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2019 Lead the Charge Gala
Join us Saturday, May 18th for this year's "Lead the Charge" gala honoring Kwik Trip Founders, the Zietlow family. This year's gala will be held at Blue Mound Golf & Country Club and will include a live auction MC'ed by celebrity ESPN Sportscaster, Steve "The Homer" True. Read More
2018 Giving Tuesday is November 27th!
St. Coletta of Wisconsin will join the world in an incredible global event called, #Giving Tuesday. Join us for our #Giving Story. Your generosity will help build our Sensory Room! Read More
2018 Holiday Open House! December 1st from 8am-1pm!
Join us December 1st, 2018 - From 8am-1pm for our 2nd annual Holiday Open House in Jefferson! Read More
2018 DSP Week! September 9th-15th
St. Coletta is celebrating our DSPs (Direct Support Professionals) throughout the entire week for the amazing work they do on a daily basis for the mission and to help better the live's of our individuals served. This week, the members of St. Coletta of Wisconsin give recognition to those who work with our clients. Read More
2018 Founder's Day Celebration - September 10th!
Today we honor our great founders, the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, whose “courage, persistence, and faith” made St. Coletta possible. Read More
Shriver receives honor at St. Coletta Gala
Two hundred people were on hand to watch Timothy Shriver receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi. Shriver received the award in recognition of his continued pledge to bring critical awareness and advancement to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read More
2018 Lead the Charge Gala announced - Special Guest Tim Shriver
New this year, the 2018 Lead the Charge Gala will be held on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at the Pfister Hotel located on 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202. The event will take place from 6-9pm and will feature a gourmet dinner, live entertainment, silent auction and awards. Read More
March 2018: Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
March is recognized nationally as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to “increase public awareness of the needs and potential of Americans with developmental disabilities.” Read More
Successful 2018 CARF Accreditation
St. Coletta of Wisconsin earns another 3 year CARF Accreditation! Read More
UPCOMING: Share your heart with our staff this Valentine's Day! - FEBRUARY 14, 2018
UPCOMING: St. Coletta Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to share your love and support to recognize our wonderful staff members. Read More
2018 Winter-Spring-Summer Recreation Program is available!
See what's new and coming this year in our Recreation Program! Chocolate Fest, Kalahari, Milwaukee Brewers, Madison Capitols and more! Read More
UPCOMING: Mission Effectiveness Week: Cultivate The Mission - FEBRUARY 5th-9th
Taking us back to our roots: Mission Effectiveness week is a week each year dedicated to the St. Coletta family reflecting on our mission. Reminding us who we are, what we are built on, and simply to focus on our mission that's so blessedly been carried through the many years of St. Coletta. Read More
St. Coletta Holiday Open House - Saturday - December 2nd, 2017 - Jefferson, WI
Free Event - Donations Appreciated! Pancake Breakfast, Christmas Shopping Bazaar and MUCH MORE! Read More
Illinois friend of St. Coletta runs Chicago Marathon in our honor!
Attached is a letter from Gregg Odway, President of the Friends of Illinois for St. Coletta non profit that is running the Chicago Marathon in St. Coletta's honor! Read More
Race Day Information: Dash for Disabilities 5k/1M
Here are all the details you need for the Saturday, September 9th Dash for Disabilities! Read More
Annual Family Weekend
Save-the-Date for our annual family weekend August 4th - 5th, 2017! Read More
Genesis Golf & Gala
The Genesis Golf & Gala is a 1940s inspired ... Read More
St. Coletta is named Nonprofit of the Year!
On November 3, 2016 BizTimes Media presented its third annual awards program to honor community-nominated corporate citizens and nonprofits. Read More
Happy Birthday St. Coletta of Wisconsin!
September 10th, 2016 marks the 112th year St. Coletta has been provided services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. Read More
DSP Week 2016
St. Coletta is celebrating Direct Support Professionals, September 11th -17th! Read More
Summer picnic dates annouced!
The dates for St. Coletta's annual summer family and friend's picnic have been announced! Read More
Celebrating our Staff during National Nurses Week
In the medical world, there is no one more important than a nurse. Their hard work keeps hospital patients happy and senior residents comfortable. Read More
March is Disability Awareness Month - Special Author
“Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.”- The Christian Recorder, 1862 Read More
Historic Fountain Dedication - August 8th
Come one, come all to our fountain dedication next Saturday, August 8th! While you're at it, stick around for our annual picnic with food, games and more! Read More
St. Coletta Celebrates Sisters Jubliee and Sr. Grace Day!
The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi are extraordinary women who have given their lives to serving people with developmental disabilities and others. St. Coletta had a chance last week to acknowledge those women celebrating their Jubilee this year. Read More
St. Coletta of Wisconsin Receives Highest Accreditation Possible
Consumers face a variety of options when deciding what services to use and who should provide them. Accreditation is a sign of high quality in a number of areas and is an important consideration during the decision making process. Read More
St. Coletta Observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Jefferson, Wisc - St. Coletta of Wisconsin continues its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of NDEAM is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. Read More
St. Coletta Celebrates 110th Anniversary and DSP Recognition Week!
