Care INC Resource Directory

This resource guide has beCare INC Resource Directoryen developed from information shared by multiple agencies including the Salvation Army, Solutions Center, St. Vincent de Paul Society, and the University of Wisconsin Extension

With much gratitude to our church and individual partners extending care together in the name of Christ and to all the agencies working to create a better community for all of the Fond du Lac area.

Core Agencies:
Addiction Resources:
Employment Resources:
Family Resources:
Food Resources:
General Services:
Health Services:
Housing Resources:
Homelessness Resource Links:
Legal Services:
Mental Health:
Mentoring / Education:
Utility Resources:

Core Agencies

Telephone Services
Advocap 920-922-7760 Will refer to other services

Programs for low income homeowners (home repair, weatherization, foreclosure assistance
Family development programs
Youth Support (GED / Fresh Start)
Homelessness program
Wheels to Work
Adult skills education
Small Business Development

Care INC 920-659-0670 Networks with local churches to share needs outside of what local agencies can assist with
Will direct clients to appropriate services
Family Resource Center 920-923-4110 Pregnancy and parenting support services


Fond du Lac Social Services 920-929-3400 Aging and Disability resources
Children and Family support resources
Financial assistance
Hispanic Community Services
Salvation Army 920-923-8220 Family centered welfare and emergency assistance (rent/utility)
Mentoring, commodities, and food assistance
Thrift Store
Solutions Center 920-923-1743 Emergency shelter / multiple shelters
24 Hour DV Crisis line: 920- 923-1700
Assistance with basic needs
Domestic violence  advocacy and assistance
Case management for people in shelters
Child/Family Therapy
St. Vincent de Paul 920-922-3650 Assists with food, rent, utilities and other basic necessities
Thrift Store
United Way 2-1-1 Dial 211 Fox Valley resources:

Addiction Resources

Telephone Services
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Resource Center 920-924-5222 AODA assessments, information & referral
AODA counseling, prevention & education
Alcoholics Anonymous 920-922-7512 Call for complete listing of local and area AA meetings, has some materials.  Includes AL-ANON and AlA-TEEN programs


ARC Community Services 920-907-0460 Substance Abuse Treatment services
Halfway house / Outpatient Partial hospitalization / Day Treatment
Beacon House 920-923-3999 Residential treatment facility for recovering alcohol/drug dependent women


Berry House 920-922-8580 Co-ed community based residential facility for residents diagnosed with some form of mental illness and chemical dependency


Blandine House 920-922-9487 AODA Residential Treatment Facility


Co-Dependents Anonymous 920-251-3044  


Gamblers Anonymous 1-800-426-2535  


Gratitude Club 920-921-0143 Support for people with alcohol problems and families


Narcotics Anonymous 1-800-240-0276  Helpline: 1-414-985-1932


Nar-Anon 1-800-477-6291  


Sex Addicts Anonymous 920-934-5853  


St Agnes Outpatient Addiction Serviecs 920-926-4200 Day hospital, primary outpatient treatment, adolescent services, adult children, co-dependency, family treatment and continuing groups for individuals and group formats

Employment Resources

Types of Work  Offered Services Apply
928 S. Main St.
Fond du Lac, WI. 54935920-921-4600
·         Human Resources
·         Office Services
·         Finance
·         Light Industrial
Typing tutorials
Data Entry
(for those that apply)
Apply online.
Office will contact you within 48 hours.
Aerotek Commercial Staffing
2109 E. Capitol Dr. Bldg. B1
Grand Chute, WI. 54913
·         Assembly/Welding
·         Skilled trades
·         Customer service
·         Commercial
·         Clerical
·         Engineering
Some jobs are in the Fond du Lac area
Apply online and call toll free 800-524-0138 Walk-ins okay
Diverse Options Inc.
571 Fenton St Ripon, WI Telephone: 920–748-6387
Serves the vocational and independent living needs of people with disabilities  in FDL, Green Lake, Marquette and Waushara counties
Hours of service: 7am-4pm
Flex Staff
81 N. Pioneer Rd
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
·         Light industrial
·         Production
·         Packaging
·         Telemarking
·         Clerical
·         Assembly
·         Warehouse
·         Customer Service
Free testing
Free training
(for those who are registered)
Apply online
FDL Area Job and Career Center
349 N. Peters Ave FDL
Employment Services:
Job & Career Center
Hours: Monday 8:00-8:00pm; Tuesday-Friday 8:00-4:30pm
Services: Job assistance, training and support services, career and computer training, as well as specialized services in career counseling, resume preparation workshops, and services to persons with disabilities. Computerized services, employment and training information.
Goodwill Retail Store
349 N. Peters Ave.  FdL
Telephone: 920- 922-2130
Career planning and training designed to help low income people receive the training necessary to obtain better employment. Can assist students in pay for tuition and books.
Must meet income guidelines and program must be completed in 2 years or less. Must be 18 or older and resident of FDL, Green Lake, Waupaca, Waushara, or Winnebago County.
Materson Personal
439 N. Pioneer Rd. FDL
·         Engineers
·         Office Services
·         Welding
·         Laborers
·         Light industrial
·         Food processing
Mon – Fri
Appt. Mon-Thu 9-3
Bring 2 forms of
ID and resume.
Walk-ins welcome
MPTC Career Center
235 N. National Ave. FDL
Free assistance with career decision-making and job search is available at the career center. Includes: Assessments, workshops, a career library and ways to improve job skills.
Omni Staffing
39 S. Main St FDL
·         General Labor
·         Medical
·         Office
Direct Hire placements Apply online and call for appointment
Peer Technical
74 S. Main St FDL
·         Technical
·         Designer
·         Skilled trades
None Call for appt.
QPS Employment Services
51 N. Main St FDL
·         Office
·         Light industrial
·         Skilled trades
None Apply online
And call for appointment
Seek Careers & Staffing
924 Forest Ave. Suite 201 FDL
·         Office
·         Customer Service
·         Light industrial
·         Skilled labor
·         Accounting
·         Info Tech
·         Manufacturing
Computer training
Typing tutorial
Data Entry
(for those that apply)
Apply online
and call for interview appointment
US Tech Force
485 S. Military Rd. FDL
·         CNC & Manual
·         Engineers
·         Maintenance
·         Office Support
·         Drafters
·         Construction
·         Metal Fabricator
·         Skilled/General
Temp to Hire
Apply online.
Call for appointment.
Walk-in to complete an
Vocational Rehabilitation
Wisconsin DVR
349 N. Peters Ave. FDL
or 1-800-562-5330
Hours: 7:45am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

