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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS (AARP)

222 W Washington Ave, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
866.448.3611
Fax 608.251.7612
TDY 608.286.6333
www.aarp.org

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 N. Bassett Street
Madison, WI 53703
608.261.6939
1.800585.4222
www.safety.web.org

“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
Fax 608.252.6559
www.aidsnetwork.org

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.

ALA-NON

401 North Union
Dodgeville, WI 53533
1.800.356.9996
Fax 757.563.1655

Open to anyone who has a family member, or friend, who has an alcohol problem.

ALA-TEEN

401 North Union
Dodgeville, WI 53533
1.800.356.9996
Fax 757.563.1655

Open to children of alcoholics. (Should be at least 13 years old)

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

517 North Segoe Road
Suite 301
Madison, WI 53705
608.232.3400
Dubuque Branch: 5900 Saratoga Plaza, Suite 11
Dubuque, IA 52002
563.589.0030
800.272.3900
Local support group 608.723.6113

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

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

8317 Elderberry Road
Southern District-Area 1, 7, 10 One Point Place
Suite 100
Madison, WI 53717
1.800.227.2345
608.833.4555
367 Cedar Cross Rd
Dubuque, IA 52003
563.583.8249
www.cancer.org

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 informationa and programs, individual support, visitation assistance, & support groups.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OF WI

2850 Dairy Drive, SUite 300
Madison, WI 53718
608.221.8866
Fax 608.221.9233
400 La Crosse Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
414.271.9999
1.800.242.9236
www.americanheart.org

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
www.arcbdger.org
Tri-States Chapter
2400 Adbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001
563.583.6451
www.arcdbq.org
www.redcross.org

24-hr 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
www.arthritis.org

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

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

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BELMONT JOHN TURGESON LIBRARY

220 North Mound Avenue
Belmont, WI 53510
608.762.5137

BENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

48 West Main Street
Benton, WI 53803
608.759.2665

BIRTH TO THREE

200 West Alona Lane
Lancaster, WI 53813
1.800.362.5717 24hr Emergency Line
608.723.6357
Fax 608.723.4417
1122 Professional Drive
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608.935.2776
Fax 608.935.3174

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 thechild’s natural settings such as home, child care, and other community settings. Anyone can refer a child for services.

BLIND SOCIETY OF THE TRI-STATES

3333 Asbury Road
Dubuque IA 52002-2802
563.556.8746
Fax 563.556.3592

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.

BLOOMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

453 Canal Street
Bloomington, WI 53804
608.994.2531

BOARD ON AGING AND LONG TERM CARE

1402 Pankratz St, Suite 111
Madison, WI 53703-4001
1.800.242.1060
608.246.7013
longtermcare.state.wi.us/static

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 participiating 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 AREA HEALTH CARE

205 Parker Street #A
Boscobel, WI 53805
608.375.4112
608.375.4357
www.boscobelareahealth.com
boaltc@ltc.state.wi.us

Boscobel Area Health Care offers a continuum of care. A proud tradition exists of providing quality health care to this area of southwestern Wisconsin, with reinvestment of resources to provide the latest technology and services possible. Educational programs and staff development are ongoing to ensure our services meet the needs of area residents. Services include: Emergency services, Walk-In Care, Counseling services, Medical-Surgical services, Long-Term Care, Rehabilitation services, and Radiology services.

BOSCOBEL PUBLIC LIBRARY

1033 Wisconsin Avenue
Boscobel, WI 53805
608.375.5723

BOY SCOUTS – BLACKHAWK AREA COUNCIL

1800 7th Avenue
Rockford, IL 61104
815.397.0210
www.blackhawkscouting.org

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
www.cancer.wisc.edu

Toll-free telephone information and counseling. UW-Comp cancer center patient and physician resource. Cancer information, resource and service referral for cancer-related services throughout state and the nation.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Diocese of Madison
702 S. Highpoint Road
Madison, WI 53703
608.256.2358
608.821.3100
www.ccmadison.org/links.asp
Diocese of Dubuque
1229 Mt. Loretta Ave.
Dubuque, IA 52003
563.588.0558
www.charitiesdbq.com/links.asp

