Community

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES CATEGORY
Animal Abuse & Neglect
If you witness either animal neglect or abuse, you should immediately report it to your local law enforcement agency or County Humane Officer.
ANIMALS
ACCESS
Learn about and apply for Health, Nutrition and Childcare benefits, and manage your account.
BENEFITS
Benefits.gov
Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs.
BENEFITS
Unemployment Benefit Services
Worker Unemployment Benefits filing and information.
BENEFITS
Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board
With support from the Prevention Board, children across Wisconsin can grow up in safe, stable and nurturing families and communities.
CHILDREN
Child Abuse and Neglect Program (Child Protective Services)
Protective services are provided to abused and neglected children and their families and to protect children from further harm.
CHILDREN
Child and Family Services
Provides a variety of direct and collaborative services to families and their children.
CHILDREN
Child Protective Serices
Frequently asked questions about reporting child protection concerns.
CHILDREN
Choose a Certified Provider
Waukesha County Department of Health & Human Services Certification Program reviews, approves and monitors providers who operate a family child care business out of their Waukesha County home.
CHILDREN
Department of Children & Families
Protecting children and youth, strengthening families, and supporting communities.
CHILDREN
Maternal and Child Health
Health information for mothers and children.
CHILDREN
Parents Place
Parents Place's mission is to strengthen families and protect children through prevention, intervention, and education in Southeastern Wisconsin.?
CHILDREN
Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy Program
Wisconsin Shares is Wisconsin's child care subsidy program that helps families pay for child care.
CHILDREN
YoungStar
YoungStar connects parents to tools and information to help them raise healthy, happy kids! Learn what to look for when selecting a child care provider; find information on early childhood education, nutrition and healthy learning environments; and discover activities that promote children?s healthy brain development.
CHILDREN
City of Oconomowoc Resident Help Center
Helpful links for residents.
CITY RESOURCES
Waukesha County Resources and Contacts
COUNTY RESOURCES
Disability Services
Health and employment services for people with diabilities.
DISABILITY RESOURCES
Disabilty Benefits Assistance
The Waukesha County Disability Benefit Specialists (DBS) are trained to provide benefits counseling and advocacy to individuals who need assistance with their private or government benefits of various federal, state, and county systems.
DISABILITY RESOURCES
Adult Protective Services
Adult protective services are set up to aid elder adults and Adults-at-Risk who have been abused, neglected, or exploited.
DOMESTIC ABUSE
Waukesha County Adult Protective Services
DOMESTIC ABUSE
The Womens Center
The Women?s Center serves women and children who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse.
DOMESTIC ABUSE
Food, Nutrition and Health
Promoting healthy, well-nourished families as they learn to manage food dollars, plan nutritious meals, and purchase, prepare, and serve food that is safe to eat.
FOOD/NUTRITION
FoodShare Wisconsin
FoodShare Wisconsin helps low-income families and individuals to buy nutritious food.
FOOD/NUTRITION
National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day.
FOOD/NUTRITION
Nutrition and Food Assistance
FOOD/NUTRITION
Oconomowoc Food Pantry
Provides food items to individuals and families in need
who reside within the Oconomowoc Area School District.
FOOD/NUTRITION
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Find information on how to use your SNAP benefits at the grocery store. Also provides information about the Electronic Benefits card.
FOOD/NUTRITION
Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program
Provides food and nutrition information to pregnant, postpartum, breastfeeding women, infants and children under the age of 5.
FOOD/NUTRITION
Chronic Disease
Heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and arthritis are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems in the U.S. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is home to several specific programs that address these diseases and their contributing risk factors, as well as programs focused on prevention and healthy living.
HEALTH CARE
Consumer Guide to Health Care
The purpose of this guide is to help Wisconsin residents make better health care choices by providing easy access to useful information. To meet this goal, we have identified links to Wisconsin-based organizations and databases wherever possible. Links are also provided to the most comprehensive national sites.
HEALTH CARE
End of Life Planning
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has information and forms available online so you can authorize others to make health decisions on your behalf if you cannot.
HEALTH CARE
Immunization Program
The Wisconsin Division of Public Health Immunization Program, in partnership and collaboration with local partners, strives to eliminate the transmission of vaccine preventable disease through effective immunization programs and outbreak control measures.
HEALTH CARE
Long Term Care and Support
Support and information on long term care.
HEALTH CARE
Managed Long Term Care
Support and information on long term care.
HEALTH CARE
Public Health Services
The Public Health Division is committed to preventing disease and promoting health for all citizens in Waukesha County.
HEALTH CARE
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
STD clinic is available to anyone seeking confidential counseling, testing and treatment of STDs.
HEALTH CARE
Waukesha County Health and Human Resources
Health realted county services. The Department of Health and Human Services has an agreement with IMPACT 2-1-1 to provide trained Telephone Counselors available 24/7 to provide information, and referral telephone support. IMPACT 2-1-1 can be reached in two ways: By dialing 211 on the telephone or toll free at 1-866-211-3380.
HEALTH CARE
BadgerCare Plus
Health care coverage program for low-income Wisconsin residents.
