Rusk Resources

Note: Many of the resources below can be found via the ADRC Rusk County Resource Guide Directory Archives.

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Rusk County Energy Assistance
311 Miner Ave Ste C240
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-2299

Emergency Assistance
203 W 7th St N
Ladysmith, WI 54848


Hope Lutheran Church Food Pantry
320 1st St. S PO Box 184
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-7739
*Monday 1-3, Wednesday/Friday 9:30-11:30

Indianhead Community Action Agency
500 W 9th St. N
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-7542 Food Pantry: 715-532-1623
*Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11-4 Tuesdays and Fridays 12pm-4pm

Second Harvest
Maureen Wilson, FoodShare Specialist
Call, text, or e-mail for questions or help applying for FoodShare
Phone: 715-496-3121

Feeding Wisconsin FoodShare Helpline
Phone: 877-366-3635


Connections Store and More
500 W 9th St. N
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-7542

Indianhead Community Action Agency
Legal Assistance for Victims
Phone: 715-532-4222

401 Fifth Street Ste 200
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: 715-842-1681 or 800-472-1638


Medical Assistance
Northern IM Consortium
Phone: 888-794-5722

Marshfield Clinic Dental Center
315 Miner Ave W
Ladysmith, WI 54848
*offers dental assistance programs and accepts all types of insurance


Rusk County Lighthouse Shelter
N4355 State Highway 27
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-609-9600
*Contact Connie Hanson for more details about the shelter and other rental assistance programs as well.

Indianhead Community Action Agency
1000 College Ave W
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-4222

Rusk County Housing Authority
311 Miner Ave E
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-6822

Emergency Assistance
203 W 7th St. N
Ladysmith, WI 54848


WI Shares Daycare assistance
Northern Income Maintenance Consortium
Phone: 888-794-5722


Rusk County Transit Commission
Sheli Sheffield – Mobility Manager/Transit Assistant
1101 Barnett Rd Ste 108
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-1571
For rides contact: 715-532-1000


Education Resources Skill Enhancement
Indianhead Community Action Agency – Andrea Gunn
1000 West College Avenue
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Phone: 715-532-4222


Kids Helpline/Mayo Clinic
Phone:  715-838-5633

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone:  800-273-8255

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Phone: 988

Trevor Hotline for LGBTQIA+ Youth
Phone LINE: 1-866-488-7386
Text LINE: 678-678 (text the word START)
No Phone: We’re here for you Now – The Trevor Project (select chat online)