Families First

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Our Mission

As an active member of the Monroe County community, Families First supports and assists residents through their financial and life challenges with respectful and empowering services. 

Contact Information

1118 W. Veterans Street

PO Box 707

Tomah, Wisconsin 54660-0707

Phone: (608) 374-4141

Fax: (608) 374-4188

General Office Hours:  

Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Please call for an appointment if you require assistance




What does Families First do?


Families First is a 501(c) 3  non-profit, charitable organization.  Our purpose is simply to assist Monroe County residents and families who are less fortunate, or in emergent situations, with resources, referrals and emergency services as funding allows

Some services currently offered are case management and budget counseling, eviction prevention rent, as well as security deposit and 1st months' rent, utility payment assistance for those with shut-off or disconnection notices, clothing vouchers, blankets, household furniture, diapers, gas vouchers, car repair and work boot purchase for employment support.

All of these services are provided at no cost to the recipient.

There is never a fee for services.