, caring, bonded and insured in-home workers provide personal care services and light housekeeping tasks. To request help, call (414) 220-8680 and ask for the intake coordinator.

Neighborhood Outreach: Has 13 locations throughout Milwaukee County. Each site serves older adults within their specific neighborhood boundaries. Helps older adults (age 60+) remain independent in their own homes by providing direct services such as transportation, shopping, visits, minor chores, etc. The Good Neighbor Project provides help with seasonal outdoor chores, such as grass cutting, shoveling snow, and raking leaves.

Telephone Reassurance:  A free service for adults, age 60 and over. Our volunteers make daily calls to these individuals, providing them a sense of security and safety.

Employment Services:  Sponsors several programs that help mature workers and displaced homemakers find employment.

RSVP:  A national network of active Americans, 55 years of age and better. RSVP members have been sharing their life experiences and serving Milwaukee County non-profit organizations, health care facilities, and schools for over 25 years.

Foster Grandparent:  Helps children develop the skills, confidence and strength to succeed in life. They provide one -on-one attention to children with special needs, helping them to achieve their goals by tutoring, mentoring, nurturing, counseling and giving consistent love of a Foster Grandparent.

Family Care – Case Management Unit:  The CMU, under a contractual agreement with the Milwaukee County Department on Aging, provides ongoing case management services to Family Care members.    

Website:www.interfaithmilw.org

Last Updated: 5/10/2017 | Profile update request