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Human Service Orgs

2-1-1 Information & Referral

2-1-1 is a simple way to connect people in need with human services. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, people are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations. 2-1-1 brings people and community resources together. Below are the 2-1-1 phone numbers for Wisconsin communities. If you need to locate an office other than those listed below, visit www.211.org.

United Way of Dane County

Serving Columbia, Dane, Green, Iowa, La Fayette, Rock, and Sauk Counties. Phone: 608-246-4350

IMPACT- Southwestern Wisconsin

Serving Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, and Washington Counties in southeastern Wisconsin. Phone:414-256-4808

Great Rivers 211

Serving the counties of Buffalo, Chippewa, Crawford, Dunn, Eau Claire, Grant, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Richland, Trempealeau, and Vernon Counties in Wisconsin along with parts of Minnesota and Iowa.Phone: 800-362-8255

United Way of the Fox Cities

Serving Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Manitowoc, Marquette, Outagamie, Sheboygan, Waushara, Waupaca, and Winnebago Counties. Phone: 920-954-7210

Waukesha Mental Health Association

Serving Dodge, Jefferson, Walworth, and Waukesha Counties. Phone: 262-547-0769

Marathon County United Way

Serving Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, and Vilas Counties. Phone: 800-922-5590

Brown County United Way

Serving Brown, Door, and Kewaunee Counties. Phone: 920-432-3393

United Way of Inner Wisconsin

Serving Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Washburn, Burnett, Sawyer, Price, Barron, Rusk, Taylor, Clark, Wood, Juneau, and Adams Counties. Phone: 715-421-0390

Greater Twin Cities United Way

Serving Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix Counties in Wisconsin. Phone: 612-340-7400

Tri City Area United Way

Serving Florence, Forest, Marinette, Langlade, Oconto, Menominee, and Shawano Counties. Phone: 715-735-7785

Duluth United Way

Serves Douglas County, Wisconsin. Phone: 218-726-4470

Human Services Organizations

Salvation Army of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan

The Salvation Army of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan helps residents in need with food, lodging, and emotional support. Phone: 800-264-6412

Milwaukee County Salvation Army

The Salvation Army serving Milwaukee County. Phone: 414-302-4300

St. Vincent de Paul of Madison

St. Vincent de Paul in Madison, Wisconsin, operates thrift stores and has the largest food pantry in Dane County. Phone: 608-278-2920

St. Vincent de Paul of Milwaukee

St. Vincent de Paul Society provides its members with opportunities to participate in multiple volunteer services directed to the poor, with a unique focus on one-to-one personal services through home visitation, aid, info/referral services, support, and problem-solving. Phone: 414-462-7837

St. Vincent de Paul of the Fox Cities

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. The aid may take the form of intervention, consultation or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. Phone:920-739-1679

Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin

Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin is one of 166 regional Goodwill organizations throughout North America and across the world. A member of Goodwill Industries International, it has been serving north central Wisconsin communities since 1971. Phone: 800-482-0030

Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin

Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin’s mission is to build better communities by providing employment, housing, and support to people with disabilities and other challenges. Phone: 608-246-3140

Goodwill Industries of South East Wisconsin and Chicago

Goodwill provides training, employment, and supportive services for people with disabilities or disadvantages who seek greater independence. Phone: 414-847-4200

Employment Resources

Job Center of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Job Center of Wisconsin is a free, self-service system for job seekers to search job openings and post resumes, and for employers to post job listings and search for employees.

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

The Department’s primary responsibilities include providing job services, training, and employment assistance to people looking for work, at the same time as it works; with employers on finding the necessary workers to fill current job openings.

Career One Stop

Learn about different careers, find career information, and locate career resources, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Health & Nutrition

ACCESS Wisconsin

ACCESS is a resource for people in Wisconsin to get answers to questions about health and nutrition programs, such as FoodShare, Medicaid/BadgerCare, and the Family Planning Waiver Program.