Human Services Mission Statement

Building upon the strengths of clients to encourage independence by providing quality services with respect for the dignity of all persons served.

Charmian Klyve
Director of Human Services

The Department of Human Services (organized under Wisconsin Statutes 46.23) provides State and Federally mandated human services to the most vulnerable and needy residents of Rock County. Our services and programs have a direct impact on over 20% of the county's population. Our programs serve abused and neglected children, adults and children with mental illness, children with physical, emotional and developmental disabilities, juvenile offenders, adults and youth with alcohol and other drug problems, and children, youth and adults in need of residential and institutional care. We operate a Youth Services Center to house juvenile offenders, and shelter care, work with the Juvenile Court, and operate diversion programs.  We are also the agency responsible for the protection of vulnerable adults and adults at risk, and provide extensive counseling and referral services to the elderly and disabled through the ADRC of Rock County. Our Employment and Economic Resource Unit administers SNAP (Food Share, Food Stamp), Medical Assistance, Child Care Assistance, Energy Assistance and Badger Care Plus.

2013 Annual Report

HSD Client Financial Policy

Coordinated Services Team Current Newsletter


Contact Information

Rock County Human Services
Health Care Center Building
3530 N County Highway F
Janesville, WI  53545

Mailing Address:
Rock County Human Services
PO Box 1649
Janesville, WI  53547

Phone:    (608) 757-5200

Southern Consortium Call Center

Do you have a change to report for your Food Share, Healthcare or other programs of assistance?
Representatives are ready to take your call.
Serving Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette & Rock Counties

(Toll Free) 1-888-794-5780
Fax: 1-855-293-1822
Hours: M-F, 8:30AM – 4:00PM (excluding holidays)

Changes may also be reported on-line at

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