Services are provided to allow a person to overcome their disability and return to employment.
Eligibility: there must be a physical or mental disability which presents a substantial handicap to employment. There must be a reasonable expectation that VR service will help an individual to obtain employment.

WIA / WAA Program
349 N. Peters Ave FDL
Career planning and training designed to help low income people receive the training necessary to obtain better employment. Can assist students in pay for tuition and books.
Eligibility: Must meet income guidelines and program must be completed in 2 years or less. Must be 18 or older and resident of FDL, Green Lake, Waupaca, Waushara, or Winnebago County

Family Resources

Telephone Services
Agnesian Domestic Violence Program 920-926-4207 920-926-4290 (Pager)
ARC Fond du Lac 920-923-3810 Serves adults and youth with disabilities

Special living services program / Adult Day Service / Community Enrichment

ASTOP 920-926-5395 24 Hour Crisis Line: 920-921-7657

Confidential, individual short-term therapy for survivors of sexual abuse. Support and therapy groups for adult incest survivors. Referrals to other agencies when appropriate. Protective behavior prevention programs.

(Legal, medical, counseling, small group)

Birth to 3 920-929-6891


Family mentoring / advocacy & support

Will help link to other community resources

Early intervention services for eligible children

Boys & Girls Club 920-924-0530 920-929-2890 Mentoring between mature adult and a child (6-12) from a single-parent family
Catholic Charities 920-923-2520 Family/individual/couples counseling; Pregnancy Counseling; Step-parent Adoption Screenings; and Child abuse Prevention Programs
Child Care Resource & Referral INC 1-800-749-5437 Distributes information to parents about available area child care, along with customized referrals and educational materials.   Fees: None if income is less than $35,000 a year
Diverse Options INC 920-748-6387 Serves vocational and independent living needs of people with disabilities in FDL, Green Lake, Marquette and Waushara counties
Family Connections INC 920-457-1999 A 24-hour phone line in Fond du Lac and surrounding area for parents and families seeking information about services, programs and support through the day-to-day stresses of parenting
Family Court Commissioner 920-929-3075 Conducts uncontested divorces; conducts & enters orders from hearings for temporary orders; makes mediation referrals; conducts hearings and enters judgments/orders for enforcement or revision of maintenance, child support, custody, physical placement, or visitation; conducts initial appearance and pretrial paternity proceedings; issues domestic abuse and harassment temporary restraining orders & conducts injunction hearings, and related matters
Family Living Program 920-929-3170 Provides education & building family strengths focusing on: parenting, money management, youth development, and health and diet concerns
Family Planning Waiver 920-929-3085 FDL County Health Department

Helps cover contraception costs that insurance may not cover, or if you have no insurance. Income limits apply. Services include reproduction exams, pregnancy testing and counseling, emergency contraception, birth control methods and supplies.

Family Resource Center



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920-923-4110 Provides pregnancy and parenting support services- 24 hour hotline, free pregnancy testing, infant supplies, (diapers and clothing) adoption assistance, parenting programs and events, information and referral, provides supervised visitations and parent/child exchanges. All services are confidential, non-judgmental.

Building for Tomorrow– Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. Provides case management services for ages 12-18.

