Disability Benefits


Disability Benefit Specialist

The Disability Benefit Specialists (DBS) provides services to individuals age 18 to 59 with physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, mental health issues and/or substance abuse issues under the direction of the Program Attorneys at Disability Rights Wisconsin.

Disability Benefit Specialists provide information, counseling and assistance regarding:

  • Public and private benefit programs
  • Social Security benefits
  • Medical Assistance applications
  • Housing and utility issues
  • FoodShare
  • Prescriptions drug programs
  • Other health-care benefit needs and issues
  • Issues affecting an individual's access to basic income, health care and/or housing

How can a Disability Benefit Specialist Help Me?

  • Provide accurate information on public and private benefits and programs
  • Help determine which benefits and programs you may be entitled to
  • Help you to fill out applications for benefits, programs and services
  • Talk with you about your choices and the programs or services that might best meet your needs 
  • Provide assistance in obtaining or retaining benefits and services
  • Provide referrals, assistance and support on other matters including disability rights and the impact of earnings on financial eligibility for public benefits.


To enable persons with disabilities, ages 18-59, to hire someone to complete chores they cannot do on their own.

Chore Service Program Brochure

Chore Service  Program Application