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American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
222 West Washington Avenue, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(866) 448-3611
Fax: (608) 251-7612
TDY: (608) 286-6333
AARP Website

Open to individuals over age 50. They offer information and education, advocacy, community service programs, health/wellness programs, driver safety program, tax aide program, work training program, volunteer opportunites, products, services, and discounts.

ABC for Health
32 North Bassett Street
Madison, WI 53703
1-800-585-4222
(608) 261-6939
Safetyweb Website

“A public interest law firm connecting WI families to health care.” Health benefits counseling, legal services, training, consumer publications, advocacy tools, support. Serving families with children up to 21 years of age who are low income or have medical costs and have chronic or terminal illnesses or disabilities and serving pregnant women who can’t afford prenatal care.

AIDS Support Network (ASN)
600 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53703
1-800-486-6276
(608) 252-6540
AIDS Network Website

HIV/AIDS prevention services. For people who are HIV positive, case management, client support, volunteer programs, legal services, information and referral, transportation, and support groups.

Al-Anon
401 North Union
Dodgeville, WI 53533
1-800-356-9996
Al-Anon Website

Strength and hope for friends and family of problem drinkers.

Alateen
401 North Union
Dodgeville, WI 53533
1.800.356.9996
Alateen Website

Alateen is part of Al-Anon Family Groups.  Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. (Should be at least 13 years old.)

Alzheimer's Association 
517 North Segoe Road, Suite 3015900 Saratoga Plaza, Suite 11
Madison, WI 53705 Dubuque, IA 52002
1-800-272-3900(563) 589-0030
(608) 232-3400
Local support group: (608) 723-6113
Alzheimer's Association Website

Information on Alzheimer’s and related dementia, referral, education, speakers bureau, lending library, support groups, telephone helpline, supportive counseling sessions, training, clinical diagnostic information. Local support group information: contact Grant County Center on Aging.

American Cancer Society 
8317 Elderberry Road, Suite 100 367 Cedar Cross Road
Madison, WI 53717Dubuque, IA 52003
1-800-227-2345(563) 583-8249
(608) 833-4555
American Cancer Society Website

Resources, information, and guidance on all types of cancers. Loan and gift, durable medical equipment, patient transportation, children’s camp, patient & family education materials, prevention and early detection information and programs, individual support, visitation assistance, & support groups.

American Heart Association of Wisconsin
2850 Dairy Drive, Suite 300 400 La Crosse Street
Madison, WI 53718 La Crosse, WI 54601
1-800-242-9236(414) 271-9999
(608) 221-8866
American Heart Association Website

Prevention of disability and death due to heart disease and stroke through research, public and professional education and community programs.

American Red Cross
Badger Chapter
2860 Sheboygan Avenue
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 233-9300
Southwest Wisconsin Chapter
American Red Cross Website

24-hour emergency calls, safety classes (first aid, water safety, CPR, HIV/AIDS) service to military families, disaster relief, volunteer training for special area.

Arthritis Foundation
802 West Broadway, Suite 206
Madison, WI 53713-1866
(608) 221-9800
Arthritis Foundation Website

Information & referral, health fairs, exhibits, pubic forums, support groups, advocacy, literature, self-help classes, speakers bureau, audio-visual library, juvenile arthritis programs, land/water exercise programs, Kids on the Block puppet program, professional education, financial planning information, Camp M.A.S.H for kids (Make Arthritis Stop Hurting).

Associated Balance & Hearing Clinic
109 East Bluff Street
Boscobel, WI 53805
(608) 375-4327
Associated Balance & Hearing Website

Complete audiology and hearing aide service for infants, children and adults. Home visits as needed.


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Belmont Public Library - John Turgeson Library
220 North Mound Avenue
Belmont, WI 53510
(608) 762-5137
John Turgeson Library Website

Benton Public Library
48 West Main Street
Benton, WI 53803
(608) 759-2665
Benton Library Website

Birth to 3 Program
200 West Alona Lane 1122 Professional Drive
Lancaster, WI 53813Dodgeville, WI 53533
(608) 723-6357 (608) 935-2776
24-hour Emergency Line: 1-800-362-5717
Birth to 3 Website

Early intervention services for children ages birth to three who are found to be developmentally delayed or have a diagnosed condition which will likely result in developmental delay. Families receive education, occupational and physical therapy and service coordination to enhance the child’s development and learning potential. Services will be provided in the child’s natural settings such as home, child care, and other community settings. Anyone can refer a child for services.

Bloomington Public Library
453 Canal Street
Bloomington, WI 53804
608.994.2531
Bloomington Library Website

Board on Aging and Longterm Care
1402 Pankratz Street, Suite 111
Madison, WI 53703-4001
1-800-242-1060
(608) 246-7013
Board on Aging and Longterm Care Website

Long term care and assisted living for any Medicare recipient. Ombudsman “Protector of the People” (advocates & investigates issues for the elderly and disabled and those participating in the Community Options Program) and Medigap insurance helpline (answers questions about health insurance, Medicare supplements, long term care insurance, nursing home insurance and home health care insurance).

Boscobel Clinic, Gunderson Health Care
208 Parker Street
Boscobel, WI 53805
(608) 375-4144
Boscobel Clinic Website

Boscobel Clinic is a department of Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics providing quality health care to this area of southwestern Wisconsin. Services include: Annual exams, Women’s health, Family Medicine, Well-child exams, DOT physicals, Sports physicals, Allergy shots, Diabetes education, Drug testing, and lab.

Boscobel Public Library
1033 Wisconsin Avenue
Boscobel, WI 53805
608.375.5723
Boscobel Library Website

Boy Scouts of America
Black Hawk Council: Arrowhead District
District Chair: James Bussan
P.O. Box 279
Dickeyville, WI 53808
(608) 568-3177
Arrowhead District Website
Blackhawk Council Website

To serve others by helping instill values in young people to prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime and achieve their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based on those found in the Scout Oath and Law.


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Cancer Connect
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-6164
1-800-622-8922
Cancer Connect Website

The Cancer Connect office is staffed by skilled oncology nurses and health educators who provide specific information about the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center and how patients can access care. Cancer Connect works directly with referring physicians, cancer patients and their families to improve cancer care.

Catholic Charities
Diocese of MadisonArchdiocese of Dubuque
702 South Highpoint Road 1229 Mt. Loretta Avenue
Madison, WI 53703 Dubuque, IA 52003
(608) 256-23581-800-772-2758
(608) 821-3100(563) 588-0558
Catholic Charities of Madison WebsiteCatholic Charities of Dubuque Website

Adoption, marriage, family and individual counseling, foster care services, supportive living for brain trauma, refuge resettlement and immigration outreach, pregnancy counseling, post abortion counseling, jail and prison ministry, and low income housing.

