Door County Resources

dOOR COUNTY RESOURCES

IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE FINDING FOOD, PAYING HOUSING BILLS OR OTHER ESSENTIAL SERVICES, DIAL 2-1-1 ON ANY PHONE, TEXT ZIP CODE TO 898211, OR VISIT GET211.ORG AND A CERTIFIED COMMUNITY RESOURCE SPECIALIST WILL HELP TO LOCATE AVAILABLE RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA.

You can call United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline 24/7 with questions or concerns about COVID-19. 

Door County COVID19 Virus Updates can be found here.

 


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

HELP OF DOOR COUNTY INC - Closed to the public.  All support/FYRE groups are cancelled. ­Visitation and Exchange program will be limited to scheduled exchanges. 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-91-HELP-1 (1-800-91-4357-1)

SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER OF DOOR COUNTY - Closed to outside community and customer foot traffic, including walk-in traffic. The Crisis Center and Sexual Assault Center hotlines remain open and will continue to provide 24/7 services. 920.746.8996.


FOOD DISTRIBUTION & MEALS

AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER - Congregate meals at all meal site locations will now be provided on a carryout basis only. We also have frozen meals that are available for you to pick up and take home if you need additional meals during this time. Please ask about our frozen meal options when calling to reserve your carryout meal.

BAYVIEW LUTHERAN CHURCH - Blessing box is well stocked! Maple Street.

CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC PARISH - Blessing box is well stocked! Maple Street.

DOOR COUNTY MEALS COOPERATAIVE  - A cooperative of community organizations dedicated towards providing meals for those in need. FREE.   
***** THE LAST DAY FOR FOOD DISTRIBUTION WILL BE MAY 29, 2020. FOR INFORMATION ABOUT FOOD SUPPORT PLEASE DIAL 2-1-1. The Door County Food Pantry Coalition is ready to help. Please visit www.feeddoorcounty.org for more information.

DOOR OF LIFE FOOD PANTRY IN SISTER BAY - Open daily, providing free food to locals in need.

FEED AND CLOTHE MY PEOPLE - The Feed My People Food Pantry at 204 North 14th Avenue is continuing operation. People in need of food may call (920) 743-9053 during the hours of operation, which will be Monday and Thursday from Noon until 4 PM, and other weekdays from 10 AM until 2 PM.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, SISTER BAY FOOD PANTRY - Attn: Northern Door residents: Much produce and milk were dropped off at the Food Pantry in Sister Bay at the First Baptist Church which would have expired over Spring Break.   If you know of someone in need, or yourself, please help yourself.  9:00am-4:00pm Good idea to bring your own bags/boxes.

HOT TAMALES {AFTER HOURS} - Between the hours of seven and eight pm will have food for the needy.  if you show up I will feed you either the special from the day before or a couple pancakes and an egg - will not be a menu item but I'll make sure you have some warm food in your belly. If you know anybody please share please let them know that between 7 and 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday during this time of need I will have something for them to eat!

JAK’S PLACE - Tuesday Night Dinner is "Take-Out" only.  Tuesday 7/14/20 will be Grilled Chicken Salad,please call for reservations.Cash Donations are accepted.*** We will bring the food to your vehicle when you arrive. No one is allowed inside. Please call by 5pm Monday for reservations. 

LAKESHORE CAP FOOD PANTRY - The Door County Food Pantry remains open. Hours of operation are Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-4pm. If you need of food and reside in Door County, we are happy to serve you.

LOAVES AND FISHES OF DOOR COUNTY - Community meals scheduled have been cancelled until further notice.  We will resume on the status of DHHS guidelines..

MEALS ON WHEELS - Will continue as before and as a preventative measure, we are conducting daily health pre-screens for staff and volunteers who will deliver your meals. We also have frozen meals that are available for you upon request if you need additional meals during this time. Please call (920)746-2372 to learn more about our frozen meal options

PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH BLESSING BOX at 1756 Michigan ST.  Blessing Box is stocked with non-perishables. Specifically, it is under the awning on the small parking lot side, accessible from Michigan Street. The plan is to restock on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we’ll see what the need is and go from there.

