Health & Human Services
Promoting Healthy and Responsible Families.
The Health and Human Services Department is responsible for a vast array of services available to families, adults, and children that need assistance with mental health, substance abuse, and disability issues as well as the promotion of the health and safety of the whole community. In addition, through the application of State and Federal guidelines, the Department determines eligibility for the public benefit programs W-2, Food Share, Child Care, Energy Assistance, and Medical Assistance.
Open Admissions Policy Statement
It is the policy of the Oconto County Department of Health and Human Services, 501 Park Avenue, Oconto, Wisconsin, 54153, to assure the equitable and accessible delivery of health and human services to the residents of Oconto County. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that receives or benefits from assistance through this department. Under Civil Rights laws, Executive Orders, and rules and regulations, protected status includes age, race, religion, color, gender, national origin or ancestry, disability, arrest or conviction record, sexual orientation, or marital status.
Health & Human Services Committee
- What can I do if I am not satisfied with the services I receive or I feel I have wrongfully been denied services?
If you are unable to resolve your issue by first talking to your assigned worker as well as their supervisor, you should then contact the Department Director. Since some services / programs require their own specific procedures to resolve complaints, the Director will gather information and determine the proper course of action.