Coordinating In-home services

Community resources 

Overcoming barriers 

Group Facilitation & Administrative Services

Sarah Swant

Graduated from UW-Madison with a BA in Sociology in 2002, and began working in the human services field.  Since then Sarah has worked for organizations including Lutheran Social Services, IRIS, Harbor House, and People's Place.  Sarah loves what she does, and feels privileged to have grown relationships and gained experience working with people and their families regarding advocacy, resource referral, case management, community connecting, and promoting and maintaining self-direction.

N.E.W. Living Support, ​LLC

Mary Kay Rathe

Graduate of Western Wisconsin Technical Institute and course studies at Killian College.  Mary Kay has been working in the Human Services field since 2006.  Mary Kay was a Community Resources Advisor for Lutheran Social Services.  Clientele was primarily older adults seeking resources that would enable them to stay living in their own home.   Mary Kay worked for five years with the IRIS Program through TMG (The Management Group) .  IRIS is a Wisconsin Medicaid Waiver program for self-directed long term supports for people with disabilities & low income.  Mary Kay has a passion for connecting people with the resources and people that help them live the life they choose.

Hourly Rates:  $50.00 



Support Broker Services for those who have chosen self-direction

Local Care Managers facilitating independence 

​​Mary Kay Rathe 920.252.5100        Sarah Swant 920.243.8996

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  • Locate private hire or agency employees
  • Screen, reference check, & applications 
  • Assist with interview process
  • Oversight of employees
  • Liaison with employees
  • Household and/or waiver program budget
  • Comprehensive administrative services
  • ​Assistance in maintaining services and employees


  • Housing
  • Help achieving outcome goals
  • Transportation
  • Finding doctors
  • Employment opportunities
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Financial assistance
  • Community activities
  • Liaison with services
  • Home and vehicle Modification