Wisconsin Promise

Wisconsin Promise is a project for 2000 participating Wisconsin families with 14 to 16 year old teens who receive Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI). The goal is to support teens receiving SSI and their families in achieving their education and career goals. Find out more about Promise | Materials to Share!

Enrollment for Wisconsin Promise is over, but people with disabilities can apply for services like these through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Please visit them to get started on the path to success today!

Reyna – a Youth with Promise

Meet Reyna.  She’s resilient, strong, and knows how to advocate for herself. Reyna struggled with a lot of trauma and anger issues throughout her life.  She was feeling stuck in the system and starting to age out of foster care when she found Wisconsin Promise. With support from Promise including trauma-informed care, which is the center of Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker’s Fostering Futures initiative, Reyna has begun to harness her independence.

Reyna is a Youth with Promise, with plans to change the world.

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Wisconsin Promise is a project for 2000 participating Wisconsin families with 14 to 16 year old teens who receive Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI). The goal is to support teens receiving SSI and their families in achieving their education and career goals. Find out more about Promise

Promise By the Numbers…

There Are
0
Teens and Families Enrolled in Wisconsin Promise

How Many Enrollees Expect to Live Independently?

Yes
56%
No
44%

Gender of Teen Participants

Male
67%
Female
33%
0
Teens and Families will receive Wisconsin Promise services

There Are
0
Promise families
now working

Family Members Average

762 total jobs; 547 active jobs with an average of 30 hours per week at an average of $12.41/hr

There Are
0
Promise youth working in their communities averaging 19 hours per week

Teens Average

849 total jobs; 223 active jobs with an average 19 hours per week at an average of $8.79/hr