Barron, Polk, Pierce, Pepin, and Dunn Wisconsin assistance programs.
Get information on programs that provide help with rent, utilities, health care, and other aid
Serenity Home Transitional Center - This location provides rent assistance, help with heating and utility bills, medical and transportation assistance. They also serve as a shelter for the homeless or very low income. Balsam Lake Wisconsin. (715) 485-1221
Barron County Health and Human Services - This agency runs a large number of assistance programs. They are also just in general a great place to call for information on non-profits, charities, and other federal government and state resources. Among services administered here are the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP), which is the statewide program that provides financial assistance for paying for heating costs, electric bills and energy crisis situations. They also have information on local clinics and medical programs, food assistance, and much more. Dial (715) 537-5691
St. Vincent DePaul - Volunteers from this church are trained to partner and work closely with local agencies and charities, and together they can help families and individuals in need of financial assistance, help for bills and expenses, and other services to help those less fortunate. They also run a thrift store which can provide low cost household items and/or clothing. (715) 736-1601
Salvation Army - This organization provides short-term emergency financial assistance and help for people in a crisis situation. The Salvation Army programs and resources include emergency aid and services, free food and pantries, disaster services, Christmas projects and meals, medical emergency services, utility and rent assistance, special projects as identified for needy persons. (715) 434-2236, or click here for more details.