Crawford County


ADRC

Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC):  provides help to older people and people with disabilities.  Crawford County is part of the ADRC of Eagle Country along with Juneau, Richland, and Sauk Counties.  

Address:  

225 N. Beaumont Rd., Suite 117, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone:  608-326-0235   Crawford County

https://adrceagle.org


Child Protective Services

Crawford County Health and Human Services Department

Phone:  608-326-0248


Child Support Agency

Phone:  608-326-0218

Fax:  608-326-1168

Address:  

225 N. Beaumont Rd., Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


Childcare

Crawford County Health & Human Services Department: 608-326-0248

 

Child Care Finder: https://childcarefinder.wisconsin.gov/Search/Search.aspx

 

Childcare parent pay cards:  1-877-201-7601

Child Care Certification – The Parenting Place: 800-873-1768

          www.theparentingplace.net


Clothing

Couleecap Food Pantry and Bargain Boutique

608-326-2463

200 E Blackhawk Ave., Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

 

The Giving Closet – Parish Council of Catholic Women

715-965-9839 or 608-326-4250-to schedule apt


Crisis Services

Northwest Connections (24hr Mental Health & AODA Crisis):  888-552-6642

National Suicide Prevention:  800-273-8255

Mental Health Providers

Gundersen Health Clinic:  608-326-3380

Mayo Clinic:  608-326-0808

Crossing Rivers Health:  608-357-2700

Crawford County Health & Human Services: 608-326-0248


Dental

Fluoride Varnish Program: children 6 months-20 years

608-326-0229

Crawford County Health & Human Services

Fluoride varnish is a protective coating that is painted on children's teeth to

help prevent cavities. Fluoride varnish is available for children 6 months thru 20 years with valid Medicaid/BadgerCare Coverage, otherwise fee to cover costs.

Bridging Brighter Smiles

262-896-9891

www.bridgingbrightersmiles.org

Provides students in grades 4k-12th grade oral screenings, dental cleanings, fluoride varnish, sealant placement, oral health education, and referral assistance.

 

Welter Family Dentistry

608-326-7445

230 S. Marquette Rd, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 – Accepts children under 15 with BadgerCare

 

Boscobel Family Dental

608-375-4549

105 E. Bluff St. Boscobel, WI – Accepts adults and children with BadgerCare.

 

Dr. Kurt Dillard

608-785-0633

1720 Jackson St., La Crosse, WI – Accept adults and children with BadgerCare

 

Dr. Williams & Pearce

608-647-3993

100 N. Church St. Richland Center, WI – Accepts BadgerCare for adults and children

 

Scenic Bluffs Community Health- Dental Care 608-654-5100

Clinics located in Cashton and Viroqua - Accepts BadgerCare for adults and children.

 

Dental clinics that DO NOT accept MA, however, provide payment options:

Pomerening Bruce L DDS 608- 326-2332

109 S Beaumont Rd Prairie du Chien,WI – Payment Options Available

Dental Associates of PDC 608- 326-6886

820 S. Marquette, Prairie du Chien, WI – Care Credit

PdC Dentistry 608-326- 8458

110 S, Ohio Street, Prairie du Chien, WI – Care Credit


Elder Abuse Prevention

Crawford County Health & Human Services

Phone:  608-326-0248


Energy Assistance

Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP):  provides assistance for heating costs, electric costs, and energy crisis situations.  

Crawford County Health & Human Services Dept. 

225 N. Beaumont Rd., Suite 326

Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

 

http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov

 

Application process:

Telephone:  608-326-0248

Online:  https://energybenefit.wi.gov


Food Pantries

Couleecap Food Pantry and Bargain Boutique

608-326-2463

200 E Blackhawk Ave., Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

 

Gays Mills Food Pantry

120 Sunset Ridge, Suite 122, Gays Mills, WI 54631

Phone: 608-734-3217 (Kent Salmon)

Hours: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Wednesday every month, 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. 1st Saturday of every month, 9:00a.m. – 10:00a.m.

