Resources

Aging and Disability

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center of Northwest Wisconsin
    • ADRC provides assistance to adults (including disabled young adults 17.5 years old) and the elderly. They serve people with physical or intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental health or substance abuse issues, and the elderly.
  •  North Country Independent Living
    • NCIL is a private non-profit agency serving people with disabilities in Northwestern Wisconsin.
  •  Regional Hospice Services, Inc.
    • Regional Hospice is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to providing individualized, compassionate, physical, spiritual, and psycho-social care and support to patients and families, enabling death with dignity as a completion of life.
  • St. Croix Hospice
    • St. Croix Hospice is devoted to providing the highest quality patient-centric care which empowers the unique voices of all those they serve with dignity and comfort.

 

Children and Family

  • Burnett County Family Resource Center
    • Offers educational programs, resources, activities, and support by partnering and collaborating with parents and communities.
  • Burnett County Family Literacy
    • A non-profit organization committed to enriching the quality of life and learning for adults, children, and families through individualized basic literacy instruction, personal relationships, and community building in Burnett County.
  • Western Regional Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs
    • Support families with children and youth with special needs and the providers who serve them. Free and confidential services include information, referral, and problem-solving, parent support, help understanding insurance coverage and applications, transition planning and connections to community resources.
  • Healthy Families: Resources for Parents and Providers
    • Reliable health information for pregnant moms and new families is easily available to parents, families, and providers.
  • UW-Extension Parenting the Preschooler Fact Sheets
    • Fact sheets to help you learn about what toddlers go through developmentally, show how you can help with confidence and love, and teach you how to stay connected to a rapidly growing and changing child.
  • UW-Extension Youth and Family Programs
    • Offers programs that focus on social and emotional learning; improving family functioning; increasing financial capability; and leadership development.

Churches

 

Education

 

Food Resources

  • Burnett County Farmers’ Markets
    • Located in Alpha, Grantsburg and Siren
  • FoodShare
    • Helps people with limited money buy the food they need for good nutrition and health.
    • For FoodShare screening and application assistance, call your local FoodShare Outreach Specialist, at 715-496-3121.
  • Food Shelves and Distributions
  • FoodWIse
    • Seeks to empower Wisconsin residents with limited incomes to make healthy choices to achieve healthy lives and reduce health disparities.
  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)
    • A nutrition program for pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants and children up to age five.

Government Agencies and Programs

 

Health and Wellness

  • Home and Away Ministries Center
    • Provide free primary healthcare services to Polk and Burnett County residents with low resources. This includes both the uninsured and the underinsured.
  • Webster Health Center
    • The Webster Health Center offers a variety of fitness classes. Click the link and see a calendar of what is offered and when.

Housing/Home Repair

 

Mental/Behavioral Health and AODA

  • Behavioral Health and Community Programs
    • Programs provided through Burnett County Department of Health and Human Services – Behavioral Health Unit.
  • Coordinated Services Team (CST)
    • Develop a comprehensive, individualized system of care for children with complex behavioral health needs. Includes family members, service providers, and others that work to develop and carry out a coordinated services plan for the child.
  • New Beginnings Meetings
    • Various meetings held every day of the week to help people achieve sobriety and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Mental Health Task Force of Burnett County (MHTFBC)
    • MHTFBC is committed to implementing and maintaining sustainable suicide prevention programming with an emphasis on youth suicide prevention efforts.
  • Restorative Justice of Northwest Wisconsin
    • A community-based response to crime that invites those affected, the victim, the community, and the offender to address the full impact of the crime and ways to repair the harm.
  • Wellbriety Meeting
  • Other

Outdoor Activities

 

Safety/Emergency Services

 

Transportation

  • ADRC Transportation ServicesADRC provides non-emergency medical transportation to people with disabilities, or people age 60 and over, who reside in Burnett and Polk Counties.
  • MTM Transportation ServicesMTM provides medical transportation services for Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT).

 

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