Marinette County Health and Human Services - ADAPT AODA (Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse) Family Educational Series open to the public. This 6 session series is developed to address the growing concerns in our community related to the devastating impact that substance use has had on individuals, families, and the economic prosperity of our community. All sessions will be held in the basement conference room at 2500 Hall Ave., Marinette, WI. No one under 18 years of age will be allowed without parents or legal guardian. It is srongly recommended that all family members attend, excluding children under the age of 12. For more information call ADAPT at 715-732-7760.
Share the Care: Share the Care is a model that shows ordinary people (friends, relatives, neighbors, co-workers, and acquaintances) how to create a "caring community" to help someone they know that is in need of assistance.
NE Wisconsin Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program: If your home is in need of repairs, you may qualify for home rehabilitation assistance through the Northeastern Wisconsin Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program. Follow link for additional details.
Options has HOME funds for Home Accessibility, Rehabilitation, or Repair: Options for Independent Living, has received federal funding through the State of Wisconsin Dept. of Administration, Division of Housing to administer the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME Loan Program). Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to be considered for a loan. Follow link for further details and information.
In Touch Senior Call: Call us today to receive a phone call from an ADRC staff member. This program establishes contact via telephone to an elderly person or adults living with a disability to provide you with a sense of security. Calls are made at a pre-arranged day and time. For more informaton or to register, call the ADRC at 715-732-3850.
This is a courtesy service, free of charge to Marinette County residents.
Wheel Hike Together - Adaptive Hiking Experience: October 3 - 8. Wheel Hike Together is an adaptive hiking event where individuals with limited mobility can use all-terrain track wheelchairs to explore 3 miles of trails and scenic views at Thunder Mountain Overlook Park, Crivitz. Individuals who are not able to hike due to temporary or permanent physical limitations may reserve chairs to explore the park's autumn scenery with friends and family. There is no cost to reserve a chair, however reservations must be made in advance. Regular park entry fees apply. Registration for this event opens on August 1st at EXPLOREMARINETTECOUNTY.COM.
Wisconsin Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program: The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (Senior FMNP) helps older adults and Wisconsin farmers. Members receive a coupon book and can buy local, fresh foods. At the same time, they support farmers markets. The Senior FMNP begins June 1 through October 31, 2023.
To join Senior FMNP you must be 60 or older or live with someone 60 or older. Native Americans can join at age 55 or older. You must meet low-income rules and live in a county that is part of Senior FMNP. Marinette County is part of this program. Applications for this program will be available at the ADRC beginning in July. See attached flyer for distribution locations or call the ADRC at 715-732-3850.
Generally, farm stands in Marinette County open in July and remain into September.