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Local Resources


121 W Main Street

Port Washington  


The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) provides a one-stop source of information and assistance for older adults, adults with disabilities, their families, friends, and caregivers by advocating for and linking them with resources and services that enable them to live as independently as possible. Programming and assistance include:

  • Home delivered & Grab n’ Go meals

  • Prevention Programs

  • Caregiver Services

  • Dementia Care

  • Disability Benefit Services

  • Elder Benefit Services

  • Information & Assistance Services

Family Promise

136 W Grand Ave

Port Washington  


Family Promise of Ozaukee County seeks to end homelessness in Ozaukee County by rebuilding lives with compassion, providing resources and services to individuals and families at risk of homelessness in the community. Their Portlight shelter can house as many as 20 adults and children at one time, and clients must participate in weekly case management meetings. 

The Food Pantry

1800 N Wisconsin St

Port Washington  


The Food Pantry provides food and clothing to those in need. They serve all of Ozaukee County and distribute to all faiths. They are located in the parish rectory basement of St. John XXIII (next to McDonalds).

The Food Pantry is open for food and clothing distribution:
Tuesday 9:30 AM - Noon and 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday 9 AM - 11 AM

No Appointment Needed!

Ozaukee County Human Services

121 W. Main Street

Port Washington  


Ozaukee County Human Services hosts a variety of programs and services designed to assist community members on the path of self-sufficiency and improving the well-being of our most vulnerable residents. 

Programs include: Child Protective Services (Child Abuse), Juveniles, Elderly Abuse and Care, Home Aids (Housework), Family Services, Licensed babysitter and Daycare, Intake and Access Workers, Title 19 and 20, Limited Relief, Welfare, Medical and Heat Assistance, Food Stamps, Financial Aid, Caseworkers, Low Income Housing, Energy Assistance, Child Foster Care and Group Home Care, W-2, Community Options Program (COP), COP-Waiver, Long Term Support, Parent Aids and Custody Studies.

Ozaukee County Veteran Services

121 W. Main Street

Port Washington  


Ozaukee County Veteran Services informs veterans of various benefits and the specific eligibility criteria for each.  

  • Assist veterans in completing benefit applications and in compiling the supporting documentation necessary for successful adjudication of each claim.  

  • Coordinate a transportation program for veterans who need assistance getting to/from medical appointments at the Veterans Hospital in Milwaukee. There is a nominal charge for this service. 

  • Coordinate the countywide decoration of veterans’ graves prior to Memorial Day each year. The county provides the flags, as well as the flag holders.

  • Assist you in recording your military discharge papers or obtaining them in the event you have misplaced them.

Ozaukee Food Alliance

166 W. Dekora Street
Saukville, WI  53080


The Ozaukee Food Alliance serves residents of Ozaukee County with perishable and non-perishable food items to help households relieve food insecurity. 

Located in the basement of Parkside Community United Church of Christ in Saukville, the regular pantry is open on alternating Thursdays and Saturdays. The mini pantry is open on Tuesdays.


A hot community meal is offered on Saturdays when the pantry is open. Patrons are invited to join in person or to take meals to-go from 11:30 – 1pm.

Port Washington Senior Center

403 W Foster St

Port Washington 


The Port Washington Senior Center offers a variety of programs for seniors and provides information on Senior Housing Options.

Programs include:

  • Utilizing volunteers for leadership of leagues, regular activities, and support for secretarial office tasks.

  • Providing connections to the local and greater Community with trips, tours, service, and cooperative programs.

  • Facilitating vital social connections through regular activities cards, table games, leagues, creative arts, and special social events.

  • Providing a sense of place to maintain and improve physical and emotional wellbeing.

National Resources


AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to the more than 100 million Americans 50-plus and their families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. It offers many resources, programs, and publications for older adults.

Alzheimers Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the oldest and largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to researching causes, cures and prevention strategies of Alzheimer’s disease and providing education and support services to Alzheimer’s patients, their families and caregivers.

American Society on Aging

Since 1954, ASA has developed and led the largest, most diverse community of professionals working in aging in America. As a result, ASA has become the go-to source to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge and strengthen the skills of our members and others who work with and on behalf of older adults. Insightful, timely and widely respected, ASA's publications are a premier resource for thousands of professionals in the field of aging.


AmeriCorps is the federal agency for national service and volunteerism. AmeriCorps provides opportunities for Americans of all backgrounds to serve their country, address the nation’s most pressing challenges, and improve lives and communities. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges.


The Centers for Medicare and Medical Services website provides information on health insurance for more than 74 million Americans receiving Medicare and/or Medicaid. This site includes news updates on both programs and other health care information important to seniors and their families.

justice in aging

Justice in Aging offers assistance to legal offices and private lawyers working on behalf of low-income older and disabled people. This national legal advocacy organization does not accept individual clients but acts as a clearinghouse of information on legal problems such as age discrimination, Social Security, pension plans, Medicaid, Medicare, nursing homes and protective services.

Medicare rights

The Medicare Rights Center works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs, and public policy initiatives.


The National Council on the Aging was the first national voice for older adults. They helped end mandatory retirement and advocated to secure Medicare, Medicaid, and the Older Americans Act. Local organizations turned to them for support as they served older adults every day. NCOA members include senior centers, adult day service centers, senior housing, congregate-meal sites, faith congregations and area agencies on aging.

Points of Light

Points of Light was founded on the belief that individual volunteers, nonprofits and businesses can make a lasting difference in their communities and in the world. You can search their database for volunteer opportunities inside and outside of the home that meet critical needs. 


The Service Corps of Retired Executives, or SCORE, is a 13,000 member volunteer association sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE is made up of retired executives and small business owners. SCORE volunteers provide counseling to small business owners free of charge.

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