INFORMATION AND REFERRAL
The Department of Health and Human Services has an agreement with IMPACT 2-1-1 and GREAT RIVERS 2-1-1 to provide trained Telephone Counselors available 24/7 to provide information, and referral telephone support. IMPACT 2-1-1 and GREAT RIVERS 2-1-1 can be reached in two ways: By dialing 211 on the telephone or toll free at 1-866-211-3380 or via the Internet by clicking on:
IMPACT 2-1-1 or GREAT RIVERS 2-1-1.
In addition, the Department of Health and Human Services provides intake and non-clinical assessment services for a variety of human service programs. This service is to protect the health, safety, and well-being of children and to provide support, counseling and other services to children and families to ameliorate the effects of child abuse and neglect.
As of November 1, 2013, IMPACT 2-1-1 is answering crisis and emergency calls formerly taken by 211 First Call for Help in Waukesha County. You can reach IMPACT 2-1-1 by dialing (414) 455-1736 or toll free at 1-866-211-3380.
Information and Referral Services include:
- General Information and Referral
- Crisis Intervention
- Community Outreach
- Public Presentations
Intake and Assessment Services include:
- General Intake and Assessment
- Child Abuse/Neglect Investigations
- Custody Intake
- Juvenile Court Intake and Custody Intake
- Emergency After Hours Crisis Services
Fees are charged for some of these services. Where applicable, such fees are computed according to state ability to pay guidelines.
For additional information contact the Health and Human Services Department at (262) 548-7212 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. After hours dial 211 or dial (414) 455-1736 or toll free at 1-866-211-3380.