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Visit Rice Lake:

City Government

Chamber of Commerce

Main Street Association

Rice Lake Tourism

Rice Lake School District

Resources for Barron County:

 Barron County Health and Human Services — One Stop for Food, Housing and Help

Government Center
335 E Monroe Ave, RM 338
Barron, WI 54812
(715) 537-5691

Click on Departments on the menu on the left
http://www.barroncountywi.gov/

General Relief, Fuel Assistance, Medical Assistance, Community Options Program, BadgerCare, Childcare, Home Energy Assistance
Barron County Nutrition Program; Food Stamps/EBT, Food Pantry

Aging and Disability Resources:

Guide below is  from the Barron County Aging and Disability Resource Center is an exhaustive list of local and national resources for seniors, veterans and those with disabilities.  Their website is:  http://www.adrcconnections.org/

www.bcrjp.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/2012-Resource-Guide.pdf

Volunteer Services of Barron County, Inc.  — Coordinating volunteers to help elderly and adults with disabilities in Barron County with rides, building ramps, friendly visits, computer services, and more.  Call 715-236-2184.

AARP www.aarp.org
Administration on Aging www.aoa.gov
Benefits Check Up www.benefitscheckup.org
Eldercare Locator www.eldercare.gov
Family Caregiver Alliance www.caregiver.org
Meals on Wheels www.mowaa.org
Medicare www.medicare.gov
National Council on the Aging www.ncoa.org
Senior Living Map www.seniorlivingmap.org
SeniorNet www.seniornet.org

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Overdose dial 911
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline 1-800-671-0929
Dept of Health & Human Services 715 537-5691
LE Phillips (treatment) 1-800-680-4578
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) www.aa.org
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) www.wisconsinna.org, 1-800-240-0276

Alcoholics Anonymous Barron AA/Alanon and Alanon Meetings 715 458-4327
Rice Lake Alanon and Alanon Meetings Bethany Lutheran Church – 3rd floor (NS) 715 736-2384 Greg

Northern Lights (NA)
Phoenix Group NA (Monday Night 8 p.m.) (SF)
Grace Episcopal Church
119 Humbird St.
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Friday Night Freedom Finders NA (Friday night 8 p.m.) (SF
Grace Episcopal Church
119 Humbird St.
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Saturday Night Surrender NA (Saturday Night 8 p.m.) (SF)
Grace Episcopal Church
119 Humbird St.
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Treatment Centers
ABR Counseling Service
12 West Marshall St., Suite 100
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715 234-3301

Access (Evaluation & Outpatient)
406 Technology Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715 236-3114

Callier Clinic. LTD (Evaluation & Outpatient)
320 N. Main St
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715 234-5388

Cell Phone:

Program to provide free cell phone and monthly minutes to low income individuals/families:

Q Link LogoLow-income households are eligible to receive telecommunication services at affordable rates.  Q Link Wireless offers free cell phones and airtime under the Lifeline Program to eligible applicants. States set their own guidelines of who is eligible, though most people who participate in the government programs listed below may qualify:

WISCONSIN  GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS

    • Food Stamps or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • National School Lunch Program (Free Lunch Program Only)
    • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
    • Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
    • Badger Care
    • Wisconsin Works (W2)

Additionally, if your gross monthly total household income meets certain federal guidelines, you may also qualify. You can find out more or apply by calling Q Link Wireless Toll-Free at 1-855-754-6543.

SAFELINK WIRELESS® service is a program for Income eligible households provided by TracFone Wireless, Inc. In order to participate in the SAFELINK WIRELESS® service, persons must meet certain eligibility requirements set by each State where the service is to be provided. These requirements are based on a person’s participation in a state or Federal support programs or by meeting the Income Poverty Guidelines as defined by the U.S. Government. SAFELINK WIRELESS® service is limited to

Domestic Abuse

Emergency Assistance dial 911
Barron County Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate 715 537-5691
Time Out Family Abuse Shelter, Inc. Counseling, assistance, crisis line, and shelter for those experiencing emotional, physical and sexual abuse. 24-hour Crisis line 1-800-924-0556,
Office 715 532-6976
Welcome Home Shelter, Polk & Burnett County, Counseling, assistance, crisis line, and shelter for those experiencing emotional, physical and sexual abuse.
Crisis line 1-800-261-SAFE, Office 715 825-4414

Educational Opportunities

EON Educational Opportunity NetworkIt’s Never Too Late to Begin. 
PO Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI  54702-4004

715-836-2024  or 800-335-3113

WITC Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College — Rice Lake Campus
http://www.witc.edu/ricelake/

University of Wisconsin — Barron County
http://www.barron.uwc.edu/

Emergency Shelter

Benjamin’s House Emergency Shelter
1107 Heart Island Parkway
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715-736-2437
info@Benjamins-House.org
email
http://www.benjamins-house.org/

Entertainment and Things to Do!

http://www1.explorewisconsin.com/communitypages/rice_lake.asp

Rice Lake Speedway:  http://www.ricelakespeedway.net/

http://ricelakewis.com/

Health Insurance

Information on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Wisconsin

https://www.healthcare.gov/how-can-i-get-ready-to-enroll-in-the-marketplace/

https://localhelp.healthcare.gov/.

Jobs

Please see our Employment Resources Page

Mental Health

Emergency Assistance dial 911
Emergency Suicide/Mental Health, M-F 7:30-4:30, ask for mental health on call worker 715 537-5691
Emergency Suicide/Mental Health, after hours, 1-888-552-6642

NAMI Barron
119 W. Humbird St.
PO Box 477
Rice Lake, WI 54868
mares@citizens-tel.net email

Meetings: Email for information.
Support Group Meeting: Monthly. Lakeview Medical Center, lower level conference room, Rice Lake. Also a monthly educational component in which community leaders and other professionals provide pertinent information on mental health issues.

Marriage and Family Therapy Services
Medical Arts Building
1035 N. Main
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715 234-4313

Northwest Counseling & Guidance Clinic
413 S. Main
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715 236-2827

Newspapers

Chronotype Publishing
28 S. Main Street,
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715 234-2121

online at:  http://www.ricelakeonline.com/index.asp

Radio Stations

WJMC    FM  96.1  Country http://www.wjmcradio.com/
WJMC FM 97.7 Music from the 80′s, 90′s and today

WAQE AM 1090 Sports

WJMC  AM   1040 Talk  http://wjmcradio.com/

Weather

http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/US/WI/Rice_Lake.html