Grant County


Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC):  provides help to older people and people with disabilities.  Grant County is part of the ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin along with Green, Iowa, and Lafayette Counties.  


8820 Hwy 35-61, PO Box 383 - Lancaster, WI  53813

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

Phone:  608-723-6113 Grant County

Phone:  800-514-0066 ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin

Child Protective Services

Grant County Department of Social Services

Phone:  608-723-2136

Child Support Agency

Phone:  608-723-4823

Fax:  608-723-2429


130 W Maple St. – Lancaster, WI  53813

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


Iowa County Department of Social Services:  608-723-2136


Child Care Finder:


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


Child Care Certification – Grant County Social Services 608-723-2136




2001 Progressive Parkway – Platteville, WI 53818


Grant County Thrift Shop:


208 E Maple St. – Lancaster, WI 53813


Salvation Army:  608-723-2136


United Way’s First Call for Help:  2-1-1

Crisis Services

24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Line (Unified):   800-362-5717

National Suicide Prevention:  800-273-8255

Family Advocates Hotline (domestic violence/sexual assault) 1-800-924-2624

Southwest Health:  608-348-2331

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County:  608-776-4466


Mental Health Providers

Unified Community Services:  608-935-2776 

Platteville Family Resource Center:  608-348-4060

Community Connections Free Clinic:  608-930-2232

Family Advocates:  608-930-1636 or 608-778-9802


Access Dental Clinic- provides dental services to people throughout Iowa, Richland, Sauk, Grant and western Dane counties.  


Dodgeville Dental Clinic

103 E Fountain Street

Dodgeville, WI  53533

Monday – Friday:  7:00 am – 4:00 pm

To schedule an appointment:   608-935-5550

Elder Abuse Prevention

Grant County Department of Social Services

Phone:  608-723-2136

Energy Assistance

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


Grant County Department of Social Services

8820 Hwy 35-61 South

Lancaster, WI  53813


Application process:

Telephone:  608-723-2136


Food Pantries

Food Pantries – Grant County


Second Harvest


Ruby’s Pantry:  1st Thursday of every month. 

Platteville United Methodist Church

1065 Lancaster St. – Platteville, WI  53813



United Way’s First Call for Help:  2-1-1


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

Clarity Clinic 

185 E Pine St. – Platteville, WI 53818



Boscobel: In Health Community Wellness Clinic

109 ½ Bluff St. – Boscobel, WI 83805



Community Connections Free Clinic:   provides basic health care for those who cannot afford or access medical services in Iowa County and surrounding areas.

101 E Fountain Street - Dodgeville, WI  53533

Phone:  608-930-2232 or 877-449-7422


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


Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board

Employment & Training Specialist – FSET Program

608-314-3300 x 351


Head Start

Head Start & Early Head Start:  provides expectant parents and families with children ages birth through five, opportunities for:  child development education; health and nutrition services; parent and program partnerships; and family support, resource and referral.  


212 E Chapel Street – Dodgeville, WI  53533

Phone:  608-935-3379 or 800-494-8899

Health Department

Grant County Health Department


Homeless Resources


149 N Iowa Street – Dodgeville, WI  

Phone:  608-935-2326

Salvation Army:  608-723-2136


United Way’s First Call for Help: 2-1-1


Housing Choice Voucher Program

Allegiant Property Management, LLC

412 3rd Street South

LaCrescent, MN  55947


Phone: 888-393-3282   ext. 205



DAK Management:   608-822-7368


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


Grant County Department of Social Services

8820 Hwy 35-61 South

Lancaster, WI  53813


Phone:  608-723-2136

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

11225 West Alona Ln.

Lancaster, WI  53813

Phone:  608-723-6332

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 assistance customer with shelter, heat and utilities, food, medical, transportation and other benefits one time per year up to $300.00.   


Grant County Department of Social Services

8820 Hwy 35-61 South,   Lancaster, WI  53533

Grant County:  608-723-2136 

Social Security Admin

866-772-1213 – Grant County contact office

State Social Security- 800-362-3002

Suicide Prevention

Unified Community Services: 608-723-6357

National Alliance on Mental Illness: 608-485-3719

Grant County Suicide Hotline:  800-362-5717

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 1-877-798-5438

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Grant County Aging & Disability Center: 608-723-6113 or 800-514-0066

Platteville Taxi: 608-348-6767

Open: Sunday 7AM – 1PM; Monday – Saturday 6AM – 10PM


Veteran’s Service: 563-652-4110


Volunteer Driver Program:  The ADRC has a volunteer driver program available to Iowa County residents age 60 and over or people with disabilities to transport people to non-emergency medical appointments.

Phone:  608-930-9835

Unemployment Benefits

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

Phone:  608-232-0678

Veterans Service

Grant County Wisconsin Veterans Service Office

111 S. Jefferson St.

Lancaster, WI  53813


Phone:  608-723-2756

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


Provides Advice and Assistance to Veterans and their Families on State and Federal Veteran's Benefits to include: Registration of Discharge, Claims, Veteran's Life Insurance, Loans, Grant, Education Assistance, VA Health Care, Pension, Burial Allowance, and Gravestone markers.

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. 


Forward Service Corporation

Amanda Lewis– W2 Case Manager/FEP 


303 W Chapel Street – Dodgeville, WI  53533

Phone:  608-319-2135

Fax:  608-515-5344 


Benefits and Services with W-2


W-2 Call Center



Emergency Assistance (EA):   provides financial aid that can help pay unpaid rent or mortgage, pay energy bills, or transitional housing to find a home and/or for security deposits. 





Job Access Loans (JAL):  provides a loan for families with child(ren) that must be used to address an immediate financial crisis.


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


Grant County WIC:  608-723-6416 

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