Parents as Teachers– free in-home visitation program that helps parents enhance their knowledge in child development. Some services available in Spanish

Father & Family Stability Project 920-922-7760 ADVOCAP program to strengthen family relationships, build economic self-sufficiency and enhance life skills.  Fathers must have a child 6 years of age or younger with active visitation
Foster Grandparent 920-922-7760 ADVOCAP program.  Call 920-922-7760 extension 3225
Free Spirit Riders 920-924-9920 Theraputic interaction with horses for children and adults with disabilities.
Head Start 920-922-7760


Program to prepare 3 – 5 year olds to function more successfully in the elementary school and in all of life’s experience.  Center based / Family Based / ECHO option
Lakeland Care District 920-906-5100 Long-term support systems for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, including day services, work-related/employment services, transportation, supported independent living, community based living services, respite care, and Community Options Programs
National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-621-4000 Provides a 24 hour message center for runaway teens and their families. Also, crisis intervention and referral, as well as home-free tickets for teens that wish to return to their home.
New Beginnings Pregnancy Care Ctr 920-923-1484 Non-denominational-Christian maternity home for women who are facing a crisis pregnancy. Serving women age 18 or over through pregnancy up until 3 months after delivery. Services include case management, pre-natal education, and child care classes. Baby clothes, equipment, and supplies (formula, diapers, etc.) are also available to the public (0-24 months)
POCAN Program 920-929-3085 A FDL County program designed to strengthen families and enhance child and family development. Wrap around services which could include home visits
Project Youth 907-0900 Crisis line: 1-800-686-1346 – 24 hr

Temporary shelter (1-14 days) for runaway and homeless youth.  Free family mediation to resolve family conflicts. Anger management group one on one with teens. Ages (11-18)

Pupil Services Dept 920-929-2900 FDL School District: Exceptional needs programs, health services, guidance and counseling, school psychologist and school social workers for FDL schools
WIC Program 920-929-3104 Provides vouchers for nutritious food for income eligible pregnant, post-partum women and children under 5 years of age. They also provide nutrition sessions, counseling, health screening and referral to other health services. WIC Clinics are also held in Ripon. Call the FDL office to make an appointment.
WI Facets: Children & Adults with Disabilities 414-374-4645 Website:
YMCA 920-921-3330 Various fitness activities for children and adults, including lessons in swimming, weight training, aerobics, gymnastics, etc. Families may qualify for a free or reduced YMCA membership by applying in person with proof of income.

Food Resources

Address / Phone Hours Information
Brandon Food Pantry PO Box 312 115 Center St. Brandon WI  53919

920- 273-9196

3rd Wednesdays from 1:30-5:00pm Open to anyone in need of food in the Rosendale/Brandon areas
Broken Bread St. Paul’s Cathedral

51 W. Division FDL

Fridays- 2:00-6:00pm Supplemental food and a meal is distributed each Friday at the Parish Hall next to the church
Celebration Assembly 825 Fond du Lac Ave. FDL 920- 922-3990 Monday -Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Food Pantry – By referral only, please call ahead.
Church of Peace 158 S.Military Rd  FdL


Mon – Fri

8:00 am-noon

May use food pantry one time a month; also rent and utility assistance. Requires photo ID.
Department of Social Services 87 Vincent St. FDL


Check eligibility for FoodShare:
FdL County Senior Dining Program Eligibility: Anyone 60 or older, married to someone 60 or older, or living where a meal site is located may attend a meal site. 5 days a week, Monday through Friday (Fond du Lac Senior Center servers Mon-Thurs.)

Cost: A suggested donation of $3.00 per meal, or whatever amount you feel is affordable.

Registration: Please make your reservation at least one day in advance by 1:00 p.m. either at a meal site or by calling:  Fond du Lac:  920- 929-3113; Waupun:  920- 324-7930. If you must cancel, please call the Senior Services Office at 920- 929-3937 before 1:00 pm the day prior to the scheduled meal. For more information about senior dining call 920- 929-3114.

Senior Meal Locations and Times
11:45 12:00 noon
Fond du Lac Senior Center – 151 E. First St., FDL

Portland Square Apartments – 55 N. Portland St., FDL

Riverview Apartments – 101 Western Ave., FDL

Russell Manor – 504 Russell Drive, Ripon

Northgate– 350 Winnebago St., North Fond du Lac

Westnor Apartments – 653 W. Arndt St., Fond du Lac

Willowbrook  -615 W. Oshkosh St., Ripon

– 301 E. Main St., Waupun


Fondy Food Pantry 51 W. Division street FDL


Monday – Friday 9-1pm (pickup) By referral only – Call to check eligibility of client to receive food assistance
FoodShare Wisconsin Call for application / questions


Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

8 am- 4 pm


10 am- 4pm

You can also go to: to check on benefits, make changes, or to see if you are eligible for FoodShare or other benefits
Grace Christian Church 1596 4th St. FDL

(corner of 4th St. & Hwy. K)

920- 923-5292

We Care Food Pantry – open Monday through Thursday, 9:00 to 2:00. Call prior to visit.

Ruby’s Pantry – 2nd Thursday of each month. Registration 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. (Request a $20.00 cash donation at registration). Distribution at 6:00 p.m. Please bring your own bags to transport food.

Holyland Food Pantry St. Paul’s UCC

N10362 St. Paul Road, Malone WI

920- 795-4505

3rd Friday of each month Serving northern Fond du Lac Co. and southwestern Calumet Co., (the Holyland area). No income requirements or cost for food. Will assist with emergency food situations


Home Delivered Meals – Senior Dining Program   Eligibility: Anyone 60 years and older who is frail and essentially homebound by reason of illness, disability or isolation and cannot cook for themselves or have someone in home to assist them in cooking. Spouses, a person with a disability under 60, and an informal caregiver may also be eligible. Provides hot meals 5 days per week.

