Rock 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: 1900 Center Ave – Janesville, WI 53546

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

Phone:  608-930-9835  Iowa County

Phone:  800-514-0066  ADRC of Southwest Wisconsin

https://co.rock.wi.us/adrc


Child Protective Services

Rock County Department of Social Services

PO Box 1649

3530 N County Hwy F

Janesville, WI 53547

 

Phone:  608-757-5401

After Hours: 608-757-2244


Child Support Agency

Phone:  608-757-5700

Fax: 608-757-5710

Address:   51 N Main St Floor 3R – Janesville, WI  53545

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


Childcare

Rock County Department of Social Services/Southern Consortium Call Center: 

       888-794-5780 

 

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

Faith Works:   608-531-1880

    2707 Bond Pl – Janesville, WI 

CARITAS:  608-362-4403

    2840 Prairie Ave – Beloit, WI 

Evansville Ecumenical Care Closet:  608-882-4532

     206 S Madison St – Evansville, WI

Goodwill Store:   608-758-8794

     2003 Holiday Dr – Janesville, WI

New Zion Baptist Church:  608-362-7703

     1905 S Mound Ave – Beloit, WI 

Salvation Army – Janesville:  608-757-8300

      514 Sutherland Ave – Janesville, WI

Thrift Store: 1819 Center Ave – Janesville WI

Salvation Army – Beloit:  608-365-6572

      628 Broad St - Beloit, WI

Thrift Store:  809 Broad St – Beloit, WI  

Acts of Kindness:  608-728-0841

     1212 S Oakhill Dr – Janesville, WI

ECHO:  608-754-5333

     66 S High St - Janesville, WI 

 

M.O.M.E (Moms on a Mission):  608-302-7117

     241 Northside Dr – Milton, WI

St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store:  608-362-6775

     610 4th St – Beloit, WI

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


Crisis Services

Rock County Crisis Hotline:  608-757-5025

National Suicide Prevention:  800-273-8255

Beloit Memorial Hospital:  608-364-5011

Mercy Hospital:  608-756-6000

SSM Health Saint Mary’s:  608-373-8000

 

Mental Health Providers

Rock County Counseling Center - Janesville:  608-757-5229

     113 S. Franklin St.

     Janesville, WI 53547

 

Rock County Counseling Center (Beloit Area Community Health Center/BACHC): 

608-757-5229 

     74 Eclipse Blvd, Beloit, WI 53511


Dental

Beloit Area Community Health Center:  provides basic health care for those who cannot afford or access medical services in Rock County (sliding scale)

74 Eclipse Center - Beloit, WI 

Clinic Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone:  608-361-0311             Fax:  608-361-6131

https://www.chsofwi.org/locations/

 

HealthNet of Rock County: 

1344 Creston Park Dr Suite #2– Janesville, WI

Clinic Hours:  Monday - Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Phone: 608-314-1940

https://healthnet-rock.org/


Elder Abuse Prevention

Rock County Department of Social Services

Phone:  855-741-3600    Email: adrc@co.rock.wi.us


Energy Assistance

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

Energy Services For Rock County

Janesville:

One Parker Place Suite 405

Janesville, WI 53545

Phone: 608-754-8280

 

Beloit: 

600 Henry Avenue

Suite 25A

Beloit, WI 53511

Phone 608-363-9200

http://homeenergyplus.wi.gov

 

Application process:

Telephone:  800-506-5596

Online:  https://energybenefit.wi.gov


Food Pantries

Food Pantries – Rock County

https://www.dropbox.com/home/IMSC/Resource%20Listings?preview=Iowa+county+Food+pantries.doc

 

Second Harvest 

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

 

Food Resource Guide for Rock County Seniors

https://www.co.rock.wi.us/images/web_documents/departments/council_on_aging/2020_Food_Resource_Guide.pdf

 

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

Beloit Area Community Health Center:  provides basic health care for those who cannot afford or access medical services in Rock County (sliding scale)

74 Eclipse Center - Beloit, WI 

Clinic Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone:   608-361-0311

Fax:  608-361-6131

https://www.chsofwi.org/locations/

 

HealthNet of Rock County:  23 W Milwaukee St Suite 201 – Janesville, WI

Clinic Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Phone: 608-756-4638

https://healthnet-rock.org/


FSET

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

www.swwdb.org


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.  

RWCFS

1221 Henry Ave – Beloit, WI 53511

Phone:   608-299-1500 or 800-774-7778

http://rwcfs.org


Health Department

Rock County Health Department

North Office - Janesville
 3328 N US Hwy 51

Janesville, WI 53545

Phone: 608-757-5440

 

South Office - Beloit

61 Eclipse Center

Beloit, WI 53511

Phone: 608-364-2010


Homeless Resources

                Rock County & Surrounding Area Homeless Resources

GIFTS Homeless Men’s Shelter - Intake required.  Please call to schedule an intake

Phone: 608 728-4941

 

Family Promise of Greater Beloit (formerly Hands of Faith) - Shelter for homeless Beloit families with children

608 363-0683

 

Sparrow's Nest (former Harbor for the Homeless) - Emergency homeless shelter for men and women.   (18 years of age or older)

608 362-8215

 

Twin Oaks Shelter for the Homeless - 60-day homeless shelter to residents of Walworth & Rock Counties. (Priority given to Walworth County residents.) 

