Langlade County Community Resources 

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Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)

Assistance includes regular heating and electric assistance, as well as specialized services including emergency fuel assistance, counseling for energy budgets, and emergency furnace repair and replacement.

Langlade County Dept of Social Services

1225 Langlade Road

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-627-6500

Apply online here (will need valid e-mail address and Social Security Number to apply)

Please click HERE for eligibility requirements. 

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Emergency Assistance

Primarily for housing crisis situations but also has energy assistance component. Go to "Other Resources" section on this page or click HERE for more information.


WHEAP Heat for Heroes

Provides energy assistance to Veterans.

Ph: 800-891-9276

Cell Phone


Provides free or reduced cell phone and/or land line service to eligible households in Wisconsin. There are a number of national providers for Lifeline including Safelink and Q-Link. Both have service areas in Wisconsin but that does not mean that the cell coverage is very good. It is advised you research HERE for the best provider in your area.

Eligibility Requirements: must be a recipient of one of the following public assistance programs:

  • BadgerCare
  • Food Share
  • Medical Assistance
  • Social Security (SSI)
  • Wisconsin Heating and Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)
  • Wisconsin Homestead Credit (Scheduled "H" on the WI Tax Return
  • Wisconsin Works (W-2 Program)

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Antigo Area Community Food Pantry

Food pantry open on Wednesday from 9:00am-1:00pm and Fridays from 9:00am-1:00pm.

637 Superior St

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-623-1103

Elcho Area Community Food Pantry

Food pantry open on Mondays from 11:00am-1:00pm, Wednesday from 4:00pm-6:00pm, and Thursday from 11:00am-1:00pm

Elcho, WI 54428

Ph: 715-275-5010

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Provides supplemental nutritional assistance to low-income individuals and families. Walk in appointments are welcome.

Langlade County Dept. of Social Services

1225 Langlade Rd.

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 888-445-1621

White Lake Area Christian Food Pantry

1st & 2nd Tuesdays of each month: 9am- 11am

**If school is closed due to weather the pantry will be closed.

Elcho 638 Bissel St., White Lake

Ph: 715-882-2781


Outreach House

Free clothing and household items. Open on Wednesdays from 11:00am - 2:00pm.

814 6th Avenue

Antigo, WI

Ph: 715-623-5177

Antigo Clothes Closet: Church of the Nazarene

230 Elm St.

Antigo WI


Tuesday: 9am-noon

Thursdays: 1pm-3pm 

Fridays 6pm-8pm

Enter around back and down ramp.

Free gently used clothing 

Gently used shoes

Will open for emergencies

24/7 donation clothing drop, North door

Ph: 715-219-8322

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Community Closet

Free clothing. Open Wednesday afternoons from 4:00pm-6:00pm and Saturday mornings from 9:00am-11:00am.

N9570 Cty B (Across from Upham Town Hall)

Summit Lake, WI 54485


Drug Rehab Guide for Addiction & Mental Health

Guide to answer questions regarding drug rehab center facilities including their focus, treatment options, accreditation, and cost.

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Wisconsin Rehab List

Guide to all inpatient and outpatient alcohol and drug addiction rehabilitation facilities in Wisconsin.


Wisconsin Judicare

Legal aid office for low-income residents. 


401 5th Street

Suite #200

Wausau, WI 54403

Ph: 715-842-1681

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Lawyer Referral & Information

Legal hotline offers general legal information and lawyer referral through the State Bar of Wisconsin. 


Ph: 800-362-9082


Langlade County Health Department

The goal of the Langlade County Health Department is to assure an environment in which people can be healthy.  The Health Department provides:

  • Health assessment, information and referrals.
  • Early detection of health problems and referrals.
  • Information on healthy living.
  • Assistance with environmental problems that impact health.
  • Actively support community policies that provide a healthy environment.
  • Services
  • Public Health

Health Service Center

1225 Langlade Road

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-627-6250

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Medical Assistance

The IM Central Consortium administers a number of medical assistance programs including BadgerCare Plus, Family Planning, Community Waivers, Nursing Home and Elderly-Blind-Disabled medicare programs.

Langlade County Department of Social Services

1225 Langlade Rd. 

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 888-445-1621

Bridge Community Clinic

Provides primary health care and dental services by appointment at reduced cost for income-eligible patients. 

1111 Langlade Road

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-627-4383


WRAP - Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program
This program assists Eligible renters who have had a significant loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and need help with their rent. 

The Rental Assistance Program can award up to $3000 per individual in a combination of rental payments and/or security deposits. 

Information on where to apply can be found here

Antigo Housing Authority

Provides grants and loans. Elderly housing and low income housing available.


535 Third Avenue

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-623-5768

Hope House | Sober Living in Central Wisconsin (

 Sober living home in Antigo for women.

Emergency Assistance

Primarily for housing crisis situations.

Go to "Other Resources" section on this page or click HERE for more information.

