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Map provided by Pierce County Historical Society.

A Republican Eagle reader wondered what economic resources are available in Pierce County to boost those who need a little help.

The following resource list has been provided by the county’s website and can help low-income individuals.

  • FoodShare:  provides most households that meet certain requirements support to buy nutritious foods.

  • BadgerCare Plus: A state/federal program that provides health coverage for Wisconsin families and individuals living in poverty.

  • Family Planning Only Services: provides limited benefits for family planning services for women and men with income at or below 300% of the federal poverty level.

  • Medical Assistance:  Wisconsin's ForwardHealth Medicaid plans provide care for the elderly, blind or disabled.

  • Family Care: is a comprehensive and flexible long-term care service system, which strives to foster people’s independence and quality of life.

  • Wisconsin Shares—Child Care Subsidy Program:  helps families with the cost of childcare while their parents are at work, work and school, and/or participating in a work program. 

  • Caretaker Supplement:  is a cash benefit available to parents who are eligible for Supplemental Security Income payments.  

  • Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program: assists in paying heating costs for low-income households.

  • Great Rivers Consortium: provides services to the most vulnerable and low-income individuals in the region.

For more information, visit www.co.pierce.wi.us.

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