The Wisconsin Pooled and Community Trusts or WisPACT trusts provide for the special needs of persons with disabilities without endangering their eligibility for public benefits or placement on waiting lists. These benefits include entitlement programs such as Supplemental Security Income, Medical Assistance, Social Security Disability Insurance and Medicare, and home and community based services, such as the Community Integration, Options and Support Programs, that can have long waiting lists.
WisPACT, Inc., a Wisconsin nonprofit corporation, establishes and manages the irrevocable living trusts and selects its Trustee. The board of directors is comprised of representatives from the Elder Law Section of the Wisconsin Bar Association and from Wisconsin's aging and disability communities. The Trustee is Associated Trust Company, N.A., a Wisconsin based corporate trustee.