Wisconsin offers two ways to get paid as a family caregiver.
1. Family Care Program: enables severely disabled adults to receive care at home or in a community setting. This program allows certain family members to be hired and paid to carry out personal care services. Other services include: health care services and case management.
Contact Number: 608-267-7286 (Department. of Health Services)
2. IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) Program: is designed to allow elderly and/or disabled adults who require nursing facility level of assistance to receive care at home. This program allows certain family members to be hired and paid to carry out personal care services either at home or in assisted living communities.
Contact Number: 888-515-4747 (IRIS Service Center (for people already enrolled in IRIS and seeking assistance))
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