Community Resources - Douglas County WI

Find additional resources to help support your family in Douglas County, Wisconsin. Below are other resources beyond your health care team for pregnancy, parents, newborns and young children. 

Resources

WIC Women, Infants, Children

1805 N 14th Street
Superior, WI
715-394-2750
Services:

  • Breastfeeding support
  • Nutritious food for moms and children
  • Immunizations

Douglas County Human Services

1316 North 14th Street
Superior, WI
715-395-1304
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm
Public Health Nurse 715-395-1297
Douglas County Children’s Services 715-395-1304
Child Care Referral 715-395-0541

Vocational Rehab - Wisconsin Job Center

888-258-9966

Family Forum (Headstart, Early HeadStart, Parenting information)

1507 Tower Ave. #312
Superior, WI
715-392-9896 or 1-800-392-4473
Education programs for children and their families.
Programs include: Center-based Learning age 3-5, Home-based Learning Prenatal-5, Superior Community Preschool Program 4 years old, and the two year old combination.

Catholic Charities

1416 Cumming Avenue
Superior, WI
715-394-6617
Services:

  • After school programs
  • Birth-to-three
  • Day care

Lake Superior Regional Family Justice Center

Free and confidential
218-623-1000
https://www.familyjusticecenter.org/
Services:

  • Advocacy
  • Childcare
  • Clothing
  • Counseling
  • Emergency housing
  • Legal help - Child custody, divorce, restraining orders
  • Safety planning

Hotlines

Maternal and Child Health Hotline

800-722-2295

Safe Place for Newborns

877-440-2229

Poison Control Center

800-222-1222

Services Hotline for Women, Children, and Families

800-855-7296

United Way of Superior

2.1.1 or 800-543-7709
For information and resources

Online Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Advice on child health and development, immunizations, safety, and books. https://www.aap.org/

Consumer Products Safety Commission

Safety alerts and recalls. 800-638-2772 https://www.cpsc.gov/

La Leche League

Breastfeeding resources. Find local mother-to-mother support, good books, and help in many languages. https://www.llli.org/

March of Dimes

Information on pregnancy health and on preventing birth defects. https://www.marchofdimes.org/
888-663-4637

Prevent Child Abuse America

Local parent support groups and trusted parenting resources from the Child and Family WebGuide. https://preventchildabuse.org/

North American Quitline Consortium

Links you to experts who can help you stop smoking. https://www.naquitline.org/

Other Resources

Northwest Connection Family Resources

Serving 14 counties and 7 tribes in northern Wisconsin (free of charge)
715-634-2299
Services:

  • Family activities and events (playgroups, special programs, children’s concerts)
  • Lending library – books, videos, cassettes, toys, equipment
    Parent education and support (classes, programs, workshops, support groups)
  • Non-emergency parenting questions call 715-634-2299 Mon-Fri 8 am - 4 pm

University of Wisconsin Family Living

Education strengthens families. 
https://douglas.extension.wisc.edu/family-living/
Services:

  • Family financial education
  • Poverty and food insecurity
  • Food and nutrition
  • Families in stress and transition

Lake Superior Life Care Center

823 Belknap Street #10
Superior, WI
715-394-4102
Services:

  • Pregnancy resources, info and counseling
  • Childbirth preparation clinic
  • Confidential, no-cost family planning services

Harbor House Crisis Shelter

5822 Ogden Avenue
Superior, WI
715-392-4157

Lutheran Social Services

33 N 25th Street E.
Superior, WI
715-394-4173
https://www.lsswis.org/
Services:

  • Birth-to-three
  • Child care
  • Stop child abuse and neglect (SCAN)
  • Sexual assault and child abuse services
  • Family preservation
  • Youth enterprise for success (YES)

Northern Lights Family Resource Center

1201 No. 28th St.
Superior, WI
715-395-5657
Services:

  • Parenting courses and workshops
  • Parent and child activities
  • Family events, nutrition, women's health

Salvation Army

916 Hughitt Ave.
Superior, WI
715-394-7001
Emergency Services

Lake Superior Community Health Center

3600 Tower Ave
Superior, WI
715-392-1955
Services:

  • Children’s health
  • Teen health
  • Women’s health
  • Men’s health
  • Help with medicines
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Smoking cessation

Planned Parenthood

1001 East Central Entrance
Duluth, MN
218-722-0833
Services:

  • Pregnancy resources
  • Confidential, no-cost family planning services
  • Counselors
  • LGBT services

Northwest Wisconsin Community

1118 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI
715-392-5127
Services:

  • Energy assistance
  • Housing
  • Food pantries
  • Transportation assistance
  • Free store
  • Emergency assistance
  • Rental rehab
  • Rapid re-housing