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EmpowerOne

Through EmpowerOne, individuals with disabilities build the skills and independence needed to be successful in employment and be a real part of their community.What is EmpowerOne?

Depending on what you want and need in your life at this time, we have a number of services that you can choose – from foundation and skill-building, to on-the-job training, to employment and independent connection in the community.Through EmpowerOne, individuals with disabilities build the skills and independence needed to be successful in employment and be a real part of their community. Depending on what you want and need in your life at this time, we have a number of services that you can choose – from foundation and skill-building, to on-the-job training, to employment and independent connection in the community.


How do you access EmpowerOne?

We offer services in Milwaukee County for people eligible for or with long-term care funding who have a goal of employment and want to connect with their community in new ways. Services are provided through long-term care and referral from a Family Care Manager or IRIS Consultant or through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) and a referral from your DVR Counselor.

Who will help you?

We have a dedicated 60-person team that works to help you decide, at this time, what you want and need in your life. We have a dedicated 60-person team that works to help you decide, at this time, what you want and need in your life. Staff meets one-on-one with you, your family and any other supports you may have. Relationships are important and through a broad network of over 200 employer and community partners we create opportunities for learning, training, employment and a meaningful life in your community.

Contact information

For anyone who wants to learn more and wants help mapping out a best starting point and path, please contact one of our EmpowerOne Service Navigators:

Navigators@goodwillsew.com

Northern Milwaukee County
(414) 847-1963
James O. Wright Center for Work & Training
6055 North 91st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53225

Southern Milwaukee County
(414) 847-1963
Goodwill Center for Work & Training – Southwest Campus
5400 South 60th Street
Greendale, WI 53129

EmpowerOne 

WISCONSIN
Mission Support Center
Tel: (414) 847-4200

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

ILLINOIS
Metropolitan Chicago -
Administration
Tel: (312) 994-1440