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Welcome to the Department of Social Services web site, serving the citizens of Oneida County, Wisconsin.

Oneida County-Vilas County Cooling Facilities

The National Weather Service says the combination of heat and high humidity this week and into the upcoming weekend may result in Hazardous healthy Conditions. The link below is facilities that are open for business 24 hours a day/7 days a week in the even citizens need to cool down from the heat and humidity.

Cooling_Facility_News_Release_2016-07-20.pdf

 

Job Announcement

Attached is a job posting for a Long Term Care/Adult Protective Services Social Worker with Oneida County Social Services

Social Worker Job Description

Aggressive IRS Scam Calls are Taxing Wisconsin Consumer

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Foster Parent Recruitment

The Oneida County Department of Social Services is seeking individuals and families interested in becoming foster parents.  Children range in age from 0-18 and may be short or long term placements.  Foster parents may work outside of the home.  Child care costs may be compensated.  After licensure, foster parent training is required and is provided at no cost. 

There is no charge for the licensing process, which takes approximately 4-8 weeks to complete.  Some of the requirements for licensing include housing that passes inspection requirements, fingerprinting, background checks, and positive reference letters.

Please contact Oneida County Department of Social Services at (715) 362-5695 or (888) 662-5695 with questions or to request a foster home packet.

Energy Assistance

The new fuel season for 2015-2016 began October 1st.  If you would like to apply, please call our office at (715) 362-5695 and ask to speak with an Energy Assistance worker.  We can mail you an application or schedule an appointment for you.

 

Our Vision:

Self-sufficient people living in a safe, financially secure environment.