My Choice Family Care Archives

Event highlights contributions of workers with disabilities

November 8, 2018

“Empowering Our Citizens: Disability Inclusion in the Wisconsin Workforce” brought together employers, people with disabilities and their families to discuss the important role work plays in the lives of individuals who have a disability. The recent event, organized by My Choice Family Care at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, featured speaker Simon Duffy of Sheffield, England,… [Read More]

Relatives, friends can provide care to Family Care members through self-directed supports program

September 27, 2018

When Josephine Ivy has her hair brushed by her in-home personal care worker, it’s done with love. That’s because Ivy’s caregiver is her daughter, Unity Brown, who is a paid caregiver for her mother 22 hours a week. She does this through a Family Care program known as Self- Directed Supports, in which Family Care… [Read More]

My Choice chooses vendors who support Community-based employment for its anniversary celebration

September 6, 2018

By: Sue Pierman To celebrate its second anniversary as a non-profit, My Choice Family Care selected Friendship Bakery and LilyWorks Catering, which provide community employment to people with special needs, to provide food for its event. “We thought it was important to choose these vendors because we support community- based employment for our members with… [Read More]