Cost: A suggested contribution for $3.50 per meal.

Registration: Please make your reservation at least one day in advance by 1:00 p.m. by calling: Fond du Lac:  920- 929-3113; Waupun:  920- 324-7930. All cancellations must be made before 8:30 am the day of the meal. Contact Senior Services Office at 920- 929-3937 to cancel


Loaves and Fishes Located at:

Church of Peace 158 S. Military Rd. FDL

Monday & Wednesday 5:30pm; Carry-Outs 5:00pm Free meals.  Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian


Lomira Area Food Pantry Trinity United Methodist Church, 300 Church St, Lomira  WI

920- 979-3041

2nd & 4th Saturday of month – 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Commodities and food pantry
Oakfield Food Pantry Oakfield Elementary School 200 White St

920- 948-0393

Wednesday, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m 1 visit per month. Open to residents of Oakfield School District. Enter East Doors near Child Care Center
Presentation Food Pantry 706 Michigan Avenue N. Fond du Lac WI  54937

920- 922-3650

Salvation Army 237 N. Macy St. FDL

920- 923-8220


9am-12:30pm  W: 9-11:30am and 12:30-5pm

Can receive food once a month.  Eligibility:  Income guidelines, resident of Fond du Lac County.  Sign up at Salvation Army.

Commodity Foods – for residents at 185% of poverty, Sign up at Salvation Army.  Eligible once/month

St Vincent de Paul 920- 922-3650 May provide vouchers for local grocery stores
St Matthew’s Parish Center 419 Mill St.,  Campbellsport WI

920- 533-4441

Mon – Fri

8 am – 4:30pm by appt.

Requires referral from clergy or Social Services


General Services

Address / Phone Information
American Red Cross 272 N. Main Street FDL


CPR and First Aid classes, babysitting classes for children 11 or older, disaster services.
Centro Hispano 810 W. Badger Rd. Madison, WI
(608) 255-3018
A resource center for Hispanics.
General information and referral; advocacy, crisis intervention; re-employment skills training for youth; employment for  Hispanic adults; community outreach
City Clerk of FdL 160 S. Macy Street
Information on requirements to vote and locations
Clerk of Circuit Court Office Small-Claims 160 S. Macy Street
For small claims actions where the amount claimed is less than $5000 or less. It is not necessary to have an attorney represent you in this court.
Filing fee is $85.00. Depending on the situation, papers may be mailed (Cost $2.00 per defendant) or served by the county sheriff ($20.00 plus mileage at $0.35 per mile)
Community Alternatives of Fond du Lac County 286 18th Street, FDL
Supportive home care including: personal care and homemaking, money management
Conflict Resolution Center, Inc. FDL 676 W. Johnson Street
920-922-2100Friendship Corner:
A voluntary process in which people with dispute meet with a trained mediator. Volunteers will help to resolve disputes between neighbors, friends, family, businesses, landlords, employers, and more.   Free to any Fond du Lac County resident
Consumer Protection 2811 Agriculture Dr. Madison, WI
Call to receive forms or information about filing a complaint, access to the consumer tip line, receive a tenant-landlord book (for a small fee) or obtain information about a specific business
Credit Report Bureaus 1-877-322-8228 Call to request free annual credit report
Or online:
Department of Motor Vehicles 833S. Rolling Meadows Dr.
Drivers Licensing & Vehicle Registration:
Road Test Appointment: 1-888-368-9556
Fond du Lac Humane Society 652 Triangle Road FDL
920- 922-8873
Will take stray or surrendered animals
Provides animal adoption services
Fringe Benefits Thrift Store 223 N. Seymour St FDL
920- 933-3750
Low cost clothing and household items
City of FDL Inspection Dept 160 S. Macy Street
Building Inspection only (Plumbing, electric, heating, and code enforcement)
Salvation Army Thrift Store 79 W Pioneer St FDL
920- 923-8230
Hours: 10:00am- 6:00pm
Low cost used clothing and household items.
Senior Benefits Specialists 920-929-3521 Help older adults with questions and problems related to benefits such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Food Share and health insurance
Social Security Administration 180 Knights Way-Ste. 100
920- 921-7561
Social Security number applications. Supplemental security income (SSI); Pays monthly checks to people who are 65 or older, or blind or those who have a disability that prevents them from obtaining a job and to those who have limited income and assets. Medicaid provided. Disabled children may also qualify. Social Security Disability; Monthly income for disabled individuals that have worked and contributed to social security
St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store 330 N Peters Ave FDL
Hours: 8:00 am- 5:00pm Monday-Friday;
8:00 am- 1:00pm Saturday
Provides clothing and household items
Veteran Service Office 50 N. Portland   FDL
920- 929-3117
Assistance for veterans and their dependents with county, states, and federal benefits, such as home loans, hospitalization, and disability pensions. Transportation to VA facilities is also provided.  Hours: 8-4:30pm
Volunteer Center 650 N Main St FDL
920- 926-1414
Provide volunteer opportunities to people in the community who are looking to lend a helping hand, it could be to an organization, a drive, an event, etc.
WI Office of the Commissioner of Insurance PO Box 7873
Madison, WI 53707
Assists individuals who are having difficulty with insurance issues. Advice given on ways to deal with non-covered services and many helpful brochures available.

