Caregiver Support Agencies

There are many agencies that offer support resources and services for caregivers on a wide range of topics.  To find out information and resources in your local community contact your county or tribal Family Caregiver Support Program and a resource specialist will help you find the local caregiver resources to meet your needs.  Links to state and national organizations can be found below.




Alianza Latina Aplic ando Soluciones
Helps promote the independence of persons with disabilities by providing information and support to them, their families, and their service providers in the areas related to but not limited to education and health.


Chapters of The Arc
Statewide chapters can offer information on local programs and supports for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the lifespan.


Dementia Care Specialists
Provide information and assistance about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias as well as support for individuals with the disease and their families.


Family Voices of Wisconsin
Helps families who have children and youth with disabilities and/or special health care needs navigate health care and community supports.


Independent Living Centers
Provide peer support, information and referral, independent living skills training, and person and systems advocacy.


Parent 2 Parent of Wisconsin
Provides support to parents of children with special needs through a one-to-one connection with another parent who has similar experience.


Parent University
Connects African American famiies in Milwaukee to resources and information; provides supoprt so they can become leaders.

Respite Care Association of Wisconsin
Provides information on finding your own respite care provider and resources in your area.

UW Extension
Articles, calendar and information on family caregiving from largest network of universities in the U.S.


UW Madison Extention - Planning AHEAD - Life Span
Planning AHEAD is an end-of-life planning curriculum for all ages developed by UW–Madison Division of Extension faculty and staff. This 7-session research-based program will help participants understand how to prepare for the end of life for themselves or a loved one, and why it’s important to have a plan in place.


Serving Wisconsin brothers and sisters with siblings with disabilites.  Offers Sibshops® and camps for boys and girls, future-planning training and social events for adults andfamilies.




AARP Guide to Caregiving
News and information for family caregivers.


AARP Affiliate - Wish of a Lifetime
As a charitable affiliate of AARP, Wish of a Lifetime grants life-changing wishes to older adults and inspires people to redefine aging in America.


Alzheimer's Association
Information and resources for people caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.


Caregiver Action Network
Education, peer support, and resources for family caregivers.


Eldercare Locator
A nationwide program that help find assistance and resources for older adults.


Family Caregiver Alliance
National center on caregiving providing information and resources for family caregivers of adults with chronic physical or cognitive conditions such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s, and other illnesses.


The official US Government site for Medicare


The Caregiver's Handbook
A comprehensive guide with tools, resources, and in-depth solutions to some of caregiving’s toughest challenges.


Today's Caregiver
Features the online version of Today's Caregiver magazine, including some current articles and archives. Also contains informational resources, discussion groups, and a newsletter.