IndependenceFirst-Housing Services

Address: (See Map)

540 S 1st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Mailing Address

540 S 1st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Contact Information:


Organization Contacts

Director of Independent Living Services Kathleen Altman
Email: [email protected]

Independent Living Services PAS Program Director Gina Zarcone
Email: [email protected]

WisLoan/Telework Coordinator Maria Isberner
Email: [email protected]

Wisconsin Statewide (SUD/MH) Project Coordinator Denise Johnson
Email: [email protected]


IndependenceFirst offers Independent Living Skills education, advocacy (systemic or individual), peer support, information & referral, and transition to community services as its core services. The non-profit agency also has a Personal Assistance Services program, an Attendant Referral program, benefits counseling, employment assistance, an assistive technology resource center, among others. See website for complete programs and services. Most programs and services are free to people with disabilities.

Service Categories

Benefits, Conventional Home Loans, Disabilities , Financial Planning, Housing, Housing, Housing, Housing, Information and Assistance, Legal Services

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, Waukesha

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • English


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Last Update Date: 10/23/2020

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