Due to the ongoing COVID Pandemic, ILR has had to make temporary changes to the way that it provides programs and services for the safety of staff and consumers. We are evaluating our policies continuously during this time and make changes based on the advice of the medical community, Wisconsin DHS and the CDC.

Current updates:

-All ILR offices are open and providing services. We are doing face to face meetings by appointments only. Please contact ILR by phone (608-787-1111), email (advocacy@ilresources.org) or via our website if you are need of information or services.

-ILR’s Assistive Technology program is operating, as well as our donation program for durable medical equipment. Please call ahead prior to dropping off donations so that arrangements can be made.

-RAVE Recovery Avenue:

The Drop In Center is open limited hours and has a goal of returning to 9 - 5 Mon - Fri in May.

-Phone support from a RAVE Peer Specialist will be available Monday through Friday, 9:30 am through 3:30 pm. The Peer Specialist can be reached at 608-785-9615. (Please note: This phone line is not monitored after hours. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911. If you are feeling the need for crisis support, please contact Great Rivers 211 or the La Crosse County Mobile Crisis line at 608-784- HELP (4357)).

-The Homeless Outreach team continues providing services in the La Crosse community. The team can be reached via our referral form at https://www.ilresources.org/homeless-outreach-referral/, or by phone at 608-787-1111. If you are making a referral on behalf of someone who is homeless and who does not have a phone, please leave your contact information and the staff will contact you to problem solve how to get connected with the individual needing services.

Centers for Independent Living  (CILs) help people with disabilities achieve or maintain more self-sufficient and productive lives in their communities. People with disabilities are assisted in exploring alternatives to institutionalization and are encouraged to make their own decisions about how they will live. CILs directly provide or coordinate through referral those services which assist people in increasing their abilities to exercise control over their lives. Control over one’s life means having a choice of acceptable options that minimize reliance on others in making decisions and performing every day activities. This includes managing one’s own affairs, participating in day-to-day community life and fulfilling a range of social roles.

*Information and Referral

*Independent Living Skills Training


*Peer Support

*Transition Services

Counties We Serve

Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Monroe, Richland, Sauk, Trempealeau, Vernon

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What's Happening


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You only have until TOMORROW (March 18) to register for Survival Coalition's VIRTUAL Disability Advocacy Day Tuesday March 23 from 10 a.m. to noon via

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We are happy to announce an online Certified Peer Specialist training coming in May of 2021! This online Certified Peer Specialist training is hosted by

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A collaboration among local agencies is working to increase access in the La Crosse area to services for people who are facing homelessness. ILR is

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ILR had a great virtual retirement party this afternoon for our retiring Director, Kathie. We had a great time wishing Kathie well as she heads

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In response to concerns raised by DRW, Department of Health Services Secretary Karen Timberlake has clarified that Family Care members, IRIS participants and older CLTS

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