Community Resources

Adoption Agencies

Catholic Charities – 715.849.3311
Lutheran Social Services – 715.849.3344


Breastfeeding Support

Lactation Consultant at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital – 715.346.5332
La Leche League - 715.341.6378
WIC – 715.345.5350


Car Seat Information

Safe Kids Portage County - 715.341.SEAT (7328)


Child Care

Mid-Wisconsin Child Care Resource and Referral – 715.423.4114


CPR – Infant and Child

American Red Cross – 715.344.4052


Family in Crisis / Domestic Abuse

Family Crisis Center – 715.345.6511 or 800.472.3377


Family Resource Centers

Stevens Point – 715.341.3609
Amherst – 715.310.8174
Almond/Bancroft – 715.366.2882
Junction City – 715.341.3609

 

Hospital

Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital – 715.346.5000

Ministry Saint Michael's Hospital Women and Infant Center - 715.346.5655 or 800.472.9449


Legal Services

Family Law Information Center – 715.344.3677
Notary Public – Available free of charge at Portage County

Paternity Testing – 715.346.1588

 

Natural Family Planning (NFP)

Ministry Health Care FertilityCare Center, Plover - 715.341.2124

Diocese of LaCrosse - 800.255.6226


Parenting Support

Healthy Beginnings – 715.346.1316


Portage County Health and Human Services

General Information – 715.345.5350
Badger Care Insurance
Food Stamps (Food Shares)
Prenatal Care Coordination Program
Public Health Nurse
WIC


Postpartum Depression

Ministry Medical Group – 715.341.7441

 

Safe Place for Newborns

You can leave your unharmed baby, up to 3 days old, with a hospital employee at any hospital in Wisconsin. No questions are asked – not even your name. Police will not be called. The baby will be given medical care and then placed in foster care for adoption. Call 877.440.BABY or go to safeplacefornewborns.org.


Water Testing

Portage County Health and Human Services - 715.345.5350

UWSP – 715.346.3209

 

 
 
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