Community Resources

Oshkosh Area Community Resources
Please dial 911 if you are experiencing an emergency.

If you need help finding a COVID-19 testing site, help with food, shelter, employment, parenting, utilities, mental health or access to other services in our community, please take a few minutes to scroll through this page. You'll find links that will connect you directly to the agencies that can support your needs.

State-Wide Resources | COVID-19 Testing Sites & Local Resources | General Services | Public Meeting Spaces | Mental Health ServicesRent/Mortgage/Housing/Utilities 
Food & Clothing | Temporary Shelter | Jobs | Healthcare | Parenting | Voting

Oshkosh Public Library

  • Get a library card.
  • WiFi Hotspots are available for checkout. Check the online catalog and place a hold.
  • A public WiFi signal is available inside the library and in the parking lot.
  • Notary service is available by appointment. Call 236-5205 or go to calendly.com/oshkoshpubliclibrary
  • Library computers are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Fine Free: The library no longer charges fines for most overdue items.
  • Questions about whether you have a library card, or if your card is expired or blocked? Call 236-5203. In many cases, the library can help.

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State-Wide Resources

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COVID-19 Testing Sites & Local Resources

***Register here


​COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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General Services

 

Public Meeting Spaces

  • Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau Venue list
    • *Scroll down and select “Meeting Site” under “Categories” to narrow it down from Large Event venues
    • Contact Sales Director Jodi Jensema at jodi@visitoshkosh.com if you have any questions or need assistance
    • List includes several churches
  • Evergreen
    • Meeting rooms are not open for public use.
  • UW Extension James P. Coughlin Building
    • Available for FREE public reservations
    • 625 E. County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901-8131
    • Phone: 920-232-1970 or 920-727-8643
    • Office Hours: M-F 8am – 4:30 pm
  • Festival Foods
    • Meeting rooms are not open for public use.
  • Time Theater
    • Rent auditorium with seating with 200 seats on each floor
    • $150 for about four hours
    • Available weeknights, most Sundays, and sometimes Saturdays
    • Board approves public meetings
  • Wittman Regional Airport
    • ​Meeting rooms available for public use for a fee
    • Call (920) 236-4930 for availability
  • Town Halls

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Mental Health Services

  • **NEW** State Street Center: A mental health drop-in center with holistic support services for adults working to manage their Mental Health or Substance Use Disorder. Daily activities will be posted on the front door.
    • 206 State St., Oshkosh, WI 54901
    • 920-232-3320
    • Open Monday - Friday, 9a.m.-3p.m.
  • Prevent Suicide Wisconsin: A statewide public-private partnership whose mission is to reduce the number of people who attempt and/or die by suicide in Wisconsin.
    • Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator: 414-336-7970
    • Director of Prevention Services: 414-336-7961
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 available 24/7
  • Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S. anytime
  • Winnebago County Crisis Line: (North) 920-722-7707; (South) 920-233-7707 available 24/7
  • Iris Place Warm Line (staffed by certified peer specialists): 920-815-3217 available 24/7
  • NAMI Oshkosh Providing education, advocacy and support for those affected by mental illness.
  • Wisconsin Office of Children's Mental Health

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Food & Clothing

 

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Rent | Mortgage | Housing | Utilities

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Temporary Shelter 

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Jobs

  • **NEW**  Career Building Workshops at Oshkosh Public Library
    • Presented by the Fox Valley Job Center and Wisconsin Dept. of Workforce Development
    • Every Wednesday 1p.m. - 4p.m. in March, April, and May. in the Lower Level Conference Room.
    • Each workshop starts with a one-hour presentation followed by two hours of one-on-one assistance.covering a different topic:
      • 1st Wednesdays: Career Counseling (March 16 | April 20 | May 18)
      • 2nd Wednesdays:Job Interviewing Workshop (March 9 | April 13 | May 11)
      • 3rd Wednesdays:Resume Workshop (March 2 | April 6 | May 4)
      • 4th Wednesdays:Walk-In Assistance for any of the previous topics, as well as assistance filing for unemployment (March 23 | April 27 | May 25)
    • Call (920) 236-5205 or email reference@oshkoshpubliclibrary.org to reserve an appointment. Walk-ins are accepted the first three Wednesdays of the month if space is available.
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Extended Unemployment Benefits (posted Dec. 3, 2020)
  • Winnefox Employment Help Center
  • Job Seeker
  • Job Center of Wisconsin
  • Fox Valley Job Centers
    • Call 920-929-3900 to schedule an appointment to use the Resource Room
      • Use computers to file UI claims
      • Job searching activities including resume development/review, mock invterviews, and career counseling

 

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Healthcare

For medical emergencies, call 911.

**The HealthCare.gov Marketplace will be re-opening for a special enrollment period from Feb. 15 to May 15**

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Parenting

Voting Information

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