Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
330 Court Street Eagle River Wisconsin 54521

Social Services

Vilas County Courthouse
330 Court Street
Eagle River, WI 54521
8am - 4pm M-F 

"Wisconsin, we need to talk."...about youth sex trafficking. 

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Our Mission

Vilas County Department of Social Services works to preserve families and to protect and empower individuals towards independence and enhanced quality of life. As good stewards, we strive to work with our partners in the community to maximize resources and to work towards the best outcomes for those we serve.

Our Values

  • Quality Service
  • Professional Integrity
  • Empowerment
  • Non-judgmental Respect
  • Self-determination
  • Confidentiality
The Vilas County Department of Social Services provides a variety of public assistance programs such as economic support, child welfare and adult protective services.

Other Resources

Drugs In WisconsinSubstance abuse has a major impact on individuals, families, and communities. The effects of substance abuse are cumulative, significantly contributing to costly social, physical, mental, and public health problems. These problems include:

  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
  • Other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Domestic violence
  • Child abuse
  • Motor vehicle crashes
  • Physical fights
  • Crime
  • Homicide
  • Suicide

For more information on drugs in Wisconsin, please visit Wisconsin DCI website or KnowMethWI. 

 Wisconsin Dose of Reality Public Service Announcements:

Click title to view :30 Second PSA.

Friends and Relatives
Path to Heroin
Drugged Driving
Pharm Party

For more information on Wisconsin's Dose of Reality program, please visit

Drug Endangered Children
DEC Info-graph
Public Service Announcements
DEC Presentation - One Song
DEC Presentation - Two Songs

For more information on the Drug Endangered Children Program, please visit