AODA/Quit Smoking

A Student’s Guide to Recognizing Disorders, Seeking Help and Promoting Wellness

Agnesian Health Care: In and outpatient treatment/counseling services.
(920) 929-2300; 430 E. Division St., FDL

Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline Winnebago Central Office/Al-Anon/Alateen: Call for complete listing of local and area AA meetings.  Provides support for people with alcohol problems and their families.
(920) 922-7512; 280 N. Main St., FDL

Al-Anon: support group for friends and relatives who meet to help themselves and others overcome the frustration caused by living with an alcoholic.
Alateen: support group that meets once a week to discuss difficulties of living with an alcoholic family member and to learn effective ways to cope with the problem caused by alcoholism. 

Addiction On College Campuses: Expert Insight and Resources

Alcohol Awareness and College Students

Aurora Health Care: Treatment/counseling services
(920) 907-7000; 210 Wisconsin American Drive, FDL

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment National Drug Alcohol Treatment Referral Service:

College Student’s Guide to Avoiding Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Gratitude Club:
Provides support for people with alcohol problems and their families;  ALATEEN support for teens of alcoholics; ALAKIDS support to young children of alcoholics; ALANON support for adult family members of alcoholics.
(920) 921-0143; 295 Ruggles St., FDL

Lutheran Social Services: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Recovery Center; Project Youth, helping youth and families resolve issues.  Non-denominational, open to the public.
(920) 924-5222 or (920) 907-0900; 131 S. Main St.; FDL

Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line:
Free coaching and medication

Background Checks

County Sheriff: Current warrant list:

WI Dept. Corrections Sex Offender Registry:

WI Circuit Court Access (CCAP):

Child, Pregnancy & Parenting Services

ADVOCAP Head Start Program: Literacy and social services for children/parents
(920) 922-7760; 19 W. 1st St., FDL

Back to School Assistance:  A joint effort of concerned volunteers. Contact Solutions Center 920-923-1743 for more  information. Agencies involved include: Salvation Army, The Family Resource Center, ADVOCAP/Head Start, the Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Big Brothers Big Sisters: One-on-one mentoring for children by positive adult role models.
(920) 922-8200; 448 S. Military Road, FDL

Boys and Girls Club: Programs and after school & summer care services
(920) 924-0530; 76 W. 2nd St., FDL

Catholic Charities Services: Family/individual/couples counseling; pregnancy counseling; step-parent adoption screenings; child-abuse prevention programs. 
(920) 923-2550; 191 S. Main St., FDL

Family Resource Center of Fond du Lac: Dedicated to the healthy development of children and families.  (920) 923-4110; 105 S. Main St., FDL

·         Pregnancy testing, support and referrals

·         Pre and post-natal assistance for infant and toddler items

·         Free parenting classes and workshops throughout year

·         One-on-one parenting with family life educator at Family Resource Center

·         On-site parenting at ARC, Beacon House, Fond du Lac County Jail, and Taycheedah, etc.

·         In-home education/support program for parents with children birth to five, a monthly, in-home visit for child development, age appropriate activities, school readiness, and child screenings

·         Weekly playgroup (0-5 years)

·         Hispanic Outreach Program

·         Connection Center, Foster care respite

Moraine Lake Consortium: Badgercare (babies up to 1 year); Prenatal care & birth (underinsured), child-care subsidy, work-related medical expenses, free public health nursing, family foundation, family planning, health check with referral.

New Beginnings Pregnancy Care Center Inc.: A safe place for pregnant women wanting to change the direction of their lives.
(920) 923-1484; 270 Vincent St., FDL

POCAN Program (Promoting Opportunities to Care & Nurture): A program designed to strengthen families and enhance child and family development. Provides parenting skills.
Fond du Lac County Social Services Department
(920) 929-3085 or 800-547-3640; 87 Vincent St., FDL

WIC (Women In Crisis): Available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk.
(920) 929-3104.

