Lafayette County

ADRC

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

Address:  

15701 County Rd K, Ste 2 (upper level) - Darlington, WI  53530

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

Phone:  608-776-4960  Lafayette County

Phone:  800-514-0066  ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin

https://adrcswwi.org/


Child Protective Services

Lafayette County Human Services

Phone:  608-776-4800


Child Support Agency

 Phone:  608-776-4843

Fax:  608-776-4869

Address:  

626 Main Street – Darlington, WI  53530

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


Childcare

Lafayette County Human Services:  608-776-4800

 

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

Community Treasures Thrift Store:  

608-930-8733

138 S Iowa Street- Dodgeville, WI  

 

New Beginnings:

608-574-1138

201 S Linn Street – Dodgeville, WI

 

Salvation Army:   608-776-4870

 

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


Crisis Services

Lafayette County Crisis Hotline:  888-552-6642

National Suicide Prevention:  800-273-8255

Upland Hills Health:   608-930-8000

Southwest Health:   608-348-2331

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County:  608-776-4466


Mental Health Providers

Lafayette County Human Services:  608-776-4800 

Platteville Family Resource Center:  608-348-4060

Community Connections Free Clinic:  608-930-2232

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


Dental

Fowler Dental Clinic- provides dental services to people throughout Green and Lafayette Counties (ages 1-15)

411 2nd Avenue – Monroe, WI 53566

Phone: 608-328-9404

Monday – Friday:   7:00 am – 4:00 pm


Elder Abuse Prevention

Lafayette County Human Services

Phone:  608-776-4960


Energy Assistance

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

 

Lafayette County Human Services

15701 County Rd K, Suite 3

Darlington, WI  53530

http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov

Application process:

Telephone:  608-776-4800

Online:  https://energybenefit.wi.gov


Food Pantries

Argyle Lutheran Church (Argyle school district) – 1st and 3rd Thurs from 4-5:30 pm 

Contact: Nancy 608-543-3451 or Diane 608-543-3321

 

Belmont Peace Lutheran Church (Belmont school district) – 2nd Tues from 5-6 pm

Contact: Rita 608-588-5445

 

Benton Bible Church (Benton school district) – Appt only

Contact: Kathy 608-759-6936 or Church 608-759-2001

 

Blanchardville Lutheran Church (Pecatonica school)– 1st and 3rd Sat, 10-11 am

Contact: Jean 608-967-2349

 

Shullsburg: Centenary United Methodist Church (Shullsburg school district)

3rd Thurs from 5-7 pm, Contact: Tina 608-354-5182

 

South Wayne Village Hall (Black Hawk school district) – 3rd Thu from 3-6 pm

Contact: Donna 608-214-5317

 

Lafayette County Food Pantry (county area) – Tue and Thu each week 10-3

Contact: 608-776-3500

 

Darlington Community of Churches (county area) – by appt 

Contact: 608-776-3566 First Baptist Church

 

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 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

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

Open Tuesdays & Thursdays   5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Phone:  608-930-2232   or 877-449-7422

Fax:  608-937-0024

Email:  info@ccfcwi.org

www.ccfcwi.org


FSET 

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

Phone:  608-778-6325


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.  

 

SWCAP

212 E Chapel Street – Dodgeville, WI  53533

Phone:  608-935-3379 or 800-494-8899

http://swcap.org

 

Health Department: 

Lafayette County Health Department

729 Clay Street – Darlington, WI  53530

608-776-4895 

 

Homeless Resources:

SWCAP – 149 N Iowa Street – Dodgeville, WI  

Phone:  608-935-2326

www.swcap.org

 

Family Advocates – Platteville – 608-348-5995

 

Lutheran Church of Peace, Platteville – Contact 608-348-9057

 

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


Housing

Lafayette County Housing Authority

729 Clay Street – Darlington, WI  53530

Phone: 608-776-4880

Fax:  608-776-4865


Kinship

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

 

Lafayette County Human Services

15701 County Rd K, Suite 3

Darlington, WI  53530

Phone:  608-776-4800


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

15701 County Rd K, Ste1

Darlington, WI  53530 


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

 

Hours:  7:45 am – 4:30 pm (Monday – Friday)

Phone:  608-776-4544


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.   

Lafayette County Sherriff’s Office

Phone:  608-776-4870


Social Security Admin

877-405-7841 – Lafayette County contact office (MTRF 9-4, W 9-12)

www.ssa.gov

 

State Social Security- 800-362-3002 

www.dhs.wisconsin.gov


Suicide Prevention

Community Suicide Prevention Lafayette County:  608-776-4848

 

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:  877-798-5438

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

 

Iowa County Aging & Disability Center

 

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:  608-776-4800


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

Lafayette County Veterans Service Office

627 Washington Street

Darlington, WI  53530

Phone:  608-776-4886 

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


Vocational Rehabilitation  -DVR

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

 

W-2 – Wisconsin Works

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

 

W-2 Call Center

Phone:  855-733-1311

Fax:  608-741-3486

 

Benefits and Services with W-2

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

 

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. 

 

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

800-771-8420

 

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


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 

Phone:  608-935-2326  ext. 204 or 800-704-8555 


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