Community Resources


Bottled water may be obtained from the Hmong American Center, Catholic Charities, the Women’s Community, and The Neighbor’s Place.

For City of Wausau residents: Please pre-register to reserve a filter pitcher for your household. Pre-registration can be done on the city’s website under the PFAS Information link, at or by calling 715-261-6804 and leaving your name, address, phone number, email address and any other pertinent details. We will contact you with instructions when your pitcher is ready for pick up.


Peyton’s Promise has created a map of their community partners that offer food or services. Peyton’s Promise Partners map

Google has created a map to help you find local food support when you enter your address.

Bridge Street Mission at 115 W Bridge St in Wausau is open as a warm location for fellowship from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Mondays to Fridays with in person sit down lunches from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. To-go meals are also available.

Thrive Church, 400 Grand Ave, Wausau Food Pantry open Tuesday 11a – 2p.

The Neighbors’ Place Food Pantry (715) 845-1966 Distributes donated and government commodity foods in Wausau 4 days a week: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday,10:30am-1:30pm; Wednesday 1:30-4:30pm.

The Salvation Army (715) 845-4272 Free Hot Lunches available for everyone on a walk-in basis Monday-Saturday 11:30am-12:30pm (except holidays); Bread and Produce Distribution occurs each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10am; Food Pantry opens every Monday and Wednesday 12:30-3pm, Tuesday and Thursday 9-11am and 12:30-3pm.

Community Action Partnership (CAP) (715) 241-7335 ext. 3 Distributes both fresh and non-perishable food every other Friday 2-4pm at Ministry of Christ Community Church.

Community Center of Hope Food Pantry in Mosinee (715) 693-7145 Community food pantry for southern Marathon County residents in need. Distributes Tuesday 2:30-4:30pm; and Friday 9 – 11am.

Community United Pantry (CUP) (715) 223-2166 Food pantry for Colby, Curtiss, Abbotsford and Dorchester residents in an emergency, Tuesday 9-11am at Zion Lutheran Church.

Covenant Food Pantry (715) 359-6467 Provides emergency food for area families in need. Distributes the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3-5pm, at the Covenant Community Presbyterian Church at 1806 Weston Ave. in Schofield.

Edgar Circle of Joy Food Pantry (715) 352-2532 or (715) 443-6168 Offers emergency food for residents in Edgar and Marathon City areas, the 1st Wednesday of the month 9-11am and 3rd Wednesday from 2-4pm, at Edgar Village Hall.

First Presbyterian Church Food Pantry (715) 842-2116 Church volunteers distribute food on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 1-2pm.

Meals on Wheels (715) 261-6070 or (888) 486-9545 Provides home-delivered meals for senior citizens who are confined to their homes, through the Aging & Disability Resource Center.

Mosinee Circle of Joy (715) 693-2811 or (715) 693-1591 Food assistance provided to Mosinee area residents in need, by appointment only.

Ruby’s Pantry Offers a generous share of surplus food for a $20 donation one day a month. Locations in Wausau, Medford, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Rhinelander.

Saint Agnes Food Pantry (715) 359-5675 (Church office) Community food pantry for area residents who are in emergency need of food, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 3-5pm.

Saint Florian’s Food Pantry (715) 446-3085 Food pantry for anyone in emergency need of food in Hatley, 3rd Tuesday and the following Saturday of the month 9am-Noon.

Saint Paul’s Food Distribution (715) 842-3733 (Church office) Food distribution for people in need, while supplies last, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Wausau on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 9am-Noon.

Wesley Church Food Pantry (715) 842-3768 (Church office) Food pantry available by pre-arrangement; please call church office and speak with a staff member, or leave a message.


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Community Warming Center (715) 849-3311 ext. 1729 (Catholic Charities) Overnight shelter during the winter months (November – April) for adults age 18 and older who do not have a warm place to stay.

Bridge Street Mission Sober Living Center, located at 1140 W. Bridge St; short term and extended stay for men. (715) 409-3506

Crisis Stabilization (715) 845-4326 or (800) 799-0122 North Central Health Care offers a short term, non-medical crisis stabilization program that provides counseling, therapy, and rehabilitation. A youth crisis program is available for adolescents.

Salvation Army Transitional Living Center (715)845-6583 Community Shelter and support for local homeless population. Offers case management, employment assistance, and computer training.

Women’s Community Safe Shelter (715)842-7323 (24-hour Support Line) Shelter for victims of domestic abuse, human trafficking, or sexual assault and their children at The Women’s Community. Support groups, advocacy, and other specialized services are provided.

Emergency Assistance Program (800) 771-8420 (To make an appointment) (715) 261-8700 (Job Center) Needy families with a child that have a current emergency of homelessness, impending homelessness, energy crisis, fire, flood or natural disaster, may apply to receive Emergency Assistance to help keep their home.


Advocate Psychotherapy Services, Steve Johnson 1-800-681-2374 

Center for Human Development (715) 842-0944 or (800) 236-3792

Charis Counseling (715) 848-0525

Child and Family Counseling (previously Children’s Service Society) (715) 848-1457

North Central Health Care Outpatient Mental Health (715) 848-4356

Veteran’s Outreach (800) 872-8662 (For referral to Wausau V. A. Clinic)

Wausau Vet Center (715) 842-1724

Addiction Recovery

Three Bridges Recovery, Wisconsin Rapids

To learn more about resources available to you, call United Way’s 211 any time, day or night. Dial 211 or (715) 848-2255 or toll-free (800) 922-5590 Email Search online at: get-help/ Text 898211 Monday-Friday 8am-4pm Chat with a specialist Monday-Friday 8am12 Noon.


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