Capital Consortium
 

Adams County Department of Health and Human Services

108 East North Street Friendship,

Wisconsin 53935

Phone:  (608)339-4505  |Fax:  (608)339-4585

General Email:  http://adamshhsd@co.adams.wi.us

Office Hours: 8-4:30 with new schedule (pre and post COVID 19).

Management Contact: Cindi Flynn - Economic Support Manager
Email: cynthia.flynn@co.adams.wi.us Phone: (608) 339-4364

Drug Testing:

Tell customer to go to Adams lobby and ask for Lobby Service Worker to have drug test scheduled. Appointment letter is mailed to client. Testing completed at 108 E. North Street, Friendship, WI 53934.

Vault Card:

Tell customer to go to Adams lobby and ask for Lobby Service Worker to get assistance with Vault Card.

Primary QUEST Vault Card Coordinator: Amber Taylor

Backup Primary QUEST Vault Card Coordinator: Cindi Hildebrand

Vault Card Pickup Address - Primary: Adams County Health & Human Services, 108 E. North Street, Friendship, WI 53934

Primary Vault Card Pickup Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Homeless Mail Pickup Sites:

Call (608) 339-4505 for more information.

  • Mail pickup time: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; outside drop box for after hours.
  • Please note: ID will be required if client is not already known by agency. Mail is held up to 30 days for State correspondences, and up to 10 bays for business mail.

Walk-ins:

To report a change, customers are directed to use the lobby phone to call CCA or the computers in the lobby to report via Access.
To apply for benefits, computers, paper applications and phones are available in the lobby from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If there are requests to see an Economic Support Specialist, lobby/CCA personnel are available to see them Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m..

EBD Broker List:

Workers can release case information without a release of information form or authorized representative form to the following contracted agencies:

  • Family Care: Care Wisconsin and Inclusa
  • IRIS: Advocates 4U, Connections, First Person Care Consultants and TMG

Fraud:

All Fraud/Overpayment referrals are now done through B.R.I.T.S.

  • Fraud Hotline: (608) 266-4459 (this number can be given out to the public to report fraud tips, callers can remain anonymous)
  • Staff can contact Monica J. - Fraud Investigator at (608) 288-7136 or johnson.monica@countyofdane.com

Overpayment Inquiries:

When callers have a question about an overpayment or tax intercept, refer caller to Kim Hudson at (608) 288-2521

Adams County Property Records Website Link:

Click here to look up property information in Adams County

Good Cause Claim Coordinator:

Cindi Flynn - Email: cynthia.flynn@co.adams.wi.us | Phone: (608) 339-4364

  • Process: client submits the claim form, and agencies have 45 days to process. Clients may receive a request for more information, or verification. Clients will receive a written decision by the end of that 45 days.

Adams County Nursing Homes:

Click here for a list of nursing homes in Adams County

Aging & Disability Resource Center

  • Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Toll-Free: (877) 883-5378
  • Address: 569 N. Cedar Street, Adams, WI 53910 [inside the Community Center]

Childcaring Inc.:

Child Protective Services:

Any concerned individual can report suspected abuse or neglect directly to a local child protective service agency or law enforcement agency. Certain individuals whose employment brings them into contact with children are required by law to report any suspected abuse or neglect or threatened abuse or neglect to a child seen in the course of their professional duties.

  • Phone: (608) 339-4505
  • Address: 108 E. North Street, Friendship, WI 53934

Child Support Agency:

  • Customer Service Phone: (608) 339-4228

Clothing:

  • Practical Cents
    • Address: 402 South Main Street, Adams, WI 53910
    • Phone: (608) 339-2278

Crisis Services:

  • Adams County Crisis Service - (608) 339-3304
  • United Way's Call First - Call 2-1-1 - available 24 hours a day
  • Family Crisis Center - (715) 343-7500 or (800) 472-3377 (Hotline) - 24 hr help and crisis line (counseling, emergency shelter)
  • Address: 1616 W. River Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Dental Assistance:

Dental Assistance is available for low income individuals.

