Other Services at TCoL


Making the Ride Happen

Having trouble finding a ride? Making the Ride Happen is a free service that will pick you up from your home and bring you to our center.

Call 24 hours in advance to schedule a ride: (920) 225-1719

Valley Transit and Valley Transit II

Looking to take the bus? We are along route 11. Click below to view the schedule.

Foot Care Clinic

With regret, due to staffing shortages, the last day My RN Foot Care Clinic providing client services will be December 28.

All items in the clinic room will be for sale January 3 – 27, Tuesday thru Friday from 10 am – 2 pm.
Please stop in to visit or browse.

Thank you clients for six years of sharing your feet as well as your personalities, thoughts and friendships. It has been a wonderful experience.

All remaining appointments have been filled.

~Diane Schmidt
(920) 257-9161

Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The State of Wisconsin, Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired (OBVI), provides information and rehabilitation services to people who are visually impaired or blind. The Appleton location at the Thompson Center on Lourdes serves people in Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet, Manitowoc, Shawano, and Menominee counties.

Contact: Jean Kenevan at (920) 831-2090 or jeannine.kenevan@dhs.wisconsin.gov.

Options for Independent Living

Options for Independent Living is a non-profit organization committed to empowering people with disabilities to lead independent and productive lives in their community through advocacy, the provision of information, education, technology and related services. It is NOT an assisted living facility. Some services provided are Assistive Technology, Residential Assessments, Medical Assistance Personal Care Program and a durable medical equipment loan program. The majority of the services we provide are at no-cost to the individual.

The Appleton Office is currently closed and loan program on hold. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (920)490-0500 or http://www.optionsil.org

Easter Seals

Easterseals provides programs to individuals with disabilities and their families. Programs include Camp Wawbeek, FARM Program, Wisconsin Elks/Easter Seals Respite Program and the Self-Employment Program. There is a regional office in Appleton located at the Thompson Center on Lourdes that serves individuals living in Outagamie County.

Contact: Pattie Slempkes (920) 832-0344