Health Services

Aging & Disability Resource Center
50 N. Portland St.
920- 929-3466
Provides information and assistance to help older adults, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers find services and resources to keep them living well and independently  Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am- 4:30 pm
Community Care Funds
Helps fund health care for people in need of hospital-based services but unable to pay. Any person may apply for assistance if he or she is unable to pay all or a portion of the charges from St. Agnes Hospital, and meets program eligibility requirements. Fond du Lac Regional Clinic and Waupun Memorial Hospital
Health Department FDL County
160 S Macy St., FDL
Dental referrals, Blood pressure clinics Tuesday 3:00 – 4:30; vision,  hearing, and scoliosis screening; free, confidential, and anonymous HIV testing; Childbirth  classes; home nursing visits to monitor general health; newborn and new mother care; home  care program; public health visits for the elderly’ Health Check (preventive health check for children  under age 21); WIC program; Personal Care Program; medical equipment loan closet; immunization  clinics; county-wide flu shot clinics TB testing; follow upon communicable diseases; jail health services; Women’s Cancer Control Program; Dental Sealant Program, lead poisoning prevention, and Fond du Lac County tobacco Control Coalition

Immunizations available at:
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT – Third floor, 160 S Macy Street, Fond du Lac, on the second Monday of every month from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and on the fourth Monday of every month from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Last Wed a.m. by appointmentRIPON HIGH SCHOOL  – 850 Tiger Drive, Ripon – Last Wednesday of every odd numbered month from 4-6

WAUPUN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – Lower Level Conference Room – Second Thursday of every odd numbered month from 4:00-6:00 MT.

CALVARY HOLY CROSS CHURCH Third Monday of every odd numbered month from 4:00-6:00
Call 920- 929-3085 or 1-800-547-3640 for current charges.  Vaccines provided free to FDL residents. A $3.00 per immunization charge for out-of-county residents.  Hepatitis B is provided  for children age 18 and under free. Adult Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, Meningococcal is provided for  a fee

Healthy Start / Badger Care
349 N Peters Ave FDL  929-3187
or 929-3900
Applications are accepted at the Job & Career Center or online at

Program and services:  Healthy Start/Badger Care pays for health care (medical, dental, vision)

Eligibility:  Based on family income. Different income levels for children 0-6.

Katie Beckett Program
PO Box 7851 Madison WI, 53707-7851
Provides Medical Assistance coverage for medically necessary services that help certain children with chronic illness or disabilities, live at home with their families, rather than in more costly institutions.

Eligibility: Children with long term disabilities or complex medical needs who are otherwise unable to get MA coverage, should apply to this program. Disabled children qualify according to the child’s income.  Require a level of care that is safe and appropriate at home that is typically provided in a hospital or nursing facility. Costs may not exceed cost of nursing home care

Medical Assistance
Hotline Telephone:
If you have any questions about your medical assistance limits or services, this number is available for you to call.
National Cancer Institute
Free publication about cancer; location of closest FDA certified mammography facility; telephone consultation with cancer information specialist, quitting smoking.
Quit Smoking Hotline: 1-877-448-7848
St Agnes Hospital Home Care
239 Trowbridge Dr.
920- 923-7950
Hours: 7:30 am- 4:30pm

Services: RN, LPN, Home Health Aide, Medical Social Worker, Personal Care Workers, Companion Homemaker, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Wound care, IV, and diabetic services.

Fee: Home Care services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Medical Assistance, commercial insurance and county funding. Our staff can help you identify the financial resources available to you.

Eligibility: Must be ordered by a physician.

Samaritan Free Health Clinic
430 E. Division St. FDL
920- 926-4841
Free basic medical, emergency dental and basic vision care for patients who do not have insurance or medical assistances. Co-pay for meds.

Fee: None for individuals 165% or below poverty guidelines

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
Covenant Methodist Church
15 N. Marr FDL
Supportive weight loss program for men, women, and children (age 7 and up). Cost is .50 per week. Membership is $24.00 per year

Hours: Weigh-in: 5:00pm-5:30pm; Meeting Follows (Monday Evenings)