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
www.christiancounselingmadison.com/links.asp

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

CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL

Family Connections of Southwest Wisconsin
1015 S Madison St
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.3400
1.800.267.1018
www.familyconnectionsswwi.org

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

CHILD FIND OF AMERICA

1.800.I AM LOST (426.5678)
1.800.A WAY OUT (292.9688)
Fax 845.255.5706
www.childfindofamerica.org

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’S HEALTH ALLIANCE OF WISCONSIN

1533 North RiverCenter Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212-3913
414.390.2191
Fax 414.390.2190
www.chawisconsin.org

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.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY, CESA#3

1300 Industrial Drive
Fennimore, WI 53809
1.800.261.0000
608.822.3276
www.cesa3.k12.wi.us

Educational support to 31 school district. Allcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse programming, Special Education, School to Work, teen parent programs, technology, administrative support. Services available to parents as well.

COUNSELING CENTER OF SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN

4051/2 North Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608.935.9061

DHSS 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 OF GRANT COUNTY

Box 506
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.4271
www.grantcocrimestoppers.org

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.

CUBA CITY LIBRARY

108 North Main Street
Cuba City, WI 53807
608.744.2613

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DARLINGTON LIBRARY

131 East Catherine Street
Darlington, WI 53530
608.776.4171

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

1500 North Johns Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608.935.3368
www.dnr.wi.gov

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 South Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608.935.3728

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EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

Serving Grant, Iowa and Crawford Counties
P.O. Box 204
Edmund, WI 53535
608.623.3333
1.800.693.2287
www.epilepsywisconsin.org
www.epilepsyfoundation.org

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.

PO Box 705
Platteville, WI 53818
1.800.924.2624
608.348.5995
24 hr. Crisis Line 608.348.3838 or 800.924.2624
www.familyadv.org

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 LITERACY-Family Connections

Boscobel Library Basement
1033 Wisconsin Ave
Boscobel, WI 53805
608.723.3400
800.267.1018
rnoble@swtc.edu

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
Fax 608.822.3011

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-DWIGHT PARKER LIBRARY

925 Lincoln Avenue
Fennimore, WI 53809
608.822.6294

FIRST CALL FOR HELP

426 Onalaska Street
La Crosse, WI 54650-0426
1.800.362.8255
608.791.4344
TTY 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.

FRANCISCAN SKEMP HEALTH CARE

800 East Blackhawk Ave
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
608.326.0808

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). Also Drug and Alcohol Treatment – residential and outpatient drug and alcohol services located a Villa Succes, 121 South Prairie Street in Prairie du Chien. 608.326.8484

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GRANT COUNTY CLERK

111 South Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.2675
Fax 608.723.4048
www.co.grant.wi.gov

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
www.wicourt.com

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

GRANT COUNTY AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER

8820 Hwy 35 & 61
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.6113
800.514.0066
Fax 608.723.6122
TDD 608.723.6113
www.co.grant.wi.gov
adrc@co.grant.wi.gov

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 coverage (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 sercices.
  • 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 modificationskills, life skills, and other topics of interest to your needs.
  • Financial Services: Food Share, fuel assistance/FEMA, Medical Assistance, refugee assistance program, Wisconsin Worls (W2), Healthy Start, Badger Care, employment support, and kinship care. Apply online at www.access.wisconsin.govli>
  • 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 preservationa nd support services, and group work

