About Independence First:
is located at 540 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1605. It has around 100 - 250 employees. Its revenue is around $20 - 50M. A leader in the independent living movement for people with disabilities, IndependenceFirst is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. IndependenceFirst advocates for the rights of and access for people with disabilities. Over 50% of its office staff, management and Board have disabilities themselves. IndependenceFirst provides direct services to people with disabilities in the Milwaukee region, a few statewide services but the organization has a large local, regional, statewide and national advocacy role.
IndependenceFirst has a vision for full inclusion of people with disabilities in every aspect of the community.
IndependenceFirst offers direct services for people with disabilities throughout the lifespan, with all types of disabilities. In depth services are provided to thousands of people with disabilities each year. Additional educational programs are provided to thousands more each year. IndependenceFirst is the FIRST call people with disabilities and community members make when they have questions about disabilities, benefits, services throughout the community and accessibility issues-over 5000 Information & Referral calls each year. Main office is in Milwaukee, WI at 540 S. 1st St. with satellite offices in the Central City of Milwaukee, and an additional office in each of the following WI counties: Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties.
Social media: @Independence1st, www.facebook.com/IndependenceFirst, youtube.com/Independence1st
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