Departments & Programs,UW Medical Foundation,Patient Resources,Social Work Services Quick Guide,By County Quick Resource Guide ,Portage County
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- Educational Services: Academic Support Center
Tuition-free program designed to help adults achieve educational goals in academic level.
- Energy Assistance
- Food Assistance
Food Assistance Program
Food is distributed from 10:30am to 2:30pm every
Tuesday at St. Vincent De Paul.
- Food Stamps (FoodShare)
Portage County: (715) 345-5350
Outside of Portage County: 1-800-362-3002
- Meals on Wheels
Delivers hot and nutritious meals to home bound elderly and disabled person. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday.
- Salvation Army Hope Center
Serves three meals daily
- Operation Bootstrap
For emergency food referral
- Telephone Services Assistance Programs
- Safelink Wireless
Program that provides a free cell phone and airtime for income eligible customers. A person must meet certain eligibility requirements set by each state where the service is to be provided.
- Veteran’s Affairs
Employment assistance, education, income and tax benefits, personal and mortgage loans, energy assistance, etc
Compensation and pension for veterans, their dependents, and survivors
- Work Opportunity: Cooperative Educational Service Agency
Provides a variety of opportunities for employment and training for low-income youth ages 14-21 years old