GRANT COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

130 West 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 Pantry
104 Buchanan Street
Boscobel, WI 53805
608.375.4565
Limited to Boscobel area residents.
Cassville Emergency Food Fund
608.725.5528
608.725.2340
608.725.5595
Limited to Cassville School District Residents.
Hazel Green Food Pantry
2115 N Main Street
Hazel Green, WI 53811
608.854.2536
Limited to residents of Southwestern, Cuba CIty and Benton School Districts.
Fennimore Food Pantry
Depot Exchange
1170 Lincoln Avenue
Fennimore, WI 53809
608.822.4060
Limited to Fennimore School District Residents.
Lancaster Food Pantry
225 South Madison Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723-7070
Limited to Lancaster, Potosi, Cassville, Livingston, and Monfort areas.
Livingston Area Outreach
608.943.6260
Available anytime by appointment. Limited to Livingston area residents.
Platteville Food Pantry
1345 N Water Street P.O. Box 127
Platteville, WI 53818
608.778.8572
Limited to Platteville residents.
Riverdale Food Pantry
116 West Beech Street
Muscoda, WI 53573
608.739.3391
608.739.4017
608.739.3933
Limited to Riverdale School District residents
Southwest Community Action Program Food Pantries
1108 Wisconsin Avenue, Boscobel, WI 53805
608.375.5903
35 West Main Street, Platteville, WI 53818
608.348.3782

GRANT COUNTY FARM SERVICE AGENCY

150 West 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 South 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, Pysical/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 illpatient 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 Cloaset (Hospital Equipment available for short time use); Hearing; Immunizations, Blood Pressure checksand 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 Highways 35 and 61 South
Lancaster, WI 53813
888.258.9966 tollfree
608.723.2153
Fax 608.723.7564

www.jobcenter.org

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 South Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.4394
Fax 608.723.6792

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

GRANT COUNTY SHERIFF

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 South 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 South 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 COUNTY ZONING

111 South Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.2848
Fax 608.723.4048

Regulate land use in zoned townships and flood plain shoreland ordinance.

GRANT REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER

507 South Monroe Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.9202
www.grantregional.com
  • Emergency Services: 24hour 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, LifeLine–Emergency System
  • Surgery: Endoscopy, Laparoscopic, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic, Otolaryngology, Podiatry, Urology
  • GRAY’S NURSING HOME

    555 North 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 800.362.8255
    TTY 866.884.3620

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

    GREEN HILLS COUNCIL OF GIRL SCOUTS

    5040 Business Route 20 West
    Freeport, IL 61032-8741
    815.235.8777
    Fax 815.235.2468

    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.

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    HARVEST OF HOPE

    7118 Old Sauk Road
    Madison, WI 53717
    608.836.4633

    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

    212 East Chapel Street,
    Dodgeville, WI 53533
    1.800.494.8899
    608.935.3379
    swcaphs@mhtc.net

    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

    Individual, Marital and Group therapy.

    HEARTLAND HEALTHCARE

    1300 North Water Street
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.2453

    Nursing home, respite care, outpatient therapies (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy).

    HODAN CENTER INC.

    941 West Fountain Street
    Mineral Point, WI 53565
    608.987.3336
    www.hodancenter.org

    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 West Elm Street
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.6601
    www.hdp@pcii.net
    www.hwbcare.com

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

    HOME HEALTH CARE HOTLINE-DEPT OF HEALTH & FAMILY SERVICES

    1 West Wilson Street, RM 950
    Madison WI 53701
    1.800.642.6552
    608.266.1511 TDD
    turnuka@dhfs.state.wi.us
    http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/rl_dsl?HHAs/HHAhotline.htm/

    Hotline helps residents of Wisconsin choose a home health care agency by providing answers to the following questions: Which agencies serve my county? Does the agency offer specialized services? Is the agency licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services? How long has the agency been licensed? Have any complaints been confirmed against the agency in the past 2 years? Can the agency receive payments from Medicare or Medical Assists? Callers can also file complaints against a home health agency using this hotline. Calls recorded 24hrs/day and returned the next day.

