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Dane County Human Services

Services offered: Dane County funds programs for adults and children with disabilities. In addition, there is a small case management unit and an adult Intake Unit.

Web page: http://www.danecountyhumanservices.org/disability.htm

Primary contact person: Donna Winnick
Telephone number: 608-242-6225
Email address: winnick@co.dane.wi.us

Hours of operation: 7:45am-4:30pm, Monday thru Friday

Size of staff: 3 case managers, 1 manager.

Average cost of service is: Cost depends on the child's needs and the county's ability to access funding. There is a parental costshare for many of the programs.

Funded by: The county accesses some federal and state funding as well as using local county levy.

Average length of service is: Most people who are eligible for this service system will receive long-term services.

Intake procedure is: Intake for most children is through the Family Support and Resource Center.

Target population is: Eligible children and adults as determined by Family Support and Resource Center and Dane County.

Other eligibility requirements include: The child must have a diagnosed developmental disability of autism, mental retardation, seizure disorder, cerebral palsy, brain injury, or Prader-Willi Syndrome. In addition, there must be substantial limitations in 3 out of 5 areas of functioning: Self-care, Language, Learning, Mobility and Self-direction that are directly related to the developmental disability.


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