Douglas County Programs & Services

Judicare

Assists in providing and processing applications for free legal services.  Applications are available at all office locations.

Memory Lane

To improve the quality of life for older adults with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia by offering state certified adult day services committed to enhancing and maintaining self-respect, dignity, and maximum independence; and to offer respite to families and caregivers who are responsible for an adult in need of supervision and care.

Senior Center

NWCSA’s Senior Center currently offers exercise and games such as Smear, Cribbage and Bingo.  We have a computer room that is available whenever the center is open.  We have computer and Tai Chi classes at the center through WITC. In addition we have craft classes, Wii bowling and a monthly newsletter. The Center offers holiday parties and other events.  Membership is not required to use the Senior Center.  Membership benefits include a discount on the building rental, discounts on classes and the monthly newsletter mailed to your home.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Utilize your experience by volunteering to strengthen our communities at various non-profits or health care facilities to help improve lives.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free, IRS-sponsored program to help low and middle income individuals file their federal and state taxes. Program runs year around.

YMCA and SAHA Memberships

Income verification provided for individuals and families needing a six month membership at a reduced rate for the YMCA.   Income verification provided for families of youth who participate in hockey through the Harrington Memorial Fund to help pay SAHA registration fees.  For more information about SAHA visit www.superior.pucksystems2.com . Applications are available at the main office location during normal business hours.


Housing

Homeless Services: Coordinated Entry

Permanent Supportive Housing, Transitional, Tenant-based rental assistance (TBRA), Rapid Re-Housing

Solid Rock Safe Haven

A homeless shelter for adult men that assists them in becoming self sufficient through finding suitable employment and a permanent residence.  The shelter also provides 3 meals per day, bed, laundry, phone and clothing for residents.

Affordable Housing

Provides affordable non-subsidized rental units at a “capped rent” lower than the fair market rent.  Tenants must meet income guidelines.

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, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 


Farmer’s Market Vouchers

Provides participants of the WIC Program with vouchers for nutritional homegrown fruits, vegetables and herbs during the growing season.

Food Pantry

Households are provided with 3 to 5 days of food and other necessities.  Located at the main office drive-thru in the back parking lot, the food pantry is open Monday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Taste of the Month

Free samples and recipes for nutritious meals provided monthly in coordination with the UW-Extension Office.

WIC-Women, Infants, and Children – Douglas County