Community Resources

COVID-19 Testing


Food Resources

  • Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry - Every Wednesday from October 7, 2020, through October 28, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at NWTC. 
  • Brown County Extension Food Resources
  • Paul’s Pantry - Open for business as normal. If it becomes necessary to shut down the grocery store shopping model, they are prepared to provide pre-made grocery bundles in a drive-thru method. Not open on Sundays or Thursdays. Open for distribution from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. with interviews starting at 9:30 a.m. 
  • NEW Community Shelter - Offering bag dinners to-go. Lunches are through the Salvation Army during the week. Dinners are 7 days/week and weekend lunches. If needed, pantry style to-go option is available for families who aren’t able to come each day but families are asked to call ahead.
  • Salvation Army Green Bay - Effective Monday March 16, The Salvation Army Corps Community Center’s Noon Lunch Program will temporarily transition to a take-out lunch program. Per government recommendation to not have large groups of people gathering in one location, use of the lunchroom will be discontinued. Until further notice, lunch will be served on the Union Court (west side) of the building from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Anyone in need is welcome to receive a meal in a to-go container to be served from our mobile kitchen (canteen). Drive-up service will be available.
  • Salvation Army Green Bay Pantry - At this point the pantry is open. All volunteers wear gloves. We are asking people to be seated and come up one at a time. 
  • Green Bay First - Starting Wednesday, March 18, we will be opening our doors, every day (including weekends), from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to serve the people of our community. If you are in need of food, we are here for you. Delivery also available at greenbayfirst.org - please use that option if you are feeling sick, we will drop it outside your door.
  • USDA Emergency Meals for Kids and Teens
  • WIC Program - If you are experiencing a loss of income due to COVID-19, WIC can assist by providing benefits, nutrition counselors and breastfeeding support. If you are pregnant, a parent, caretaker or foster parent of a child 5 years old or younger, you may qualify for WIC benefits. 
  • 211 Wisconsin - Free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people of all ages and from all communities to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A toll-free call to 211 connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations that provide critical services that can improve—and save—lives. You can find information about food and nutrition programs, housing, services for veterans, support groups and more.


Free Wi-Fi

  • Spectrum - To enroll in the program, call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
  • Internet & Phone Helpline - The Internet and Phone Helpline number is (608) 267-3595. Callers can get help: finding internet service and discounts, determining eligibility for a discount on voice or bundled voice and data service through the Lifeline program, and finding locations where emergency Wi-Fi has been made available during the outbreak if no other options are available at home. 
  • Foundation for Rural Housing - The Foundation for Rural Housing offers free internet to those who qualify. Qualifications include: must have a child in either middle or high school, must have a device that is internet accessible, must be under 80% county median income, home must be able to receive internet. Call 2-1-1 if you need assistance with applying. 

Immediate Mental Health Needs 

  • Crisis Center - 920-436-8888 local Green Bay line
  • Text Line - 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Texts are answered quickly 24/7.
  • MyConnectionNEW.org - If you are feeling alone or afraid or just want to connect with another human being, there are Warmlines ready to support you: Emotional CPR Listener Warmline at 920-931-2572 Iris Place Peer Warmline at 920-815-3217


Other

  • Brown County Reopening Guidelines - Brown County has created a County Reopening Plan. The plan provides general guidance for everyone to follow and also provides guidelines for area businesses in a variety of categories: Food service industry; Mobile food businesses; Lodging; Retail stores; Manufacturing; and Office buildings.
  • Brown County COVID-19 Community Resource & Response Initiative - Achieve Brown County has launched a Resource and Response Interactive Mapping Tool to demonstrate and assess how organizations from all sectors – business, childcare, government, healthcare, housing, non-profit and education – across Brown County are responding to the COVID-19 crisis relative to many needs of our community members.   
  • Birth to 3 - Support for families in Brown County when there are concerns about a child’s development. Our program is for families with children between birth and three years old. Infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities are identified and evaluated for early intervention services by our multidisciplinary team. 
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