2nd Annual Men’s Breakfast Scheduled For Aug. 6

Solutions Center’s 2nd Annual Men’s Breakfast is scheduled for 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Trinity, 40 E. Division St. This event, sponsored in part by Agnesian HealthCare, Capelle  & Diedrich Construction and Commonwealth, will benefit the shelters and support services. Solutions Center serves victims of homelessness and domestic violence, operating four shelters, providing domestic violence […]

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St. Lawrence Seminary Students Donate Baby Items

  Students at St. Lawrence Seminary recently donated much-needed baby items for use in our shelters. Baby gates, strollers, sippy cups, pacifiers and bottles are just some of the items the students selected. Shown, from left, are Women’s Shelter Evening Advocate Connie Kuehl; SLS Student Council Advisor Margie Buelow; students Anthony Mensah, Elijah King, Richard […]

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Twohig Dentistry to Raise Money for Solutions Center

TWOHIG FAMILY DENTISTRY SEEKS TO RAISE RECORD AMOUNT DURING 2014 SMILES FOR LIFE CAMPAIGN Help improve a child’s life by having your teeth whitened. Sound easy? That’s because it is. The 16th annual Smiles for Life Campaign has begun, which means dental patients nationwide can brighten a child’s future just by visiting local Crown Council […]

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Solutions Center Thanks Everyone Involved in Bunny Hop

Solutions Center Thanks Everyone Involved in 2014 Bunny Hop More than 300 participants came out for Solutions Center’s 3rd annual Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 19, at Lakeside Park. The event is held annually during Child Abuse Prevention Month to raise awareness of child abuse in our community and to raise funds for […]

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Domestic Abuse Legal Advocacy

What is a restraining order? A Restraining Order is a court order intended to protect you from further harm from someone who has hurt you. (There are several different kinds, but the Domestic Abuse order information is included here.) There is no cost to file a Domestic Abuse Restraining Order. What does a Restraining Order […]

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Domestic Abuse Safety Planning

If you’re in a violent or abusive relationship, what can you do to keep yourself safe?   For some survivors of domestic violence, developing a safety plan ahead of time is helpful to have in case there is another abusive episode, or for when the survivor is feeling especially vulnerable or overwhelmed. Safety planning is […]

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Solutions Center Announces New Leadership

Solutions Center’s Board of Directors has announced that Maggie McCullough has been named Interim Executive Director effective immediately. McCullough replaces Lindee Kimball who served as Executive Director since 2009.  McCullough brings more than 30 years of nonprofit leadership experience to Solutions Center. In 1996 she formed McCullough Consulting and is currently working as an independent […]

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Solutions Welcomes Josh Konen

Solutions Center welcomes Josh Konen as a Child and Teen Educator/Advocate.  “This is a newly-created position that will grow and improve the quality of our services to children and families,” said Executive Director Lindee Kimball. “We are expanding our programming for school-aged children and targeting abuse victims at risk of continuing the cycle of violence.” […]

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HCE Donates Needed Items

  Solutions Center recently received a donation from the Fond du Lac County Association for Home and Community Education, Inc. (HCE). The organization donated two microwaves, pillows, a coffee maker and towels for use in the shelters. Included in the photo are (left to right): Donna Fritsch, Solutions Center Administrative Assistant Sheila Baublit, Cathie Seffern and […]

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The “Spent” Game Demonstrates Difficult Poverty Lessons

How would you do living on minimum wage? “Spent” is an online game about surviving poverty and homelessness, created by McKinney, an advertising agency. According to the site, “players must make the difficult decisions necessary to live for one month on $1,000, often having to choose between equally disagreeable options. Do you make a healthy meal […]

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