How Can I Help

How can I help the children and families of Ozaukee County?

  • Become a licensed Foster Parent
  • Become a Respite Provider, taking a foster child into your home for a short period of time to give foster parents a break- (Respite Provider is a hyperlink to the Respite Care Page)
  • Ask your school, employer, church or organization to run an ad about how to help the children and families of Ozaukee County
  • Donate items such as door prizes and holiday gifts to be used at various foster care appreciation events and during the holidays.
  • Have your group or organization collect new donations such as school supplies, winter gear or make items such as blankets or put together care packages
  • Donate an item off our Immediate Needs List (hyperlink to a list that can be updated regularly.)

Please contact Ozaukee County’s Foster and Kinship Care Coordinator Kristine Kuehlmann or 262-284-8205.   

Immediate Needs List: (This is where the hyperlink would lead them too).

  • Gift Cards (grocery and gas cards)
  • Diapers of all sizes
  • New car seats and booster seats
  • Pack N plays
  • New Pajamas size 3 months to adult XXL
  • Jackets, hats, gloves and boots
  • Hygiene products
  • Smoke or Carbon Monoxide detectors