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Community Resources


211 Wisconsin

One-stop hotline for assistance with food insecurity, housing, elderly care, and more. Visit or call 2-1-1. 

United Way of Marathon County

Serves Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, and Vilas counties. Call 715-848-2255. 

Wisconsin Department of Family and Children

Emergency assistance through a one-time payment for low-income parents for emergency housing or utility-related expenses. 

The Wisconsin Association for Homeless and Runaway Service

Transition living program for youth. Visit 

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Housing Support Services

Housing assistance and veterans programs. Visit, or visit the central Wisconsin regional office at 115 N. Sixth Street, Wausau. 

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Housing Support Services

Provides housing assistance. Visit 



The Salvation Army Hope Center, 1600 Briggs St., Stevens Point 

The Salvation Army Transitional Living Center, 113 South 2nd Ave., Wausau 

Community Warming Centers: 1300 Main St., Stevens Point; 1421 Churchill St., Waupaca; 903 N. Third St., Wausau. 

Food Pantries 

FOCUS, 2511 Eighth St. South, No. 242, Wisconsin Rapids, or call 715-422-2050 

Interfaith Food Pantry of Portage County, 2810 Post Rd., Plover 

Community Thrift Store and Food Pantry, 2124 Rice St., Stevens Point 

St. Paul Lutheran Food Pantry, 1919 Wyatt Ave., Stevens Point 

Portage County Mobile Food Pantry, 900 Brilowski Rd., Stevens Point 

The Salvation Army Hope Center Food Pantry, 1600 Briggs St., Stevens Point 

Clark County Aging Department Food Pantry, 517 Court St., Room 201, Neillsville, or call 715-743-5166 

Clark County Area Food Pantry and Resource Center, 1031 E. Division St., Neillsville, or call 715-743-2885 

Emergency Services 

Please note: none of these services are for medical emergencies.  If you are experiencing a medical or other life-threatening emergency, please call 911

The Family Center, 500 25th St N, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494, or 715-421-1511 or 

LOVE, Inc., South Wood County, or 715-424-5883 or 

North Central Community Action Program, 2111 Eighth St. South, Suite 102, Wisconsin Rapids, or 715-424-2581 or 149 N. Central Ave., Marshfield, or 715-387-2626 

CAP Services/Family Crisis Center 2900 Hoover Rd. Suite A Stevens Point 54481, or, or call 800-472-3377

Operation Bootstrap Crisis Assistance, 5000 Heffron St., Stevens Point 

Emergency Services by Portage County Health and Human Services Department, 1224 Strongs Ave., Stevens Point  

Evergreen Community Initiatives, 1948 Church St., Stevens Point, or call 715-252-7860 

St. Vincent de Paul Outreach, 149 N. Central Ave., Marshfield, or call 715-387-0395 

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