The Brown County 2-1-1 partnership is a best-practice model that serves many communities, bringing together knowledge and expertise to combine multiple databases into a single source for help. Please take a moment to read about each collaborator and familiarize yourself with what they do for the people of Brown, Door and Kewaunee Counties.
- Brown County United Way
Brown County United Way (BCUW)
Living United means inspiring hope. But even more than that, it represents a coordinated system of care and assessment that is unique in Brown County. Hundreds of volunteers LIVE UNITED by offering their time to assess and address needs in Brown County by bringing together area experts to help guide the way; by leveraging experience to make informed funding decisions about critical programs and by finding the most efficient solutions to address the entire continuum of our community needs.
- Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County
Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County (ADRC)
The ADRC is a welcoming place where seniors, adults with disabilities and their caregivers can learn about and make connections to services to help them live their best possible life. From maintaining a healthy lifestyle and opportunities to socialize or volunteer to dealing with recovery from surgery or illness, a chronic condition, or just trying to meet the challenges of aging or disability the staff at the ADRC will help you and the caregivers in your life.
The ADRC serves as a clearing house for information and access to a wide range of services and their costs, including; in-home care, chore services, caregiver respite, nutrition and home-delivered meals, transportation, assisted living, nursing homes, plus financial assistance through Medicare, Medicaid and many other aging and disability benefit programs. ADRCs provide eligibility determinations and enrollment counseling for the state’s (publicly funded) managed long-term care services. In addition, staff at the ADRC will advocate for seniors, adults with disabilities and their caregivers if they are denied services.
The ADRC has four AddLife Centers (Green Bay, De Pere, Pulaski, and Denmark) that offer a wide variety of educational, social and recreational activities.
- Family Services Crisis Center
Family Services Crisis Center
The Crisis Center of Family Services provides professional, short-term counseling, 24 hours a day, for people of all ages in Brown, Shawano, or Sheboygan Counties. Counseling services are available for nearly any situation you or your loved ones may be facing. Crisis Center staff handles situations such as suicide, stress management, relationship issues, grief and loss, parent/child conflicts, and much more.
- HELP of Door County, Inc.
HELP of Door County, Inc.
HELP of Door County, Inc. (HELP) established in 1979 provides primary prevention and intervention services to victims of domestic abuse. HELP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency serving Door County, Wisconsin. Program services to victims of domestic abuse include intervention case management, legal advocacy, women & children’s educational and support group, Transitional Living Program, Emergency Victim Assistance, Visitation & Exchange Program, community outreach, and a 24-hour domestic abuse crisis hotline. No fees are charged for services to victims of domestic abuse.