This week, St. Coletta of Wisconsin proudly celebrates 110 year of service to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southeast Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. In addition, they will spend the week celebrating their caregivers for National Direct Support Professionals Week. Read More
A Beautiful Day for a Picnic!
One of the oldest non-profit Catholic service organizations in the country, St. Coletta of Wisconsin, continues its annual tradition of their family and friends summer picnic. Read More
New Homelights is Now Avaliable
St. Coletta is proud to provide you with the latest copy of Homelights, our organization's magazine, keeping you up-to-date and informed! Read More
World's Fair Nativity Set at St. Coletta
If you have been outside the St. Coletta of Wisconsin Little Flower Chapel... Read More
In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Over 400 people with disabilities and advocates will unite in a Grassroots Advocacy Event to celebrate their important contribution as productive members of America¡¦s workforce. Read More
National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week
St. Coletta of Wisconsin is excited to announce their celebration of National Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition Week going on Sept 8th – 14th. DSPs provide vital support services which assists our citizens with special needs to be active and contributing members of our society. Read More
Itasca Tea Fundraiser Coming Up!
You are cordially invited by Illinois Friends for St. Coletta - WI/IL to attend an afternoon tea fundraiser at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17th at Itasca Country Club, 400 East Orchard, Itasca, IL 60143. Read More
St. Coletta and Harley Davidson Celebrate 110th Anniversary
Quietly sharing Harley Davidson's 110th anniversary is Jefferson County’s own, St. Coletta of Wisconsin, who will begin their 110th year of service to people with developmental disabilities on Sept 10th, 2013 Read More
St. Coletta Hosts Annual Family and Friends Picnic
Beautiful weather continues to bless the friends and family at St. Coletta of Wisconsin as they gathered this past weekend for their annual family weekend. Read More
St. Coletta of Wisconsin Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer
St. Coletta of Wisconsin, provider of residential and vocational services for adults with developmental announced today that Don Busakowski, a seasoned financial executive, has joined the company’s leadership team as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Read More
Commitment to Excellence for Future Generations
St. Coletta of Wisconsin unveils 2013-2016 Strategic Plan... Read More
St. Coletta Client, Julia Rossiter, Receives Community Recognition
Friends and family a like celebrated alongside Julia Rossiter while she excitedly accepted her FRED award at Jefferson’s annual Unity Day on Wednesday, May 30th. Read More
St. Coletta Celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Year-Round
March has been recognized as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month since 1987. Read More
Senator Kedzie and Representative Nass Visit St. Coletta
St. Coletta strengthens their community partnerships with local legislature when Senator Kedzie and Representative Nass stop by for a visit. Read More
New 4-Bed Adult Family Home Opens in Jefferson
We have recently opened a new 4-bed adult family home in Jefferson and are excited to continue to grow our residential program with additional accessible housing! Read More
Westward Leading, Still Proceeding:
St. Coletta of Wisconsin Welcomes Traveler from the East Read More
Jefferson's Annual Parade of Lights
Come one, come all to Jefferson's Annual Parade of Lights! St. Coletta's float will be Unit #5. Read More
High Tea at Itasca Country Club to help benefit St. Coletta of Wisconsin
Nearly 50 women were in attendance on the afternoon of October 18th, at Itasca Country Club in Itasca, Illinois for a High Tea luncheon set to benefit the programs and services of St. Coletta. Read More
First Annual St. Coletta Disabilities Dash Is a Success
Over one hundred and fifty people signed up to join St. Coletta of Wisconsin’s in their first annual “Dash for Disabilities” a 5k run/ 1 mile walk that took place on October 6th. Read More
Governor Tommy Thompson Visits St. Coletta of Wisconsin
Friday, July 13th St. Coletta of Wisconsin welcomed former Governor and United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tommy Thompson, for a short but productive visit during his trip to Jefferson. Read More
St. Coletta of Wisconsin Receives Highest Accreditation Possible
Jefferson based St. Coletta of Wisconsin is proud to announce they have been awarded the highest CARF accreditation for all of its programs & services. Read More
St. Coletta of Wisconsin Resident Celebrates 20 Years of Service to The Fireside
The curtain closes and the crowd rises to their feet to give the actors a standing ovation. To the patrons of The Fireside in Fort Atkinson, this is just the end to another successful night but behind the scenes the staff is working hard to clean up and prepare for the next show. Read More
For The Love of Dogs
Beep, beep, beep! It’s 4 a.m. on any given Saturday and the alarm clocks at St. Coletta of Wisconsin’s Garden & Goebbert group homes for the developmentally disabled are ringing. Read More
New Leadership Announced at St. Coletta of Wisconsin
St. Coletta of Wisconsin, a primary provider of programs & services... Read More
St. Coletta Mourns the Loss of Oldest Client
Last week, St. Coletta of Wisconsin mourned the loss of Elsie Bucher, who passed away on Thursday, December 8th. Read More
CARF "Seal of Approval"
St. Coletta of Wisconsin Achieves official “Seal of Approval” Through Three-Year CARF Accreditation... Read More