County Agencies

SAWYER COUNTY ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE INFORMATION AND REFERRAL CENTER

Courthouse - 10610 Main Street
P.O. Box 730
Hayward, WI  54843
634-4806 (after-hours calls are forwarded to the Sheriff's Department)
PURPOSE:
Alcohol and drug abuse services, assessment, and referrals.  Certified out-patient counseling services, including individual, group and family therapy which are often utilized as the main treatment.  Educational services, prevention, intervention to help recognize the need for help.  Referrals for detoxification, residential treatment and halfway houses.
ELIGIBILITY:
Medical Assistance, Private pay, Sliding fee scale.

SAWYER COUNTY AMBULANCE/EMS

Emergency - 911
Administration - 634-4788
Southern Sawyer County residents call 1-877-699-4110
PURPOSE:
To provide 24-hour emergency transportation.
ELIGIBILITY:
Unable to be transported by other means and needing emergency medical treatment.

SAWYER COUNTY CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY

10610 Main Street
P.O. Box 1049
Hayward, WI  54843
634-3173
Southern Sawyer County Residents call 1-877-699-4110
PURPOSE:
Establish paternity.  Establish, collect, and enforce child support payments.  Reconcile court orders.
ELIGIBILITY:
Call for further information.

SAWYER COUNTY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Courthouse - 10610 Main Street
P.O. Box 730
Hayward, WI  54843
Human Services 634-4806
Health Department 634-4806
Southern Sawyer County Residents call 1-800-569-4162
PURPOSE:
Human Services provides a variety of services in the areas of economic support and employment programs, children and family services, juvenile court services, domestic abuse community advocate, information and referral outpatient alcohol and drug services, and long term support and adult services.



ELIGIBILITY:
Must be a resident of Sawyer County.  Some programs based on income eligibility and need.  Formal application.
FEE:
Some programs charge a fee or a co-payment.

SAWYER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

105 E. 5th Street
P.O. Box 567
Hayward, WI  54843
634-5213 (24 hrs a day/365 days per year)
Southern Sawyer County residents call 1-877-699-4112
Emergencies only call 911
PURPOSE:    
Emergency services as well as various programs for the public which include:  Drug Abuse & Awareness Program for school age children through adult;  Senior Citizens Programs, topics include but are not limited to safety, fraud, burglar proofing homes, etc.;  Child Abuse Programs for school age children; K9 Demonstrations for all ages; Child Safety Programs for school age children; and Alcohol Abuse Program for all ages.

SAWYER COUNTY U.W. EXTENSION OFFICE

Courthouse - 10610 Main Street
P.O. Box 880
Hayward, WI  54843
634-4839  (FAX 634-6820)
Southern Sawyer County residents call 1-877-699-4110
PURPOSE:
Provides educational programming focusing on the issues and needs of the community.  Community and economic development, family living, youth development, local government, agriculture/horticulture, natural resources and environmental stewardship, soil and water testing, distance education/satellite downlink, ETN (Educational Teleconference Network), small business counseling and research data.
ELIGIBILITY:          
Open to the public.

SAWYER COUNTY VETERAN'S SERVICE OFFICE

5872 5th Street
P.O. Box 717
Hayward, WI  54843
634-2770
Southern Sawyer County residents call 1-877-699-4110
PURPOSE:    
Provide Veteran's benefits to include pensions, medical, service connected compensation, home loans, state benefits, education and training for disabled veterans, and transportation to V.A. Hospitals.
ELIGIBILITY:          
Must be a qualified veteran.