Financial Assistance

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Milwaukee


Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Milwaukee provides counseling on:
  • Alternatives to bankruptcy
  • Educational programs on money management
  • Money management and debt repayment
  • Pre-bankruptcy counseling 
  • Schedule debt repayment plans
3200 W. Highland Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Ph: 414-482-8801
Ph: 888-799-2227

Home Energy Benefits


The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides assistance for heating costs, electric costs, and energy crisis situations.  Most types of fuel are eligible to receive assistance.  Whether you use wood, propane, natural gas, electricity or fuel oil to heat your home, energy assistance is available if you qualify.  If eligible, this assistance is a one time payment during the heating season (October 1 through May 15).  Benefits are not intended to cover the entire cost of your home energy needs. 

Please visit the Home Energy Assistance program online for further information.


To schedule an appointment or for all other home energy assistance questions, please call 262-284-8101.

Home Energy Plus of Ozaukee County  
121 W. Main Street, 3rd Floor
Port Washington, WI  53074

Several satellite outreach sites have been established by appointment only throughout the county to assure that those most in need are able t reach the closest application site
Information about Home Energy Plus.

GreenPath Financial Wellness


Credit counseling, foreclosure intervention counseling, reverse mortgage counseling, debt issue counseling, credit report reviews, budget counseling, bankruptcy counseling, bankruptcy education counseling. 

10101 West Greenfield Ave., Suite 170
West Allis, WI  53214
Ph: 414-282-8064
Ph: 800-550-1961

Moraine Lakes Consortium/Call Center for Economic Support*

Role & Services

Each program listed below has specific income & asset limits, which can vary with family size.
The call center assists with inquiries regarding:
  • BadgerCare Plus - Ensures that all Wisconsin children have access to affordable health care
  • Child Care Assistance - Helps low-income families offset the cost of day care
  • FoodShare - Enables those with limited income to buy food necessary for good health
  • Medicaid (Title 19) - Medical assistance for elderly, blind, or disabled individuals including nursing home and family care
To apply for benefits contact the Moraine Lakes Consortium Call Center or the website.

All paper applications and verification items should be faxed to 855-293-1822 or mailed to
P.O. Box 5234 
Janesville, WI 53547-5234

For your convenience, a phone, computer, copier and fax machine are available for your use at the Ozaukee County Department of Human Services at:
121 W. Main Street
Port Washington, WI 53074.

Original documents mailed to the CDPU will not be returned.

Ph: 888-446-1239
Call Center for Financial Assistance

Ozaukee County Veteran Services Office

Role & Services

Informs veterans of various benefits and the specific eligibility criteria for each. 
Assists veterans in completing benefit applications and in compiling the supporting documentation necessary for successful adjudication of each claim.  Coordinates a transportation program for veterans who need assistance to get to/from medical appointments at the Veterans Hospital in Milwaukee. 
There is a nominal charge for this transportation service.

Administration Center
121 W. Main Street
Room 327
Port Washington, WI 53074
Director:  Kevin Johnson
Ph: 262-284-8326
Ph: 262-238-8326

Social Security Administration

Role & Services

Provides assistance and counseling about Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). People in financial need who are 65 or older, or people of any age who are blind or have a disability may be eligible for monthly cash payments from the federal government. SSI is a monthly cash payment available for eligible low income elderly or disabled individuals. SSI includes automatic eligibility for medical assistance and other services.

1145 Vern Street
West Bend, WI 53090
Ph:888-655-0843 (West Bend location)
Ph: 800-772-1213 


Green Path Debt Solutions services include:
  • Bankruptcy counseling
  • Bankruptcy education counseling
  • Budget counseling
  • Credit counseling
  • Credit report reviews
  • Debt issue counseling
  • Foreclosure intervention counseling
  • Reverse mortgage counseling