Jefferson County

ADRC

Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC):  Offers the general public single entry point

                   For information and assistance on issues affecting aged people and people with disabilities.                  

Address:  1541 Annex Road, Jefferson WI 53549

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

Phone:  920-674-8734

Phone:  866-740-2372

https://adrc@jeffersoncountywi.gov


Child Protective Services

Jefferson County Human Services 

Phone:  920-674-3105


Child Support Agency

Phone:  920-674-7255

Fax:  920-674-7435

Address:  311 S. Center Avenue, Room 219 Jefferson WI 53549

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


Childcare

Jefferson County Human Services: 920-674-7500

 

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

 

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

Child Care Certification – 4’C’s- 608-271-9181

          www.4-c.org


Clothing

OI Closet (Success through Style)   Opportunities Inc.

 200 E Cramer Street 

Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Phone: 920-563-2437 Ext 4311

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


Crisis Services

Jefferson County Crisis Hotline:  920-674-3105 

National Suicide Prevention: 800-273-8255   


Dental

Community Dental Clinic    Dental care is provided Jefferson County residents that have income of 200% or less and have no dental insurance or are eligible to receive dental services through the Forward Health Insurance Card 

520 Handeyside Lane, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

To schedule an appointment:   920-563-4372



Elder Abuse Prevention

Jefferson County Human Services 

Hours: 24 hours

Phone:  920-674-3105


Energy Assistance

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

Energy Services of Jefferson County

402 Madison Avenue
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov

Application process: Phone 920-568-0604 or online at https://energybenefit.wi.gov

Telephone: 920-568-0604

Online:  https://energybenefit.wi.gov


Food Pantries

Food Pantries – Jefferson County 

https://www.foodpantries.org/ci/wi-jefferson

Second Harvest 

https://www.secondharvestmadison.org/find-food/mobile-pantries

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


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 Emergency Assistance :  1-855-733-1311 

 

Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, WIC or FoodShare Program: 

           1-877-794-5780

 

Unemployment Insurance (UC):  1-800-266-6860


Free Clinics

Rock River Free Clinic    Provides primary care to residence in Jefferson County, Whitewater and Cambridge that have no access to medical care.

1514 Annex Road, Jefferson, WI 53549

Phone: 920-674-7442 

 

Watertown Area Cares Clinic    Provide health services to the uninsured whose income is less than 250% of the federal poverty level.

415 South Eighth Street
Watertown, WI 53094

Phone: 920-206-7797


FoodShare Employment & Training 

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

222 S Wisconsin Drive , Jefferson, WI 53549   

Phone: 920-605-5187



Head Start

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

Jefferson County Head Start/CESA 2

1541 Annex Road
Jefferson, WI - 53549-9618
(920) 674-5577

www.jchswi.org



Health Department

Jefferson County Health Department

1541 Annex Rd

Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549

Phone: 920-674-7275


Homeless Resources

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


Housing

Community Action Coalition

Phone: 920-262-9667


Kinship

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

Jefferson County Human Services

1541 Annex Road
Jefferson, WI - 53549-9618

Phone:  920-674-3105


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

163 W Rockwell St, Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549

Phone:  920-674-7840


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


Social Security Admin

www.ssa.gov

State Social Security- 800-362-3002 

www.dhs.wisconsin.gov


Suicide Prevention

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

Phone 1-877-798-5438

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

 

Jefferson County Aging & Disability Center

ADRC Taxi- Jefferson County :   provides transportation to Jefferson County  residents 

Phone:  920-674-3105

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

Phone:  920-674-3105


Unemployment Benefits

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

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

Phone:  800-266-6860


Veterans Service

Jefferson County  Wisconsin Veterans Service Office

311 S Center Ave Room 207

Jefferson, WI  53549

Phone:  920-674-7240    Fax:  920-674-9123

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. 

Forward Service Corporation

Lori Blockel– W2 Case Manager/FEP 

222 Wisconsin Dr. | Jefferson, WI 53549

Phone:  920-605-5188 Fax -608-467-4144

lblockel@fsc-corp.org W: www.fsc-corp.org

           

Benefits and Services with W-2

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

W-2 Call Center

Phone: 855-733-1311

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. 

Phone:800-771-8420

ACCESS:  http://access.wisconsin.gov/access/

 

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

 

W-2 Case Manager- 920-605-5185


WIC

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

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

Jefferson County WIC:   920-674-7189


Women’s Health

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

NOTE: No U.S. citizenship requirement.

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