St. PETERS LUTHERAN CHURCH - Blessing box is well stocked! Maple Street.

STURGEON BAY MORAVIAN CHURCH BLESSING BOX - 323 S 5th Ave. The box is full. A new item has been added. There are now face masks being made by our volunteers! They disappear pretty quickly but don’t worry we are making more.

VILLAGE OF FORESTVILLE - Delivering "care packages" that include food, toiletries and cleaning supplies for people highly at risk for COVID-19 or who are self-quarantining in the village and surrounding rural areas. They are seeking donations due to grocery store shortages.

WELSING'S FOODLAND IN VALMY - Free library cupboard stocked with nonperishable food items. 


Free summer MEALS for kids sites - click here


FOOD PANTRIES - click here


FORWARD HEALTH / FOOD SHARE BENEFITS

Under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services is able to give households eligible for FoodShare benefits the maximum monthly benefit amount. As a result, over 215,000 FoodShare households will be getting additional FoodShare benefits for March and April.

          Click here for more information. https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/forwardhealth.htm 


INTERNET ACCESS

Door County’s residents will have free access to the Internet during the COVID-19 outbreak.  County Facilities, Libraries and Sawyer Park in Sturgeon Bay will provide outside parking lot access.  See Map Here


MEDICAL SERVICES

AURORA CLINIC - (920) 746-7200

BELLIN CLINIC - (920) 743-0255

DOOR COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER – No visitors at this time. Call  with any COVID-19 related question or to be screened for testing.  Call  920-746-3700

DOOR COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER - Watch Facebook live Mondays at 6 pm for COVID-19 updates with Dr. Heise and Susan Powers, Door County Public Health Nurse

DOOR COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER DENTAL CLINIC – Temporarily closed. Dr. Allen will be on-call for urgent care or to help triage dental emergencies.

NEIGHBOR TO NEIGHBOR: VOLUNTEER CARE GIVERS - No peer companion or respite visits until further notice.  Phone visits are possible.  Medical equipment will be distributed, as long as volunteers are willing and available. Clients who call the office to schedule medical equipment facility visits are being asked to maintain a distance of 6 ft while at the equipment facility.

PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION DISCOUNT HELP -  FamilyWize Prescription Drug Discount Card. Get your FREE CARD by clicking  HERE  and join hundreds of Door County residents who are saving money every month on their prescriptions.

WASHINGTON ISLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAM - Due to concerns of the Corona Virus, Open Office Hours are postponed. Please call us at (920)-847-2108 and we will answer any questions you may have and help you with services needed! Thank you for your help during this time.


MENTAL HEALTH / RECOVERY & SUPPORT SERVICES

115 CLUB - Building closed until further notice. If you need to speak with someone and don’t have a sponsor, private message the 115 Club we will find someone to call you back.  https://www.facebook.com/recovery115/

DOOR COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES  As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in the U.S. and in Wisconsin, so does the level of emotional distress and anxiety. People are concerned that they or a loved one could become ill. At the same time, many are facing financial uncertainty as jobs are lost or hours reduced in an effort to prevent the spread. It is normal to feel anxious, confused, and overwhelmed during this time. If you or someone you love is struggling, please know that Door County DHHS has services that can help.

  • Supportive Contacts Door County Health and Human Services is available for supportive phone contacts with those residents who may need more support than family or friends can provide, but who may not need ongoing therapy services. Residents can access this by calling our main phone line, 920-746-7155 and indicate they are calling for the “support line”. A case manager will take the person’s number and have a professional reach out to provide support within 24 hours(usually the same business day). Support Line services are available during office hours, Monday -Friday 8:00 -4:30.
  • Ongoing Counseling and/or Case Management Our providers continue to provide mental health and substance use counseling services and case management support to children, adults, and families during this period of partial shutdown. Most services are offered via phone or secure video chat platforms. To request an intake for ongoing behavioral health services, call 920-746-7155 during business hours. If you or someone you know is experiencing significant distress or having thoughts of suicide, please call the Door County Suicide/Mental Health Crisis Hotline at 920-746-2588. In case of emergency, call 911.

