Human Services


The mission of the Manitowoc County Human Services Department is to promote a healthy community by providing services that strengthen and empower individuals and families.

The Department is mandated to provide an extensive array of social services, financial benefits and rehabilitation to statutorily designated groups of Manitowoc County residents.  The agency serves approximately 5,000 clients per year.  The Department is organized into four divisions:  Business Operations, Children & Families, Clinical Services, and Economic Support.  The annual budget is $17.7 million dollars and is distributed over 27 different program areas.

Department Director

Patricia Dodge


Phone: 920-683-4230

Location Information

Manitowoc County Human Services

926 S 8th Street

PO Box 1177

Manitowoc, WI 54220

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:00 - 4:30
Friday: 8:00 - 4:30
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


After Hours Crisis Number for mental health related issues (888) 552-6642

After Hours Crisis Number for Child Protective Services and Youth Justice Services (920) 683-4201