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Provides section 8 voucher program. It is a federally funded housing program that provides rent subsidies to low income families, senior citizens, and handicapped and disabled individuals.

Ph: 800-242-7334

Rural Housing

Provides assistance with security deposits, rent, utility bills, mortgage payments, real estate taxes, and water/sewer assessments.

Ph: 888-400-5974

Avail Emergency DV Shelter

AVAIL offers emergency shelter to men, woman, and families displaced by abuse.

Office: 715-623-5177

24 Hours Crisis Line: 715-623-5767

William's House of Hope

Phone: 715-527-8161


Child Care Certification

Completes county certification for providers. Determines eligibility and authorization to assist with payments to regulated providers of child care.

Langlade County Department of Social Services

1225 Langlade Rd.

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-627-6500

Wisconsin Child Care Provider Listing

The State of Wisconsin has an online directory of all regulated child care providers (certified, licensed family and licensed group centers). 

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Wisconsin Shares (Child Care Assistance)

Wisconsin Shares is Wisconsin's child care subsidy program that helps families and caretakers pay for child care. 


The service provider for Wisconsin Shares in Langlade County is:

Langlade County Dept. of Social Services

1225 Langlade Road

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 888-794-5722


You can apply in person, over the phone at 888-445-1621 FREE, or online at 


Langlade County Public Transit 

Bus rides for various activities available to everyone. Priority seating is given to those persons over 60 years old and the disabled.

1225 Langlade Road

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 877-648-9287

Job Access Loan

A short term loan program for individuals with minor children to meet emergency needs related to employment.  

Forward Service Corporation

Application and Resource Hot Line

Phone: 1-855-733-1311



Provides 0% interest loans to purchase a vehicle. Person must be employed and be a Langlade County resident. Call below for more information.

Ph: 920-591-1500 or 800-242-7334


Application available online at



Wisconsin Non-Emergency Medical Transportation - NEMT (

Transportation service for non-emergency medical appointments for recipients of medical assistance. You can get rides to/from non-emergency medical appointments or you can get reimbursed for your trips to/from non-emergency medical appointments.

To schedule a ride call: 866-907-1493

Or schedule through the Member portal

Must call 2 days in advance.

Trip logs can be found here.

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North Central Caravans

Medical transportation for handicapped and disabled.

719 Fifth Avenue

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-627-6543

Freedom Vans

Medical transportation for handicapped and disabled persons.

W9491 County Road B

Bryant, WI 54418

Ph: 715-623-5906 or 866-623-5906

Wisconsin RideShare

Free service that brings commuters together for carpooling and bicycle commuting.

Ph: 800-455-7665


No-interest vehicle repair and purchase loans across the service area. You need to be low-income to be eligible for a WETAP loan. You also need to

  • be employed or have a job offer
  • have car insurance
  • have a valid Wisconsin driver’s license

Other Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


** Effective 07/16/22, call 988

Resource available by call, text and online chat for anyone who needs support for a suicidal, mental health and/or substance use crisis. 

Wisconsin Works (W-2)

W-2 is a time-limited program that provides temporary cash assistance and case management services to low-income parents and pregnant women. W-2 is a work program for adults willing to engage in work activities; it is not an entitlement.

Forward Service Corp - Langlade County (open by appointment only)

618 5th Avenue

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-623-4329

Application and Resource Hot Line

Phone: 1-855-733-1311

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Community Services

Provides residents of Langlade County with parenting skills and numerous methods to strengthen families. Offer Drop-In Playtime; Ask the Experts information meeting and a library of information on various topics concerning parenting and the welfare of families.

Available by appointment

Antigo Family Resource Center

N4013 Hwy 45

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-627-1414


Hands with Heart

Offers personalized companion and assistance services.

Jill Lewandowski

Ph: 715-610-0128

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Emergency Assistance

If you’re about to lose your home or have utilities shut off, Emergency Assistance may be able to help. You may qualify for Emergency Assistance if:

  • Can’t pay your rent or mortgage
  • You have received an eviction notice
  • You received a foreclosure notice
  • Your family is living in a shelter or temporary place
  • You received a disconnect notice for your utilities
  • Your heat or electricity is shut off
  • Lost your home through fire, flood, or natural disaster

Forward Service Corp - Langlade County

618 5th Avenue

Antigo, WI 54409

Ph: 715-623-2117

To inquire about Emergency Assistance:

Ph: 800-771-8420

First Call

Free confidential information available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Answers questions regarding services available. 

Ph: 715-627-1818

Free Taxes

Every household with a simple return, can file federal and state taxes for free through 


ph# 534-202-5438 

from Noon – Midnight daily

Talk to someone who is there to listen and offer support.

This is a non-emergency service, free and confidential.


Address: Wood County Human Services - River Block

111 W. Jackson St., 2nd Floor, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54495  

Phone: +1 (715) 421-8608 8


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