Center for Christian Counseling
5310 Wall Street, Suite 500
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 274-8294
Center for Christian Counseling Website

Individual & family therapy including parenting skills, problems with children, marriage counseling, anger control, eating disorders, substance abuse, etc.

Child Care Resource & Referral 
The Parenting PlaceFamily Connections of Southwest Wisconsin
1500 Green Bay Street110 W Adams Street
La Crosse, WI
54601
Platteville, WI 53818
1-800-873-17681-800-267-1018
(608) 784-8125(608) 348-2846
The Parenting Place WebsiteFamily Connections Website

Provides parents with educational materials and consultation to make informed choices in selecting child care providers. Recruits, trains and gives technical assistance to child care providers.

Child Find of America
1-800-I AM LOST (1-800-426-5678)
1-800-A WAY OUT (1-800-292-9688)
Childfind of America Website

Offers mediation, conference calls between runaways and their guardians, referrals to shelters, food pantries, transportation, and counseling in an effort to assist runaways and their families. Child kidnapping and location specialists help children and parents through free investigation, mediation and publicity.

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program
CYSHCN Website

Our goal is to assure that children and youth with special health care needs: 1) are identified early, 2) receive high quality coordinated care, and 3) receive – with their families – the supports they need. We collaborate with national, state, and community-based partners to link children to appropriate services, close service gaps, reduce duplication, and develop policies to better serve families.

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
6737 North Washington Street, Suite 1111
West Allis, WI 53214
(414) 337-4560
Children's Health Alliance Website

Improving the health and well-being of every child by creating strategic alliances with diverse organizations, families and individuals. We also publish a quarterly newsletter “Hand in Hand” for members and anyone interested in Alliance activities.

Christian Family Solutions
W175 N11120 Stonewood Drive
Germantown, WI 53022
1-888-685-9522
(262) 345-5530
FAX: (262) 345-5531
Christian Family Solutions Website

A variety of Christian-based services to assist those in need including counseling, in-home care, and senior living.

Clarity Clinic of Southwest Wisconsin
185 E Pine Street
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 348-5787
Clarity Clinic Website

Whether you are pregnant, or wondering if you are, our supportive team at Clarity Clinic of SW Wisconsin has valuable information and resources to help you explore all of your choices about your unplanned pregnancy and reproductive health. Free services include: pregnancy testing, limited obstetrical ultrasounds, some STI testing for women & men, option consultation, resource referrals, post-adoption counseling, post-abortion counseling.

Cooperative Educational Service Agency - CESA #3
1300 Industrial Drive
Fennimore, WI 53809
(608) 822-3276
CESA 3 Website

CESA #3 offers educational support to 31 school districts; alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse programming; Special Education; School to Work; teen parent programs; technology; administrative support; as well as services to parents.

Counseling Center of Southwest Wisconsin
405 N Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
(608) 935-9061

DHS certified mental health clinic for ages 4 and older. Counseling for divorce, depression, death or other major loss, chronic pain, sexual and/or physical abuse, children’s behavior and learning problems (including ADHD evaluations and treatment), identity issues, marital difficulties, stress reduction as well as a myriad of other problems of daily living.

Crime Stoppers 
Crawford CountyGrant County
P.O. Box 353P.O. Box 772
Prairie Du Chien, WI  53821  Platteville, WI 53818
Tip Line: 1-866-779?7297Tip Line: 1-800-789-6600
Work Phone: (608) 326?8414Work Phone: (608) 331-0485
Crawford County Crime StoppersGrant County Crime Stoppers Website
Iowa CountyLafayette County
1205 N Bequette Street138 W. Catherine St. 
Dodgeville, WI  53533 Darlington, WI 53530
Tip Line: (608) 935?9090Tip Line: 1-800-606?8477
Work Phone: (608) 935?3314Work Phone: (608) 776?4859 
Richland AreaVernon County
P.O. Box 631P.O. Box 1
Richland Center, WI  53581 Viroqua, WI  54665
Tip Line: (608) 647?2583Tip Line: (608) 637?8477
Work Phone: (608) 647?2106 Work Phone: (608) 637?2123 
Vernon County Crime Stoppers

Anyone with information on a crime may call and stay anonymous (no caller ID is used) and give information related to crime. May be eligible for reward.

Crossing Rivers Health
Fennimore ClinicPrairie du Chien Clinic
1800 Bronson Blvd.37822 U.S. Highway 18
Fennimore, WI 53809Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
(608) 357-2500(608) 357-2500
Crossing Rivers Website

Crossing Rivers Health is a comprehensive community health center which provides more than 100 services to the people who live throughout Southwest Wisconsin and Northeast Iowa. We are dedicated to providing the best care for every patient, every time.

Cuba City Public Library
108 N Main Street
Cuba City, WI 53807
(608) 744-2613
Cuba City Library Website


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Darlington Public Library - Johnson Library
131 E Catherine Street
Darlington, WI 53530
(608) 776-4171
Johnson Library Website

Department of Health Services (DHS)
1 W Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-1865
TTY: 1-800-947-3529
DHS Website

Mission: To support economic prosperity and quality of life, the Department of Health Services exercises multiple roles in the protection and promotion of the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin.

Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
1500 N Johns Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
(608) 935-3368
DNR Website

License sales, regulatory permits, law enforcement, fisheries, and wild life management, forestry, water regulation and air quality, safety programs for hunter, boating, ATV, and snowmobiles.

Dodgeville Public Library
139 S Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
(608) 935-3728
Dodgeville Library Website


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Epilepsy Foundation of America
Serving Grant, Iowa and Crawford Counties
P.O. Box 204
Edmund, WI 53535
1-800-693-2287
(608) 623-3333
Epilepsy Foundation - Wisconsin
Epilepsy Foundation Website

Ensures that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; and will prevent, control and cure epilepsy through research, education, advocacy and services.


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Family Advocates, Inc.
P.O. Box 705
Platteville, WI 53818
1-800-924-2624
(608) 348-5995
24-hour Crisis Line: (608) 348-3838 or 1-800-924-2624
Family Advocates Website

To victims of domestic abuse (children & elder) and their children and/or to victims of sexual assault, emergency housing options, advocacy and counseling, support groups for women and children, support groups for rape and incest victims, also provide public speaking to interested groups and organizations.

Family Care - Department of Health Services
Division of Long Term Care
1 W Wilson Street, Room 518
P.O. Box 7851
Madison WI 53707-7851
(608) 267-7286
DHS - Family Care Website

Family Care is a long-term care program which helps frail elders and adults with disabilities get the services they need to remain in their homes. This comprehensive and flexible program offers services to foster independence and quality of life for members, while recognizing the need for interdependence and support.

Family Literacy - Family Connections
Boscobel Library Basement
1033 Wisconsin Avenue
Boscobel, WI 53805
1-800-267-1018
(608) 723-3400

Adult Education: GED/HSED, computer skills, post high school brush up, English Language Learner classes, parent education, early childhood education, home visiting.

