- Health & Human Services
- Family Services
Provides family-based services that examine and assess family interactions and behaviors; focuses on the entire family, not just one individual; develops options with the family, not for the family; and empowers the family to make choices and changes.
Child Protective Services
Child Protective Services is responsible for the administration of child welfare services.
Home Visitor Program
Home Visitor Program provides home and community based training to individuals and families in the areas of nutrition, parenting, financial management, personal care and home management
Independent Living Program
Independent Living Program is offered to Oconto County youth who are between the ages of 14 to 21 that have been in substitute care.
Intensive Supervision Program (ISP)
Adjudicated delinquents are court ordered to participate in this program as an alternative to placement in a correctional institution or other out of home care.
Juvenile Court Services
The Department works closely with the Circuit Court to provide services to youth.
Kinship Care provides non-legally responsible relatives a cash benefit while caring for a minor.
Out of Home Care
Children are placed in out of home care to protect them from being victimized (abused / neglected) or to provide special care or treatment.
Say Something, Do Something for Kids
We believe that every child deserves to grow up in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment.
Stepparent Adoption provides stepparent adoption studies that have been ordered by the Court.
- How do I report child abuse or neglect?
During normal working hours contact the Department of Health and Human services at 920-834-7000 and ask for the Family Services Intake Worker. If it is after hours, contact your local law enforcement agency.
- How do I become a foster parent?
Contact the Out of Home Care Coordinator at 920-834-7000.