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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 WI TECHNICAL COLLEGE

    1600 Bronson Blvd
    Fennimore, WI 53809
    608.822.2333
    a href=”http://jobcenter.org”>http://www.jobcenter.org

    Employment and traiing services, technial 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 South 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

    113 West Elm Street
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.7304

    LAWYER REFERRAL & INFORMATION SERVICE OF STATE FARM

    P.O. Box 7158
    Madison, WI 53707
    608.257.4666
    www.legalexplorer.com

    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.

    LIVINGSTON LIBRARY

    220 West Barber Avenue
    Livingston, WI 53569
    608.943.6800

    LUTHERAN COUNSELING AND FAMILY SERVICES

    3800 North Mayfair Road
    Wauwatosa, WI 53213
    414.536.8333
    800.291.4513
    www.lcfswi.org

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

    LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES

    414 S Iowa St
    Dodgeville, WI 53533
    608.935.9235
    www.lsswis.org

    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 & CHILD HEALTH HOTLINE

    1.800.722.2295
    www.mch-hotlines.org

    24 hour hotline that provides information on programs and services for women before, during, and after pregnancy and for children including those with special health care needs. Informaiton and referrals are provided to BadgerCare, WIC, Healthy Start, Prenatal Care Coordination, Heatlh Check, Presumptive Eligibility, childrena and youth with speical health care needs, Birth to 3 programs, family planning, maternal depression, WI Well Woman program, Well Woman Medicaid.

    MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY

    705 East Taylor Street
    Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
    1.800.542.6331
    608.357.2262

    Skilled nursing service, Medicare certified hospice services, physical/occupational/speech therapy, home health aide, medical social services.

    MONTFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY

    102 East Park Street
    Montfort, WI 53569
    608.943.6265

    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-WISCONSIN CHAPTER

    1120 James Drive, Suite A
    Hartland, WI 53029
    1.800.242.3358
    262.369.4400
    www.wisms.org

    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

    1370 Center Drive, Suite 102
    Atlanta GA 30338
    1.800.232.NDSC (6372)
    Fax 770.604.9898
    www.NDSCcenter.org
    info@NDSCcenter.org

    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.

    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMINISTRATION

    N2788 COunty Rd FA
    La Crosse, WI 54656
    608.784.7294
    www.nws.noaa.gov

    Provides weather, reports, climate reports, warnigns and forecasts of hazordous weather, including thunderstorms, flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, winter weather, tsunamis, and climate events. The NWS is the sole United States OFFICIAL voice for issuing warnings during life threatening weather situations.

    NO CALL LIST

    1.866.966.2255
    www.nocall.wisconsin.gov/web/home.asp

    Sign up to identify yourself as someone who does not wish to receive telemarketing calls. Its’s free and available for residential telephone customers in WI. Your number remains on the list for two years. Mobile numbers can be added as well.

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    ORCHARD MANOR

    8800 US Hwy 61,
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.2113
    www.omanor.com

    Nursing home with a distinct part developmentally disabled unit, which provides care to residents 18 and older. 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 WI, INC. (PEP)

    2192 South 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.

    PARTNERS ADVOCACY, THE

    29 1/2 S Second St
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.3131

    Provide non-emergency outreach, support, and information and referral to peo-ple with mental illness and their families. Ensure that every mentally ill person is treated withdignity, respect and is helped to meet maximum potential by getting appropriate treatment and support.

    PASSAGES

    Box 546
    Richland Center, WI 53581
    608.647.8775
    24 hr. Crisis Line 608.647.3616

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

    PLATTEVILLE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, INC.

    1155 N Elm St, Suite 120
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.4060
    Fax 608.348.4191

    Comprehensive services associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Psychological, and school special services. Comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis. Individual and group therapy, family therapy, school-based interventions, and parent information.

    PLATTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

    65 Elm Street,
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.7441
    Dial-A-Story 608.348.2600

    POISON CENTER

    1.800.222.1222
    414.266.2952
    Fax 414.266.6793
    www.chw.org
    www.wisconsinpoison.org
    Mpowers@chw.org

    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 ingestions, inhalations, 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 keyword: Poison.