Fennimore Community Good Samaritan Center
1850 11th Street
Fennimore, WI 53809
(608) 822-6100
Good Samaritan Website

Skilled nursing home, Medicare and medical assistance certified offering skilled nursing care, physical and occupational therapy and speech therapy. Apartments for elderly, mobile meals, telephone reassurance, elderly respite/daycare, general public blood pressure screening.

Fennimore Public Library - Dwight T. Parker Library
925 Lincoln Avenue
Fennimore, WI 53809
(608) 822-6294
Dwight T. Parker Library Website

First Call for Help
426 Onalaska Street
La Crosse, WI 54650
1-800-362-8255
(608) 791-4344
TTY: (608) 782-3784

A telephone-helping service providing comprehensive information, referral, supportive listening, and crisis intervention services on a 24-hour basis to the Tri-State area. Service links callers to organizations that may assist them with their problems.

Forward Service Corporation
110 W Adams Street
Platteville, WI 53818
1-855-732-7471
(608) 720-1226
Forward Service Corporation Website

We provide employment, training, and support services that spark a transformation in the lives of those we serve.

Franciscan Healthcare - Mayo Clinic
800 E Blackhawk Avenue
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
(608) 326-0808
Franciscan Healthcare Website

The Franciscan Skemp Prairie du Chien Clinic also offers Behavioral Health Services through an on-site clinical therapist’s. Behavioral Health Services include: Counseling individual, marriage, family, adolescent and child, and group therapy (on the job pressures, coping problems, depression, anxiety, mood swings, eating disorders).

Drug and Alcohol Treatment – residential and outpatient drug and alcohol services located at Villa Success, 121 South Prairie Street in Prairie du Chien. 608.326.8484


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Girl Scouts of America
Badgerland Council: Platteville Service Center
305 E Business Hwy 151, Suite D
Platteville, WI 53818
1-800-236-2710
(608) 230-8375
Badgerland Council Website

Provide Girl Scout Program to girls five to seventeen years of age that wish to belong. Program is carried out in small to medium-sized groups under volunteer leadership. Girls learn skills in the home, arts, and out-of-doors through program activities which stress self-reliance, service, relating to others, and responsibility.

Golden Living Center - Riverdale
1000 N Wisconsin Avenue
Muscoda, WI 53573
Tel: (608) 739-3186
Fax: (608) 739-3486
Golden Living Centers Website

We are a skilled nursing facility. Our interdisciplinary team is dedicated to providing compassionate, individualized care to all of our patients and residents. In addition to offering long-term care, we offer physical, speech and occupational therapy, wound care and stroke rehabilitation. We believe that keeping active is always important, so we offer a variety of recreational and social activities, such as bingo, spiritual services, social groups and exercise.

Grant County Clerk
111 S Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2675
Fax: (608) 723-4048
Grant County Clerk Website

Acts as secretary and official reporter for the County Board of Supervisors; acts as an agent of the State which includes conducting elections, issuing marriage licenses and hunting and fishing licenses; is responsible for keeping the accounts of all departments; retirement records; payroll records; insurance records; apportion taxes; supervised tax description service to local units of government.

Grant County Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 110
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.2752
Fax: 608.723.7370
Grant County Clerk of Court Website

Serving all courts, handling small claims, all maintenance and support payments. Keeps court papers, records names of parties in every civil action, criminal records, judgments, lien dockets, collects fees required on civil actions, judgments and penal fines and pays the same to the County Treasurer. Processes passports, traffic citations and criminal traffic violations.

Grant County Aging & Disability Resource Center
8820 Hwy 35 & 61
Lancaster, WI 53813
1-800-514-0066
(608) 723-6113
TDD: (608 )723-6113
Fax: (608) 723-6122
Grant County Aging & Disability Website

Nutrition program for the elderly, Benefit Specialist, Public Awareness, Information and Referral, Supportive Home Care, Driver Escort, Taxi, Bus, elder abuse intervention and referral.

Grant County Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 447
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2136
Fax: (608) 723-4834
After hours - Sheriff’s Dept.: (608) 723-2157

• Community Development: Community and Neighborhood Exchange Program: connects community members, stakeholders, and resources together to implement community ideas and create lasting connections. Community Safety Net: connecting people, with short term needs, to resources.

• Elderly and Disabled: long-term support services, counseling, elder abuse investigation, home and personal care services, and protective services.

• Family Services: In-Home Therapy Team: Therapists work with children with severe emotional disabilities in your home (SED). Coordinated Services Team: your team of family members, service providers, and other supports working together to address your needs and concerns. Family Group Conference: a meeting where families and friends make plans for the well-being of the family. In-Home Parenting Services: trained parent aids come to your home and teach behavior modification skills, life skills, and other topics of interest to your needs.

• Financial Services: Food Share, fuel assistance/FEMA, Medical Assistance, refugee assistance program, Wisconsin Works (W2), Healthy Start, Badger Care, employment support, and kinship care. Apply online at www.access.wisconsin.gov.

• Volunteer Services: Kinship Big Buddy, Neighborhood Visitor, Foster Parents, Coordinated Service Team Facilitators, Guardians, Drivers, Community Development Volunteers, and Holiday Project

• Other: Independent Living Services, family preservation and support services, and group work

Grant County District Attorney
130 W Maple Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-4237
Fax: (608) 723-4382

The District Attorney must prosecute crimes committed in the county; represent the county in all courts; secures advice about interpretation of laws from the Attorney General’s Office and initiates inquiries or investigations into the health, safety, morals, and welfare of the county.

Grant County Emergency Food Resources
Boscobel UMC Food PantryCassville Emergency Food Fund
104 Buchanan Street(608) 725-5528
Boscobel, WI 53805 (608) 725-2340
(608) 375-4565(608) 725-5595
Limited to Boscobel area residents.Limited to Cassville School District residents.
Hazel Green Food PantryFennimore Food Pantry
2115 N Main Street Depot Exchange
Hazel Green, WI 53811 1170 Lincoln Avenue
(608) 854-2536 Fennimore, WI 53809
Limited to residents of Southwestern, Cuba City and Benton School Districts.(608) 822-4060
Limited to Fennimore School District Residents.
Lancaster Food PantryLivingston Area Outreach
225 S Madison Street (608) 943-6260
Lancaster, WI 53813 Available anytime by appointment.
(608) 723-7070 Limited to Livingston area residents.
Limited to residents of Lancaster, Potosi, Cassville, Livingston, and Monfort areas.
Platteville Food Pantry Riverdale Food Pantry
1345 N Water Street 116 W Beech Street
P.O. Box 127Muscoda, WI 53573
Platteville, WI 53818 (608) 739-3391
(608) 778-8572 (608) 739-4017
Limited to Platteville residents. (608) 739-3933
Limited to Riverdale School District residents.
Southwest Community Action Program Food Pantries
1108 Wisconsin Avenue35 West Main Street
Boscobel, WI 53805Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 375-5903(608) 348-3782

Grant County Farm Service Agency
150 W Alona Lane
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-7692
Fax: (608) 723-7793

Loans for starting farming on a livestock and machinery basis, buying farms, federal farm programs, conservation cost-sharing programs, grain loans, free grain and wheat and tobacco programs, conservation reserve program.

