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AA – Alcoholics Anonymous has open meetings that are held weekly.

  • When: Every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Where: United Congregational Church, 117 West Street, Mellen, WI  54546
  • Call: Nikki at 715-208-2219 or Phyllis 651-263-7990 for additional information.

Ashland County Aging Unit – Providing Senior Assistance in Ashland County

Ashland County Housing Authority – the main office is located in Mellen serving 6 northern Wisconsin counties. They assist people and families who qualify with housing, housing assistance, weatherization, heating assistance, and electric assistance among other things.

  • Phone: (715) 274-8311 or (800) 274-8311
  • Fax: (715) 274-4303

Bay Area Rural Transit (BART) – main office is located in Ashland, WI.  BART is a bus company with bus routes that run north to Bayfield, south to Phillips, and west to Odanah. Rates are reduced for seniors aged 60+ and/or those with a disability as well as youth (age 6-18). Children under 6 are free when accompanied by an adult. A bus stops in Mellen on Mondays and Thursdays.

The BRICK’s Helping Hands Food Shelf – is located in the north part of the Mellen City Hall building.  They are open the third Thursday of every month from 11:00am to 5:00pm.  They are a service for families and individuals in the Mellen area provided by volunteers, the Mellen community, and the BRICK Ministries. We are neighbors helping our neighbors in need. Refer to their website for more information. The Brick’s main office is in Ashland, WI across from Super One Foods. 

“This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

Food donations may be dropped off at these Mellen churches and businesses:

  • Congregational United Church of Christ
  • Holy Rosary Catholic Church
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Mellen City Hall
  • Northern State Bank
  • Superior Choice Credit Union

Meals (Senior Meals and Meals on Wheels) – are available Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday in Mellen at the Senior Center at 106 Iron Street.  Meals are also available for home-bound individuals who are 60 and older.  Meals are delivered to your home by friendly volunteers. Reserve your healthy low-cost meal by calling 715-274-8251 by 2:00 pm the day before serving. Meals at the Senior Center are at 11:30am. New faces are always welcome.

  • Senior Meals – Meals are at 11:30am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The menu is published in the local weekly paper. Reservations and cancellations must be called in by 2:00 pm the day before serving. Call the Mellen site at 715-274-8251 between 9:00am and 12:00 noon on Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday or 1-888-682-7672 between 8:00am and 2:00pm on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Wholly Threads Limited Mellen Thrift Shop/Wholly Threads is a thrift store located on Bennett Avenue in Mellen. They take donations of clothing, housewares, toys, books, etc. and resell those items at a very reduced rate. They are also known to help those in need.  Wholly Threads Limited is a nonprofit organization formed in 1996 by representation from local area churches. Check out Thrift Store News in the local weekly paper, the Mellen Weekly-Record, to find out what is happening at the thrift store. Stop in and see what they have for sale and say hi to the volunteers. We do not accept credit or debit cards. Cash or check only!

  • 119 East Bennett Avenue, Mellen, WI  54546
  • Open: Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:00am to 4:00pm and occasionally on Saturdays