SHELTERS / HOUSING
Northwoods: (715) 268-5730 or (715) 554-0137, located in Amery and Luck – http://northwoodsshelters.org/
Serenity House: (715) 485-1221, located at 200 Polk County Plaza, Balsam Lake
CRA – Community Referral Agency: (715) 825-4414, located in Milltown
Amery Housing Authority: (715) 268-2500, located at 300 N Harriman Ave, Amery
Clear Lake Housing Authority: (715) 263-3370, located in Clear Lake
Frederic Housing Authority: (715) 327-8490, located at 104 3rd Ave S, Frederic
Luck Housing Authority: (715) 472-2032, located at 416 First St, Luck
Osceola Housing Authority: (715) 294-3629, located at 602 3rd Ave E #131, Osceola
Polk County Housing Authority – (715) 294-4243, located at 403 2nd Ave. E, Osceola
Polk County Rural Development: (715) 635-8228
Rental Housing List – www.WIHousingSearch.org
The Fair Housing Council – (414) 278-1240 – www.fairhousingwisconsin.com
Rural Housing – 888-400-5974 – http://www.wisconsinruralhousing.org/
Foundation for Rural Housing – (608) 238-3448
Helps with Rent, Security Deposit, Mortgage, Utility, Home Repair, Property Taxes, etc.
Rental Housing List: www.WIHousingSearch.org
The Fair Housing Council: (414) 278-1240 – www.fairhousingwisconsin.com
Tenant Resource Center: (877) 238-7368
Landlord/Tenant Rights Office: (800) 422-7128
Mental Health & Counseling
If you are in immediate crisis, please call, text, or chat:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, available 24/7
Your call will be routed to the crisis center nearest to your area. It is available to anyone in emotional distress.
If you have a mental health provider, please contact his/her office directly for help. If you do not have a mental health provider, please call 911 and ask to speak with a behavioral health worker. You will be connected with a tele-crisis worker.
Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Northwest WI
100 Polk County Plaza, #60 Balsam Lake, WI 54810
County Veterans Service Office
100 Polk County Plaza, Suite 70 Balsam Lake, WI 54810
Thoen Counseling Services
307 N Cascade St, Osceola, WI 54020
215 W Main St #205, Balsam Lake, WI 54810
Hope Road Wellness Center, LLC
107 Hope Rd W, Frederic, WI 54837
Inner Peak Counseling and Consulting LLC
203 Riverside Blvd, Amery, WI 54001
River Valley Renewal Counseling and Wellness Center
809 US-8, St Croix Falls, WI 54024
St. Croix Valley Counseling, LLC
102 N Washington St Suite 107, St Croix Falls, WI 54024
Peace Tree Counseling LLC
108 Chieftain St, Osceola, WI 54020
Midwest Psychological Services
825 US-8, St Croix Falls, WI 54024
Amery Hospital & Clinic Behavioral Health Center
230 Deronda St, Amery, WI 54001
Job Center: (715) 485-9512 855-792-5439
Job Center of Wisconsin: Offers job seekers various tools, such as career planning, resume writing, and training/education. Site also includes a job search tool.
Workforce Resource – (715) 234-6302 – http://www.workforceresource.org/home.php
People Ready Staffing Agency – 715-234-4889 http://www.peopleready.com/
Financial Counseling – (715) 456-4907 – http://www.klenzfinancialcounseling.com/
Family Means – 651-439-4840 | 800-327-3203 –https://www.familymeans.org/budget-credit-counseling.html
Judicare – (800) 472-1638 – https://www.judicare.org/
Provides free civil legal services to low-income persons living in Northern Wisconsin and Native Americans statewide.
Affordable Connectivity Program
Service discount up to $30/month, Service discount up to $75/month on qualifying Tribal lands, Device discount up to $100 for a qualifying device. Eligibility is based on household income. If you, your child or dependent are enrolled in Medicaid, SNAP, WIC, or others, you likely qualify. Go to GetInternet.gov to apply or click here to see if your current internet provider is participating in the program.
T-Mobile Project 10Million – Free Hotspots & Home Internet to Eligible K-12 Student Families
Project 10Million by T-Mobile is a five-year commitment to help bridge the homework gap and support remote learning by offering free internet and mobile hotspots for 10 million eligible households. Includes free hotspots with 100GBs of mobile data each year for five years, plus access to at-cost laptops and tablets, to 10 million eligible k-12 students. Enrollment is open through August 30, 2024. Go to Free Internet for Students: Project 10Million | T-Mobile to learn more or to apply.
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive a discount on your monthly service and associated equipment.
Veteran’s Office: (715) 485-9243
Garske’s Veteran Services – (715) 523-2304 – http://www.garskesveteranservices.com/
Substance Abuse for Veterans: https://www.help.org/substance-abuse-rehab-for-veterans/