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Gilfry Building Sign

Ruth Gilfry Center

817 Whiting Avenue

Stevens Point, WI  54481

Phone:  715-345-5350

Phone Prompts:

2 = Mental Health, Adult Protective Services

3 = Child Abuse and Neglect

4 = Mental Health Crisis Line

5 = Special Needs for Children

6 = Women, Infants, and Children

7 = Income Maintenance Consortium

8 = Reception Desk

9 = Staff Directory

Fax:  715-345-5966

TTY: 715-344-2140



Hours of Operation:

Monday 8 AM to 4:30 PM

Tuesday 8 AM to 6 PM

Wednesday 8 AM to 5 PM

Thursday 8 AM to 4:30 PM

Friday 8 AM to 3 PM



To promote the health, safety, and well being of Portage County residents.


Community Leadership

We are dedicated to providing progressive leadership and the highest quality of services to the community.

Respect for Individual’s Self Determination

We believe all residents have the right to pursue their highest potential for social, mental, financial, and physical health.  We encourage and support a shared responsibility between the agency and the individual in this pursuit.

Collaboration and Coordination of Services

We are dedicated to creating an integrated delivery of services by working in partnership with our clients and all available resources.

Click here for a history regarding the Ruth Gilfry Center.