Services Provided

Easter Seals Self-Employment Services provides:

  • Assessment for self-employment of initial feasibility and key issues, including referrals to local resources
  • Individualized assistance in business plan development with a guide to development and referrals to classes or other community resources
  • Business plan review and assessment

Questions Easter Seals Self -Employment Services addresses:

Accommodations for Disability issues

  • Can the design of the work site and equipment accommodate the disability?
  • Is the business and activities required to operate this business appropriate for my disability?

Self-Employment as the best option

  • Do I have or can I acquire the necessary skills and knowledge?
  • Am I prepared for the challenges and time required to operate a business?
  • Do I have emotional, mental, and financial support from friends and family?

A feasible business idea

  • What kind of business will it be and who is the competition?
  • Is there a market for the product or service and can that market be reached?
  • Can my business plan be evaluated and updated?

Financing Self-Employment

  • What are my personal finances and credit options in relation to funding self-employment?
  • How much I have to make in order to break even and make a profit?
  • Do I have sufficient funding to start a business?
  • What are realistic business income goals?

Background research

  • What legal issues affect my business?
  • Do I have a “team” of support, with friends, family, professional groups, and mentors?
  • Will my business income affect my disability income or other government supports or programs?

For more information on Easter Seals Wisconsin Self-Employment Services, contact Julie Jensen at 1-920-431-0843 or .

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