NWCSA, as a community-based organization, is dedicated to the betterment of life of the low-income residents in its SDA. Wide arrays of programs are offered by way of assistance to alleviate the needs of the disadvantaged. The programs administered by NWCSA include Energy Assistance, Homeless Programs & Services, Food Pantries, TEFAP, WIC, Judicare, RSVP, Free Store, Emergency Assistance, Rental Rehab and others.
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.
The ongoing mission is to identify, demonstrate, support, strengthen and enrich the quality of life for low income individuals and their communities and to enable low income individuals of all ages to attain the skills, knowledge and motivation that are needed to become self-sufficient.