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Ashland County

 

Lyla Clow VIP Support Group

Ashland Senior Community Center

400 Chapple Avenue

Ashland, WI 54806

Contact Name: Rich Elliker

Phone: 715-798-3706

Second Wednesday of the month, start time is 1:00 p.m.

Transportation is available

Speakers (Dr. Bennington, Ophthalmologist) and others, no specific focus, open to the public.

 

Barron County

 

Barron County Low Vision Support Group

Barron County Government Center

335 East Monroe Avenue

Barron WI 54812

Contact Name: Chris Hagen

Phone: (715) 537-6225

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Meets first Thursday of the month from 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Transportation is available

Vision loss information and resources discussed, guest speakers and time allocated for discussion, questions and comments.  Open to the friends, family members and the public.

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Bayfield County

 

Ashland and Northern Bayfield County Low Vision Support Group

Ashland Senior Community Center

400 Chapple Avenue

Ashland, WI 54806

Contact Name: Rich Elliker

Phone: (715) 682-2776

Second Wednesday of the month, start time is 2:00 p.m.

Transportation is available

Speakers (Dr. Bennington, Ophthalmologist) and others, no specific focus, open to the public.

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Brown County

 

Visually Impaired Support Group of Brown County

ADRC-Brown County

300 S Adams Street

Green Bay, WI 54301

Contact Name: Pam Benoit

Phone: (920) 857-2371

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Meets Second Thursday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00PM.

Transportation is available

General focus. Summer they often take trips, winter they have speakers. Open to adult public.

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Calumet County

 

Appleton VIP Support Group

Calumet County

Thompson Community Center

820 W. College Avenue Ste. #1

Appleton, WI 54914-5263

Contact Name: Daphne Kennet

Phone: (920)-955-3776

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Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

Transportation is available

Speakers, general topics.  Sometimes it is just a social gathering.

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Dane County

 

Colonial Club Vision Support Group

301 Blankenheim Ln

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Contact: Arnold Tucker

Phone: 608-333-7654

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Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM, beginning on April 12, 2017

Room location to be announced.

 

Low Vision Support Group

Capitol Lakes Retirement Center - Garden Room

110 S Henry Street

Madison, WI 53703

Phone: (608) 283-2003

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Meets 1st Wednesday of the month at 10:30AM.

For Capitol Lakes residents only. New group formed in December of 2010.

 

Low Vision Support Group

Oakwood Retirement Center

6209 Mineral Point Road

Madison, WI 53705

Contact Name: Stephanie Burris

Phone: (608) 230-4699

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Meets the first Tuesday of the month from 10:00 to 11:00AM.

Speakers dealing with aging issues.  Limited to Oakwood residents.

 

Low Vision VIP Group

EMS Building

480 River Street

Belleville, WI 53508

Phone: (608) 424-6007

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No regular meeting.  Try to get together about every other month on a Friday or Monday for lunch.        Occasional speaker.  Open to adult public.

 

Madison Low Vision Support Group

Attic Angel Place

8301 Old Sauk Road Middleton, WI 53562

Contact Name: Tricia Nicoll

Phone: (608) 662-8823

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Meets the 1st Thursday of the month from 10:30 to 11:15AM

Frequent speakers who discuss assistance in many areas for blind & visually impaired persons. Private group for Attic Angels residents only.

 

Middleton Low Vision Support Group

Middleton Senior Center

7448 Hubbard Avenue

Middleton, WI 53562

Phone: (608) 831-2373

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Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10:00AM.

Transportation is available

Occasional speakers, otherwise they meet to discuss whatever 'subject of the day' is.  Open to senior public.

 

Monona Low Vision Support Group

Monona Senior Center

1011 Nichols Road

Monona, WI 53716

Phone: (608) 222-3415

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Meets the 4th Friday of the month from 11:00 to 1:00PM.

Transportation is available

About 50% of meeting have speakers, no constant focus (general in nature), open to the public.

 

North/Eastside Senior Coalition Support Group

Senior Coalition Office

1625 Northport Drive

Madison, WI 53704

Phone: (608) 243-5252

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Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:15 to 11:15AM.

Transportation is available

Focus is on low vision topics; speakers discuss same.  Occasional outings (to Sharper Vision Store, etc, (Public group).

 

Oakwood Village East Low Vision Support Group

Oakwood Village East

5560 Tancho Drive

Madison, WI 53718

Phone: (608) 230-4000

Meets the second Thursday of the month from 10:00 to 11:00AM.

No transportation as group is limited to residence.

Speakers and activities are planned for each meeting.

 

Stoughton Low Vision Support Group

Stoughton Area Senior Center

248 W. Main Street

Stoughton, WI 53589

Contact Name: Holly Camacho

Phone: (608) 873-8585

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Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:00PM.