    PRAIRIE DU CHIEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

    705 East Taylor Street
    Prairie du Chien, WI 52821
    608.357.2000

    General acute hospital providing impatient, outpatient, and emergency care. 24-hour emergency room coverage, medical, surgical, obstetrics, pediatrics, intensive care, skilled/respite/intermediate care; same day rehabilitation (physical, occupational, cardiac, etc.), respiratory therapy, diagnostic services, hospice, home health, companion call, durable medical equipment, elderly apartments, senior living, home oxygen, cloth diaper service, congregate meals, meals on wheels, education, support groups, family resource center, parenting education, child day care and Lamaze classes.

    PREGNANCY HELPLINE, INC. OF PLATTEVILLE

    Box 159
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.7511
    www.pregnancycenters.org

    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.

    PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

    1414 East Washington Avenue, Room 167
    Madison, WI 53703
    608.266.3886
    1.800.441.4576
    TDD 608.266.5485

    Your family and child can receive consultative assistance without filling out a formal application. If your child has a chronic illness or disabling condition, you may ask for an application for assistance. Some examples of chronic illness or disabling condition include: heart conditions, spinal bifida, sick cell anemia, cleft lip and palate, cerebral palsy, leukemia, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, severe asthma, diabetes, hearing and vision disorder.

    PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE

    223 West Maple Street
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.6436

    Provide services in criminal cases to low-income individuals.

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    REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE CENTER

    275 West Main Street
    PO Box 704
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.9766
    Fax 608.348.3915
    Toll Free 1.877.449.7422
    www.reproductivehealthcarecenter.org

    Service for women and men provides confidential reproductive health care and education. Services include birth control information and supplies, pregnancy testing and referral, comprehensive health exams for men and women, referral for medical problems, screening for sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, menopause counseling, referral to othe rsommunity services, and community education.

    RIVERDALE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER

    1000 North Wisconsin Avenue
    Muscoda, WI 53573
    608.739.3186

    Skilled nursing home for Medicare, orthopedic rehabilitation, stroke, and neuro rehabilitation, surgical recovery, IV therapy, TPN, wound management, physical/occupation/speech therapy, respiratory care, adult day care, adult night care services and specialty meals.

    ROAD CONDITIONS

    1.800.ROAD WIS (762.3947)
    href=”http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/road”>www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/road

    Provides Wisconsin winter driving tips from the Wisconsin DOT.

    RURAL HOUSING, INC.

    4506 Regent Street
    Madison, WI 53705
    608.238.3448
    www.wisconsinruralhousing.org

    Provide assistance and funds for available housing programs to improve housing conditions for low-income households. Latest program/eligibility information, application materials and maintains a record of current statewide office listings. Can help identify and secure funds for rehabilitating, improving, and weatherizing your home. Provide training and information to outreach people. Advocate to change laws in favor of better housing for all.

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    SAFE KIDS OF THE TRI-STATES

    202.662.0600
    www.safekids.org

    Provides training and education by Certified Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technicians on buying the correct car seat for your child, installation of car seats and other important facts of child passenger safety. Also provides all day car seat safety check ups free of charge throughout the year. Encourages day care providers and health care personnel to learn more about child passenger safety. Call to make an appointment to have your car seat checked or to learn more about child passenger safety.

    SALVATION ARMY

    11315 West Watertown Plank Road
    Wauwatosa, WI 53226
    1.800.264.6412
    Local referrals: Platteville Police Department. 608.348.2313

    Emergency food and/or shelter, Disaster aid-fire, flood, tornado, etc., Scholorships for Salvation Army Family Camp and Senior Citizen Camp, Other emergency and/or short term needs as determined on a case-by-case basis, Community service projects.

    SHARE

    Boscobel and Platteville
    www.sharewi.org
    1.800.548.2124

    SHARE’s nonprofit, volunteer-run food buying club helps families save 30-50% on supermarket quality food. Everyone is welcome to save on food and help their community. For nearly 25 years we have served the Upper Midwest with savings on a wide selection of foods.

    SHULLSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY

    190 N Judgment St
    Shullsburg, WI 53586
    608.965.4424
    SINSINAWA MOUND CENTER

    585 COunty Rd Z
    Sinsinawa, WI 53811
    608.748.4411
    Center of Dominican life and mission. Providing conference facilities, retreats and special programs. Childcare center. Cultural displays in art, music, theatre.

    SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

    175 Alona Lane
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    1.800.772.1213
    608.723.4125
    www.ssa.gov/chicago

    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.

    SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE

    150 Alona Lane
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.6377
    Planning and application of conservation practices to control erosion and pollution and to give soil information. Management of lower Grant River watershed. Assistance with farmland preservation program.

    SOUTHWEST HEALTH CENTER, INC.

    1400 East Side Rd
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.2331
    www.southwesthealth.org

    Acute care: 24 hr. 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, CPRL ongterm 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 South 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 OPPORTUNITIES CENTER

    1600 Industrial Park Road
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.6659

    Serving adults with disabilities, age 21 and older. Eligibility determined by Unified Board of Grant and Iowa Counties or WI Dept. 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)

    149 North Iowa Street
    Dodgeville, WI 53533
    608.935.2326
    35 West Main Street
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.3782
    1108 Wisconsin Avenue
    Boscobel, WI 53805
    608.375.5903
    111 West Ann
    Darlington, WI 53530
    608.647.8821 ext 301
    373 West 6th Street
    Richland Center, WI 53581
    608.647.8821 ext. 301
    www.swcap.org

    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
    www.swtc.edu

    Specializes in preparing you for jobs taht are in dmeand now by upgrading 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 WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

    1370 N. Water Street
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.342.4220
    www.swwdb.org

    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.

    SPECIAL EDUCATION TEAM

    Learning Support Equity & Advocacy
    125 South Webster
    PO Box 7841
    Madison, WI 53707-7841
    608.266.1781
    www.dpi.state.wi.us/sped

    To provide statewide leadership, advocacy, technical assistance, and promote collaboration among parents, educators, students, communities andother agencies to ensure that all children with disabilities ahve available to them a free appropriate public education.

    ST. CLARE CENTER

    707 14th Street
    Baraboo, WI 53913
    1.800.433.2688
    608.356.1365
    Fax 608.356.1365

    Drug, alcohol, counseling, and mental health counseling. Emergency detoxification, residential and outpatient care, day treatment programs, relapse programs and more for the individual and their family.

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    TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION-WISCONSIN DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

    211 Agriculture Drive
    P.O. Box 8911
    Madison, WI 53708
    1.800.422.7128
    608.224.4960
    http://datcp.state.wi.us

    Responsible for the investigation of unfair and deceptive business practices of all types. To prevent such practices, the division develops and enforces industry-wide rules and individual orders against offending businesses. The division also enforces state laws on consumer product safety and hazardous substances. Other significant laws administered by the division include weights and measure unfair sales practices, grain warehouse keepers and dealers security, and dairy practices. The division handles individual consumer complaints involving misrepresentation, false advertising and product safety. Landlord/tenant complaints, auto repair transactions, home improvement transactions.

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    UNIFIED COMMUNITY SERVICES

    200 West Alona Lane
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    1.800.362.5717 24hr Emergency Line
    608.723.6357
    Fax 608.723.4417
    1122 Professional Drive
    Dodgeville, WI 53533
    608.935.2776
    Fax 608.935.3174

    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.

    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EXTENSION

    916 E Elm St
    Box 31
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.2125
    www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/grant

    Extending the resources and knowledge of the University of Wisconsin system to the people of Grant County. Education programming in four primary areas:

    • 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 HOSPITALS, DEPT. OF PSYCHIATRY-OUTPATIENT CLINIC

    6001 Research Park Boulevard
    Madison, WI 53719
    608.263.6100
    www.psychiatry.wisc.edu

    Outpatient psychiatric clinic.

