The Department of Health & Human Services is comprised of various units that oversee the different programs:
- Administrative Unit
Provides clerical and fiscal support to the agency.
- Aging/ADRC (Aging & Disability Resource Center) Unit Serves persons age 60+. Provides services including the following: congregate nutrition program, homebound meal program, transportation, commodities, elder abuse, elderly benefit specialist, disability benefit specialist (18-59), information and assistance, options counseling, AFCSP, NFCSP and advocacy.
- Children & Family Services Unit (C & FS Unit)
Provides services to children and families including the following: Child Abuse/Neglect investigation and on-going Child Protective Services, Youth Justice Intake and on-going Delinquency Services, Foster Home licensing and out-of-home placement, Kinship Care, Coordinated Services Teams, Child At Risk intake and on-going services including Targeted Case Management, In-home Therapy, as well as information and referral and other prevention services.
- Behavioral Health Unit (BHU)
Services to adults and children. Includes mental health counseling, AODA counseling (individual and group), community support program (CSP) for chronically mentally ill, crisis intervention and related services.
Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a Medicaid program that serves adults and children with mental health and substance use disorders; in need of ongoing services due to an impairment that interferes with or limits major life activities. CCS is available to individuals who are determined eligible through the state functional screening process.
- Economic Support Unit (ESU)
Administers economic support programs including Badger Care +, the FoodShare Program, Wisconsin Shares (low-income childcare assistance), WHEAP (Energy Assistance) and Elderly, Blind and Disabled Medical Assistance programs.
- Economic Support Unit (ESU) – Child Support:
The Wisconsin Child Support Program helps parents get court orders for financial and medical support for their children.
- Fox River Industries (FRI)
Sheltered Workshop (920)361-3484
Sheltered work facility located at 222 Leffert, P.O. Box 69, Berlin, WI 54923
Provides services to developmentally disabled and chronically mentally ill adults including: information and referral, day services, sheltered work, supported employment, transportation, Supportive Home Care Services, and Representative Payee Services.
- Health Unit
The mission of the Green Lake County Health Unit is to promote and protect health and prevent disease. The core functions of public health are to assess and monitor the health status of the entire county, develop public health policy and secure access.
Department of Health & Human Services
To meet essential health and human needs of the people of Green Lake County
To Deliver innovative, effective and responsive community programs that encourage citizens of Green Lake County to thrive.