Grant County Health Department
111 S Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-6416

  • Community Based Services; Wellness Days: blood pressure, colo-rectal screens, diabetes, cholesterol and anemia screens; Health Education Information: communicable disease investigation and control, industrial health; Immunizations; Hepatitis B, WIC supplemental food program; Jail Health; Pre-school Vision and Hearing screening; Foot Care clinics; Health Checks for low income children; Farm Safety program and day camp; HIV testing and counseling and follow-up, injury and safety education; Blood-Lead Screening; SIDS counseling and follow-up, STD counseling and follow-up.
  • Home Nursing: skilled nursing, Physical/Speech/Occupational therapy, Home Health Aide. Services may include injections, catheter care, wound care or teaching and supervision.
  • Home Services: Health Counseling and Teaching (Maternal-Child, Pre-Natal, Post-Partum, Child Growth and Development); Specific Health Needs; Monitoring of Health Conditions.
  • Hospice: Services for the terminally-ill patient and family. Nurses are available 24 hours a day to provide comfort measures, support and care. Hospice aides, counselors, social workers, volunteers and a medical director complete the hospice team. Patients may choose being at home, brief hospitalization or the Nursing Home.
  • Personal Care Aides: under the supervision of a Registered Nurse may provide custodial care services to chronically ill and elderly persons in their own home. Services provided include: assistance with bathing, hair care, nail and skin care. There is a charge for Personal Care Services.
  • Public Health: emphasizes prevention and early detection of disease. Information and Referral; Loan Closet (Hospital Equipment available for short time use); Hearing; Immunizations, Blood Pressure checks and Diabetes checks available by appointment.
  • School Services: Health Screening-Hearing, Vision, Scoliosis, Blood Pressure, Immunization Law Compliance, Dental Health-Fluoride Mouth Rinse; Immunizations-Hepatitis B, DT boosters; TB Skin Testing-High School Seniors; Health Education and Counseling with teachers, students and staff.

Grant County Job Center
8820 Hwy 35 & 61 South
Lancaster, WI 53813
Tollfree: 1-888-258-9966
(608) 723-2153
Fax: (608) 723-7564
Grant County Job Center Website

Employment and training services, technical service to employers, labor market information, skill assessment/job counseling, intrastate job bank, civil service listings, and job skills workshops.

Grant County Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 391
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2727
Fax: (608) 723-4048

Record deeds, mortgages, all documents pertaining to real estate; file liens against personal property; Veterans discharge; record birth, marriage and death records; record subdivision plats, cemetery plots. Issue certificates of births, marriages, and deaths.

Grant County Sanitarian
111 S Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-4394
Fax: (608) 723-6792

Regulate private sewer systems; Administer Wisconsin fund-private sewer system replacement or rehabilitation grant program.

Grant County Sherriff
P.O. Box 506
Lancaster, WI 53813-0506
(608) 723-2157
Fax: (608) 723-2377

As an officer of the court, serves writs on residents subject to court action; responsible for preserving peace and order; investigates all crimes in the county; maintains the county jail and escort prisoners as needed.

Grant County Treasurer
111 S Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2604
Fax: (608) 723-5636

Keep a true and correct account of the receipt and expenditure of all county moneys. Collect property taxes and make disbursements of property tax revenue. Maintain a computerized treasurer’s file which includes tax rolls by municipality, tax receipting, tax payments histories, assessments to land and improvements and fair market values.

Grant County Veteran's Service Office
111 S Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2756
Fax: (608) 724-4048

Provide assistance to veterans and dependents on problems from the military. The CVSO provides information on federal, state and local benefits (compensation, pension, education, dental, hospital care, insurance, loans).

Grant Regional Health Center
507 S Monroe Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-9202
TDD: (608) 723-3290
Grant Regional Health Center Website

  • Emergency Services: 24 hour Emergency Care
  • Walk-In Care: Weekday evenings 5-9 p.m; Weekends/Holidays 9-5 p.m.
  • The Family Center provides Child Development Education, Lending Library, Parent Education and Playgroups
  • Family Practice Clinics: Fennimore Clinic,Grant Regional Family Practice, Potosi-Tennyson Medical Clinic
  • Hospice
  • Laboratory/Pathology
  • Nursing: Outpatient Observation Services, Monitored Bed Area, Pediatric Care, Private Pay Swing Bed Program, Swing Bed Program
  • Obstetrics: Childbirth/Lamaze Classes, Breastfeeding Classes, Newborn Hearing Screening, Safe Place for Newborns Program
  • Occupational Health Program
  • Outpatient Services: Cardiac Stress Testing, Chemotherapy, Diabetic Education, Drug Screenings, IV infusions
  • Pharmacy
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation: Aquatic Therapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Massage Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Speech Therapy, Sports Medicine
  • Respiratory Care: CPR Training, ECG Testing, EEG Testing, Pulmonary Function Testing, Smoking Cessation Classes
  • Social Services: Cancer Support Group, Lung Disease Support Group, Life-Line Emergency System
  • Surgery: Endoscopy, Laparoscopy, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic, Otolaryngology, Podiatry, Urology

Gray's Nursing Home
555 N Chestnut Street
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 349-6741

Supportive care to elderly in skilled nursing home.

Great Rivers 2-1-1
P.O. Box 426
Onalaska, WI 54650
Dial 2-1-1, or 1-800-362-8255
TTY: 1-866-884-3620

Free, confidential community information, referrals and crissis line services 24 hours a day for all topics.


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Hand in Hand Parenting
555 Waverley Street, #25
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 322-5323
Hand in Hand Parenting Website

Our mission is to support parents with the insights, skills, and tools necessary to build the meaningful connections that parents and children need to thrive.

Our vision is a world of warm, loving families where parents are well-supported and responsive to the needs of their children. And because they truly understand how to listen and connect with their children, they will raise a generation of involved, creative, visionary problem-solvers who will transform the world.

Harvest of Hope
7118 Old Sauk Road
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 836-4633
Harvest of Hope Website

Assists farm families in getting through tough times, provides gifts to farm families to purchase seed, fertilizer, fuel, and other supplies for spraying plants and to meet needs for medicad expenses, retraining or other immediate situations.

Head Start & Early Head Start
149 N Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
1-800-704-8555
(608) 935-2326
Fax: (608) 935-2876
SWCAP Head Start Website
Wisconsin Head Start Association

A free, comprehensive Preschool and Birth to Three program that provides a variety of education, health, and family services to young children and their families including: home visits, classroom experiences, playgroups, developmental assessments, health and nutrition services, resource and referral, and services for children with special needs. Eligibility: generally 100% of poverty guidelines; Head Start: children ages 3-5; Early Head Start: expectant parents & children ages 0-3. Services Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland Counties.