 

Mobile Food Pantry/Second Harvest

Gays Mills Community Bld.

Phone: 608-735-4690 (Lorraine Fortney)

Hours: 4th Wednesday every month, 2 p.m. – food is gone.


Fraud

All Fraud/Overpayment referrals are completed in the Benefit Recovery Investigation Tracking System (BRITS).

 

Fraud Tip Hotline- Office of the Inspector General (OIG): 

         1-877-865-3432

 

Wisconsin Shares Child Care, W-2, Adoption Assistance, Kinship Care and Refugee Services:  1-877-302-3728

 

Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, WIC or FoodShare Program: 

          1-877-865-3432

 

Unemployment Insurance (UC):  1-800-909-9472


Free Clinics

InHealth Community Wellness Clinic 

608- 375-4324

A free clinic that provides primary Health Care to the un-insured of Grant

and Crawford Counties. 

Clinic Hours: Every Monday 5:00PM to 8:00PM and 1st and 3rd Saturday

9:00AM to Noon. Located at the rear of the Associated Balance and Hearing Clinic at 109 East Bluff, Boscobel, WI

Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers 

608-654-5100

If you do not have health insurance, are unemployed, or have an income level that makes it difficult for you to pay for health care, a sliding fee scale called the Healthy Neighbor Plan is offered. Locations in Cashton, Norwalk, and Viroqua.

Neighborhood Family Clinic: Provides quality medical care at a reduced rate.

LaCrosse 608-781-9880, Winona 608-637-8111

Viroqua 608-637-8111, Sparta 608-487-8506


FSET

FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET):  assists people who get FoodShare to find a job through work activities and education and training.  

Workforce Connections

Laurel Bowers 

1-800-742-5627

bowersl@workforceconnections.org


Head Start

Head Start - Prairie du Chien Center

608-326-6606/www.headstartcouleeregion.com

 

Grace Lutheran Preschool 

608-326-4899/ www.gracepdc.net

Licensed for children 2.5 to six years old

 

Little Saints Learning Center: Accepts children ages 2.5 years and up. Open year round and offers after school care.

608-326-8624

 

Early Childhood Programs- serve children as young as 3 years old.

Available at all Crawford County Schools. Contact your child’s school for more information.


Health Department

Crawford County Health Department

608-326-0236


Homeless Resources

Couleecap

1-866-904-4508/www.couleecap.org/homeless-prevention


Housing

Rivercrest Village (low income housing)

1007 E Wisconsin St Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 608-836-1152

Blackhawk Apartments 

695 E Blackhawk Ave Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 608-326-8323

Prairie Village Apartments 

1605 E Wells St Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 608-348-7755

Prairie du Chien Enterprises 

1505 E Wells St Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 608-326-0004

Kickapoo Ridge/Crooked River Townhomes (low income & market rate)

Gays Mills 608-796-2915

Allegiant Property Management, LLC (low income housing)

412 3rd Street South La Crescent, MN 55947 

608-784-1381 or 888-393-3282

Properties located at:

Hillview Apartments

170 County Rd N, Wauzeka, WI 53826

Pheasant Run Apartments

821 Dousman St., Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821

Winneshiek Apartments

255 Main Street, Desoto, WI 54624

DAK Management:  

608-822-7368

 

Crawford County Housing Preservation Grants/Housing Costs Reduction Initiative

608-326-7333/https://www.developmentplanning.net/index.html

Couleecap Homeless Prevention Program:  1-866-904-4508

WHEDA: For 1st-time homebuyers and no equity home improvement loans

1-800-334-6873/www.wheda.com


Kinship

Kinship Care is a program to help support a child who lives outside of his or her home with the relative.   

Crawford County Health & Human Services

608-326-0248


Legal Action

Legal Action of Wisconsin:   provides legal advice or services that help low-income people get and keep government benefits.  

