Milwaukee Center for Independence: Assisting individuals with special needs

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Adults and older adults with disabilities and special needs reach their highest levels of independence with assistance from the caring professionals at MCFI.

Adults and older adults are connected to the community at MCFI.

Clients in MCFI L.I.F.E. programs participate in the life of the community.

L.I.F.E. Programs

Adults and older adults with disabilities and special needs are included in the life of the community when they participate in MCFI L.I.F.E. programs. Whether they are trying a new experience - like camping and travel - or exercising as part of our wellness program, or participating in horticulture therapy, pet therapy or music therapy, they find many opportunities for improving quality of life.


Wellness is emphasized at the MCFI Center for Healthy Aging.

MCFI Center for Healthy Aging

The MCFI Center for Healthy Aging provides personalized daytime services and activities for seniors living with disabilities, including Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. With an emphasis on wellness activities, the Center helps seniors continue to live in their neighborhoods, preventing premature admission to nursing homes.


New Health Services can train family members as caregivers.

New Health Services

Supportive in-home care services from New Health Services helps older adults and people with disabilities continue to live in their homes. We can provide caregivers, or train the caregiver of your choice.


Learning daily living skills is an important step to independence.

Community Living

Adults with and without disabilities gain important daily living skills in MCFI's Community Living programs. We also offer parenting and nurturing classes open to the community.


MCFI provides case management services for consumers with special needs.

Case Management

MCFI provides life-changing case management services for older adults and adults with disabilities through the Family Care program.


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MCFI core programs are nationally accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.) MCFI Pediatric Skilled Nursing has earned gold certification from the Joint Commission (JCAHO).

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