Barron County Website:


211 Wisconsin:

BadgerCare Plus: BadgerCare Plus is a program for children under 19 years of age and families in Wisconsin who need and want health insurance. 

Salvation Army: Provides an array of services to those in need. 

WI Department of Children & Families

WI Department of Health Services

WI Red Cross for disaster relief  (800) 236-8680 


Benjamin House
(715) 736-2437, located at 1107 Heart Island Parkway, Rice Lake

Guest House
(715) 234-4811, located in Rice Lake

Embrace (Domestic Abuse)
(715) 532-6976, located in Ladysmith

(715) 268-5730 or (715) 554-0137, located in Amery

Warming House, Rice Lake
(715) 651-8741

Foundation for Rural Housing – (608) 238-3448
Helps with Rent, Security Deposit, Mortgage, Utility, Home Repair, Property Taxes, etc.

· Barron County Housing Authority – (715) 537-5344, located at 611 Woodland Ave. #25, Barron

·Barron HA – (715) 537-5533, located at 123 E Franklin Ave, Barron

·Chetek HA – (715) 924-3300, located at 801 W Stout St, Chetek

·Cumberland HA – (715) 822-2005, located at 1295 6th Ave, Cumberland

·Rice Lake HA – (715) 234-3721, located at 132 W Marshall St, Rice Lake

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)
Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Ave., Room 100, Barron, WI 54812
(888) 538-3031

Barron County Department of Health and Human Services
335 E. Monroe Ave., Room 338, Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5691

Barron County Mental Health & AODA Services
335 E Monroe Ave, Room 338, Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5691

County Veterans Service Office
335 East Monroe Ave., Room 103 Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-6290

Indianhead Behavioral Health
516 E La Salle Ave, Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-3132

Omne Clinic Inc
233 E La Salle Ave, Barron, WI 54812
(715) 832-5454

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness
Mental health resource service
12 W Humbird St, Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 736-0089

Vantage Point Clinic & Assessment Center
1443 E Division Ave, Barron, WI 54812
(715) 637-7049

New Directions – Psychologist
425 Tainter Ave, Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-3637

New Beginnings of Barron County, transitional group home for people with mental illness
4 Cornell Ave, Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 736-1311

Inner Ascent Counseling LLC
11 E Marshall St Suite 203, Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 204-9137

Abr Counseling Services
431A S Main St, Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 234-3301

Marshfield Clinic Rice Lake Lakewoods Center
1215 W Knapp St, Rice Lake, WI 54868
(715) 236-4450

Aging and Disability

ADRC – Aging & Disability Resource Center – (715) 537-6225

Center for Independent Living – (715) 736-1800

Social Security Administration – 800-772-1213

FamilyMeans Caregiving & Aging  – 651-439-4840 | 800-327-3203


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

People Ready Staffing Agency – 715-234-4889  

Financial Counseling – (715) 456-4907 

Family Means – Financial Solutions 651-439-4840 | 800-327-3203


Legal Online Resources for Self-Represented Parties

Judicare – (800) 472-1638 –
Provides free civil legal services to low-income persons living in Northern Wisconsin and Native Americans statewide.

Internet Access

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 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.

Veterans Services

Veteran’s Office – (715) 386-4759

Garske’s Veteran Services – (715) 523-2304 –

Substance Abuse for Veterans: