Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Available

Do you need help paying rent or utilities due to COVID-19? Wisconsinites should not fear being evicted, having their utilities shut off, or being without a place to live because their budgets have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​ ​The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) is partnering with members of the Wisconsin Community Action […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Outagamie County will be hosting Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six session program designed to provide family caregivers with the tools to take care of themselves while caring for a loved one. You will benefit from this class whether helping a parent, partner, spouse, adult child, neighbor, or friend. Learn to: Reduce stress Boost self-confidence […]

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You’re invited to join us for a Caregiver Chat!

You’re invited to join us for a Caregiver Chat! Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but it is also full of challenges. It’s critical that caregivers take care of themselves so they can better care for their loved ones. All caregivers are invited to join Extension Outagamie County and the Outagamie County Caregiver […]

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Cyclospora in Bagged Salad Mix Sold in the Midwest

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections apparently linked to ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco grocery store brand bagged “garden salads” containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots. Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco grocery stores have recalled their store brand bagged salads specifically labeled as “garden salads” and sold in mid-western states. Click […]

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Outagamie County Nutrition Offers Grab and Go Meals

The Outagamie County Nutrition Program is offering a weekly Grab N Go Meal for “pick up” to Outagamie County residents 60 years and older in the Appleton, Hortonville, Kaukauna, Seymour and surrounding area. This temporary  meal service is in response to COVID-19 and the need to ensure our older residents receive a meal with additional […]

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COVID-19 Resources

We are dedicated to continuing to provide you with reliable, relevant information during this challenging time. Below are links to COVID-19 resources. We will continue to update this page as resources become available.   FAMILIES The COVID-19 pandemic led to months of “Stay at Home” orders across the country. People were encouraged to stay at […]

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United Way’s 211 Now Accepts Non-Medical COVID-19 Related Calls

United Way’s 2-1-1 Key Resource for Non-Medical COVID-19 Information March 18, 2020—Northeast Wisconsin: As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to affect our local communities, the public is looking for answers. Health systems and public health are being inundated with calls. To provide some relief and direct calls to the most appropriate resource, United Way’s 2-1-1 service […]

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Home Alone

Like many parents, you might be trying to decide if it is safe to leave your school-age child home alone during the school break or unsupervised while you go out.  Home Alone is a online video training program that is available free of charge from UW-Madison, Division of Extension.  It will help you and your child […]

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Tax Refund Tips from the IRS

Even though the IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days, it’s possible a taxpayer’s refund may take longer. Several factors can affect the timing of a taxpayer’s refund after the IRS receives their tax return. Here are a few things taxpayers should keep in mind if they are waiting on their refund but hear or see on social media that other taxpayers have already received theirs.

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