Transportation is available

General topics, occasional speakers. Open to the public

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Douglas County

 

Golden Low Vision Support Group

Douglas County

Golden Apartments

2315 Banks Avenue

Superior, WI 54880

Phone: (715) 394-9468

Second Thursday of every other month starting January, 2013 at 1:00PM

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Eau Claire County

 

Eau Claire County Low Vision Support Group

Saint John's Housing

815 Chapin Street

Eau Claire, WI 54701

Contact Name: Norene

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Phone: (715) 835-3496

Second Wednesday of the month, Lunch 11:00AM - 12:00 noon, Meeting/Speaker 12:00 noon - 1:00PM, Social Time 1:00PM - 2:00PM 

No transportation

This group does not meet in December through February. Lunch is ordered by calling (715) 839-4886. Please call by 3pm the day before.

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Fond du Lac County

 

Fond du Lac Low Vision Support Group

Senior Center

151 First St

Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 12:30PM.

Speakers, various topics, open to adult public.

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Grant County

 

Platteville VIP Group

Grant County

Park Place Senior Apartments

1100 5th Avenue

Platteville, WI 53818-3537

Contact Name: Deb Draheim

Phone: (608) 348-5312

4th Tuesday at 10 AM of the months of September, October, November, March, April, May, and June.

Transportation not available

Speakers on various topics related to vision loss.

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Langlade County

 

Langlade County Low Vision Support Group

Pine Meadows Apartments

525 Flight Road

Antigo, WI 54409

Contact name: Brian White

Phone: (715) 489-3448

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Second Thursday each month at 1:30pm

No transportation

A variety of subjects, speakers, open group.

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Lincoln County

 

Low Vision Support Group

Jenny Towers Apartments

711 East 1st Street

Merrill, WI 54452

Contact Name: Jan Fredrickson

Phone: (715) 536-9816

Third Tuesday of each month at 12:00 to 1:00PM. Also have lunch program starts at 11:30, meets in the library, Call Jan ahead of time if you want lunch. Open discussion

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Manitowoc County

 

Lakeshore VIP Group

Holiday House

2818 Meadow Lane

Manitowoc, WI 54220

Contact Name: Claudia Halonen

Phone: (920) 553-5424

Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM.

Transportation is available

Speakers on various subjects, this is an open group.

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Marathon County

 

Aging VIP Support Group

ADRC of Central Wisconsin

1000 Lakeview Drive, Room B

Wausau,WI 54403

Contact Name: Janet Hackbarth

Phone: (715) 845-6688

Meets 2 times a month, 1st and 3rd Thursday at 12:30 to 2:30PM

No transportation available

Reading various biographies from blind people detailing their life experiences. Also, anyone who joins the group, we share their experiences as well.

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Marinette County

 

Marinette VIP Support Group

Marinette Senior Center

1607 Ludington Street

Marinette, WI 54143

Contact Name: Dennis Marquardt

Phone: (715) 732-1250

Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00pM. Small group of 12. Looking for new members.  Have speakers and other activities.

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Monroe County

 

Out of Sight

Monroe County

Barney Community Center

1000 East Montgomery Street

Sparta, WI 54656

Contact Name: Sue Weber

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: (608) 269-8968

Third Monday at 1:00PM.

Transportation is available

Variety of topics and speakers. Open to the public.

 

Visually Impaired Support Group

Senior Citizens Center

1002 Superior Avenue

Tomah, WI, 54660

Contact Name: Elia Duncan, Director of Senior center

Phone: (608) 374-7476

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Second Wednesday of the month, 1:00Pm to 2:30PM

Transportation available through senior bus service (Contact Delia)

Various speakers dealing with vision loss or senior living.

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Oconto County

 

Oconto County Visually Impaired Persons Support Group

Suring Village Hall

604 Main Street

Suring, WI 54174

Contact Name: Erma Schroeder

Phone: (920) 855-2911

Meets first Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00PM.

Transportation available, call (920) 834-7707 for information

Speakers, potlucks, play games and socialize.

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Oneida County

 

Rhinelander VIP Support Group

Oneida Senior Center

100 W. Keenan Street

Rhinelander, WI  54501

Contact: James Unger

Phone: (715) 362-7425

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Meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 12:30PM.

Transportation not available

A variety of subjects, speakers, this is an open group.

 

Woodruff  VIP Support Group

Lakeland Senior Center

412 Balsam Street

Woodruff, WI 54568

Contact Name: Janice Specht

Phone: (715) 356-6545

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First Tuesday of each month at 12:30 PM. 

A variety of subjects, speakers, open group.

