St. Croix Falls
The mission of
St. Croix Falls Community Education
is to engage youth and adults in community-driven learning and to create lifelong learners who will have the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to lead productive lives and improve our community.
public schools are owned and operated; by and for their patrons. To ensure that
the schools become an integral part of the community, the School District of
St. Croix Falls encourages community groups to use school facilities and shall cooperate with other governmental agencies to run community programs in school
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Moms in Prayer meets from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Creative Outburst Studio, 210 Cascade St. Osceola. Moms In Prayer is an interdenominational, ministry call Ginny (715) 248-3975.
Pregnancy Help Center
Are you pregnant or wondering if you might be? Are you in need of advice, support, comfort, and/or friendship during a difficult time? Come in and see us or give us a call. Options for Women offers confidential counseling pregnancy tests, pre-natal and parenting classes, Learn to Earn mentoring program 24 Hour Hotline.
215 1⁄2 Cascade Street, Osceola 715-755-2229 or www.osceolatlc.org
Suicide Survivors Support Groups
visit www.mentalhealthpolk.org for full list of area groups.
You are not alone!
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) TOPS is a non-profit program to help you reach and maintain your
weight loss goal and live a healthy lifestyle. We offer support, information, recognition, fun and friendship. The cost is very low - only $26.00 annual dues and $4.00 monthly chapter dues. Meetings in Osceola are every Wednesday morning at Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 Seminole Avenue. Private weigh-ins are from 7:00 -8:30 AM with meetings following from 8:30 - 9:30. Come to a FREE meeting to check us out! For more information call Marian at 755-3123 or visit www.tops.org.
Understanding Friends – Widows Support Group
Please join us the first Tuesday of the month for socializing and support. For more information and meeting locations contact Please join us the first Tuesday of the month for socializing and support. For more information and meeting locations contact Lois Christensen at 715-268-2811. Osceola Medical Center - OMC
Osceola Medical Center is offering free health seminars starting in September. Topics will vary each month. All seminars will be at OMC. Please visit www.myomc.org, click on events for more details. To register for any of the free health seminars, call 715-294-4936
Parents in need of help and assistance regarding
Drug and Alcohol Abuse with your child,
please click below for great guidance and support!
As you will see our school is featured on their website.
Awesome Place to Be!
Community Education serves the public in numerous categories, utilizing school facilities
to their maximum potential. classes, activities, and special events include: college credit classes, adult education, business and industry training, business partnerships, health programs, fine arts, crafts and hobbies, cultural and entertainment events, sports and recreation, youth programs, child care, and personal enrichment opportunities. Community Education takes pride in offering services to the entire area at minimal costs to the taxpayer.
One of our goals is to not duplicate services, but rather work with area groups to offer a great variety of opportunities.
If you are interested in offering your expertise in any area and teaching a community education class, please contact
Kelly Anderson Director of Community Education
Phone 715-483-2507 extension 1406
Kid's Care Kids Create!
We invite you to browse around the site
and give us suggestions to make this site even
more useful for area residents.
This is a great link for parents of athletes from Prek-College, give it a look by clicking below:
Other area community education programs that may provide
you with other opportunities that interest you.
SO MUCH FUN FOR EVERYONE AROUND HERE!!!!
Polk County Family Resources
Senior, Aging, and Disabilities Services
| Polk County Aging Department
100 Polk Plaza Suite 190 Balsam Lake
M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
Comforts of Home SCF
Assisted Living & Memory Care
Chisago City, MN
Independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, transitional care, memory care
Long term care, hospice care, respite care, home atmosphere
|Aging & Disability
Good Samaritan SCF
Golden Age Manor Amery
Christian Community Home, Osceola
|Interfaith Caregivers of
|| Assisted Living
Royal Oaks Osceola
| St. Croix Valley Senior Center
140 N Washington St SCF
M-F 9:30am - 3:30 pm
|| Independent Living
Royal Oaks Osceola
Osceola Village Apartments
|Amery Senior Center
608 Harriman Ave S Amery
|| Income Adjusted Housing
Amery Housing Authority
Osceola Housing Authority
Polk County Housing Authority
Croix Management SCF
| Books By Mail
Once a week to Marketplace Foods
|| Interfaith Caregivers
||Polk County Alzheimer's Support
|Polk County Aging
|| Senior Dining Site
|Disabled Parking Permit
|| Peace Lutheran Church
Dresser meals served M-F
Help When You Need It
| Children & Family Services
Adult Protection/Human Services 715-485-8400
Child Protection/Human Services 715-485-8400
Family Resource Center of St. Croix Valley
Kinship of Polk County 715-268-7980
School/Home Liaison Program 715-485-8548
Teen Care Crisis Intervention Program
Amery - Worn Again 715-268-6080
Balsam Lake - C&D Thrifty Sisters, Inc. 715-485-9099
Luck - Bird's Nest Thrift Store 715-472-7777
Milltown - Nifty Thrifty 715-825-7283
St. Croix Falls - Family Pathways 715-483-2919
St. Croix Falls - Habitat for Humanity - Restore 715-483-2700
| Financial Services/Resources
ADRC Benefits Specialist 715-485-8449
Human Services/Economic Support 715-485-8876
Polk County UW Extension 715-485-8600
Amery - Ruby's Pantry 715-268-7390
Osceola - The Open Cupboard 715-294-4357
FoodShare/Economic Support 715-485-8400
Department of Human Services/Economic Support
| Jobs & Education
University of Wisconsin-Extension 715-485-8600
Workforce Resource, Polk County 715-485-3115
Here is what is HAPPENING in the Valley
If you have an event or know of an upcoming event, support group, or area class, please contact the
St. Croix Falls Community Education office to be included on the list.
(715)483-2507 ext. 1406
FREE TAI CHI!
