Children / Family Services

Childcaring : A group of organizations and professionals across Central Wisconsin that connect users to early education and child care resources and referrals.

850 Hwy 153, Suite F
Mosinee, WI 54455                                                                                                                                                   715.841.9490 / 1.800.628.8534                                                                                                   info@childcaring.org
www.childcaring.org

Free/Low Cost School Meals: Children may qualify for free or reduced-price school meals, both breakfast and lunch. Availability is based on family income. Information and applications can be provided by your local school.

Marquette County – Children and Family Services: Offers information on Foster and Kinship care. Child Abuse/ Neglect Cases. The Community Response Program, Childcare Information, and the Women, Juvenile justice services, Infants and Children (WIC) program. Also runs the Children’s Long-Term Support Services: Birth to 3, Family Support Program, and the Children’s Long-Term Support Waivers.

  • Birth to 3 Program: For children ages birth to three years old. Eligibility is based on a diagnosed disability or significant developmental delay in how a child plays, learns, speaks, and acts. The program values the family’s primary relationship with their child and works in partnership with the family
  • Children’s Long-Term Support Waiver: Provides services for children and young adults under the age of 22 with significant developmental, physical, or emotional disabilities. Supports and services are available to help waiver participants and their families to remain in their home or community.
  • Family Support Program: Provides individual services and supports to families that include a child with severe disability. The program recognizes that meeting the needs of children who have severe disabilities may place hardships on family’s emotional, physical, and financial resources.
  • Katie Beckett Program: For children under 19 years old with long-term disabilities or complex medical needs. Children who are not eligible for other Medicaid programs because their parents’ income or assets are too high may be eligible for Medicaid.
  • Community Response Program: Partners with families to reach goals regarding parenting skills, finding housing, and connecting families with community resources.
  • Juvenile justice services:

428 Underwood Ave
PO BOX 405
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3124

Marquette County University of Wisconsin – Extension: The teach, learn, lead and serve, by connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities. Services offered include: Tax assistance, parent workshops, babysitting certification, soil and water testing, 4-H project guide, family resource directory, parent pact guide, and the Marquette County Barn Quilt program.

480 Underwood Ave
PO BOX 338
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3141
www.marquette.uwex.edu  

Car Seats: Free inspections by a certified technician.  
428 Underwood Ave
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3135

Child Care Assistance: (know as Wisconsin Share). Helps pay for some of the childcare costs for families with limited income.
Apply online at https;//access.wisconsin.gov
or Call 888-256-4563

Smart Start Daycare: Offers Child care.
W2988 County C
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-7529                                                                                                                                                                                                email: ssdaycare2018@gmail.com       Facebook: Smart Start Daycare 2018

Tender Tykes Child Care Center: Offers Child care.
110 W Ormsby St.
Oxford, WI
(608) 586-5600
email: tendertykes2011@gmail.com             Facebook: tendertykes2011

UMOS (United Migrant Opportunity Services): Montello Center/Migrant Head Start. 6 weeks- 6 years, Mon-Fri, June-October, 7am-4pm
(715) 423-4114
(877) 413-8667 (off season contact Oshkosh office)

Poison Control :  1-800-222-1222

Pregnancy Services: Offers free pregnancy testing, adoption information and referrals, maternity and baby clothing, counseling and pregnancy education, baby furniture, diapers, wipes, lotion.
306 W Cook St
Portage, WI 53901
(800) 705-4710

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program: Offered through the Marquette County Health Department. WIC is a supplemental nutrition program designed to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children.
428 Underwood Ave
PO BOX 405
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3135

Child Support account information: is online.  you can see your payments & balances, print your payment coupons & payment history, update your phone number & address.
https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/
800-991-5530

Child Support Agency:
428 Underwood Ave.
MOntello, WI
(608) 297-3124