Real-life stories focus on this year’s National Foster Care Month theme, “Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for Parents,” and highlight the concept of supportive relationships as a key factor in achieving family stability, promoting individual success, and maintaining family connections.
The Alzheimer’s Association has provided some resources for caregivers navigating the COVID-19 virus. If you have a loved one suffering from dementia and need support, please call the helpline and visit the link below for additional tips.
Sometimes asking for help is the bravest decision you can make. During this difficult time, Oneida County Department of Social Services is here to assist individuals that may be experiencing hardships. With our partners, the IM Central Consortium, we are here to assist you with your health care, Foodshare and child care needs.
Due to the COVID-19 Emergency, access to the Oneida County Courthouse is restricted to the public. Please click here for how that effects the Department of Social Services.
For updates on COVID-19 visit : https://publichealth.co.oneida.wi.us/
Self-sufficient people living in a safe, financially secure environment.
In partnership with our community and in response to public need and legal mandates, our mission is to serve and assist Oneida County residents in ways that strengthen families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence. We recognize the rights of each individual. Our goal is to serve all persons with dignity, respect, and confidentiality.
- OCDSS Service Listing Guide
- Oneida County Website
- Oneida County Sheriff’s Department
- Rhinelander Police
- Minocqua Police
- Northwoods Transit Services
- Human Service Center
- Hope Consortium (Help for Opioid Addiction)
- Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline 2-1-1
Oneida County Department of Social Services is currently looking to hire positions for:
The fuel season for 2019-2020 started on October 1st. Click here for more information on income limits and what you will need to apply. Please call our office at (715) 362-5695 and ask to speak with an Energy Assistance worker to schedule an appointment.
Oneida County Department of Social Services is in compliance with the equal opportunity policy and standards of the Department of Workforce Development, Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Health Services and all applicable state and federal statutes and regulations relating to nondiscrimination in employment and service delivery.
Click here to view our Equal Opportunity in Employment & Service Delivery.
Your privacy is important to us, please click here for our Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA).