Crawford County


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.  


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

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


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

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


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


Child Care Finder:


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

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


Couleecap Food Pantry and Bargain Boutique


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


Fluoride Varnish Program: children 6 months-20 years


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


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


Welter Family Dentistry


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


Boscobel Family Dental


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


Dr. Kurt Dillard


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


Dr. Williams & Pearce


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


Application process:

Telephone:  608-326-0248


Food Pantries

Couleecap Food Pantry and Bargain Boutique


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.


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


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



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


Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, WIC or FoodShare Program: 



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 


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


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 


Head Start

Head Start - Prairie du Chien Center



Grace Lutheran Preschool 


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.



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


Homeless Resources




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:  



Crawford County Housing Preservation Grants/Housing Costs Reduction Initiative


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

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



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


Legal Action

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


Phone:  608-256-3304

General email: 

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

Safelink Wireless

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

Phone:  1-800-723-3546

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.  


Social Security Admin

877-405-7841 – Lancaster office

State Social Security- 800-362-3002

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)


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:

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/

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.

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.

W-2 – Wisconsin Works

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

Workforce Connections

Laurel Bowers 


Benefits and Services with W-2


W-2 Call Center



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 

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.







General Information
Phone Numbers
(888) 794-5780
Fax: (855) 293-1822
Emergencies: Dial 911