Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Inc. (NWCSA) is a private non-profit entity incorporated under Wisconsin Statues on the 16th day of May, 1967 in accordance with the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. A 12 member Board of Directors representing community members, low-income individuals and the government sector govern NWCSA. An Executive Director, appointed by the Board of Directors, acts on behalf of NWCSA to manage the operations of the organization. NWCSA is a federally funded agency and is also the recipient of State passthrough and local governmental funds.
The NWCSA service delivery area (SDA) covers the five Northwestern Wisconsin counties of Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Iron and Price. The SDA is comprised of primarily a rural population of just over 84,770 individuals (Census Bureau Quick Facts). Our SDA covers 5800 square miles.
NWCSA, as a community-based organization is dedicated to the betterment of life of low-income residents. A wide array of programs are offered to help meet the needs of the disadvantaged. The programs administered by NWCSA include Homeless Programs & Services, Food Pantries, TEFAP, WIC, Judicare, RSVP, Free Store, Rental Rehab and others.
The ongoing mission of NWCSA is to improve the quality of life by providing resources and services within our communities.
As a non-profit organization, dedicated to serving the low income of Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Iron and Price Counties of Northwestern Wisconsin, we continually strive to improve all programs to meet these needs within communities where we operate.
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