    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE

    1 University Plaza
    Platteville, WI 53818
    1.800.362.5515 (Admissions)
    www.uwplatt.edu

    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 CENTER-RICHLAND

    1200 Hwy 14 West
    Richland Center, WI 53581
    608.647.6186
    www.richland.uwc.edu

    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

    829 South Iowa Street
    Dodgeville, WI 53533
    608.935.2838

    Outpatient mental health counseling for individuals, families, and couples that is supportive of individuals in their endeavors to acept self-responsibliity for creating positive, healthy patterns in their life.

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    VETERANS HOSPITAL WILLIAM S. MIDDLETON MEMORIAL

    2500 Overlook Terrace
    Madison, WI 53705
    608.256.1901

    Inpatient and outpatient general general medical, surgical and psychiatric treatment.

    VISION USA-THE WISCONSIN PROJECT

    6510 Grand Teton Plaza Suite 312
    Madison, WI 53719
    608.274.4322

    Eye exams for low-income children (18 or younger). Applications are accepted all year long.

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    WESTERN WISCONSIN LEGAL SERVICES

    1.800.873.0928
    608.935.2741
    608.785.2809

    Free legal advice, representation, and assistance to low-income people for civil, and legal problems including: assistance limited by financial eligibility, civil legal matter only–no criminal matters, services in landlord-tenant housing, SSI, SSDI, W-2, MA, Medicare, food stamps, family and consumer law. Also provides bankruptcy information and referrals, debt collection information, back up legal services, family court cases, education rights and records access, employment rights, consumer problems, local welfare, problems of disabled/handicapped persons, and Department of Aging Benefit Specialist.

    WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE, INC.

    6601 Grand Teton Plaza, Ave A
    Madison, WI 53719
    608.829.1032
    www.waaoda.org

    Education, Community Organization, Advocacy, Legislation, Consultation, Information, Conference.

    WISCONSIN BADGER CAMP
    www.badgercamp.org

    Box 723
    Platteville, WI 53818
    608.348.9689

    Summer residential-recreational camping and limited year round programming. Activities include: swimming, recreation, music, nature, science arts, and crafts, including many everyday living expenses and sightseeing vacation trips. Ages three to adult. Any individual with a developmental disability, physical handicap, other neurological disorder. No one denied due to severity of disability.

    WISCONSIN COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

    201 W Washington Ave, Suite 110
    Madison, WI 53703
    608.266.7826
    1.888.332.1677
    TTY/TDD: 608.266.6660

    Advocacy and community organizing, assistance with life’s transitions, federal funding for contracts to agencies and individuals to enhance life span of people with disabilities, and public education.

    WISCONSIN FAMILY TIES

    16 North Carroll Street, Suite 640
    Madison, WI 53703
    608.267.6888800.422.7145
    www.wifamilyties.org

    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

    PO Box 1742
    Madison, WI 53701
    608.255.3237
    www.wisconsinfathers.org

    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 FIRST STEP

    Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
    1900 South Avenue, NCA2.04
    La Crosse WI 54601
    1.800.642.7837 Voice / TTY /
    24 hrs a day / 7 days a week
    www.mch-hotlines.org

    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.

    WISCONSIN LUTHERAN CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICE

    6800 76th Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53223
    414.353.5000
    www.wlcfs.org

    Family counseling, pastor and teacher consultation, Christian family living education workshops, services to parents out-of-wedlock.

    WISCONSIN WELL WOMAN PROGRAM

    Grant COunty health Department
    111 S Jefferson St
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    608.723.6416

    Provider for health related screenigns, diagnostic tests, and assistance locating services related to heart disease, breast and cervical cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression and domestic abust to women, ages 35-64. Eligibility is based on age, income and lack of adequate health insurance.

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