Heartland Clinic
1515 Elm Street
Boscobel, WI 53805
(608) 375-2700
Crisis Line: (608) 604-1204
Heartland Clinic Facebook

Individual, Marital and Group therapy.

Heartland ManorCare
1300 N Water Street
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 348-2453
Heartland ManorCare Website

Nursing home, Respite care,Outpatient therapies (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy).

Hodan Center, Inc.
941 W Fountain Street
Mineral Point, WI 53565
(608) 987-3336
Fax: (608) 987-3082
Hodan Center Website

For persons with disabilities (age 18 and older) from Iowa, Lafayette, and Grant counties. Independent living services) provided by southern service center for independent living), adult basic education classes in conjunction with SW Technical College, occupational/physical/speech therapy, community and supported employment services, integrated employment training and work at center, sub-contract work for industries and enrichment activities.

Homeward Bound, Inc.
130 W Elm Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
Toll Free: (877) 887-6601
(608) 723-6601
Fax: (608) 723-6616
Homeward Bound Website

Support service, personal care, home maintenance, companionship, skilled home care and skilled nursing.


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Iowa County Governmental Information
Iowa County Website


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Job Center - Lancaster
P.O. Box 447
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2136
Fax: (608) 723-4834

Assist with employment openings, applications, resume assistance, internet applications, email access for employment purposes, internet career information, employment counseling and the Food Share Work Program.

Job Center - Southwest Tech
1800 Bronson Boulevard
Fennimore, WI 53809
(608) 822-2334
Fax: (608) 822-2679
Job Center of Wisconsin Website
SWWDB Virtual Job Center

Employment and training services, technical service to employers, labor market information, skill assessment/job counseling, intrastate job bank, civil service listings, and job skills workshops. Also offered is the TABE test, GATB test, COPS and COPES tests, Workforce Investment and Training program information.


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Lancaster Care Center
1350 S Madison Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-4143

Skilled nursing home certified for Medicaid and Medicare services of a physical therapist, full-time activity director, dietitian on staff, speech therapy available on as needed basis, contract services daily of occupational therapy. Medicare wing R.N. coverage 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Alzheimer’s unit.

Lancaster Public Library - Schreiner Memorial Library
113 W Elm Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608-723-7304
Schreiner Memorial Library Website

Lawyer Referral & Information Service - Wisconsin Bar
P.O. Box 7158
Madison, WI 53707-7158
1-800-362-9082
(608) 257-4666
Lawyer Referral & Information Website

LegalExplorer brings together the expertise of Wisconsin lawyers to answer commonly asked legal questions about Wisconsin law, written in easy-to-understand language. Search our website and choose a topic from the list that meets your area of interest. In addition, try searching our Resources area to access additional information, including links to related Internet sites.

Legal Action of Wisconsin
La Crosse OfficeMadison Office
205 5th Avenue South, Suite 30031 S Mills Street
La Crosse, WI 54601Madison, WI 53715
1-800-873-09271-800-362-3904
(608) 785-2809(608) 256-3304
TTY: 1-800-947-3529
FAX: (608) 782-0800FAX: (608) 256-0510
Legal Action of Wisconsin Website

Legal Action of Wisconsin provides free legal services to low-income people who would be denied justice without our help. We deliver top-quality, personalized legal service to each and every client. We also emphasize legal work with a broader reach, aimed at systemic changes that will help more people achieve a decent quality of life. Our priority practice areas include: benefits and health programs, family law, housing law, licenses, criminal records and employment, senior law, migrant farmworkers, social security, and the DOES Project.

Livingston Public Library - Allen-Dietzman Library
220 W Barber Avenue
Livingston, WI 53569
(608) 943-6800
Allen-Dietzman Library Website

Lutheran Counseling and Family Services
3800 N Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
1-800-291-4513
(414) 536-8333
Lutheran Counseling & Family Services Website

Prevention service, consultation to parish pastors, consultation to parochial school teachers, family counseling, un-wed mother counseling, adoption, step-parent adoptions.

Lutheran Social Services
2307 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 788-5090
Lutheran Social Services Website

People of all denominations benefit from the wide range of services we provide such as: adoption, foster care, alcohol and drug treatment, correctional services, disaster response, family preservation services, home health care, individual and family counseling, older adult services, refugee resettlement, residential care, services for people with disabilities and much more.


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Maternal and Child Health Hotline
1-800-722-2295
Maternal & Child Health Hotline Website

The Maternal and Child Health Hotline is available to answer questions regarding a variety of programs for women and young children. In addition to serving as an initial point of contact for WIC offices across the state, we share information with all of our callers about other resources that may be helpful to them, including Badgercare, FoodShare, W2, Childcare Subsidies and Prenatal Care Coordination.

Montfort Public Library
102 E Park Street
Montfort, WI 53569
(608) 943-6265
Montfort Library Website

Multiple Sclerosis Society - Wisconsin Chapter
1120 James Drive, Suite A
Hartland, WI 53029
1-800-344-4867
(262) 369-4400
National MS Society Wisconsin Website

Educational programs, publications, library, counseling, financial assistance, self-help groups, medical equipment, advocacy, information and referral for people with multiple sclerosis and their families.


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National Down Syndrome Congress
30 Mansell Court, Suite 108
Roswell, GA 30076
1-800-232-6372
Fax: (770) 604-9898
National Down Syndrome Congress Website

Promotes the interests of persons with Down Syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness and information dissemination. Operates a clearinghouse of resource and referral information, annual host for the national conference, and publishes a bi-monthly newsletter – Down Syndrome News.

Neighborhood Health Partners 
Platteville ClinicMonroe ClinicDodgeville Clinic
5 W Mineral Street1017 17th Street 101 E Fountain Street
Platteville, WI 53818Monroe, WI 53566Dodgeville, WI 53533
Toll Free at 1-877-449-7422Toll Free at 1-877-449-7422Toll Free at 1-877-449-7422
(608) 348-9766(608) 328-9500
Neighborhood Health Partners Website

The mission of Neighborhood Health Partners is to provide confidential and affordable reproductive health care to women and men of all ages in an atmosphere that promotes the dignity and respect of the individual while providing the education needed to make informed choices regarding their sexual health.


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Orchard Manor
8800 Hwy 61
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2113
Fax: (608) 723-2210
Orchard Manor Website

Nursing home with a distinctive developmentally disabled unit, which provides care to residents 18 and older. Offers occupational/physical/speech therapy, psychiatric services, behavior and psychological services. Sensory integration, reality orientation and validation therapy are all components of care given. Support to families of residents through support group meetings.


