Economic Support Services
To assist individuals to achieve economic well-being.
Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer
Bayfield County is an equal opportunity provider and employer. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. USDA Nondiscrimination Statement for SNAP (FoodShare).
Nondiscrimination Information for Health Care-related Programs
Bayfield County complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The Department of Health Services does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
- Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
- Qualified sign language interpreters
- Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats , other formats)
- Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
- Qualified interpreters
- Information written in other languages
If you need these services, contact the Bayfield County civil rights coordinator (715-373-6181). If you believe that Bayfield County has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: Bayfield County, Attn: Civil Rights Coordinator, 117 E 5th St. Washburn, Wi 54891 Fax: 715-373-6153, firstname.lastname@example.org you can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Bayfield County civil rights coordinator is available to help you.
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf (link is external), or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Filing a Complaint
To file a complaint of discrimination at the state or federal level, view the following information.
To file a complaint of discrimination at the state level, contact:
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Affirmative Action / Civil Rights Compliance
1 W Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53707-7850
Telephone: 608-266-9372 (voice) or 888-701-1251 (TTY)
To file a complaint of discrimination at the federal level, contact:
USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250-9410
Or call toll free at 866-632-9992.
Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact the USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339, or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.