Clothing/Household Items

Goodwill: New and used clothing and household items.
(920) 923-5246; 904 S. Main St., FDL

Habitat for Humanity of Fond du Lac Restore:
Household & building items.
(920) 921-6623; 150 S. Brooke St., FDL

New Beginnings Pregnancy Care Center: Baby clothes, equipment and supplies at no charge.
(920) 923-1484
365 E. Division St., FDL

Family Resource Center: Baby clothing sizes 0-5T, diapers, wipes, formula
(920) 923-4110; 105 S. Main St., FDL

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store: Clothing and household items.
(920) 922-3650; 330 N. Peters St., FDL

Salvation Army Thrift Store: Clothing and household items.

(920) 923-8230; 79 W Pioneer Road, FDL

Emergency Health & Dental Treatment

Save a Smile/Dental Sealant Program: Must live in FDL County, have medical assistance and urgent dental needs. Offers basic dental care for children and emergency treatment for adults.
(920) 929-3085; City/County Government Center, 160 S. Macy St., 3rd Floor, FDL

Samaritan Health Clinic, St. Agnes Hospital: Provides non-emergency medical care and emergency dental care, laboratory tests, pharmacy services, screenings and information.
(920) 926-4841; 430 E. Division Street, FDL

Elderly & Disabled

Aging & Disability Resource Center of Fond du Lac County: Free information and referral services for older people and people with disabilities and their families.
(920) 929-3466 or 888-435-7335; 50 N. Portland St., FDL

Disability Rights Wisconsin: Disability advocacy.
800-928-8778; 131 W. Wilson St., Suite 700; Madison

Goodwill Retail Store: Job training for disabled individuals
(920) 923-5246; 904 S. Main St., FDL

The Arc of Fond du Lac: Empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to become independent and integrated into the community through advocacy, education, training and support.
(920) 923-8100; 500 N. Park Ave., FDL

Domestic Violence

Solutions Center:  See full website for all services.
Crisis line: (920) 923-1700 or 800-852-9571
Women’s shelter: (920)923-1743, Ext. 301

Agnesian Domestic Violence program:
Crisis line: (920) 926-4290 or 800-922-3400

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin: (Formerly Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence.) Resources, information and referrals.
(608) 255-0539; 307 S. Paterson Street, Suite #1; Madison

Vision Program (a treatment program for domestic violence): Violence is an intentional pattern of behavior engaged in to control, intimidate, abuse and/or dominate others. Domestic violence is a crime!  Program sponsored by: St Agnes Hospital.    Call 414-929-1200 for information


ADVOCAP Community Services
(920) 922-7760 or 800-631-7760
19 W. First St., FDL
Fresh Start:  Youth education and training program for young adults age 17-24. Participants get their GED, learn construction skills and overcome barriers.
GED/HSED assistance: Free one-on-one tutoring with a certified teacher.  Cost of testing also covered.
Skills Enhancement: An opportunity for adults working at least 20 hours/week who meet income guidelines to increase their income by building skills through education.

Fond du Lac Area Job and Career Center: Job search 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.
(920) 929-3900; 349 N. Peters Ave., FDL
www.fdljobcenter.comFood assistance


Food assistance

Brandon Community Food Pantry:
(920) 273-2875

Broken Bread: Canned goods, meals and emergency food, holiday and Thanksgiving assistance.
Fridays 2-6pm
(920) 921-3363; 51 W Division St., FDL

Celebration Assembly Fond du Lac: Free food and groceries
(920) 922-3990

Community Thrift & Food Pantry:  Provides basic goods to the public and administer the Emergency Food Assistance (EFPA) Program.
(920) 748-5756; 102 West Jackson Street, Ripon

Fondy Food Pantry: Clients in need of food are served by the Fondy Food Pantry by contacting community service organizations like Fond du Lac County Social Services, St. Vincent De Paul, Family Resource Center, ADVOCAP or local pastors. Recipients may be provided with a week’s supply of canned and boxed food every 60 days to supplement their nutrition.

Loaves and Fishes Meals: Monday and Wednesday at Church of Peace, 158 Military Road.
Carry out dinners at 5 p.m., sit-down dinners served at 5:30 p.m.

Salvation Army of Fond du Lac:  Help with food, clothing, bedding and other necessities. Photo ID, proof of address and social security numbers for each family member.
(920) 923-8220; 237 N. Macy St., FDL

Food Share/Quest Card/SNAP:
Food card for people with limited income.
800-362-3002 or apply at www.

