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Goodwill Day Service Programs support adults with developmental disabilities to have more independent and active lives
Experiencing good days with good friends since 1986! The Goodwill Day Services programs support seniors and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to maintain independent and active lives in their community. Goodwill operates three centers that develop and provide person-centered activities based on interest, passions, and support needs. Our participants may choose from a variety of opportunities to maintain life skills including recreational or social activities, music or arts appreciation, educational or volunteer opportunities and activities to strengthen and maintain physical health. We also offer daily community integration opportunities. This personalized, engaging approach provides a foundation of essential skills, builds confidence and independence, and creates community connections.

Experience Good Days with Good Friends through Goodwill Day Service ProgramHere’s what we offer:

  • Recreation and social activities such as playing cards, enjoying sports or exercise, arts and music appreciation, dances, using computers, and spending time with friends.
  • Community outings such as trips to restaurants, museums, fairs and festivals, parks, shopping malls, movie theaters and concerts.
  • Supportive learning environment with opportunities to experience new activities while maintaining present abilities in communication, academics, self advocacy and independent living.
  • Personal attention to your needs and desired outcomes.
  • Individualized case management that will work with you to develop your programming plan and targeted goals in a 1:5 staff to client ratio.
  • A safe environment supervised by skilled, caring staff trained in medication management, crisis prevention, CPR and first aid.


To be eligible for services you must be 18 years of age or older and:

  • Have an intellectual or developmental disability.
  • Looking for program options that include a variety of recreational, educational, or social activities.
  • Do not require any skilled nursing assessment, observation, or care.
  • Need only minimal supports with daily living skills.

Funding Sources:  Family Care, IRIS and Private Pay.

To Make a Referral:  Call the location of your choice below.


Milwaukee County:

James O. Wright Center for Work & Training
6055 N. 91st Street
Milwaukee, WI  53225
(414) 847-4927

Goodwill Center for Work & Training
5400 S. 60th Street
Greendale, WI 53129
(414) 847-1970

Hours of Service:
While hours of operation vary slightly by location and service, most Day Service programs operate Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

GoodwCARFill Day Service programs are CARF International accredited.This dedication to service excellence, processes, and continual improvement helps ensure the highest quality of program delivery.

Additional Services

Mission Support Center
Tel: (414) 847-4200

James O. Wright Center forWork & Training
Tel: (414) 353-6400

Metropolitan Chicago -
Tel: (312) 994-1440