EMS cannot do COVID-19 testing and does not transport people for testing.
The ambulance is for emergencies such as shortness of breath, chest pain, traumatic injury, unresponsiveness, strokes, car accidents, etc.

United Way

211 St. Croix Valley United Way

  • When you need help and don't know where to turn, 2‑1‑1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, like utility assistance, housing, food, elder care, crisis intervention, alcohol and other drug recovery and much more.
  • 211 St. Croix Valley service provides a free, confidential information and referral to programs in Pierce, St. Croix, Polk and Burnett counties.
  • If you need help finding resources in your area, dial 211 to speak to a representative now. Or, search the online database to access more than 10,000 different statewide programs and services.If you have an area code other than 715, dial 1-877-947-2211.

St. Croix Valley United Way COVID-19 Response

Mental Health

Suicide

National Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-8255

Northwest Connections Crisis Line

888-552-6642

24 hour Crisis Text Line
Text HELLO to 741-741

Mental Health Resources

National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health and COVID-19 – Information and Resources

NAMI St. Croix Valley Inc
Serving St. Croix & Pierce Counties
608-301-5440

Mental Health Association of Wisconsin
(414) 276-3122 or (866) 948-6483

Arbor Place COVID-19 Update
103 South 2nd Street
River Falls, WI 54022
715-235-4537

Resilient Wisconsin
A pdf from the Wisconsin Department of Health - A Guide to Sources of Support During COVID-19 for People Living with Mental Health & Substance Use Concerns

St Croix Valley Restorative Services
215 N Second St., Suite 108
River Falls, WI 54022
715-425-1100

University of Wisconsin COVID-19 Mental Health Resources
​The Department of Psychiatry has compiled a curated collection of resources from a variety of sources to support the mental health and emotional wellbeing of our community during this difficult time. We hope this guide will offer helpful information, expert tips, coping strategies, tools and best practices to support the well-being of individuals and families, as well as healthcare providers on the front-lines of this crisis and the patients they serve.

River Falls community care
mental health / social services

Social Services

Wisconsin

Access Wisconsin
800-362-3002
With ACCESS, you can apply for and manage your state of Wisconsin benefits and programs in one place, at any time.


BadgerCare Plus
A health care coverage program for low-income Wisconsin residents including children, pregnant women, and adults.

ForwardHealth Program COVID-19 Updates

FoodShare Wisconsin
FoodShare is Wisconsin's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and it helps low-income Wisconsin residents buy food.

United Way Wisconsin
877-947-2211


United Ways Minnesota
651-291-0211


Wisconsin Department of Health Services
608-266-1865 or 800-947-3529

WIC
WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support, supplemental nutritious foods, and referrals to other nutritional services.

County Health and Human Services COVID-19 Information

Pierce County Health and Humans Services
715-273-6770

St. Croix County Health and Human Services
715-246-8224

Veterans

Pierce County Veteran Services
715-273-6753

St. Croix County Veteran Services

715-386-4756

Victory and Valor for Vets Project, Inc.
N7793 920th Street
River Falls, WI 54022
​715-497-4620
jessie.schmitt@victoryandvalorforvets.org
Mental health, financial help, physical guidance and recreational activities for veterans, service members, military families and caregivers

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs COVID-19 Updates​​

Seniors / Low Income

Landmark Apartments
715-834-3411

Meals on Wheels / River Falls Senior Center
on lockdown as of 3/12, meals will be delivered

Find us on Facebook
119 Union St
River Falls, WI 54022
715-425-9932

Terrace Apartments
511 S Wasson Lane
River Falls, WI  54022
715-425-0251

COVID-19 Response

River Falls Housing Authority
715-425-7640
River Falls Housing Authority is closed to walk in  customers until further notice.  Employees will respond to phone calls and emails sent to info@rfhousng.org. 

Homeless Services

Grace Place Homeless Shelter
505 W 8th St
New Richmond, WI 54017
715-246-1222
Shelter, food, diapers, formula

Our Neighbor's Place
122 West Johnson St.
River Falls, WI 54022
715-425-9000
Clothing, food, transitional housing program, advocacy, referrals, laundry, backpack program, fax, etc.

  • The Day Center is open by appointment Mon - Fri from 10am-4pm for resources such as laundry, Clothing Closet (clothing, outerwear, personal care products, diapers, etc), food, fax/phone, referrals, advocacy, case manager consultations, and more,  
  • The School Year Backpack Program is open to any RFSD school-aged student - please call 715-426-9000 or your child's school to request an application. 
  • The Clothing Closet is taking donations of adult clothes, shoes, accessories (purses, jewelry, etc), outerwear, blankets, sheets, comforters, towels, etc.  Please call to schedule an appt to donate.    

Sexual Assault

St Croix Valley SART
715-425-6443

Parenting / Children

CDC - Toolkit for Young Adults: 15 to 21

Child Care Aware

Childmind Institute Supporting Families During COVID-19

Family Resource Center

Feelings Thermometer
The Feelings Thermometer is a visual tool that helps you (kids and adults) measure how you are doing emotionally and what steps you can take to shift your mood when it things are getting tough from the Wisconsin Office of Children's Mental Health.

Five for Families

Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19
From the National Association of School Psychologists

The National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-422-4453
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families COVID-19 Updates

Domestic Violence

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

TurningPoint
24-HOUR TEXT HOTLINE - 715-821-8626
24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE - 1-800-345-5104
Local phone - 715-425-6751

3/27/2020 - Shelter still open- need donations of food/gift cards to Family Fresh/cleaning supplies.
Online support groups

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Domestic Abuse Information

Substance Abuse

AA Hotline for Western Wisconsin
800-471-9876

River Falls Alano Group (AA/Alanon/Alateen)

Narcotics Anonymous

Pierce County Drug and Alcohol Human Services
715-273-6770

River Falls COVID-19 Community Care

Please note that this compilation of
community resources is a work in progress.
We invite you to use this form to share
your additions, corrections, and updates.
Thank you for helping our community
during this difficult time.

Instagram
Twitter
River Falls Public Library

715-425-0905

140 Union St, River Falls WI 54022
Contact a librarian

Pinterest
Youtube
Facebook