Managing Finances

Cutting Back and Keeping Up – Whether it’s due to a drop in income, a big unexpected expense, or the cost of everyday living overtaking your paycheck, there are steps you can take to get a handle on your finances – and your financial stress.

Dealing with a Drop in Income – Sometimes a household’s income drops suddenly because of a job layoff, an illness or death, or a divorce. This document walks you through everything you need to know when times are tough and the bills keep coming after your income drops.

Learn more and get valuable resources to help you manage finances during tough times.

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Local Resource:

Budget Counseling
Consumer Credit Counseling
Bankruptcy Counseling

“Helping YOU achieve financial wellness”

Leslie Boden – Director
57 N 12th Ave Suite 104
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-1862


  • Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes – there are little blessing boxes around Sturgeon Bay that have non-perishable food items and personal care items available for free. Just walk up and take what you need. Here is a map of blessing box locations. Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes
  • Affordable Preventative Vet Pop Up Clinic – For dogs and cats — Microchipping, vaccinations, testing & deworming, heartworm prevention, flea & tick medications are available at Tractor Supply in Sturgeon Bay through PetVet at very reasonable pricing. see full details on the PetVet website.

Join the partnership

The Partnership is open to any Door County Community member. You are especially encouraged to attend our quarterly Partnership meetings to hear what the Partnership has been working on.