Resources for Sussex Area Residents

Charter will be offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 or college students who do not currently have service.  It will start Monday, March 16, and be available for 60 days.  You must call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll. It will also open its Wi-Fi hotspots for public use. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

Sussex Outreach Services provides food, basic household items and other emergency support. Call 262-246-9860 if you have a need. Distribution hours right now for the Food Pantry are:
Monday – 5:30 to 7:00pm
Wednesday – 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Saturday – 10:00am to 12:00pm                                                           

These hours are subject to change so it’s recommended that you call first.
(Currently accepting donations of food and basic household items, but not clothing.)

Meals on Wheels – Waukesha County Nutrition Program is suspending its congregate meals and will be only delivering home meals beginning Monday, until further notice. This includes the meal program offered through the County at the Civic Center. Participants may sign up to receive Meals on Wheels by calling Waukesha County at 262-548-7848.

Absentee Ballot Requests – Request an absentee ballot be sent to your house through Call your Municipal Clerk with any questions about the process. (You will very likely be required to upload a copy of your ID when you request your ballot – you can scan it OR take a picture of it with your phone to upload it to the MyVote website.) Early voting at the Civic Center is from March 23-April 3 M-F 8am-5pm.

Census 2020 –  You can fill out the Census here using the Census ID you received in the mail. If you do not have access to a computer, you can wait a few more weeks for the paper copy to be mailed to you.

Federal and State Tax Forms – TAX DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 15
Order Federal Forms:
To order federal forms: call 800-829-3676
Or download forms from the IRS’s website.
Order State Forms:
Order forms by calling (608) 266-1961 or email
Or download forms from the Department of Revenue’s website.

Resources about COVID-19

Are you sick and would like to be tested? Call your doctor if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing. Always call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

Froedtert Hospital & the Medical College of WI have shared a hotline number to call if you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms or need to learn more about testing. Call the hotline at 414-805-2000.

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Visual Map

Advice for Talking to Children about COVID-19 from the National Association of School Psychologists

Information and Resources Compiled by Wisconsin 211

Updates from Governor Evers

FAQs about the Safer at Home order

Press Releases

Executive and Emergency Orders

Waukesha County

General Information on COVID-19 from Waukesha County

Waukesha County’s News and Updates

Waukesha County Business Alliance COVID-19 Resource Page

Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services (DHS)

General Information on COVID-19 from DHS

Outbreaks & Investigations of COVID-19 in WI

Wisconsin Department of Instruction

Child Nutrition Program COVID-19 Information

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Unemployment COVID-19 Public Information

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

How to Prepare

Symptoms & Testing

Cases & Latest Updates

Managing Anxiety & Stress

Testing in the United States

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

White House

President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America

White House News Updates

World Health Organization (WHO)

General Information on COVID-19 from WHO

WHO’s Advice for the Public

Resources for Financial Stability During COVID-19

Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Advice on How To Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of the Coronavirus (English)

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Advice on How To Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of the Coronavirus (Spanish)

Small Business Guidance and Loan Service During COVID-19