Matthias Academy is a nonprofit adult day program coming to Bristol, Wisconsin. Matthias Academy will serve adults with mild to severe disabilities, specialized medical needs, behaviors and mild to severe autism from Illinois and Wisconsin.
Matthias Academy will provide retail stores and classes for adults with profound special needs, medical needs, behavioral needs and intellectual disabilities to learn, work and socialize. Classes will be offered in several areas of study, such as Health and Wellness, Culinary Arts, Meteorology, Fashion and Design, Marketing, Communication and Digital Media, Horticulture, Accounting and Business Management, all tailored to individual learning levels. Adults will have the opportunity to work within the retail stores of Matthias Academy and at the back end of the stores. There will be a Thrift Store, Bakery, Gift and Garden Center, Bookstore and Bike Shop. We will highly encourage the involvement of the surrounding community to come onto our campus to shop and visit, we will also encourage the involvement of local schools and local colleges to share our model. Times of recreation and leisure will be guided, exercise and mobility will be required multiple times daily to maintain health and wellness. Independence will be strongly encouraged and parent and student guided goals will be carried out throughout daily operations.
Matthias Academy is approved by the IRS as a 501c3 tax deductible charity. #82-5324304