No transportation available

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Price County

 

Park Falls - Mary Miller Support Group

Park Village

700 Division Street

Park Falls, WI 54552

Contact: Mary Lou

Phone: (715) 661-3387

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30PM.

Transportation is available

A variety of subjects, speakers, open group.

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Portage County

 

Portage County VIP Support Group

ADRC – Portage County

1519 Water Street

Stevens Point, WI 54481

Contact Name: Julie Russo

Phone: (715) 346-1401

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Second Wednesday at 1:00PM. April through October, and December, (do not meet November, January, February, and March).

Transportation available, call Julie for information

Focus on vision issues, occasional speakers.  Open to the public.

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Racine County

 

Racine Area Visually Impaired Persons

United Way

2000 Domanik Drive

Racine, WI 53402

Contact Name: Ross DeVuyst

Phone: (262) 637-4055

Meets 2nd Tuesday, at 1:30PM.

Transportation not provided

The group reaches out to various community service providers to come and speak about the latest technology or products available for person with vision loss.  Information has been shared about the various recreational activities available throughout Wisconsin.  Speakers have presented on the stages of loss, training techniques and how to stay active.  The Racine group provides an outlet for anyone with a vision loss to experience new and exciting way to express themselves through art.

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Richland County

 

Richland County Low Vision Support Group

Richland County Social Services Building

221 West Seminary St

Richland Center, WI 53581

Phone: (608) 649-5955

3rd Monday of the month except July & August from 1:30 to 3:00PM.

people welcome from surrounding counties. Lois only available on Mondays.

Free Transportation available, Call Lois for details

General aging and vision topics, BINGO games, and various speakers.

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Rock County

 

Blackhawk Pioneers

People’s Church

340 W Grand Ave

Beloit, WI 53511

Contact Name: Ray Babb

Phone: (608) 346-6113

Third Monday of the month, 6:00 p.m.

Transportation available

Various speakers and topics.

 

Primetimers

Creekside Place

320 Fair St

Evansville, WI 53536

Contact Name: Kristin Fountaine

Phone: (608) 882-0407

First Thursday of the month 10:30AM.

Transportation is available, call Creekside Place one day in advance for arrangements

Various topics

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Sauk County

 

Sauk County Low Vision Support Group

Baraboo Area Senior Center

124 2nd St Room 24

Baraboo, WI 53913

Phone: (608) 355-3289

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Shawano County

 

Shawano VIP Support Group

Shawano Medical Center, Pine Room

309 N. Bartlet Street

Shawano, WI 54166

Contact Name: August Vorpahl

Phone: (715) 526-3385

4th Monday of the month at 2:00-3:30PM.

Transportation available

Topics vary.  Speakers have included police officers, firefighters, the mayor etc.  Topics range from nutrition to local services, health, etc.  They also go on outings. 

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Sheboygan County

 

Sheboygan County Low Vision

Sheboygan Senior Center

428 Wisconsin Avenue

Sheboygan, WI 53081

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Walworth County

 

Walworth County VIP Support Group

Woodview Senior Apartments

353 Tyrell Court

Delavan, WI 53111

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Waukesha County

 

Low Vision Support Group for Waukesha

WCTC room 110

327 E. Broadway st.

Waukesha WI 53186

Contact Name: Maria

Phone: (262) 547 6670

Every 4th  Friday of each month at 11:30-1pm

 

VIP Support Group

Wilkinson Woods Retirement Community

999 E. Summit Avenue

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

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Waupaca County

 

Low Vision Support Group

Waupaca Senior Center

407 School Street

Waupaca, WI 54981

Contact Name: Paula Shostak

Phone: (715) 256-4983

First Wednesday of every other month, (August, October, etc), December is Christmas party, and skip Jan, Feb, and March, and start in April

No transportation

Various speakers and general topics.

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Winnebago County

 

Fox Valley Adult Vision Loss SG Goodwill Industries

Goodwill Industries, Obeya Room

1800 Appleton Road

Menasha,WI 54952

Phone: (920) 722-4974

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Call for info on transportation

Various topics relating to vision loss

 

Oshkosh Visually Challenged Support Group

Oshkosh Senior Center

200 N. Campbell Road

Oshkosh, WI 54902

Contact Name: Paula Seeley

Phone: (920) 232-5300

Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10:00-11:30AM.

Call for information on transportation

Various Topics related to vision loss

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Wood County

 

VIP Support Group

Centralia Center, Brehm Room

220 3rd Avenue South

Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

Contact Name: Carol Monge

Phone: (715) 424-1495

Meets the second Monday of each month, 10:30PM. Call the ADRC if you wish to eat lunch after the meeting, (715) 421-0014

Call Wood County Transportation program if you need a ride 715-421-8989

Variety of topics and speakers.  Open to the public.

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