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ADRC References and Tools

This section contains instruction, model forms, best practices and expert assistance to support Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) in the development and implementation of quality programs and services. The technical assistance series, which is entitled "Resource Centered", offers ADRCs materials and information that can be used in day-to-day operations and work with customers.

Legal Background:

Statutory requirements relating to ADRCs are in s. 46.283 and s. 46.285 of the Wisconsin Statutes.  See

Administrative Code
Regulations relating to ADRCs are in Chapter HFS 10, Subchapter II of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.  See

Technical Assistance Materials:

ADRC Information Bulletins
The bulletin series provides helpful information related to mission, vision and purpose of ADRCs as well as information for planning and starting up an ADRC.

Resource Centered - Technical Assistance Issues
Resource Centered is a series of technical assistance publications on selected topics relating to ADRC operations.

ADRC Operations Guides
Descriptions of procedures ADRCs can use to perform the expected duties of the ADRC.

Policy and Procedure Guidelines
Guidelines for ADRCs to create policy and procedures.

ADRC Reporting
Forms, instructions and training material for required ADRC reports.

Connection to Community Living (Nursing Home Relocation Initiative)


ADRC Manual
The ADRC Manual is an electronic manual with links to requirements, policy direction and technical assistance materials relating to each area of the ADRCs programmatic and procedural responsibilities. Topics are organized in the same manner as the ADRC contract.


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Last Revised: March 28, 2013