Brochure:

  https://www.legalaction.org/data/cms/Firm-wide-flyer-8-5x11-ENGLISH-062018.pdf 

Phone:  608-256-3304

www.legalaction.org

General email:  law@legalaction.org 


Probation and Parole

Probation and Parole Office

1500 E. Lessard St. 

Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Hours:  7:45 am – 4:15 pm

Phone:  608-326-8357


Safe at Home Program 

Safe at Home:  provides victims of actual or threatened domestic abuse, child abuse, sexual abuse, stalking, and trafficking, or those who simply fear for their physical safety with a legal substitute address to be used for both public and private purposes.  

Phone:  608-266-6613

https://www.doj.state.wi.us/ocvs/safe-home


Safelink Wireless

Safelink Wireless:  provides income eligible households with a free phone. 

Phone:  1-800-723-3546 

www.safelinkwireless.com


Salvation Army

Salvation Army:  may assist clients with shelter, heat and utilities, food, medical, transportation and other benefits one time per year up to $300.00.  

608-326-2463


Social Security Admin

877-405-7841 – Lancaster office

www.ssa.gov

State Social Security- 800-362-3002 

www.dhs.wisconsin.gov


Suicide Prevention

Northwest Connections 24hr Mental Health & AODA Crisis:  888-552-6642

National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Hotline:   800-273-8255


Tax Intercept & Overpayment  Questions

Public Assistance Collection Unit (PACU)

800-943-9499


Transportation Services

Medical Transportation Management: (MTM):  provides non-emergency medical transportation services for Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus members. 

  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Public Transportation
  • Ambulatory Vehicles
  • Wheelchair or Stretcher vehicles

Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Request a ride:  866-907-1493

Schedule a ride online: 

       https://www.mtm-inc.net/wisconsin/members/

Where’s My Ride: - 866-907-1494

Complaint with MTM: “WeCare” line – 866-436-0457

Leadership through Innovative Flexible Transportation (LIFT) Transportation Service – SWCAP:  facilitates access to available transportation services, minimizes duplication of those services, and seeks cost-effective transport utilizing available resources. 

Phone 608-930-2191

 

Coulee Cab 608-326-8888

 

SMRT Bus 1-877-444-6543/ www.ridesmrt.com

Regional Transit Bus for Southwest Wisconsin

 

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Eagle Country 

Prairie du Chien Office 608-326-0235

225 N. Beaumont Rd. Suite 117 Prairie du Chien, WI 53821;

Offers transportation for disabled residents and those age 60+ to Senior Nutrition Sites, medical, shopping and social transportation trips. Contact ADRC for schedules.


Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits:  Customers who become unemployed or partially unemployed may apply for unemployment benefits online.  

https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/

Phone:  608-232-0678


Veterans Service

Crawford County Veterans Service Office

225 N. Beaumont Rd. Suite 137

Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Phone:  608-326-0204    Fax:  608-326-0292

Office Hours:  Monday- Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Vocational Rehabilitation  -DVR

DVR:  helps people with disabilities find a job, keep a job, or get a better job.  

To apply for DVR services, the applicant or referring person must complete a referral.  

https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dvr/referral/


W-2 – Wisconsin Works

Wisconsin Works (W-2):  provides employment preparation services, case management and cash assistance to eligible families. 


Workforce Connections

Laurel Bowers 

1-800-742-5627

bowersl@workforceconnections.org

Benefits and Services with W-2

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/files/publications/pdf/11890.pdf

 

W-2 Call Center

855-733-1311


WIC

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC):  provides nutrition education, breast feeding education and support, supplemental nutritious foods, and connections to other community services.  

1-800-704-8555 or 608-935-2326

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wic/index.htm 


Women’s Health

Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP): provides screening for breast and cervical cancer to low income, uninsured and underinsured women. 

  1. NOTE: No U.S. citizenship requirement.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wwwp/index.htm