Monday, April 13, 2009

Local Resources and Contacts

First Call for Help
Great Rivers 2-1-1 Home Page Dial 2-1-1 or (800) 362-8255TTY (866)884-3620Toll Free in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa Great Rivers 2-1-1, formerly First Call for Help, provides free, confidential community information, referrals and crisis line services 24 hours a day.

Domestic Abuse Shelters
Sparta Brighter Tomorrows PO Box 161 Sparta, WI 54656 Phone: (608) 374-6975 Crisis Line: (866) 346-0374 County Served: Monroe
Richland Center Passages PO Box 546 Richland Center, WI 53581-0546 Phone: (608) 647-8775 (608)647-6317Crisis Line: (800) 236-4325 TTY: (608) 647-2720 Counties Served: Crawford, Juneau, Richland, Vernon

Local Food Pantry Resources

Ontario, Norwalk, or Wilton Food Pantry
Community Baptist Church,
100 Monroe St., Ontario WI
Please state your name, address, phone number and number in your household needing assistance. Assistance is limited to 4 times/year. The food pantry accepts donations of non-perishable food items and hygiene products. Please no outdated food. Please call 337-4656 to set up a time to drop off your donations.

Wilton Food Pantry
406 Main Street, Wilton
Community State Bank Basement
608/435-6406 or 608/435-6647

The Pantry is available to the Wilton, Norwalk, Ontario & Kendall areas. Open by appointment only. Call at least 24 hours in advance of need or donation.
The Pantry is supported by area churches & organizations Administered by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wilton, Arlis Ballwahn, Pantry Coordinator. Facilities provided by Community State Bank, Wilton

Health Care
Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center
Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center provides a full range of medical, dental, optometric, chiropractic, and pharmacy services. They can also provide lab and radiology services, disease screening, and well child checks. They serve individuals and families in Monroe, Vernon, and La Crosse counties regardless of their abilities to pay. They offer a sliding fee scale for patients who do not have health insurance, have insurance with limited coverage or high deductibles, are unemployed or have an income level that makes it difficult to pay for health care services. For more information, please contact either of their two locations:

CASHTON - 238 Front Street, Cashton WI 54619, 608-654-5100

NORWALK – 200 West North Street, Norwalk WI 54648, 608-823-7853

Housing Assistance

Couleecap Central Office201 Melby St.Westby,WI 54667Ph: 608-634-3104, 1-866-904-4507

(for client use only)Fax: 608-634-3134
*Couleecap can also connect you with free or reduced clothing and
emergency shelter

Habitat for Humanity
PO Box 2123
La Crosse, WI 54602-2123
Tel 608.785.2373
Fax 608.634.4239

Local Libraries
With a library card, you can check out books, DVD’s Music CD’s, and use computers for typing and internet access, all for FREE!

Norwalk Public Library
101 Railroad StreetP.O. Box 132Norwalk, WI 54648Phone: 608-823-7473Email:
norwalkpl@wrlsweb.orgWeb Page:

Wilton Public Library400 East StreetWilton, WI 54670 Phone: 608-435-6710Fax: 608-435-6190Email:
wiltonlibrary@wrlsweb.orgWeb Site:

Ontario Public Library
313 Main StreetOntario, WI 54651Phone: 608-337-4651Fax: 608-337-4814Email:
ontlibr@wrlsweb.orgWeb Page:

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