Provider Details

Marathon County - Social Services

Address: (See Map)

400 East Thomas Street
Wausau, WI 54403

Mailing Address

400 E Thomas St
Wausau, WI 54403

Contact Information:

Phone: (715) 261-7500
Toll Free: (800) 236-0153
Website: Click Here to Visit Our Website
Email: [email protected]

Organization Contacts

Vicki Tylka, Director
Phone: (715) 261-7500
Email: [email protected]


Child Protection:
- Receives and responds to reports of alleged maltreatment of children
- Strengthens families, and ensures safety and permanence of children
- Licenses family foster homes

Youth Justice:
Receives referrals from law enforcement agencies and schools
Responds to delinquent behavior through informal disposition and court involvement

Long Term Support:
Provision or arrangement of services for children with disabilities (physical, developmental, mental illness)

Economic Support:
- Affordable Care Act/The Health Insurance Marketplace
- Eligibility determination for FoodShare, Medicaid (BadgerCare), Kinship Care and Caretaker Supplement
- Eligibility determination; authorization and certification for Child Care
- Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)

Child Support:
- Establishment of paternity and court orders
- Locating non-custodial parents for support purposes
- Monitoring payments and initiating administrative procedures and legal actions to enforce compliance with court orders

Citizen Review Panel:
Marathon County is one of only seven Citizen Review Panels in Wisconsin. The panel, composed of citizen members, supports the delivery of effective and quality child protective services in Marathon County. The Citizen Review Panel represents the community and consumer point of view. Click here to learn more. Click here to apply to be a volunteer Citizen Review Panel member.

Raise Great Kids:
Marathon County Early Years Coalition Launches New Raise Great Kids Website at:

Service Categories

Childrens Issues, Medicaid

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Marathon

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hmong
  • Other
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Access to all public areas and floor of building
  • Accessible bathrooms on all floors
  • Handicapped parking


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Last Update Date: 09/09/2022

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