The Issue of Child Abuse

Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States. Child abuse is when a parent or caregiver, whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm or risk of serious harm to a child. Reporting abuse of people unable to help themselves is encouraged and commendable. Click on the link below to learn about signs of abuse and how to report it.


2017-2018 Energy Assistance

The 2017-2018 Energy Assistance program begins October 1 and ends May 15.  Please click the link below for contact information.









Welcome to Polk County, Wisconsin               Department of Children and Families website!



Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed on Holidays



Polk County Children and Families Department

100 Polk County Plaza

Ste 50

Balsam Lake WI 54810


Phone: 715-485-8400

FAX:      715-485-8490



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