Housing Resources

Affordable Housing Program (Advocap)
920-922-7760 ext. 3581
Six units (2 houses, 4 apt) available for families who have children (under 18) and meet other eligibility requirements. Tenancy is limited to a maximum of 18-24 months and requires 6 month leasing.   Other rental units available.
Emergency Shelter
Fox Valley / Appleton
Father Carr’s Place
Shelter for men, women, children and other resources
1062 N. Koeller St.
Oshkosh, WI 54902.
Freedom House
Men’s 12 Step Recovery House
100 S  Military Rd & 75 45th St
FDL Community Development Housing Resources
Brochures available regarding rental, fair housing, race and sex discrimination.
No interest rehabilitation loans for windows, roofing, basements, plumbing, furnaces, wiring and more.
Eligibility:  Loans are based on income
Housing Authority (City/County of Fond du Lac)
Low income families may be eligible for Section 8 certificates and housing vouchers to apply toward rental of private properties. Families may also qualify for public housing or moderate rehabilitation units. A family that meets HUD guidelines is only required to pay 30% of their income toward rent for most programs.
Sign up for HUD apartments on first floor of Rosalind Apts 15 N. Marr St
Private Apartments with HUD
Glacier Valley Estates 70 Prairie Rd  920-923-4500
Rosalind Apartments 15 N. Marr St., 920-929-3107
Westnor Apartments 653 W. Arndt 929-3108
Privately Owned; Low Income
Maplewood Commons 912 Martin, 920-922-2019
2 & 3 bedrooms -82 units Heat and water furnished.  Monday/Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 p.m. 1:00 – 5:00pm
Lakeside Gardens Call: 1-414-762-9440, also 929-9101
689 – 695 E Scott St. — 2 bedrooms – all utilities included on 2 bedroom units.
14-44 Donahue Court, 391-407 North Peters Ave. 3 bedrooms – 80 units – Refrigerator and stove furnished.
Oakwood Apartments Apply at: 55 N. Portland Square  Telephone: 922-2562
2 & 3 bedrooms – 36 units; 32 units 2/bed and 4 units 3/bed Townhouse; 2 handicapped- accessible units. Stove, refrigerator, garbage disposal/water furnished.
Home Buyer Program (Advocap)
1-920-922-7760 ext. 3595
Assist low to moderate income households in Fond du Lac, Green Lake, and Winnebago counties with the purchase of homes, through the provision of funds for down payments, closing costs, rehabilitation loans, and first mortgages. Attendance at home ownership seminar is required.
Housing Rehabilitation Program
1-920-922-7760 ext. 3595
Assists low to moderate income homeowners to live in safe and decent condition by bringing their home to Federal Section 8 Housing Standards. This is not a remodeling program.
Eligibility: Home must have one structural, plumbing, heating, electrical or accessibility problem. Qualified applicant must own the home and meet income qualifications
Rooming Houses
Contacts: 920-922-5210, 920-923-4135, 920-923-3900
Salvation Army
May be able to assist with rental needs
Sober Living
Four Fond du lac locations:
87 E. Rees St, 324 S. Main St., 97  5th St. and 166 E. 2nd St
Solutions Center
39 N. Sophia FDL
Office -920-923-1743
Women’s Shelter, 75 W. Division St.  920-923-2880
Men’s Shelter, 114 E. 2nd St.  920-922-8122
Family Shelter
Warming Shelter
Clients can request assistance for housing/utility needs
Weatherization (Advocap)
19 W First St Fond du Lac, WI
Renters and homeowners may qualify to have a trained energy auditor determine needed energy improvement. Improvement such as insulating walls and attics, tuning furnaces, and weather stripping may be made. Eligibility:  Low income guidelines for renters and owners. Renters need landlord’s approval and landlords pay 25% of cost

Homelessness Resource Links

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Legal Services

96 S Seymour Street
FACE is a county-wide organization developed to establish a better understanding  of the laws that pertain to disabled persons.  Call for time and place.

Eligibility:  Any disabled person, family member, or friend of a disabled person. Membership fee: $10.00 annually – associate member $20.00

Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS)
PO Box 7158 Madison, WI 53707
Programs: The phones are answered by legal assistants who will briefly discuss your legal need(s) and explore the options for handling the situation(s).  Options may include a referral to an attorney, community service or agency or an appointment with a hot line attorney.

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:30pm       Website:

Legal Action of Wisconsin, INC.
404 N. Main Street Ste. 702 Oshkosh, WI 54901
Free legal assistance for eligible low income persons in selected areas of the law. Applications are taken by telephone.

Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00pm

PRO SE Support Services Affordable Divorce
582 S. Main Street FDL
PRO SE assists you in child support, placement, bankruptcy referrals, social security, credit issues, mediation, and the preparation for you own court documents, divorce, separation, joint stipulations, and post judgment actions. We provide you with the information necessary to complete your court action. No attorney represents you. Pro SE attends court hearings with you to take your notes in certain cases. No legal advice, all WI counties. Free access to WI law books.

Fees: Payment plans available

Public Defender
160 S. Macy Street FDL
3rd Floor of City Building
This office provides legal representation to indigent persons subject to: adult criminal offenses, contempt proceedings, mental commitment proceedings, TPR proceedings (Termination of Parental Rights), to children in juvenile proceedings.

Fees: Depend on the type of case, income assets, and the cost of living

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:45pm

Mental Health

Catholic Charities
191 S Main St FDL920- 923-2550
Certified Outpatient Mental Health Center (Private Insurance, sliding fee scale) $20 minimum – MA accepted.
Eligibility:  Service available to any resident of Fond du Lac or Dodge Counties, Catholic or  Non-Catholic.
Hours: Call to set up appointment.
Community Psychological Services
1208 S. Watertown Street Waupun, WI1-920-324-4358
Crisis Intervention Line- 1-920-929-3535

Counseling for marriage and family, individuals, children and adolescents, drug and alcohol abuse, phobias, eating disorders, and stress management.
Fee: Medical Assistance and most HMO’s accepted and private insurance- private pay

Health Care Center Mental Health Services
459 E. 1st St FDLInformation:
920-929-3500Inpatient Mental Health:
920-926-4200 ext. 4920Crisis Intervention
24 Hour Hotline:
 Outpatient mental health services, including individual and group counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. Marital counseling family support and Birth to Three services. Alcohol and drug abuse counseling services including individual counseling for adolescents, adults, and families, group counseling, & recovery groups. AOD assessments, operating while intoxicated assessment treatment program, underage drinking assessments.

Fee: Medical Assistance and sliding scale fee accepted. Private pay or Private Insurance.

Lutheran Social Services
Individual, marriage, group, child, and family counseling.  Unplanned pregnancy and adoption for birth parents services.

Offices are located in Sheboygan, and Appleton.

Hours of service:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Evening appointments are available.
Appointments, call 920- 734-9171 Fee: Self Pay – Subsidized/Sliding scale.

NAMI  / Friendship Corner
21 E 2nd St #104  FDL
Mental Health & Peer Support
RTS Bereavement Services
St. Agnes Hospital Maternity Unit
430 E. Division St. FDL920- 926-4843
Free open support group in the courtyard conference center. Provides emotional support to those who have experience miscarriage, stillbirth, newborn death, or tubal pregnancy.

Hours: 8:30- 4:00pm- Third Monday of the month at 7:00 pm

SHARDS contracts with a network of service providers that offer affordable mental health care, subsidizing services for uninsured and underinsured clients on a sliding scale based on the client’s ability to pay.
St. Agnes Hospital- Behavioral Health Services
430 E. Division St. FDL 920- 926-4200
Inpatient Addiction Services
A comprehensive range of services including detoxification and residential treatment is offered to adults in need. Programming includes individual assessment and treatment, as well as a program for family members involved in the treatment process.Inpatient Psychiatric Services
Telephone: 920- 926-4290Services: This specialty area provides short-term, acute inpatient treatment for adults and adolescents 13 years of age and older with mental health and behavioral disorders. A multi-disciplinary team of professionals trained in dealing with psychiatric disorders help individual and families move from crisis to recovery in a therapeutic environment.

Mentoring / Education

Contact Services
Adult Literacy (United Way) Fond du Lac Public Library               32 Sheboygan St. FDL                         920- 929-7080 ext. 155 Trained volunteers work with adults on a person to person basis in order to help the student learn to read and/or write English.  Fee:  Students pay for materials only. Classes are arranged at the volunteer and students convenience at the Fond du Lac Public Library unless otherwise designated.
Circles of Success 920-923-2446
or 920-922-7681
Meets at St. Paul’s Cathedral 4:00 PM 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 10 AM 1st and 3rd Saturdays
People helping people transition from incarceration to the community
Consumer Credit Counseling Service 17 Forest Ave Ste. #016 FDL
Credit and budget counseling for individuals and families
Initial consultation is free, one time set-up $25.00 or $4.00/mo./creditor. This may be flexible per situation.
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (apt. only)
Call for Fond du Lac days and hours available
Financial Budgeting 920-929-3179 UW Extension – Shelly Tidemann
Fresh Start 920-922-7760 ext. 3594 A youth education and training program for 17-24 year olds. Staff become mentors to the youth as they get their GED, learn construction skills and overcome barriers.
GED/HSED Assistance 920-922-7760 Free one on one tutoring with a certified teacher. Cost of testing also covered.
HOPE Mentoring Program 650 N. Main Street  FDL
920- 926-1414
Provides women mentoring women in poverty. Mentors provide problem solving and emotional support while mentees work toward goals to improve their lives and the lives of their family members.
Marian University Working families Grant
45 S. National Ave. FDL
Awards tuition for a 4 year degree and other grants to low income single parents with dependent children.
Senior Center, Fond du Lac 151 E. 1st Street  FDL
920- 322-3630
Free tax assistance to low and moderate income families.
Skills Enhancement Program 920-426-0150 ext 232 Provides opportunity for working adults to increase their income by building skills through education.
Eligibility: Must be employed and working at least 20 hours and meet income guidelines.


Agnesian Health Care
Provides free transportation to appointments at Agnesian Health Care facility
Eligibility: Appointment at Agnesian
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Schedule in advance
Auto Repair
(Badger Tire)
Minor repairs only
Fond du Lac Area JOBTRANS taxi service
Provides shared taxi ride for any purpose where buses do not operate
Eligibility: Anyone whose pickup and drop off points are more than ¾ mile from a bus route and within JOBTRAN’S service areaSchedule by 4:30pm the weekday before
Cost: 6-64 yrs. $5.00, 65 yrs. $2.50, Disabled $2.50, Under 6 and accompanied by an adult $2.50
When:    Monday – Friday  6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Fond du Lac City Bus
City of FDL
920-322-3540FDL Area Transit
Token Sales:
City of Fond du Lac Building 160 S. Macy Street FDL
National Exchange Bank 130 S. Main Street FDL
Call or stop by to get information on city bus routes.
Passes:  Adults 19-64 yrs – $38
Students 6-18 yrs -$32
Seniors/Disabled – $ 0.75 per one way
Bus Tokens:  Adults – $13 for 10 tokens
Students – $11 for 10 tokens
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-3:30 (Office)
Monday- Saturday 6:00-6:00 (Bus)
FDL County  Dept. of Senior Services
Fond du Lac
For Individuals Over 60: Provides transportation for medical, employment, nutrition, personal business, education/training, social recreation.  Utilizes a regular sized van for Curb to curb service.  Requires ability to step up into a van

