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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
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 North 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                                             5900 Saratoga Plaza
Suite 301                                                                  Suite 11
Madison, WI 53705                                                  Dubuque, IA 52002
608.232.3400                                                           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. Local support group information: contact Grant County Center on Aging.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

8317 Elderberry Road                                                                367 Cedar Cross Road
Southern District-Area 1, 7, 10 One Point Place                        Dubuque, IA 52003
Suite 100                                                                                    563.583.8249
Madison, WI 53717
1.800.227.2345
608.833.4555
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 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
608.221.8866                                                         414.271.9999
Fax: 608.221.9233
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                                                       Tri-States Chapter
2860 Sheboygan Avenue                                        2400 Asbury Road
Madison, WI 53707                                                 Dubuque, IA 52001
608.233.9300                                                          563.583.6451
www.arcbdger.org                                                   www.arcdbq.org
www.redcross.org

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
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                                                1122 Professional Drive
Lancaster, WI 53813                                                 Dodgeville, WI 53533
608.723.6357                                                            608.935.2776
Fax: 608.723.4417                                                     Fax: 608.935.3174
24 hour Emergency Line: 1.800.362.5717                            

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.

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 Street, 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 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 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                                                  Archdiocese of Dubuque
702 South Highpoint Road                                        1229 Mt. Loretta Avenue
Madison, WI 53703                                                  Dubuque, IA 52003
608.256.2358                                                           1.800.772.2758
608.821.3100                                                           563.588.0558
www.ccmadison.org/links.asp                                  www.catholiccharitiesdubuque.org

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

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
110 West Adams Street
Platteville, WI 53818
608.348.2846
1.800.267.1018
www.familyconnectionsswwi.org

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 (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

6737 North Washington Street, Suite 1111
West Allis, WI 53214
414.337.4560
Fax: 414.266.4876
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. Alcohol, 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

405 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.

P.O. Box 705
Platteville, WI 53818
1.800.924.2624
608.348.5995
24 hour 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 CARE – DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Division of Long Term Care
1 West Wilson Street, Room 518
P.O. Box 7851
Madison WI 53707-7851
608.267.7286
Fax: 608.266.5629
DHSFCWebmail@wisconsin.gov

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
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 Avenue
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).

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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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, 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 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 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 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                                   Cassville 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 Pantry                                        Fennimore Food Pantry
2115 North Main Street                                              Depot Exchange
Hazel Green, WI 53811                                           1170 Lincoln Avenue
608.854.2536                                                           Fennimore, WI 53809
Limited to residents of Southwestern,                     608.822.4060
Cuba City and Benton School Districts.                   Limited to Fennimore School District Residents.
 
Lancaster Food Pantry                                            Livingston Area Outreach
225 South Madison Street                                       608.943.6260
Lancaster, WI 53813                                               Available anytime by appointment.
608.723-7070                                                          Limited to Livingston area residents.
Limited to Lancaster, Potosi, Cassville,
Livingston, and Monfort areas.
 
Platteville Food Pantry                                            Riverdale Food Pantry
1345 North Water Street P.O. Box 127                    116 West Beech Street
Platteville, WI 53818                                               Muscoda, WI 53573
608.778.8572                                                          608.739.3391
Limited to Platteville residents.                                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, 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 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 Wisconsin 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: 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 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.

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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 WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE

1800 Bronson Boulevard
Fennimore, WI 53809
608.822.2334
www.jobcenter.org
www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com

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 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, un-wed mother counseling, adoption, step-parent adoptions.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES

414 South Iowa Street
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. Information and referrals are provided to BadgerCare, WIC, Healthy Start, Prenatal Care Coordination, Health Check, Presumptive Eligibility, children and youth with special health care needs, Birth to 3 programs, family planning, maternal depression, WI Well Woman program, and 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 ADMINISTRATION

N2788 County Road FA
La Crosse, WI 54656
608.784.7294
www.nws.noaa.gov

Provides weather reports, climate reports, warnings and forecasts of hazardous 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 Wisconsin. 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 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. (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 South 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

Box 546
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.

1155 North Elm Street, Suite 120
Platteville, WI 53818
608.348.4060
Fax: 608.348.4191

Comprehensive services associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Offers 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 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.

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, sickle cell anemia, cleft lip and palate, cerebral palsy, leukemia, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, severe asthma, diabetes, hearing and vision disorder.

PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE

223 West Maple Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.6436

Provides services in criminal cases to low-income individuals.

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REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE CENTER

275 West Main Street
P.O. 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 other community 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)
www.dot.wisconsin.gov

Provides Wisconsin winter driving tips from the Wisconsin DOT.

RURAL HOUSING, INC.

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

Provides 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. Provides 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.), Scholarships 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 is a non-profit, volunteer-run, food buying club that 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 North Judgment Street
Shullsburg, WI 53586
608.965.4424
 
SINSINAWA MOUND CENTER
 
585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53811
608.748.4411
 
Center of Dominican life and mission providing conference facilities, retreats, special programs, a childcare center, as well as cultural displays in art, music, theater.

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 Road
Platteville, WI 53818
608.348.2331
www.southwesthealth.org

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 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 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)

Main Administrative Office                         Lafayette County Office
149 North Iowa Street                                   1033 Main Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533                                    Darlington, WI 53530
608.935.2326                                                   608.776.3500
 
Northern Grant County Office                   Green County Office
402 Johnson Street                                       W5198 County Road C
Boscobel, WI 53805                                      Monticello, WI 53570
608.375.5903                                                 608.938.4238
 
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 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 WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

1370 North 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
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
608.266.1781
www.dpi.state.wi.us/sped

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 – TREATMENT & RECOVERY CENTER

1510 Jefferson Street
Baraboo, WI 53913
608.356.1533

Drug, alcohol, 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 – WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

2811 Agriculture Drive
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
608.224.5012
TDD: 608-224-5058
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, and home improvement transactions.

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UNIFIED COMMUNITY SERVICES

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

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 East Elm St
P.O. 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 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 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 – 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

In-patient and out-patient 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 West 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

P.O. 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
TTY: 1.800.642.7837 (24 hours 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 South Jefferson Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
608.723.6416

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

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