DOOR COUNTY EMERGNECY SUPPORT COALITION EMOTIONAL SUPPORT HELPLINE The Mental and Emotional Support Helpline (MESH) (comprised of volunteers with experience in human services, counseling or social work to reach out to those who request NON-EMERGENCY assistance for mental health or emotional support.) at DCESC is offered to reach out to callers experiencing anxiety, loneliness, isolation, fear, grief, and other emotional responses to the COVID-19 crisis.   MESH volunteers are available most days from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 pm to reach out to those callers to offer compassion and care for COVID stressors and help individuals feel more connected  and explore additional resources. Please volunteer or request mental and emotional support for COVID-19 and other available resources by contacting DCESC at https://doorcountypulse.com/tag/covid-19  or calling 920-421-9111 for Northern Door or 920-746-6927 for Central and Southern Door.

JAK’S PLACE - All in-person group programs are temporarily suspended, programs are offered online, except our food programs which are take-out only. Staff are available via phone to provide support 920-818-0525. Please email info@lakeshorecap.org or samb@lakeshorecap.org for more information. Tai-chi and drumming can be done via Facebook Live and dinner/ lunch will be take-out, drive-through style.  Please check our Facebook Live for any updates or send your messages to JAK’s Place on Facebook.

  • New Zoom Schedule & Meeting ID.
  • Daily Check-in 1pm (Mon-Thur) Meeting ID 991-561-679
  • Youth Group with Simon Rabas Tues. 5 pm
  • Adults Coping with Anxiety & Depression with Lisa Barnaby. ]Thursdays at 6pm-7pm at JAK's Place Fireside (outside).
  • Friday Fireside w/ Seth 1pm Meeting ID 837-083-894
  • Please reach out for other groups that are private (Ex. Writing Group)

PFLAG - PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies.  (920) 421-8814     pflagsturgeonbay@gmail.com     www.pflagdoorcounty.org

PREVENT SUICIDE DOOR COUNTY NATHAN WILSON COALITION - preventsuicidedc@gmail.com
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255.  Crisis text line: text hopeline to 741741    


PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION DISCOUNTS

FAMILYWIZE PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISCOUNT CARD. Get your FREE CARD by clicking  HERE  and join hundreds of Door County residents who are saving money every month on their prescriptions.


RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM - CLICK HERE


SPECIAL SENIOR CITIZEN SHOPPING HOURS

DOLLAR GENERAL - Open 9 am - 9 pm M-S, 10 am - 8 pm Sunday. EVERYDAY: FIRST HOUR OF THE DAY: shopping hours for Seniors Citizens and those with disabilities. 920-473-6318

DOOR COUNTY PIGGLY WIGGLY - Sister Bay. Beginning on March 22nd, the hours from 9:00am-11:00am on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday will be dedicated to senior citizen shopping. We ask that if you are below the age of 60, try to refrain from shopping during those times to ensure the health and safety of the elder population in our community. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding! Open Sunday 7 am - 4 pm, Mon - Sat. 7 am - 7 pm (920) 854-2391

PICK N SAVE STURGEON BAY - New hours until further notice 6 am - 9 pm.  All hours open to general public. (920) 743-8830

TADYCH'S ECONOFOODS - Open 24 hours.  Senior Citizens Day Wednesday, we encourage seniors to shop from 7-10 am when shelves are stock and it is least busy in our store. (920) 743-8896

TARGET OF STURGEON BAY - Open 8 am - 9 pm.  Wednesdays 8-9 am shopping hours for Seniors Citizens and those with disabilities.  (920) 743-5775

SISTER BAY PIGGLY WIGGLY - Partnered with Door County Fire Chiefs for on-line / phone in shopping program. The program works by sending your orders on-line or by calling the Pig to place your order.  Orders will be prepared for pick-up or delivery, Monday - Friday.  This program is available to senior, disabled or immunosuppressed customers.  Send on-line order to sbpigorders@gmail.com or call (920) 854-2391.  Please include as much product information as possible as well as your name, address, phone number and your choice of pick-up or delivery.

