Financial Housing Assistance

Resources for Housing and Emergency Financial Assistance

There are resources in Central Wisconsin to help with housing placement, and emergency housing needs. Housing aid can come in the form of shelter, billing or deferment plans, financial assistance, and even food and furniture assistance. If you're struggling to pay bills, or fear eviction - don't wait until it's too late. These public housing assistance resources are available to you and your family.


Antigo Area Housing Authority

Address: 535 Third Avenue, Antigo, WI 54409

Phone Number: 715-623-5768

Fax Number: 715-6234468




Merrill Area Housing Authority

Address: 701 E. 1st St, Merrill, WI 54452

Phone Number: 715-722-1081


Newcap (Northeastern Wisconsin)

Oconto Newcap Headquarters

Phone Number: 920-834-4621 or 800-242-7334

Address:1201 Main Street, Oconto, WI 54153


Portage County

Portage County Housing Authority

Phone Number: 715-346-1392

Address: 1100 Centerpoint Dr. Ste 201B, Stevens Point WI 54481



Wausau Community Development Authority

Phone Number: 715-261-6687

Fax Number: 715-843-5167

Address: 550 E. Thomas Street, Wausau, WI 54401


North Central Community Action Program (NCCAP)

Wausau Office

Phone Number: (715) 842-0681
911 Jackson Street
Wausau, WI 54403

Merrill Office

Phone Number: (715) 536-9581
503 S. Center Ave., Suite 1
Merrill, WI 54452

Marshfield Office

Phone Number: (715) 387-2626
211 E 2nd Street, Suite 123
Marshfield, WI 54449

Salvation Army

Housing Assistance, Food Supplies, Mentoring and Spiritual Support

Wausau Transitional Living Center

Phone Number: (715) 845-6583
113 S. 2nd Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401

Stevens Point Transitional Living Center

Phone Number: (715) 341-2437
1600 Briggs St
Stevens Point, WI54481

Additional Community Resources

Lutheran Social Services

706 N 9th Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081 Phone Number: 920-458-7100 ext 103

721 Park Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220
Phone Number: 920-682-2816, ext 104

24 Hour Hotline: 855-LSS-RAYS or 855-577-7297

Veteran Services

Food Stamps
Information Line: 1-800-221-5689

Catholic Charities
Phone Number : 715.849.3311
Toll Free:888.212.HELP (888.212.4357)
Fax: 715.849.8414

Office Location: 540 South 3rd Avenue
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2186
Wausau, WI 54402-2186