Resource List for Parents
of the La crosse,
Wisconsin Area

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment St. Francis New Directions 608-787-5433
Coulee Youth Centers, Inc. 231 Copeland Ave. 608-785-2447
Badger Care Health Insurance For Working Parents 800-362-3002
Birth to Three This agency can come to the home of a family and do an assessment of the child and hlep the family either with resources or therapy professionals on a sliding fee scale. 608-273-3232
Catholic Charities Provides pregnancy counseling, emergency aid, family financial counseling, marriage, family and individual counseling 608-782-0704
Child Abuse Services Children's Protective Service Team - Lutheran Hospital 608-785-0503
Parents Anonymous 608-782-8010
Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453
Prevent Child Abuse America 800-244-3736
These services promote healthy parenting and community involvement as effective strategies for preventing all forms of chidl abuse. These agencies also encourage all prents to ask for help early to effectively break the cycle of abuse. Parents Anonymous groups meet in local community centers, churches, schools, housing projects, shelters, and prisons. It is also a 24 hour hotline.
Children's Service Society of Wisconsin Offers variety of services for families: Counseling, foster care, birth-parenting counseling, family resource centers, adoption programs, and child and family counseling. Other programs to strengthen families include: parent aide programs, respite care program and intensive in-home family preservation. 800-653-2779
Children's Grief Support Group Provides Support to Children ages 5 - 14 years old who have lost a loved one 608-791-7344
Clothing - used Elite Repeat 1601 Jackson St. 608-784-6700
Fine Things, 1300 Caledonia St. 608-782-1722
Friendship Tree, 729 S. 6th St. 608-784-6973
Once Upon a Child, 1220 Crossing Meadows Pky Onalaska 608-779-5437
Salvation Army, 1400 W. Ave. s. 608-784-1421
Second Showing, 1400 W. Ave. S. 608-786-2260
Sister's Consignment, 1201S 10th St. 608-785-2553
Wee Repeat, 1732 Market St. 608-785-7111
Counseling - Marriage, Family and Individual Center for Effective Living, 900 Monitor St. 608-782-5775
Crisis Counseling/Parents Stress National Hotline 800-422-4453
Divorce Recovery Group, Lutheran Hospital 608-791-3939
Evergreen Counseling, La Crosse 608-784-7827
Family and Children's Center, 1707 Main St. 608-788-6322
Human Development Associates, 115 5th Ave. S. 608-784-8688
Lutheran Social Services, 2350 South Ave. 608-788-5090
Riverdale Marriage and Family Clinic, 128 S. 6th St. 608-782-0704
Domestic Violence New Horizons 888-231-0066
Business Line 608-791-2604
Information and Services 608-791-2600
Family Planning Options in Reproductive Care 608-785-8390
New Life Pregnancy Counseling Center 608-785-2377
Pro-Life Pregnancy Support Service 608-782-0373
Financial Counseling University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension (Budgeting) 608-785-9593
First Call for Help (24 hrs) If you need any type of help and don't know where to turn to, this is the number to call! 608-791-4344
Food Emergency Emergency Food Basket 608-783-2236
Salvation Army 608-782-9126
WAFER 608-782-6003
Our Savior's Lutheran Church 608-782-3468
Housing La Crosse County Housing 608-781-5365
La Crosse City Housing 608-782-2264
Community Liason Programs (Maintains a rental directory) 608-785-5841
Sienna Hall (Homeless Outreach) 608-784-6010
Transitional Housing 608-634-7377
Young Adults in Transition 608-634-7377
Legal Aide Western Wisconsin Legal Services 800-873-0927
Literacy Programs coulee Region Literacy Councin 608-782-9710
Family Learning Center 608-783-9393
Parenting Education Families Anonymous 608-788-2426
Nurturing Program 608-785-9872
Family Resources 608-784-8125
Pleasant Parenting - St. Francis 608-785-0940
Step Parenting - Lutheran Hospital 608-785-0530
Parents Anonymous, Inc. 608-782-8010
Poison Control 800-815-8855
Wisconsin Child Care Improvement Project This service offers consultation to providers state-wide on issues related to improving care for children or improving your child care business in any way. 800-366-3556
Wisconsin Child Care Information Exchange Call this office to request information on any topic related to children, families, providers, early childhood programming, etc. They will either send your materials that you can keep or books, pamphlets, videos that you can borrow for a month. 800-362-7353