Cost:$2.50/each way
Schedule up to 2 weeks in advance
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Regular sized car for frail individuals – no age restriction: Provides transportation for medical, therapy or dental service on a prioritized basis to frail individuals.  Requires ADA certified by physician (get form from Court House)

Cost: $2.50/each way within FDL Co.,  $6.00/each way outside of FDL Co.
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Schedule up to 1 month in advance
Handi Van – lift equipped:  Provides transportation for mobility challenged citizens to function independently, no priorities, no age restriction.  Requires ADA certified by physician (get form from Court House)
Cost: $3.00/each way within FDL and NFDL
Hours: Monday thru Friday 6:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Schedule pick up and drop off up to 2 weeks in advance

Greyhound Bus & Lamers Tickets
Pioneer Mobil Station 976 S. Main St.
Loading/Unloading at Mobil Station

Lamers: 1-866-5LAMERS

Greyhound: 1-800-231-2222

Lifestar Medical Transport:
Provides transportation to medical appts.
Eligibility: Medicaid patients
Cost: Covered by Medicaid
MTM Medical Transportation Management


Provides non-emergency medical transportation
Eligibility: Must be enrolled in one of the following programs and have no other means of transportation:
·         WI Medicaid
·         BadgerCare Plus (Standard Plan)
·         BadgerCare Plus (Benchmark Plan)
·         BadgerCare Plus Express for Pregnant Women
·         Tuberculosis-Related Services
·         Family Planning Only Services
Schedule: Routine rides scheduled Monday thru Friday 7a.m. to 6 p.m. Call at least 2 business days prior to appointment  Urgent rides scheduled 24/7 within 3 hours
Quality Cab:
Provides transportation for anyone, anywhere in FDL
Cost:  $7.00/one way  $11.00/one way (disabled)
Schedule: Sunday – Monday 6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. (weekends), 4:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. (week days
Veterans Service Office
Provides rides for veterans to VA appointments
Eligibility: Elderly, disabled veteran who needs a ride
Cost: donations accepted
Schedule: Monday-Friday No apts. before 8:00 a.m. or after 2:30 p.m.
Wheels for Work  (Advocap)
920-922-77601-800-323-0150 for more information
Funds for fines – helping low income individuals pay for traffic and parking citations to get their license back.  Loan must be enough to reinstate driver’s license or vehicle registration.  Funds for Fines will not provide loans for applicants whose citations are due to risky behavior such as driving while intoxicated.  Eligible Applicants:  May qualify for a loan amount from $100-$550.
0% Auto loans  for low income individuals who may qualify for up to $4000.00 to get a dependable car.
Vehicle Repair may lend the applicant 75% of the cost of needed repairs.
Qualifications for Auto Loans and Vehicle Repair Loans

  • Must be currently employed continuously for three months for at least 20 hours/week
  • Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license
  • Must demonstrate ability to repay the loan
  • Must meet income and program guidelines
  • Must live in Calumet, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, or Winnebago counties

Utility Resources:

Telephone Services
Alliant Energy 1-800-255-4268 Customer Assistance Program: Specialized customer assistance with payment arrangements and utility service concerns for residential customers.
CA+ Program Alliant Energy 1 800 975-5785 Call for information: line is an automated menu system and caller may need to leave a message for a call back
Provides affordable payment plans and referral services to individuals having difficulties paying their utility bills
Eligibility:Serves low-income Alliant Energy customers
Phone hours 8 am – 12 Noon and 1 pm – 4 pm Monday – Friday
Energy Assistance 920-929-3445

To schedule appointments:

Provides fuel assistance to low income families from October 1- May 15. Crisis Fuel Assistance: Emergency fuel assistance, one payment per year. Pro Active Energy Assistance: Provides financial assistance with past due heating bills. A contract is required stating co-payment arrangements. Hometown Energy: Financial assistance to people who have past due account with Alliant (electric and heat) Emergency furnace repair
Safelink:  1-800-SAFELINK SafeLink Wireless makes wireless telephone service more affordable by offering Lifeline service for qualified customers. Qualified customers will receive a free SafeLink Wireless handset and free monthly Minutes with no commitments, contracts, or bills. If you need additional Minutes, you can buy TracFone Airtime Cards at any TracFone retailer (Walmart, CVS, Kmart, Target, Radio Shack, Walgreens, Rite Aid stores, Family Dollar and Dollar General).
Safelink – trackphone with 60 minutes / month
Salvation Army 920- 923-8220 May provide utility assistance
Solutions Center 920- 923-1743 May provide utility assistance
St Vincent De Paul 920- 922-3650 May provide utility assistance
Telephone Assistance Grant 920-748-4633
Free telephone service connection during any 12 month period, when you move or order new telephone services.
Eligibility: Receiving assistance from any one of the following: W2, Title 19, Food Stamps, SSI, or Low Income Energy Assistance Program, Homestead Property Tax, (LIEAP) Available only through SBC, Salvation Army Temporary Emergency Shelter: M&I Bank
Hours: 7:00am- 7:00pm Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm Saturday
Forward Services W2 Energy Assistance 920- 913-4013 223 N. Seymour St.