To protect and improve the quality of life.
Building on a foundation of motivated and dedicated staff, providers, and adequate resources, the Department of Human Services will promote integrated services that are valued. This will be accomplished by partnering with individuals and a responsive and proactive community. What we do will make a difference!
Crisis Services Available
Mental health crisis services are available by calling 866-317-9362 for help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Crisis Center is staffed by mental health professionals trained in crisis intervention.
ACCESS is a State website that provides eligibility support services for health and nutrition. ACCESS is a free, easy-to-use internet tool that can help you or someone you know to:
- Find out which low or no-cost health, nutrition, and other programs you might be eligible for.
- Apply online for FoodShare, Medicaid / BadgerCare, ChildCare, Caretaker Supplement and the Family Planning Waiver Program.
- Get answers to common questions at the Northern Income Maintenance Consortium website.
What is the Aging & Disability Resource Center?
Watch this short video to see how the ADRC can help you.
The Bayfield County Department of Human Services has a file of eligible carpenters and plumbers. No amount of work is guaranteed and is on an as-needed basis. Parties interested in being added to this list may contact the department at 715-373-6144, ext. 83356.
Providing food security and safety in our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic is important. “Grab and Go” meal options for the older adults in Iron River resume on Thursdays, starting April 1, 2021. More Details...
WI DHS announces COVID-19 Vaccination (844) 684-1064 (toll-free) hotline for personal assistance with their vaccine-related questions. More Details...
If you need help paying your rent, you may qualify for the Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) program. More Details...