- County Sheriff: Current warrant list: https://countyoffice.org/wi-fond-du-lac-county-warrant-search/
- WI Dept. Corrections Sex Offender Registry: http://offender.doc.state.wi.us/public/
- WI Circuit Court Access (CCAP): http://wcca.wicourts.gov/index.xsl
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
- New and used clothing and household items.
- (920) 923-5246; 904 S. Main St., 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 & DisabledAging & 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
EmploymentADVOCAP Community Services
- (920) 922-7760 or 800-631-7760
- 19 W. First St., FDL
- Youth education and training program for young adults age 17-24. Participants get their GED, learn construction skills and overcome barriers.
- Free one-on-one tutoring with a certified teacher. Cost of testing also covered.
- 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
Brandon Community Food Pantry:
- (920) 273-2875
- 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.access.wi.gov
- 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
- 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 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 IllnessAgnesian 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 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, BudgetingADVOCAP, 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: www.annualcreditreport.com
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
- Workshops for rental education and certificate
- (920) 929-3174; UW Extension, 400 University Drive, FDL
- 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
- 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…www.familyservicesnew.org and www.aurora.org/bettertogether
ShelterFond 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): www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/wisconsin.html
Social Security (SSI) & Disability (SSDI)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 https://www.ssa.gov/planners/disability/apply.html
- 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, WI.FO.Fond.Du.Lac@ssa.gov, fax: 920-921-4446.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.