Join Dr. Kelley Hagenbuch in Gaylord Nelson Park
(St. Croix Falls, W. on Massachusetts from N. Washington)
Tuesdays and Thursdays a.m. 9:00-9:30am
April through Sept. as weather permits
Tai Chi Chuan—short form is a very slow and graceful dance that you can
learn by repetition to enhance your own movement therapy for health and wellness.
Anyone is welcome for all sessions or drop in.
Visit her website at: http://www.doctorweedmaster.com
Everyone is welcome to join this friendly, lively, interactive event. Come and sing with us on the first Sunday of every month at Coffee Talk in Taylors Falls. We meet upstairs from 4-6pm. There are no auditions and no music to read. Our facilitator is Lia Falls, and she guides us through a lovely selection of songs, rounds and chants each month. No need to register, just show up and plan to have a really good time!
Baby & Me
Learn about infant massage, nutrition, child development, and other parenting topics at this free weekly playgroup for parents and their infants from birth to 12 months. Join the group at any time. Classes are ongoing. This program is part of United Way St. Croix Valley’s Success by Six initiative in partnership with the Family Resource Center of St. Croix Valley. Call 715-684-4440 to register. Baby and Me classes meet at the following locations:
Amery Regional Medical Center,Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 am
Osceola Medical Center, Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 pm
St. Croix Regional Medical Center, Tuesdays from 1:30-2:30 pm
Spiritual Cinema Movie Night
"The Heart and Soul of Cinema" 7:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month at the St. Croix Falls Library. (Note: Library closes at 7:00 p.m. – tap on the window just to the left of the main door if late)
Movies chosen to uplift and generate discussion.
Cost: Free-will offering.
Sponsored by Fine Acres Market
Our local libraries offer classes, book groups, and story hours. Click their websites to see what is new.
St. Croix Falls Public Library
Dresser Public Library
Balsam Lake Public Library
Milltown Public Library
Centuria Public Library
Other Organizations and Shops that Offer
Life-Long Learning Opportunities
The Lamar Community Center
The Non-Necessities of Life Bead Store in Taylors Falls.
Shelley's Yarns in Taylors Falls
Pins and Needles Quilt Shop in St. Croix Falls:
St. Croix Regional Medical Center
Dr. Kelley Hagenbuch:
Safe Start Driving School
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Unity School Pool
Osceola Aquatic Center
The Mental Health Task Force
Osceola Medical Center
Festival Theatre St. Croix Falls
Arnell Memorial Humane Society
Homeward Bound Training Academy hand-on training in three levels;
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced. For more information visit the website or
call Claire Scriba at 715-554-1490
Help When You Need It!
Basic Education for Adults
Classes held at Polk County Job Center in Balsam Lake: Tuesdays - 1-4:30pm, Wednesdays - 1-4pm, Thursdays - 12:30-3pm. Cost: FREE, please register by calling Polk County Job Center at 485-3115. Instructor: Becky Peterson. Brush up on the basic skills that you need to continue your education or to enter the workforce with confidence: reading, English, grammar, science, social studies, and math. These classes are also for those preparing to earn their GED/HSED and are self-paced with instructor assistance. You can enroll any time.
The Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley offers parent education services to any families with children from birth to age six in western Wisconsin’s Pierce, St.Croix, and Polk Counties. Programs include hospital and home visits, screenings, play and learn groups, “Baby and Me” classes, parent education, resource networks, and a teen parent program. All of the programs are free and available to any family. Call 715.684.4440 or visit www.frcscv.org for more information.
Because You Eat…! Bringing Good Groceries to All of God’s People
Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution
Luck, WI - Hosted by Bone Lake Lutheran Church
(School Bus Garage)
3rd Tuesday of the even months
Doors open at 11:30 AM and distribution starts at 12:00 P.M. and ends approximately at 1:00 P.M.
Amery, WI -Hosted by Congregational Church
201 N. Harriman Ave
2nd and 5th Saturdays of the Month
Doors open at 8:30 AM and distribution starts at 9:00 A.M. and ends approximately at 10:30 A.M.
Advanced Directive Workshop
Who would make your
healthcare decisions in the event you are unable to? How would this person know what decisions you would want
made? Learn more about Advanced
Directives and how to complete them.
Free Advance directive Workshop will be held the first Wednesday of the
month from 10-11 am. Wisconsin and Minnesota Advanced Directives will be
available. Call St. Croix Regional
Medical Education Services at 715-483-0431 or 1-800-642-1336 ext. 2431 to
Groups To Join!
221 South Adams Street
St. Croix Falls, WI
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) – Saint Croix Valley
MOPS is a place that understands moms – their unique needs, challenges, and joys – in this vital season of early
mothering! Every mom, who is pregnant or has kids ages ranging from birth to five, is welcomed, accepted and
challenged to meet her potential and to recognize her influence, with her family and her world. SCV MOPS also a
MOPSNext group, which reaches moms with school-aged children. Better moms make a better world! For more
information contact email@example.com or visit www.mops.org . The Saint Croix Valley MOPS meets the 3rd
Tuesday of the Month at Saint Croix Falls High School.
Did you know that you can help your school raise money for our students without spending an EXTRA penny? Here at school we are trying to be fiscally responsible with the tax dollars we receive from our residents. Those tax dollars are shrinking each year, but we must still educate or youth and provide them with extracurricular opportunities. We are currently participating in the following fundraising programs provided to us by bigger businesses. Please click on the links below and see what a few seconds of your time will help us to receive extra money and supplies to help serve our youth. Send your items with your child or grandchild, niece or nephew to the community education office or to any one of the school offices. If you don't have kids in school, please feel free to help us by dropping off your items to any of the school offices. Thanks so much for your help.
Provided above is the St. Croix Falls District Calendar.