Mission Statement

Causeway Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers connects people with needs to people who care for ongoing supportive connections. Causeway provides volunteer and community services to the elderly and adults with disabilities allowing them to maintain independence and dignity.

OASIS Respite Program

Causeway’s outreach respite program offers socialization and fun activities for individuals in the beginning to mid stages of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other brain related diagnosis.  OASIS Respite Program welcomes individuals from the Coulee Region and gives caregivers a much-deserved break on Thursdays from 11 am – 3pm.  Cost is $20 per attendance.

Discover more, register to participate or volunteer at… oasisrespite.org

Spring Needs in Causeway

Shopping needs are being received for people needing groceries. If you are willing to shop for a person needing groceries, please call.  Many of our stores offer safe options like online ordering or arranging pick-up by a volunteer.  Thank you!

If you are willing to do errands with someone, we have individuals needing to get to medical appointments, shopping, hair appointments and errands please let us know. Thank you!

Spring Raking, Garden Clean Up, Planting Flowers   As temperatures continue to warm up, we all get the urge to be outside and do our spring yard work.  For those individuals who may not have the stamina to rake or clean up a garden… Could you help?  Causeway will be getting calls for these services.  If you’d like to volunteer, please let our office know.  Thank you!

Thank you for your continued help!

Before the After in 2022

If you are interested in attending the March 1st Planning Session, registration is open!

Planning Session in 2022:
June 4th
September 12th
December 5th
Sessions are 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.,
To Register: Call or Email for Zoom details

Remember to have your Planning Packet folder if you’ve attended previously!  New attendees will receive packet materials.

You are welcome to attend as many Planning Sessions as needed to plan your Before the After, ask questions of knowledgeable individuals, open communication with family or friends and coordinate all your information in One Place.

Causeway Planning Sessions are held via Zoom:  Connection details provided to registered attendees

Next Planning Sessions Date:
June 4th  REGISTER NOW

Topics of Before the After Planning Sessions:
Obituary Writing and Tip Sheet
Funeral, Memorial or Final Service Planning
Lasting Legacy and Letters of Love
Health History
Power of Attorney for Health Care
Organ Donation
ICE – In Case of Emergency Plan
Authorization for Final Disposition
Personal Designations
Preparing Your Will
Guardianship
Everything in One Place and Tip Sheet
Contact Sheet for Friends and Family

 Whether you are just starting to plan or need a few documents to complete your wishes, Before the After is a planning tool for you to use.  Planning Session materials are available for Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa residents.

 Sessions are open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00 gratefully accepted to help offset expenses.

Lap-tivity Crafting Day April 25th

Crafting Day is April 25th at 9 am – 1 pm!!

We hope to see you!  Volunteers needed who machine and hand sew, designing quilts, and so much more.  Want to bring your own machine?  Call to reserve a sewing spot!

Cleaning out closets or a sewing room? We gratefully accept materials to this project.  For monetary donations for quilting supplies, please indicate on your check or when donating through this website.
Thank you in advance for supporting the Lap-tivity Quilt program!

These quilts are free for individual’s who would like one and can be found at Mayo Clinic and Gundersen Health Systems, Veteran Affairs, The Aging & Disability Resource Center of La Crosse County and Causeway Caregivers office.