Please click here for up-to-date information from the Portage County Public Health Department regarding COVID-19.  Links to Portage County Daily Press Releases and county Health Department Situation Reports can be found in the ‘In The Spotlight’ box below.  If you have general questions regarding COVID-19 call 211.  

Division of Children & Family Services

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Information on protective services and mental health services.

Programs provided through this Division include:


Are you interested in becoming a certified child care provider?  Portage County provides certification services through a contract with Childcaring, Inc.  Please find more details by clicking here.

Need help finding quality child care?  Please visit the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families site by clicking here.