Sheboygan County assistance programs

Find the leading churches, charities, and financial aid programs in Sheboygan County below. Low income families, and others can get emergency help with heating or utility bills, grants for paying back rent or mortgage payments, and other aid. Learn how to get free food, clothes, prescription medications, and transportation. All the local churches, charities, and government offices that can help, with grants, loans, or free stuff, are below.

There are also free items, ranging from counseling to material goods, offered. Learn more about getting free school uniforms or supplies, vouchers to pay for a motel room, debt counseling and more. Income and other criteria are in place for these services too.

Get free health care

Residents can receive free health care (if they qualify) from the Lakeshore Community health care, which is located at 1721 Saemann Ave. This clinic has been providing medical care to low income citizens for years and accepts people regardless of their income and insurance.

Doctors, nurses, other medical professionals and even non-medical volunteers are located at the clinic. the goal is provide their services and to help address the medical needs of the clients, regardless of age, income, or whether insured or not. In addition, referral services to specialists are offered due to the cooperation and generosity of specialty medical providers throughout the county.

The facility does a great job of providing basic health care at this facility. Eligible users of the services offered know that they can get free, quality health care. Patients are able to receive lab tests, office visits, health care education, and X-rays when they need it. Find additional ways to get help with medical bills, including from professional healthcare negotiators.

What this does as well as it helps people avoid using the emergency room for non-emergency healthcare needs. Low income patients can rather apply for medical care at the clinic. It stops them from accruing medical bills that many times will go unpaid.

 

 

 

 

Homeless prevention funds

Federal government stimulus funds are being provided on an almost annual basis from Emergency Solution Grants, or ESG. The money will be designated for those Sheboygan County residents who are facing an eviction, who are in imminent danger of becoming homeless, and financial aid is even offered for people who are currently homeless.

The Household Stabilization Program will help Sheboygan county residents stay in their current homes or apartments. The program will help them locate affordable, suitable housing and give financial assistance and grants to help defray such costs as rent and even utility bills. Some loans may be used too, including for security or utility deposits.

In order to be eligible, an applicant much have received an eviction notice and they also must be ineligible for other financial assistance programs. ESG funds may also help in some cases with mortgages.

Some of the other services provided as a result of the Household Stabilization Program include case management, individual goal planning, education/training, help developing a budget, access to other community resources, credit repair, debt counseling and advice, and free legal services. Find additional ways to get debt help.

County residents interested in this assistance program should call The Salvation Army at (920) 458-3723 during office hours, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

 

 

 

Sheboygan County help with bills, food, and emergency

Salvation Army of Plymouth and Sheboygan County, which is located at Corps Community Center at 710 Pennsylvania Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081, has limited amounts of emergency assistance for a variety of needs, such as utilities, heating bills, and maybe free vouchers for prescription medications. No rental assistance is provided by The Salvation Army Sheboygan County. They also run an emergency food pantry and sponsor Christmas programs for children. There is also warm winter clothes and wear items. Another program will be the homeless shelter.

Sheboygan County families can also get budgeting help too as well as information on how to save money, which is critical for solving poverty. This includes budgeting information for anyone who qualifies for support and needs it. There is also mental health counseling, financial prescription assistance, and also spiritual support Call (920) 458-3723 to reach an administrative assistant.

St. Vincent De Paul Society - Plymouth, Inc. – Can provide basic household assistance to individuals and families in need, along with connecting people to other sources of help. Clients can apply for help paying rent, pay electric bills, purchase gas, help for bus tickets, medical emergencies. A key offering is referrals. 2225 Eastern Avenue, Plymouth, WI 53073, call (920) 892-4913. 4215 State Hwy 42 North, Sheboygan, WI 53083, dial (920) 457-4844

Free health as well as dental care can be available in Sheboygan County. There are non-profit and government resources for the under as well as uninsured. Or seniors can get medical assistance and children may also qualify. Free check ups, medications, physicals, dental cleanings, cancer screenings and more may be arranged. Read more on medical care for the uninsured.

Sheboygan County Health And Human Services – This is the local social services, public aid office. Provides assistance for heating bills, such as LIHEAP program. Can assist those who are facing a disconnection. Weatherization and furnace repair/replacement can be provided too. Other services include Medicaid, Medical Assistance, Badgercare, Healthystart, and Foodshare. 1011 North 8th Street, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081, call (920) 459-6400

Organizations offer free food. Both charities (such as churches and non-profits) as well as government agencies in the region pass out free groceries, serve meals, and more. The pantries and other centers can also be a great place to learn about everything from Christmas and Thanksgiving meals or gifts to intake sites for SNAP food stamps. More on Sheboygan County food pantries.

 

 

 

 

Sheboygan Housing Authority at 611 North Water St. operates section 8 HUD voucher program. It is rent assistance and subsidized apartments for very low income families, the disabled, and seniors. There are also referrals to home buying and other housing programs. Call (920) 459-3466.

 

By Jon McNamara

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