HEALTH INSURANCE
Health Care Coverage
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides information and publications on public and private health coverage options.
HEALTH INSURANCE
HealthCare.gov
Find affordable health insurance coverage.
HEALTH INSURANCE
Medicare
The official US Government site for Medicare.
HEALTH INSURANCE
The Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010. On June 28, 2012 the Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law.
HEALTH INSURANCE
Family Promise of Western Waukesha County
Family Promise of Western Waukesha County was developed to provide a collaborative community effort linking existing community resources together to provide cost effective shelter, meals, and support?services to local homeless children and their families, assisting them to achieve and sustain independence.
HOUSING
Guide for Landlords and Tenants
State law provides a legal framework for the relationship between landlords and tenants.
HOUSING
Hebron House of Hospitality
Shelter and services to help individuals and families overcome their homelessness.?
HOUSING
Housing Resources
Special needs housing information.
HOUSING
Landlord/Tenant Law
Tenant and landlord resrouces from the Wisconsin State Law Library.
HOUSING
Landlord/Tenant Law: Answering Your Legal Questions
Landlord/Tenant Law: Answering Your Legal Questions
HOUSING
Salvation Army of Waukesha - Emergency Lodge
The Emergency Lodge provides emergency shelter to single men experiencing homelessness in Waukesha County.
HOUSING
Tenant Resource Center
Information and education about rental rights and responsibilities, and access to conflict resolution.
HOUSING
Tenants Rights & Responsibilities
As a tenant in Wisconsin, you have rights and responsibilities. To avoid problems, it is important to understand your rights and responsibilities.
HOUSING
USA.gov - Housing and Community
Get information and services to help with finding and keeping a home.
HOUSING
Inmate and Offender Locator
This database provides public record information of convicted offenders who were sentenced to incarceration, supervision, or both with the DOC
LEGAL
State of Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry
Search the State of Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry
LEGAL
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
Resources for LGBT people.
LGBT
LGBT Youth Resources
Resources for LGBT youth, their friends, educators, and families.
LGBT
Family Service of Waukesha
Family Service of Waukesha (FSW) is an independent, nonprofit community service agency that provides state-of ?the-art psychotherapy, education, and advocacy services to residents of Waukesha County
MENTAL HEALTH
IMPACT 2-1-1
IMPACT 2-1-1 is a central access point for people in need. During times of personal crisis or community disaster, the free, confidential helpline and online resource directory make it easy for residents to get connected to information and assistance.
MENTAL HEALTH
Mental Health - Healthy Living
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is committed to reducing the impact of mental illnesses on Wisconsin?s citizens and communities.
MENTAL HEALTH
Mental Health Services
The Department of Health and Human Services provides confidential, comprehensive mental health services to County residents of all ages.
MENTAL HEALTH
Pregnancy Services
Public Health Nurses here to help you with all?your medical and educational needs regarding pregnancy, including pregnancy testing, prenatal and postpartum care coordination, and teen pregnancy?
PREGNANCY
District and School Report Cards
As part of the new state accountability system, reflected in Wisconsin?s approved ESEA Flexibility Request, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has produced report cards for every district and school in Wisconsin.
SCHOOLS
Great Schools
Your community resource to find and share information about schools.
SCHOOLS
Oconomowoc Area School District
Website for Oconomowoc public schools.
SCHOOLS
Oconomowoc Areas School District Parent Information
General information for parents and families.
SCHOOLS
Wisconsin Schools
SCHOOLS
Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
SENIOR RESOURCES
Elders and Adult At Risk
How do I report elders/adults at risk of abuse or neglect?
SENIOR RESOURCES
Oconomowoc Silver Streak
Non-profit transportation service that has been providing service for seniors and the disabled adults in the Oconomowoc
SENIOR RESOURCES
Services for Older Adults
From this page you can access a variety of information on programs and services in Wisconsin for older adults and caregivers.
SENIOR RESOURCES
Waukesha County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
The ADRC provides information, assistance, counseling and supportive services for older adults age 60 and above; caregivers; adults with physical or developmental disabilities; and adults with mental health or substance abuse concerns.
SENIOR RESOURCES
Waukesha County Senior Dining Centers
SENIOR RESOURCES
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
The Department of Health and Human Services provides confidential Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (AODA) for people with substance use issues and their families.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE/TREATMENT
Substance Abuse Services - Resources
Substance abuse services resources from the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (DMHSAS).
SUBSTANCE ABUSE/TREATMENT
International Travel Immunizations
The International Travel Immunization Clinic helps to plan ahead to reduce the risk of travel-related health or safety problems.
TRAVEL
USA.gov - Travel and Immigration
Learn about visiting, traveling within, and moving to the United States. Explore some of the top issues for U.S. Citizens when traveling outside of the country.
TRAVEL
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Servicemembers, Veterans, their dependents and survivors.
VETERANS
Waukesha County Department of Veterans? Services
Offers an array of benefits for eligible veterans and their dependents and survivors.
VETERANS
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
VETERANS

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