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Parent Education Project of Wisconsin, Inc.
2192 S 60th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53219
(414) 328-5520

Parent training and information center for families of children with disabilities to understand special education needs. Free workshops for parents. Regional telephone support. Lending library of books, videos, and written information.

The Partners Advocacy
29 1/2 S Second Street
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 348-3131

Provides non-emergency outreach, support, information and referral to people with mental illness and their families. Ensures that every mentally ill person is treated with dignity and respect, and is helped to meet maximum potential by getting appropriate treatment and support.

Passages
1001 W Parkview Drive
Richland Center, WI 53581
(608) 647-8775
24 hour Crisis Line: (608) 647-3616

Program for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. We provide a shelter, 24 hour crisis line, counseling, support group with child care provided, advocacy (legal and medical), information, referral, community presentations, volunteer opportunities, and Ada James Place transitional housing.

Platteville Family Resource Center, Inc.
1075 N Elm Street, Suite 120
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 348-4060
Platteville Family Resource Center Website

The Platteville Family Resource Center is committed to compassionate, confidential, and quality treatment of mental health challenges. We believe that all people deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. Because even people with the same challenges require different approaches, we offer a broad variety of therapy approaches and services including: individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, group therapy, parent-child interaction therapy, psychological evaluations, parent information, and more.

Platteville Public Library
65 S Elm Street
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 348-7441
Dial-A-Story: (608) 348-2600
Platteville Library Website

Poison Center
1-800-222-1222
Non-emergency number: (414) 266-2630
Wisconsin Poison Center Website
Children's Hospital Poison Help Website

The Poison Center for the state of Wisconsin is located at The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Manages calls for adults and children with exposures such as ingestion, inhalation, skin contact, eyes, etc. as well as questions on various products and plants. Also offers educational activities for all ages. Brochures can be ordered on the website with the keyword – Poison.

Pregnancy Helpline - Optionline
1-800-712-4357
Text “HELPLINE” to 313131
Optionline Website

Helps women, men and families involved with unplanned or problem pregnancies. Listening service, referral service, free pregnancy testing, person-to-person support and guidance, referrals for adoption services, post-delivery guidance, post-adoption guidance, provide maternity and baby clothes, equipment (strollers, etc.), help find sources of financial assistance, post-abortion guidance.

Public Defenders Office 
AdministrationLa CrosseLancaster
17 S Fairchild Street, Suite 500205 5th Ave. S, Suite 200207 W Maple Street, Suite A
Madison, WI 53703La Crosse, WI 54601-4059Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 266-0087(608) 785-9531(608) 723-6436
Wisconsin Public Defenders Website

Provides services in criminal cases to low-income individuals.


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Quit Smoking Community
Quit Smoking Community Website

Quit Smoking Community is a virtual community that offers support and information for those trying to kick the deadliest habit in the world.

Our vision for Quit Smoking Community is to provide a hub where visitors can access information regarding quitting smoking, as well as download resources and tools to help them begin and complete their quit journey. Our website currently receives over 40,000 visitors per day from around the world, and we hope to bring people of different races and nationalities together in the fight against tobacco.


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Rural Housing, Inc.
4510 Regent Street
Madison, WI 53705
Toll Free: 1-888-400-5974
(608) 238-3448
Fax: (608) 238-2084
Wisconsin Rural Housing Website

Rural Housing is an effective small agency. We serve the very poor. Over the years we have done many things to innovate and fill gaps in housing all over Wisconsin. We collaborate with and support local efforts to build on their resources. Our assistance is intentionally flexible so that we can help cover various needs across all 69 rural counties. This is all counties in Wisconsin except Dane, Milwaukee and Racine. Please contact us if you have needs or questions.


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Safe Kids Wisconsin
705 S 24th Ave., Suite 400
Wausau, WI 54401
(715) 843-1890
Fax: (715) 848-2959
Safe Kids Wisconsin Website

Safe Kids Wisconsin serves as the state office for twelve coalitions in Wisconsin. Through our coalitions, we work to prevent unintentional injuries through collaboration, education, policy, and advocacy. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is our lead agency. The top childhood injuries for Wisconsin children include: motor vehicle injuries, poisonings, bike-related injuries, pedestrian injuries, falls, burns, and sports-related injuries.

Safe to Sleep
P.O. Box 3006
Rockville, MD 20847
1-800-505-2742
TTY: 1-888-320-6942
Fax: 1-866-760-5947
Safe to Sleep Website

The Safe to Sleep® campaign, formerly known as the Back to Sleep campaign, has helped educate millions of caregivers—parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, babysitters, child care providers, health care providers, and others—about ways to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death.

Salvation Army - Southwest Wisconsin
Field Representative: Christy Duhr
(608) 475-9040
Local Referrals: Platteville Police Department
(608) 348-2313
Salvation Army Wisconsin Website

The Salvation Army strives to be timely and efficient as it examines and addresses needs within a community. It continues to seek ways to change people’s lives by elevating the human spirit through the gift of Christian love. We lift people up – get them on their feet – help them grow in all dimensions of life. Services include: addiction recovery, basic needs, child care services, emergency disaster services, housing, nutrition, Salvation Army camps, and more.

Shullsburg Public Library - McCoy Library
190 N Judgement Street
Shullsburg, WI. 53586
(608) 965-4424 ext. 5
FAX: (608) 965-4809
McCoy Library Website

Sinsinawa Mound Center
585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53811
(608) 748-4411
Sinsinawa Mound Website

Center of Dominican life and mission providing conference facilities, retreats, special programs, a childcare center, as well as cultural displays in art, music, and theater.

Social Security Administration - Chicago Region
La Crosse OfficeLancaster OfficeMadison Office
210 7th Street S, Suite 100 175 W Alona Lane
6011 Odana Road
La Crosse, WI 54601Lancaster, WI 53813Madison, WI 53719
1-866-770-23451-877-405-78411-866-770-2262
TTY: 1-800-325-0778TTY: (608) 723-6313TTY: 1-800-325-0778
SSA - Chicago Website

Get a social security card or replace one that is lost. File a claim for retirement, disability, survivors, or SSI. Claim for reimbursement from Medicare. Check that your earnings are correctly recorded under your social security number. Report events, which affect the payment of benefits if you are a beneficiary. Answer questions about reporting wages and self-employment income, explain benefit amounts, estimate benefit rate, and answer questions about social security in general. Provide speakers, films, and pamphlets about social security.