  • Mauston Dental Center
    • Address: 880 Herriot Drive, Mauston, WI 53948
    • Phone: (608) 847-6700
  • Marshfield Dental Clinic
    • Address: 1307 N. St Joseph Avenue, Marshfield, WI 55549
    • Phone: (715) 221-5600
  • Family Health La Clinica Wautoma, Stevens Point, Mauston and Beaver Dam locations
    • Phone: 800-942-5330

Elder Abuse Prevention:

  • Phone: (608) 339-4251 or after hours (608) 339-3304

Energy Assistance:

Energy Services Inc., also known as Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP), provides free cash grants to help people pay their winter heating and energy bills.

  • Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Address: 514 Main Street, Friendship, WI 53934
  • Phone:  (608) 339-6767

Emergency Assistance:

Residents of Adams County can call the Adams County Emergency Assistance at (608) 339-3304.

Food Pantries:

Central Wisconsin Community Action Council

  • Address: 1874 Highway 13, Adams, WI 53910
  • Phone: (608) 393-2641

Food Share Employment and Training (FSET):

This program assists people who get FoodShare to find a job through work activities and education and training.

  • Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Contact: CW Solutions
  • Wood County
    • 108 East North Street, Friendship, WI 53934

Housing Programs:

  • Housing:
    • Phone: (608) 339-6996
  • Shelters:
    • Family Crisis Center - Runaway and Domestic Abuse Shelter
    • Phone: (715) 343-7500
    • Address: 1616 W. River Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Kinship Care:

  • Kinship Care Supervisor: Tina Smith
  • Email: tina.smith@co.adams.wi.us
  • Phone: (608) 339-4361 | Fax: (608) 339-4593
  • Address: 108 East North Street, Friendship, WI 53934

Pregnant Women Resources:

  • Nurse-Family Partnership
    • Website: www.nursefamilypartnership.org/first-time-moms
    • Phone: (608) 339-4505
    • First-time moms who are less than 29 weeks pregnant, meet income requirements, and live in a service area are eligible for free help from a personal nurse who will come to your home to offer advice, support, and a good laugh when you need it most through your pregnancy and until your baby is 2 years old.
  • Prenatal Care Coordination
    • Website: www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/mch/pncc.htm
    • Phone: (608) 390-4505
    • First-time moms who are less than 29 weeks pregnant, meet income requirements, and live in a service area are eligible for free help from a personal nurse who will come to your home to offer advice, support, and a good laugh when you need it most through your pregnancy and until your baby is 2 years old.
  • Click here to download Referral for Maternal & Child Programs
    • [ESS, if time allows, complete the referral form using the link below and fax according to instructions on form]

Salvation Army:

  • Salvation Army Contact: Cindi Flynn
  • Phone: (608) 339-4505
  • Address: 108 East North Street, Friendship, WI 53934

Suicide Prevention:

  • National Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    • For Veterans, press 1. En Español, oprima el 2
  • Adams County Crisis Service: (608) 339-330
  • Family Crisis Center: 608-339-3304
    • Address: 1616 W. River Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Veterans Services:

  • Adams County Wisconsin Veterans Service Office
    • Veterans Service Officer: Stephen Dykes
    • Phone: (608) 339-4398
    • Address: 108 East North Street, Friendship, WI 53934

Women's Health:

  • Wisconsin Well Woman Medicare (WWWMA): provides medical treatment for women diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer, or precancerous condition of the cervix.
  • Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP): provides screening for breast and cervical canceer to low income, unisured, and underinsured women.
    • NOTE: No U.S. citizenship requirement.
    • Learn more

Wisconsin Works (W-2):

Forward Services Corporation: W-2 provides employment preparation services, case management, and cash assistance to eligible families. All W-2 appointments must be completed in person, at W-2 office:

  • Address: 139 Main Street, PO Box 42, Adams, WI 53910
  • Phone: (608) 472-4045

More information on Wisconsin Works (W-2) may be obtained from the State web site.

WIC:

  • Phone: (608) 339-4505