Experience Works helps low-income seniors, many with multiple barriers to employment, get the training they need to find good jobs in their local communities.
SeniorCare is Wisconsin's Prescription Drug Assistance Program for Wisconsin residents who are 65 years of age or older and who meet eligibility requirements. By making prescription drugs more affordable, SeniorCare makes it easier for seniors to obtain the medicine they need for a healthier life.
Senior Community Service Employment Programs (SCSEP) is a community service and work based training program for older workers. It was authorized by Congress in Title V of the Older Americans Act of 1965 to provide subsidized, part-time, community service work based training for low-income persons age 55 or older who have poor employment prospects. Through this program, older workers have access to the SCSEP services as well as other employment assistance available through the One-Stop Career Centers of the workforce investment system.
Senior Resources is a website that provides the most accurate and comprehensive online information on services available to older adults in the state of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Area Agencies on Aging provides several programs to assist older adults, families and professionals about a wide array of topics including health insurance, information and referral to senior community services, senior training and employment, and long term care service options.
Wisconsin Senior Employment Program (WISE) is an employment program for low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55 years and older. The program provides subsidized, part-time work experience for a limited time through community service to obtain the skills necessary for permanent employment. Participants in the program learn new skills and talents, or enhance existing ones, through valuable work experience and other training to become competitive in today's workforce. The Senior Employment Program is funded under Title V of the Older Americans Act. It is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services through area agencies on aging and various other non-profit organizations.