Southwest Health Center
1400 East Side Road
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 348-2331
Southwest Health Website

Acute care: 24 hour emergency/urgent care, general medical/surgical, cardiac, hospice, swing bed, respite, detox, radiology, etc. Clinics: Internal medicine, surgery, orthopedic, rheumatology, allergy, opthamalogy, neurology, urology, podiatry, audiology, otolarytology, etc. Community Education Outreach: Lamaze, breast-feeding, CPR. Longterm care: Skilled nursing facility, adult care, respite, rehabilitation mental health, inpatient unit. Outpatient services: Rehabilitation, physical, occupation/speech therapies, mental health, cardiac rehabilitation, AODA counseling, chemotherapy, IV therapy, cancer support, Alzheimer’s support, first aid, and Social Work Services

Southwest Health Center Nursing Home
808 S Washington Street
Cuba City, WI 53807
(608) 744-2161

Certified Medicare and Medicaid (Skilled Nursing Services), meals at home, diet instructions, community education programs, free blood pressure clinics, social services, occupation/physical/speech therapies.

Southwest Opportunity Center
1600 Industrial Park Road, P.O. Box 207
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-6659
Southwest Opportunity Center Website

Serving adults with disabilities age 21 and older. Eligibility determined by Unified Board of Grant and Iowa Counties or Wisconsin Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. Work and day services, supported employment, job development/job placement, residential support services, vocational evaluations.

Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program, Inc. (SWCAP)
SWCAP Website
Main Administrative Office Lafayette County Office
149 N Iowa Street1033 Main Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533 Darlington, WI 53530
(608) 935-2326 (608) 776-3500
Northern Grant County OfficeGreen County Office
402 Johnson Street W5198 County Road C
Boscobel, WI 53805Monticello, WI 53570
(608) 375-5903(608) 938-4238

Offers several programs to assist within the counties of Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland. All programs and services are not available in every county. Income guidelines vary with the different programs and services. Contact the Main Administrative office regarding the availability of programs and other services in your area. Programs are: Business Development, Community Emergency Service, Energy/Weatherization, Foster Grandparent program, Head Start and Early Head Start programs, Housing programs for home buyers and renters, HUD rental assistance, LIFT transportation service, Reproductive Health Care, Skills Enhancement, Target Hunger Venison Donation Program, Work to Wheels program.

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
1800 Bronson Blvd.
Fennimore, WI 53809
1-800-362-3322
(608) 822-3262
SWTC Website

Specializes in preparing you for jobs that are in demand now by up-grading current job skills, working toward a GED or HSED, or simply enhancing basic skills in reading, writing, or math. One can earn a degree or diploma in as little as two years in a field such as healthcare, business, computers, industrial occupations, consumer services, or agriculture. The college has a full range of student services available, including counseling, financial aid, employment assistance, health care, library, and other supportive services that will assist the individual in meeting their education goals.

Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board
1370 N Water Street
P.O. Box 656
Platteville, WI 53818
(608) 342-4220
Fax: (608) 342-4429
Workforce Development Board Website

Employment and training, certification, work experience, placement on the job training, occupational classroom training, youth programs, older worker program, dislocated workers program, farm program, and job opportunity basic skills.

The Special Education Team
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
125 S Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(608) 266-1781
The Special Education Team Website

Provides statewide leadership, advocacy, technical assistance, and promotes collaboration among parents, educators, students, communities and other agencies to ensure that all children with disabilities have free, appropriate, public education available to them.

SSM Health - St. Clare Hospital
707 14th Street
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 356-1400
St. Clare Hospital Website

The 100-bed SSM Health St. Clare Hospital – Baraboo is a leader in rural health care in south central Wisconsin. SSM Health St. Clare offers acute-care services as well as a wide range of other services including chemical dependency treatment, hemodialysis, radiation oncology and a free-standing hospice facility.

State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
1 W Wilson Street, Room 850
P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 266-1351
SCAODA Website

  • Provide leadership and direction on AODA issues in Wisconsin by serving as the voice to whom the Governor, legislators, local coalitions, and media turn for guidance on AODA issues and promote collaboration across multiple sectors to advance progress on SCAODA goals.
  • Change Wisconsin’s cultural norms to transform the state’s AODA problems into healthy behavioral outcomes.
  • Inform Wisconsin citizens on the negative fiscal, individual, and societal impacts of substance abuse.
  • Advocate for adequate funding, capacity, and infrastructure to implement effective outreach, prevention, treatment, and recovery services for all in need.
  • Remedy historical, racial/ethnic, gender, and other bias in substance use disorder systems, policies, and practices.

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Tri-State Independent Blind Society
3333 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 556-8746
Tri-State Blind Society Website

Provides resources and activities to keep the blind and visually impaired of the Tri-State area as independent, active, and productive as possible. Transportation provided if needed to activities and training.


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Unified Community Services
Main OfficeBranch Office
200 W Alona Lane 1122 Professional Drive
Lancaster, WI 53813 Dodgeville, WI 53533
(608) 723-6357(608) 935-2776
FAX: (608) 723-4417
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-362-5717
Unified Community Services Website

Unified Community Services operates the following services in the areas of developmental disabilities, mental health, drug abuse, and alcoholism:

    • Outpatient- Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment utilizing individual, group, family and marital therapies. Eligibility determination DD services

    • Consultation- Evaluations, case planning, etc., to schools, nursing homes, and other agencies emphasizing prevention and coordination of services.

    • Emergency- 24 hour phone service to provide information, referral and emergency care.

    • Birth to Three family support program- Early intervention services for children ages birth to three who are found to be developmentally delayed or have a diagnosed condition which will likely result in developmental delay. Families receive education, therapy and service coordination. Anyone can refer a child for services.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
1-800-638-2772
TTY: (301) 595-7054
FAX: (301) 504-0124
Consumer Product Safety Commission Website
Crib Safety Information

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

UW Extension - Grant County
Youth & Agriculture Center
916 E Elm Street, Suite A
Lancaster, WI 53813
(608) 723-2125
FAX: (608) 723-4315
UW Extension Website

Extending the resources and knowledge of the University of Wisconsin system to the people of Grant County. Education programming includes:

  • Agriculture- Group programs and individual consultations provided related to crops, farm management, pesticide certification, live stock nutrition, management and facilities, horticulture, etc.
  • Community and Natural Resource Development-Working with local governments civic organizations, business and community leaders to help identify critical local concerns, to set goals and work on solutions to problems. Programs include enhancing community and business developments, protecting natural resources and the environment, and strengthening local government.
  • 4-H and Youth Development-Management of the county 4-H club program, youth development in schools and community, leadership and volunteer development.
  • Family Living Education-Educational programs focused on parenting skills (including parents experiencing divorce) and family financial management in group settings and individual credit counseling.
  • Miscellaneous services: Many resources are available from a resource library covering topics listed above and many others. Info-source telephone and fax system provides information on a variety of topics as well. Education telephone networks link listeners across the state. Satellite programs are received from throughout the U.S. equipment and facilities are coordinated through the extension office.
  • Nutrition Education – addresses the needs of the low income in the areas of food and nutrition. Participants in the nutrition education program learn how to choose and fix meals and snacks that are nutritious, safe and affordable, to manage their resources to improve their food security, and to balance the food they eat with physical activity.