262 882-3662

 

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


Housing

ECHO - Emergency vouchers for shelter.  Rent assistance for emergency situations. One month security deposit for Janesville residents on Section 8 or other subsidized housing programs.

House Of Mercy - Short-term emergency shelter for families.  Access to housing,  job placement and child care.

Janesville Community Development/Housing & Neighborhood Services - Section 8 and Public Housing 

Beloit Housing Authority - Section 8 and Public Housing

Beloit Domestic Violence Center - Domestic violence center

Brittan House SRO - Single room occupancy rental building. Tenants are on Section 8 Program. Rent is based on a percentage of your income.   Servicing men only.

Community Action Transitional Housing Services - Rental assistance for homeless individuals and families in Rock and Walworth Counties.

Neighborhood Housing of Beloit - Housing/ Rental Rehab., Foreclosure Prevention, Mortgage Budgeting.

Tenant Resource Center Tenant Rights - Provides counseling for tenants and landlords interested in learning more about their rental rights and responsibilities.  

Hours:  9am – 6pm, Walk-in (no appt. needed).

YWCA Alternatives Program - Domestic violence center/shelter. Alternatives Transitional Living Program.


Kinship

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

 

Rock County Department of Social Services

PO Box 1649 -  3530 N Cty Hwy F

Janesville, WI 53548

Phone:  608-757-5476


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

Janesville - 

2837 Liberty Lane

Janesville, WI 53545

Phone: 608-758-6075

Fax: 608-758-6089

 

Beloit: 

2920 Prairie Ave

Beloit, WI 53511

Phone: 608-364-3040

Fax: 608-364-3059

Hours:  7:45 am – 4:15 pm

Phone:  608-935-3014


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. 

Salvation Army – Janesville:

608-757-8300

514 Sutherland Ave – Janesville, WI

 

Salvation Army – Beloit:

608-365-6572

628 Broad St - Beloit, WI


Social Security Admin

866-850-7826 – Rock County contact office

www.ssa.gov

State Social Security- 800-362-3002 

www.dhs.wisconsin.gov


Suicide Prevention

Rock County Crisis Hotline:   608-757-5025

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

 

Rock County Transit:  Assists any individual age 55 and over, regardless of health and any individual with a disability, regardless of age.  We ask that you call at least 3 days in advance as transportation fills up.

Phone 608-757-5054

Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 5:30pm 

 

Paratransit Service

If an individual is unable to use regular city transit buses because of a disability, the City of Janesville and the City of Beloit contract with Rock County Specialized Transit to provide door-to-door transportation for qualifying persons.   This service operates the same days and hours as regular buses. 

Special certification is required, and customers must submit an application to be considered. Eligibility is determined by the Paratransit Eligibility Committee.

 

Beloit Residents:  Contact Beloit Transit - 608-364-2870

Application materials and information for Beloit Transit are also available online at www.beloittransit.com.

Janesville Residents:  Contact Janesville Transit - 608-755-3150

The application is available online at www.ci.janesville.wi.us/jts or at the Transit Services Center.

Community Action’s Work & Wheels program: Offers driver’s education scholarships and financial assistance for driver’s license renewal and reinstatement costs. 608-313-1326

Disabled American Vets Transportation:  serves veterans in Rock County, direct service to and from the veteran’s home by appointment. Transportation to Madison VA. To schedule an appointment call 608-247-4674.

The Senior Center Shuttle – Clinton:  Shuttle service for village (Clinton) residents. Scheduled fares will be picked up at the curb at about 11:00 am and returned to their home around 1:00 pm. A daily fare of $1.00 or weekly fare of $4.00 is charged. To register for a ride, call 608-676-4600

Creekside Place: - Evansville: Transportation services to and from Creekside Place in Evansville, and other local destinations for appointments, grocery shipping, and other activities. Call 608-882-0407

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP):  driver services to seniors 55+ in the Rock County area.

Beloit Phone:   608-362-9593

Janesville Phone: 608-756-4281


Unemployment Benefits

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

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

Phone:  608-266-3131


Veterans Service

Rock County Wisconsin Veterans Service Office

51 South Main Street

Janesville, WI 53545

Phone:  608-757-5552    Fax:  608-757-5604

Office Hours:  Monday- Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Vocational Rehabilitation-  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

1900 Center Ave – Janesville, WI 53546

 

20 Eclipse Center

Beloit, WI 53511

Phone: 855-733-1311

https://fsc-corp.org/our-services/wisconsin_works/

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.

W-2 Case Manager- 608- 930-9867


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 

Janesville, WI:  608-754-3722

Beloit, WI: 608-362-1566


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