WAL-MART OF STURGEON BAY - Our store will be open 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. until further notice. We’ll also host an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday, starting March 24 from 7-8 a.m. More information: https://bit.ly/2Ud6ZYA


TAX RELIEF AND ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS

      What you need to know about payments     

Although evictions and utility shut-offs cannot happen at this time, please remember you are responsible for paying these, ideally when you receive your stimulus check. We encourage you to be proactive in contacting and communicating with landlords, banks and utility companies.


TRANSPORTATION

The following services are available for essential purposes only such as medical, food, pharmacy, work. Rides are provided on an individual basis and riders are asked to ride in the back seat to allow distance between driver and rider.

ADRC BUS/VAN SERVICE - Due to COVID-19, ridership for the ADRC bus/van service and Door 2 Door Rides (D2D) has declined significantly. With the extension of Governor Evers Safer-At-Home Order, a difficult decision to reduce service was made. With this said, the ADRC bus/van service will be suspended from April 27, 2020 to May 26, 2020. Any rides that are requested from the ADRC bus/van service will be referred to D2D.

CHOICE MOBILITY - (wheelchair accessible) (920) 493-3522 - 24/7 service

DOOR COUNTY CAB / 1 AWESOME CAB - (920) 818-1124 / (920) 371-7808 – 24/7 service

DOOR-TRAN - Door Tran continues to operate the both the Veteran and County-Wide volunteer programs, as needed. This would be for medically necessary appointments and whether we have a volunteer available for that day/time. In an effort to keep our volunteers and seniors safe, whenever possible, we will refer to the Door County Emergency Response group for grocery pickup/delivery. Some folks may not be aware of that option. The office staff are available Monday-Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, (920) 743-9999 or (877) 330-6333.

DOOR 2 DOOR RIDES - Door 2 Door Rides continues to operate on it's normal schedule, which is Monday through Sunday in many areas of the County. Go to www.door2doorrides.com to see the service schedules, zones, and fares. To schedule a ride call 920/746-6948.


UTILITY COMPANY NOTICES

STURGEON BAY UTILITIES - Sturgeon Bay Utilities will close its lobby to the public effective Tuesday, March 17th until further notice. Customers can continue to pay their bills by check using the US mail or the drop boxes located at City Hall or SBU’s office. Local banks also continue to accept utility payments. Customers are encouraged to use automated bill payment methods such as ACH or to pay their bill online using MyAccount.

WPS – In person bill payment available at Pick N Save, please phone ahead.

Although evictions and utility shut-offs cannot happen at this time, please remember you are responsible for paying these, ideally when you receive your stimulus check. We encourage you to be proactive in contacting and communicating with landlords, banks and utility companies.


WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

While face-to-face and walk-in services have been suspended, all locations will continue to provide services online and via telephone.  For more information https://dva.wi.gov/Pages/newsMedia/COVID19.aspx

  • Face-to-face meetings will occur only when necessary.
  • All other intakes and case management check-ins will occur by phone.?
  • Veterans in need should contact their local outreach and recovery coordinator.

WISCONSIN UNEMPLOYMENT AND THE FEDERAL CARES ACT

If you are laid off due to COVID19 you can apply for Unemployment and as long as you meet their general eligibility criteria you can get unemployment and the work search will be waived.

CLICK  HERE  FOR MORE INFORMATION.

CLICK  HERE  TO APPLY.