Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired Contact Information

The Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired (OBVI) has regional rehabilitation specialists that cover every county throughout the state. Select your county from the list below to find out who to contact for help in your area. If you don't know which county the community you live in is located, see the Listing of Wisconsin Cities, Townships, and Unincorporated Places (PDF). You can also call the OBVI toll free phone number at 1-888-879-0017 for assistance.

Central Office

1 W Wilson Street
PO Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659
Phone: 888-879-0017
Fax: 608-266-3256
Email: dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Adams

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Ashland

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Barron

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Bayfield

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Brown

Angie Zalig

200 N Jefferson Street, Suite 501
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-5234
Fax: 920-448-5253
angela.zalig@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Buffalo

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Burnett

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Calumet

Jean Kenevan

2331 East Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Phone: 920-831-2090
Fax: 920-831-2091
jeannine.kenevan@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Chippewa

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Clark

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Columbia

Kristin Fountaine

3530 N County Highway F
PO Box 920
Janesville, WI 53547
Phone: 608-757-5203
Fax: 608-757-5207
kristin.fountaine@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Crawford

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Dane

Kristin Fountaine

3530 N County Highway F
PO Box 920
Janesville, WI 53547
Phone: 608-757-5203
Fax: 608-757-5207
kristin.fountaine@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Dodge

Doug Martens

912 N Hawley Road, Room 222
Milwaukee, WI 53213
Phone: 414-302-2763
Fax: 414-302-2764
douglas.martens@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Door

Angie Zalig

200 N Jefferson Street, Suite 501
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-5234
Fax: 920-448-5253
angela.zalig@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Douglas

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Dunn

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Eau Claire

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Florence

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Fond du Lac

Doug Martens

912 N Hawley Road, Room 222
Milwaukee, WI 53213
Phone: 414-302-2763
Fax: 414-302-2764
douglas.martens@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Forest

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Grant

Contract Services: Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Green

Kristin Fountaine

3530 N County Highway F
PO Box 920
Janesville, WI 53547
Phone: 608-757-5203
Fax: 608-757-5207
kristin.fountaine@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Green Lake

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 

Iowa

Contract Services: Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Iron

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Jackson

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Jefferson

Doug Martens

912 N Hawley Road, Room 222
Milwaukee, WI 53213
Phone: 414-302-2763
Fax: 414-302-2764
douglas.martens@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Juneau

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Kenosha

Arneetrice Ellerman

PO Box 75
Somers, WI 53171
Phone: 414-761-1640
Fax: 414-761-1660
arneetrice.ellerman@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Kewaunee

Angie Zalig

200 N Jefferson Street, Suite 501
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-5234
Fax: 920-448-5253
angela.zalig@dhs.wisconsin.gov

La Crosse

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Lafayette

Contract Services: Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Langlade

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Lincoln

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Manitowoc

Jean Kenevan

2331 East Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Phone: 920-831-2090
Fax: 920-831-2091
jeannine.kenevan@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Marathon

North of Highway 29

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 


 

South of Highway 29

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 

Marinette

Angie Zalig

200 N Jefferson Street, Suite 501
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-5234
Fax: 920-448-5253
angela.zalig@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Marquette

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 

Menominee

Jean Kenevan

2331 East Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Phone: 920-831-2090
Fax: 920-831-2091
jeannine.kenevan@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Milwaukee

North of Wisconsin Avenue

Kathleen Connell

819 N 6th Street #609
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: 414-227-4207
kathleen.connell@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 


 

South of Wisconsin Avenue

Arneetrice Ellerman

PO Box 75
Somers, WI 53171
Phone: 414-761-1640
Fax: 414-761-1660
arneetrice.ellerman@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Monroe

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Oconto

Angie Zalig

200 N Jefferson Street, Suite 501
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-448-5234
Fax: 920-448-5253
angela.zalig@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Oneida

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Outagamie

Jean Kenevan

2331 East Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Phone: 920-831-2090
Fax: 920-831-2091
jeannine.kenevan@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Ozaukee

Kathleen Connell

819 N 6th Street #609
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: 414-227-4207
kathleen.connell@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Pepin

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Pierce

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Polk

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Portage

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 

Price

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Racine

Arneetrice Ellerman

PO Box 75
Somers, WI 53171
Phone: 414-761-1640
Fax: 414-761-1660
arneetrice.ellerman@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Richland

Contract Services: Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Rock

Kristin Fountaine

3530 N County Highway F
PO Box 920
Janesville, WI 53547
Phone: 608-757-5203
Fax: 608-757-5207
kristin.fountaine@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Rusk

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Saint Croix

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Sauk

Contract Services: Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Sawyer

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Shawano

Jean Kenevan

2331 East Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Phone: 920-831-2090
Fax: 920-831-2091
jeannine.kenevan@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Sheboygan

Kathleen Connell

819 N 6th Street #609
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: 414-227-4207
kathleen.connell@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Taylor

Al Thompson

610 Gibson Street, Suite 1
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-6772
Fax: 715-836-2535
al.thompson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Trempealeau

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Vernon

Linda Palmer

115 5th Avenue S, Suite 506
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-789-5663
Fax: 608-789-5664
lindas.palmer@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Vilas

Jim Unger

2187 N Stevens Street, Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715-365-2804
Fax: 715-365-2706
james.unger@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Walworth

Doug Martens

912 N Hawley Road, Room 222
Milwaukee, WI 53213
Phone: 414-302-2763
Fax: 414-302-2764
douglas.martens@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Washburn

Scott Gilbertson

1805 N 14th Street, Suite 2
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-392-7907
Fax: 715-392-9232
scott.gilbertson@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Washington

Kathleen Connell

819 N 6th Street #609
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: 414-227-4207
kathleen.connell@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Waukesha

Doug Martens

912 N Hawley Road, Room 222
Milwaukee, WI 53213
Phone: 414-302-2763
Fax: 414-302-2764
douglas.martens@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Waupaca

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 

Waushara

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 

Winnebago

Jean Kenevan

2331 East Lourdes Drive
Appleton, WI 54915
Phone: 920-831-2090
Fax: 920-831-2091
jeannine.kenevan@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Wood

Vacant

Contact OBVI central office for services in this area.
Phone: 888-879-0017
dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov

 

Last Revised: October 17, 2017