Help for Specific Conditions


  • Vivent Health is a new organization founded on the combined expertise of AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, Rocky Mountain CARES, St. Louis Effort for AIDS and AIDS Services of Austin.
  • Wisconsin HIV Program, part of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias


Blindness or Low Vision

Brain Injury

  • The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin provides information specifically for individuals with brain injuries and their families. The site also includes information and links that may be of use to people and families facing other types of disabilities.


  • of the National Cancer Institute provides information on treatment options, clinical trials and coping with cancer. You can also talk with an information specialist from the NCI's Cancer Information Service, in English or Spanish, within the United States, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, at 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237).
  • American Cancer Society: Find a variety of information about cancer support services and treatment, including how to find resources in your area.
  • Wisconsin Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society serves people touched by leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma.

Cerebral Palsy

Cystic Fibrosis

Deaf or Hard of Hearing

  • Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, part of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, provides information, referral services, support, and training for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Developmental Disabilities

  • Developmental Disabilities Services and Programs: Wisconsin has many programs designed to improve the lives of children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. This page is designed to help those with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their caregivers find programs that meet their needs.
  • Independent Living Centers (ILC): ILCs are non-profit organizations that provide an array of services to people with disabilities. The services include peer support, information and referral, independent living skills training, and person and systems advocacy.


Down Syndrome

  • Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin, an organization created for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families.
  • The DSAW-South Central is a non-profit organization supporting families and individuals with Down syndrome from birth through adulthood while advancing awareness, respect and opportunity in south central Wisconsin.


  • The Epilepsy Foundation provides a search feature that can help you find your local affiliate.

Heart Disease

  • The American Heart Association provides a variety of information about heart disease and related conditions, including resources for caregivers and information about health care and prevention.

Kidney Disease

Lung Disease

Lyme Disease

Mental Illness

Muscular Dystrophy

Pain and Other Symptoms of Serious Illness

Pleural Mesothelioma

Last Revised: January 13, 2022