Community Industries Corporation
The Community Industries Corporation (CIC) is the only non-profit in Portage County that provides a day service division to help better clients with disabilities lives' through skill building and building independent skills. Through working with the community, this organization is able to provide training, employment opportunities, and placement in employment to their clients. There are different types of employment options available, such as training for specific job opportunities and placement in competitive employment within the community. The Community Industries Corporation also offers volunteering for their clients within the community! To be eligible for day services, one must be referred through the Manage Care Facility which works under the ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center).
This non-profit organization provides services to individuals with disabilities in Portage and Marathon County. The Corporation headquarters is located at 41 Park Ridge Drive on Highway 10 in Stevens Point, WI 54481.
Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday 7am-5:30pm
24 hour care is provided for those eligible along with weekend care.
Training facility in Plover is open 24 hours a day, providing training for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift workers.
Community and School Involvement:
Individuals from the organization have been asked to come into Special Education classrooms and speak about their organization and the opportunities it offers. Also, CIC representatives have been asked to sit it on IEP meetings to offer input on the transition planning for students who are interested in working after graduation but may need assistance.