WIC: For pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, and parents of babies (under 6 months). Breastfeeding support, meal planning, budgeting, food
(920) 929-3194; 160 S. Macy St., 3rd floor, FDL

Ruby’s Food Pantry: Second Thursday of each month at Grace Christian Church..1596 4th St Rd,FDL..923-5292


Internet access

FDL Public Library: Free Internet Access
(920) 929-7080, ext.156; 32 Sheboygan St., 2nd floor
Mondays and Wednesdays, 9am-1pm, 4-8pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4pm-8pm
Saturdays, 9am-noon

Legal Aid

Legal Action of Wisconsin: Free legal help with family law, benefits and health, licenses, criminal records and employment, social security, migrant farmworker, DOES, driver’s license recovery, W2 information.
(920) 233-6521, 800-236-1128; Oshkosh

Pro Se Legal Clinic: Help with court forms and copy services (fee). Reviewing forms for completeness, referrals to community/legal services and materials for legal research. 20 minutes free legal advice (for family law and probate related questions only).
Fond du Lac County Courthouse,
160 S. Macy St., Second Floor, FDL Resource list for legal help custody, divorce, restraining orders

Mental Illness

Agnesian Health Care: In and outpatient treatment/counseling services.
(920) 929-2300; 430 E. Division St., FDL

Aurora Health Care: Treatment/counseling services
(920) 907-7000; 210 Wisconsin American Drive, FDL

Catholic Charities Services: Family/individual/couples counseling; pregnancy counseling; step-parent adoption screenings; child-abuse prevention programs. 
(920) 923-2550; 191 S. Main St., FDL

Health Care Center Mental Health Services – Fond du Lac County Department of Community Programs: Acute psychiatric unit; crisis intervention services; day treatment program; outpatient mental health clinics, including individual and group counseling for children, adolescents and adults, marital counseling, family support; Mental Health Outreach (CCS); Mental Health Outreach and Case Management (COS); prevention;  Children’s Service, Birth to Three and Family Support; alcohol and drug abuse counseling services including individual counseling for adolescents, adults and families, group counseling, recovery groups;  AODA assessments, operating while intoxicated (OWI) assessments, treatment program; underage drinking assessments.
Intake (920) 929-3565; Information: (920) 929-3500
Crisis: (920) 929-3535
459 E. First St., FDL

Lutheran Social Services: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Recovery Center; Project Youth, helping youth and families resolve issues.  Non-denominational, open to the public.
(920) 924-5222; 74 S. Main Street, Suite 103; FDL

NAMI/Friendship Corner:
NAMI is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the quality of life, through education, support, and advocacy, of those affected by mental illness.
(920) 922-0569
27 Third St., FDL

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: Counseling and referral for those contemplating suicide or know someone who is.  1-800-273-8255

Rent/Utility Assistance, Budgeting

ADVOCAP, Inc.: Support services for individuals or families in Green Lake, Fond du Lake, Winnebago Counties who are experiencing homelessness; educational workshops teach life skills such as budgeting, landlord/tenant issues, job seeking and keeping, motivational skills and self-esteem.
(920) 922-7760; 19 W. First St., FDL

Consumer Credit Counseling Services:
Credit/debit and budget counseling services, financial education, bankruptcy education, bankruptcy counseling, home buyer education, housing counseling.
(920) 907-4344 or 800-350-2227; 17 Forest Avenue, Suite 16, FDL

Credit Reporting Bureaus

Consumers can receive one free Credit Report per year from each of these Credit Reporting Bureaus:
Equifax – 1-800-685-1111
Experian – 1-888-297-3742
Trans Union – 1-800-916-8800
Online through:

Family Living Program – UW Cooperative Extension Fond du Lac: Provides education and resources to help area families focusing on: parenting, money management, youth development, health and nutrition.
(920) 929-3170; 400 University Drive, FDL

Forward Service Corp.:
Emergency Assistance, Badgercare, Medicaid
800-771-8420; 349 N. Peters Ave, FDL