University of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry
6001 Research Park Boulevard
Madison, WI 53719
Clinical Inquiries: (608) 232-3171
Department Inquiries: (608) 263-0491
UW Department of Psychiatry Website

Department of Psychiatry clinicians at the University of Wisconsin-Madison treat patients in a range of outstanding facilities that meet the needs of the broadest spectrum of the patient population in Madison and the surrounding Dane County area.

University of Wisconsin - Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818
General Information: (608) 342-1491
Admissions: 1.800.362.5515
UW-Platteville Website

University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty offer workshops, seminars and courses at various sites throughout southwest Wisconsin. These courses are from the undergraduate and graduate catalogs or courses especially developed to meet the needs of the staff in the school districts. The office of continuing education also works cooperatively with agencies and businesses in the area to meet their staff development requests. Consultants are available from many disciplines or colleges.

University of Wisconsin - Richland
1200 Hwy 14 West
Richland Center, WI 53581
(608) 647-6186
UW-Richland Website

Provides a fully transferable, freshman-sophomore program for students pursuing a university degree. In addition, non credit programming is offered to over 3,500 persons each year through the office of continuing education.

Uplands Counseling Associates
Uplands DodgevilleUplands Madison
1118 Professional Drive
6602 Grand Teton Plaza, Suite 100
Dodgeville, WI 53533Madison, WI 53719
(608) 935-2838(608) 828-3636
FAX: (608) 935-9227FAX: (608) 828-3637
Uplands Counseling Website

Uplands Counseling Associates, Inc. is committed to providing the highest quality mental health care. We work with a diverse clientele to address a variety of life challenges and mental health issues. Our clinicians provide a full range of services including: psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups; evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents; medication evaluation and management; substance abuse evaluation and treatment, and psychological evaluation and testing.


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Veterans Hospital - William S. Middleton Memorial
2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI 53705
1-888-478-8321
(608) 256-1901
William S. Middleton Hospital Website

In-patient and out-patient general medical, surgical and psychiatric treatment.

VISION USA - The Wisconsin Project
Wisconsin Optometric Association
6510 Grand Teton Plaza, Suite 312
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 24-2200
FAX: (608) 824-2205
VISION USA Website

The program offers comprehensive eye care services to children age 18 and under who are from low income, working families and have no insurance which covers vision and eye health care. Applications will be accepted year-round, and if approved, the applicant will be sent information in order to contact a local doctor to set up an eye exam.


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Waisman Center
1500 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705
Business Office: (608) 263-1656
Clinics: (608) 263-3301
Waisman Center Website

The Waisman Center is dedicated to advancing knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases through:

  • Research spanning the biological, behavioral and social sciences
  • Training for students and post-doctoral fellows, providers and the community
  • Service for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families
  • Outreach to the community

Wisconsin Badger Camp
MAIN OFFICECAMP OFFICE
P.O. Box 72311815 Munz Lane
Platteville, WI 53818Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
(608) 348-9689(608) 988-4558
FAX: (608) 348-9737FAX: (608) 988-4586
Badger Camp Website

Wisconsin Badger Camp’s mission is to provide a positive natural environment where individuals with developmental challenges can learn about their surroundings and realize their full potential. Through a group living experience, campers develop friendships and expand their social skills. Everyone, regardless of the severity of their disability, are welcome at Badger Camp.

Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
101 E Wilson St., Room 219
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-7826
Board for People with Developmental Disabilities Website

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities was established to advocate on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities, foster welcoming and inclusive communities, and improve the disability service system. The Board’s mission is to help people with developmental disabilities become independent, productive, and included in all facets of community life.

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Dr.
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
(608) 224-5012
TDD: (608) 224-5058
Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection Website

Our mission is to partner with all the citizens of Wisconsin to grow the economy by promoting quality food, healthy plants and animals, sound use of land and water resources, and a fair marketplace. We are Wisconsin’s primary consumer protection agency. Our actions are designed to prevent businesses that engage in fraud or specified unfair practices from gaining an advantage over competitors, and to protect consumers from fraud and deception.

Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA)
744 Williamson St., Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703
1-800-783-9322
(608) 240-9880
FAX: (608) 663-1091
WECA Website

WECA works to advance positive change for children by focusing on the professionals who provide child care for well over 70% of Wisconsin’s children. WECA strengthens the capacities of child care professionals through:

  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT for child care providers. New discoveries on brain development and social-emotional learning call for new approaches. Through workshops, an annual conference, a statewide member network, and more, WECA helps providers advance their skills.
  • ADVOCACY for policies and programs that support the well-being of children and the early childhood education workforce.
  • COMMUNICATIONS that convey what early childhood professionals do and how valuable their contributions are to families, businesses, our communities, and the world.
  • RESEARCH on the child care workforce that identifies strengths, needs, and strategies for improvement.

Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners (WECCP)
WECCP Website

  • WECCP was started in 1994 and focuses on collaboration among diverse early childhood partners and exists now as a ‘braided’ funding effort among three state agencies: Departments of Public Instruction (DPI), Children and Families (DCF) and Health Services (DHS)
  • The WECCP website serves as the collaborative source of information on issues of cross sector interest, state initiatives and research based practices
  • Regional Collaboration Coaches have been in place since 2004 to connect, build, and sustain cross sector systems around state and regional (early childhood) priority areas

Wisconsin Family Child Care Association (WFCCA)
731 Rivendell Drive
Milton, WI 53563
(608) 322-1260
WFCCA Website

Wisconsin Family Child Care Association provides support, education, communication, and resources to family child care providers, families, and community members, while promoting professionalism and advocating within the early childhood field to provide quality care for children.

Wisconsin Family Ties
16 N Carroll Street, Suite 640
Madison, WI 53703
1-800-422-7145
Wisconsin Family Ties Website

Information, referral and resources, advocacy, support groups, and family services to children and families with severe emotional, behavioral, mental and substance disorders.

Wisconsin Fathers for Children and Families
P.O. Box 1742
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 255-3237
Wisconsin Fathers for Children Website

We are a group of men and women working to assure every child has the fullest opportunity to experience the love and nurturance of both their father and mother. We operate a telephone hotline, publish “Today’s Dads” newsletter, and support the role of responsible fathers in the raising of children. We also educate the public, courts and legislators about the important role fathers play in the raising of children.

Wisconsin Public Health Information & Referral Services for Women, Children and Families
1900 South Avenue, NCA2-04
La Crosse WI 54601
Maternal & Child Health Hotline: 1-800-722-2295
Wisconsin First Step: 1-800-642-7837
Services Hotline for Women, Children, and Families: 1-877-855-7296
Wisconsin Public Health Information Website

Operate by First Call For Help, a community service of Gundersen Lutheran medical Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Statewide confidential information and referral service dedicated to helping families and professionals find resources for children birth to 21 years with special needs.


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