Those We Help
The Wisconsin Equal Justice
Fund provides funding for the following civil legal services programs:
Judicare provides legal services to eligible low-income people in
civil legal matters. Wisconsin Judicare also represents eligible Native
American clients through their Indian Law Office located in Wausau.
civil legal services to Northern Wisconsin since 1966, Wisconsin Judicare
serves following Counties: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa,
Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade,
Lincoln, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Pepin, Pierce,
Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Shawano, St.Croix, Taylor, Vilas,
Washburn, Waupaca, and Wood.
401 5th Street, Suite
PO Box 6100
Wausau WI 54402-6100
Phone: 715-842-1681 or toll free 1-800-472-1638
Action of Wisconsin
Action of Wisconsin provides civil legal services to Southeastern Wisconsin
in the areas of Family Law, Child Support, Public Benefits, Social Security,
Housing, Welfare, Education, Consumer, UC & other unemployment and miscellaneous
cases. They provide telephone and walk-in intake services. Contact your local
Legal Action of Wisconsin office for hours or with questions. You can also contact
Legal Action Wisconsin via e-mail.
Rights Wisconsin has been the designated statewide protection and
advocacy agency for people with disabilities in Wisconsin since 1978.
DRW specializes in issues that matter to Wisconsin's citizens with disabilities,
working with the consumers of disability services, their families and
care givers, as well as other advocacy organizations and government
agencies, fighting for rights and opening doors of opportunity.
Rights Wisconsin's professional staff expertly handles civil legal issues
in the following areas: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-especially
employment discrimination, accessibility, specialized transportation,
and right to community service; deinstitutionalization; abuse and neglect
in institutions, schools, and community settings; right to free and
appropriate education (under federal IDEA); Fair Housing Act; violations
of Medicaid regulations; access to Assistive Technology (communication
devices, education aids); and, insurance discrimination.
West Wilson Street,
Madison WI 53703
Toll free 800-928-8778
West Washington Street
Milwaukee WI 53214
Toll free 800-708-3034
West Knapp Street
Rice Lake WI 54868
Toll free 877-338-3724