Rent Smart: Workshops for rental education and certificate
(920) 929-3174; UW Extension, 400 University Drive, FDL

Salvation Army: Rental and utility assistance. Need photo ID, proof of address and social security numbers for each family member.
(920) 923-8220; 237 N. Macy St., FDL

Solutions Center: Assistance with eviction and electric shut-off notices. Can help once every 12 months.
(920) 923-1743; 39 N. Sophia St., FDL

St. Vincent de Paul: Volunteers will do a home visit to provide emergency assistance with utility shut offs and housing evictions.
(920) 922-3650

Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) Energy Services, Inc.: For low and moderate income, grants and other assistance for paying bills and home heating costs.
(920) 929-3445 (questions) or 800-506-5596 (set up appointment); 104 S. Main St, Suite 711, FDL


 Sexual Abuse/Human Trafficking

ASTOP (Assist Survivors/Treatment/Outreach/Prevention): Confidential individual short-term therapy with qualified staff for survivors of sexual abuse. Support and therapy groups for adult incest survivors. 
Crisis line (920) 921-7657 or 800-418-0270
Office (920) 926-5395; 430 E. Division St., FDL

S.A.N.E. (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program): Contact:920-456-7400.Aurora Medical Center Emergency Dept..855 N Westhaven Dr, Oshkosh, WI 54904

St Agnes Domestic Violence Program: 430 E. Division St, FDL WI 54935..920-926-4207 or 920-926-4303..Emergency: 920-926-4290

Americans Against Human Trafficking: DCFS Child Abuse Hotline: 800-252-2873..FBI 414-276-4684


Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin: Offering compassionate care for those who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse. 920-436-6800 or 800-998-9609… and





Fond du Lac
Solutions Center Women’s Shelter, (920) 923-8220
Solutions Center Men’s Shelter, (920) 922-8122
Solutions Center Warming Shelter: (Open 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. Nov. 1, March 31), (920) 923-1743
Solutions Center Family Shelter: (A possible homeless option so mom and dad don’t need to be separated.)

Wisconsin homeless shelter directory (enter search for city):


Social Security (SSI) & Disability (SSDI)

1.       Social Security pays disability benefits under two programs:

·         Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for insured workers, their disabled surviving spouses, and children (disabled before age 22) of disabled, retired, or deceased workers.

·         Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for people with little or no income and resources.

1.       To be found disabled: must be unable to do any substantial work because of medical condition(s); and medical condition(s) must have lasted, or be expected to last, at least 1 year, or be expected to result in death. A doctor’s statement of disability is not enough.

2.       Apply online or obtain SSA-3368 Medical and Job worksheet (this will speed up the process and shorten the interview): medical records and tests, dosages of prescribed medication, W2, social security no., employment records, marriage/divorce records, workers compensation documents, family member details, bank account required

3.       Interview: Social Security representative will interview you and complete an application for disability benefits and an Adult Disability Report, at local Social Security office or by telephone,1 hour. 180 Knights Way, Suite 100, FDL, WI 54935, 1-888-717-1526,, fax: 920-921-4446.

4.       The state agency may send forms or ask for an examination or medical test, at no cost to the client. If the state does request this, make sure to keep the appointment.

5.       Application may take at least 3-5 months to be processed. At least 60% of first time applicants are rejected, but there are levels of appeal available. Final acceptance may take up to 3 years.

6.       An attorney or advocate may help with the submission of the application and appeals, but will take payment of 25% of past due benefits first disability payment of up to $6000. They may also charge out of pocket for administration expenses, for +/- $200.


Fond du Lac County Senior Resource

 Fond du Lac County Dept of Senior Services: 160 S. Macy St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935…800-215-5494…

Fond du Lac County Aging and Disability Resource Center: 50 N. Portland St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935…920-929-3466

Agnesian Healthcare Adult Day Service: 420 E Merrill Ave, Fond du Lac, WI 54935…920-921-5812…

Agnesian Healthcare Hospice Hope: 239 Trowbridge St, Fond du Lac, WI 54936…920-923-1144

Fond du Lac County Veteran’s Service Office: 50 N Portland St, Fond du Lac,WI 54935…920-929-3117