Polk County Resources

Adult Day Services


101 150th Street
Balsam Lake, WI  54810

Endeavors Day Center  

Endeavors Adult Development Center strives to enrich the lives and freedoms of people living with disabilities through program objectives that promote a greater degree of self-sufficiency, self-reliance and opportunities to experience economic independence.

Day Friends

Day friends is a day program for individuals experiencing memory loss which includes those with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The program is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm.  They offer scheduled one-way or round trip transportation throughout Polk County. For more information phone Kris Munson or Paula Meyer, program coordinators.


Aging and Disability Resource Center


100 Polk County Plaza
Suite 190
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Resource Guide

The ADRC of Northwestern Wisconsin is the first place to go with your aging and disability questions. Visit the website often for information on special classes and support group meetings.

The agency serves both Polk and Burnett counties and the St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Information on Alzheimer’s support services in Polk County.

Center for Independent Living Western Wisconsin

Center for Independent Living is a private non-profit agency providing services to people with disabilities to Polk and nine other counties.


2920 Schneider Avenue East
Menomonie, WI 54751

715-233-1070 Voice / TTY
800-228-3287 Voice / TTY
715-233-1083 Fax

Community Referral Agency

Providing protection and options counseling for domestic violence and sexual abuse victims.


PO Box 365
Milltown, WI  54858

Mental Health Task Force of Polk County

Get answers to some of the most common mental health questions including suicide prevention.

PO Box 432
St. Croix Falls, WI  54024


Northwoods Homeless Shelters

Emergency shelter and services are provided free of charge to program participants. Funding is provided through donations from churches, service organizations, corporations, and individuals, as well as grant awards.


PO Box 411
Amery, WI  54001


Polk County Congregate Dining

Information about Meals on Wheels and Polk County Food Shelf Locations

Information on food shelf/food distribution locations

Polk County Food Shelf Locations


Polk County Government

Everything you want to know about Polk County with links to county agencies and services

Polk County Human Services


100 Polk county Plaza
Suite 50
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Providing information on:

  • Mental Health
  • Adult Protection
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Economic Assistance
  • Foster Care
  • Adolescent and Child Protection.
  • Polk County Libraries

Polk County Libraries

Polk County Map

Polk County on the Move

The Nutrition and Physical Activity (NPA) work group is a collaboration of stakeholders throughout Polk County who have come together to work towards reducing the rate of obesity in Polk County by promoting physical activity and consumption of healthy foods and beverages.

Polk County on the Move was created  by the NPA to highlight all the wonderful free and inexpensive physical activity opportunities that are available right here in Polk County.

Polk County Public Health


100 Polk Plaza,
Suite 180
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Polk County Public Health strives to promote better health through preventative services.


Polk County Resource Brochure

The Polk County UW Extension office has prepared a new Quick List brochure for family resources for food, health care, financial services and much more available to Polk County residents.

Polk County Senior Centers

Polk County Tourism Center

Information on Polk County tourism & local events

Polk County Veterans

Information on veterans services, county benefits, federal benefits and transportation to VA Medical Centers.


100 Polk County Plaza
Suite 50
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Polk County Visitor’s Guide

Polk United

A Community Health organization dedicated to promoting a healthier Polk Country. They tackle issues of mental health, drug abuse, obesity, etc.

100 Polk County Plaza
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm


SafeLink Wireless offers free cell phones and 250 free minutes to people whose income qualifies.

Serenity Home/Salvation Army

Transitional homeless shelter for men and women


Clear Lake Community Center

560 5th St STE 2016

       Clear Lake, WI 54005

UW Extension – Polk County

Working with people, families, farms, business and communities, applying university knowledge and research to address local issues.  County based Cooperative Extension staff collaborates with University of Wisconsin campus specialists to provide educational programming in Wisconsin’s 72 counties and within three tribal nations.



525 Second Street
PO Box 308
Glenwood City, WI 54013

West CAP works to promote the self-sufficiency of low-income families in the rural communities of west central Wisconsin They are an equal opportunity employer and service provider.  WestCAP continues to help families overcome poverty and achieve economic stability by following its mission.

Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity

Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes.

A Brush with Kindness (Home Preservation) program helps assist those in a community that need a little extra help with their owned home. Projects include exterior painting, landscaping, ramps and minor repair services.

To apply for a home or home preservation projects call Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity.