It is the mission of Residential Services, Inc. to provide safe, affordable, homelike facilities for older persons or adults with disabilities who cannot or do not wish to live alone, and to encourage their dignity and independence.


Franklin House Residential Services

Built in 1984, Franklin House is a residential setting, providing 24-hour supervision for older mentally and physically disabled adults. This two-story home provides bedrooms and common living areas on both levels.

Designed with your special needs in mind, the comfortable rooms of Franklin House combine the freedom of living independently with the support of delicious and nutritious home cooked meals. Just a few things that Franklin House offers include:

  • Pre-admission assessments to determine the needs of the applicant
  • Trained mental health care giving staff
  • Social and recreational activities
  • 24-hour awake staff supervision
  • Park-like setting surrounded by trees and flower gardens
  • Family oriented home setting
  • Confidential case-management

Franklin House resident services include:


Case Management

  • Supervision of case management by Wisconsin Certified Social Worker
  • Coordination of Community Services


Health Monitoring

  • Medication Management
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Diabetic monitoring
  • Special diets provided
  • Coordination of medical appointments

Supportive Home Care

  • Assistance with daily hygiene routine
  • Laundry skills training and completion
  • Room cleaning


Leisure Time Services

  • Group and individual activities
  • Recreation programs offered in-house and in the community

Transportation Arrangements

  • Located on the Fond du Lac City bus route
  • Utilization of Fond du Lac County Van program


Money Management

  • Management and documentation of personal spending money

Safety Features

  • Alarm activated entries
  • Smoke and heat detector systems
  • Grab bars in bathrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hand rails in hallways
  • On-call management team


Bedroom Furnishings and Styles

  • Private, semi-private and shared bedrooms are available at the Franklin House. Each bedroom is furnished with a bed, dresser, night stand, lamp, mirror, and spacious closet. Linens, blankets, and towels are also provided.
  • Telephone and Cable hook-ups are available in each bedroom and can be established through the local companies.

Contact Us

For more information regarding the application process, or to arrange a tour of one of our homes, please contact:

Executive Director: Kayla Lapalme, LNHA


Phone: 920-922-7072

Fax: 920-922-8202

Mailing Address:
342 Forest Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935