BARRON COUNTY RESOURCES
Barron County Website: https://www.barroncountywi.gov/
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 Red Cross for disaster relief (800) 236-8680
SHELTERS / HOUSING
(715) 736-2437, located at 1107 Heart Island Parkway, Rice Lake
(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
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
Barron County Department of Health and Human Services
335 E. Monroe Ave., Room 338, Barron, WI 54812
Barron County Mental Health & AODA Services
335 E Monroe Ave, Room 338, Barron, WI 54812
County Veterans Service Office
335 East Monroe Ave., Room 103 Barron, WI 54812
Indianhead Behavioral Health
516 E La Salle Ave, Barron, WI 54812
Omne Clinic Inc
233 E La Salle Ave, Barron, WI 54812
NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness
Mental health resource service
12 W Humbird St, Rice Lake, WI 54868
Vantage Point Clinic & Assessment Center
1443 E Division Ave, Barron, WI 54812
New Directions – Psychologist
425 Tainter Ave, Rice Lake, WI 54868
New Beginnings of Barron County, transitional group home for people with mental illness
4 Cornell Ave, Rice Lake, WI 54868
Inner Ascent Counseling LLC
11 E Marshall St Suite 203, Rice Lake, WI 54868
Abr Counseling Services
431A S Main St, Rice Lake, WI 54868
Marshfield Clinic Rice Lake Lakewoods Center
1215 W Knapp St, Rice Lake, WI 54868
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
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) 386-4759
Garske’s Veteran Services – (715) 523-2304 – http://www.garskesveteranservices.com/
Substance Abuse for Veterans: https://www.help.org/substance-abuse-rehab-for-veterans/