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

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.

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.
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous Meeting
    • An open meeting held every Tuesday and Sunday where the primary purpose is to help people addicted to meth stay sober and help others achieve sobriety. No one is turned away and there is additional room for children to gather while the meetings are held.
  • 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.
  • 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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