Waukesha County

Due to COVID-19, Waukesha County's in-person services may be limited or altered. Click here for hours and updates


NEW: Hours, Access, and Services at Waukesha County

As of June 22, many Waukesha County in-person services, building access, and hours of operation shall return. Please see below for your desired services by department. (Review COVID-19 safety recommendations.)

Save a trip: Many Waukesha County services remain available online and by phone. Please see below for contact info and other key details.

We are committed to providing the highest level of service to Waukesha County residents and visitors. Thank you for helping us to preserve safety in Waukesha County facilities and to prevent future closures. 

Updated: July 6 at 9:00 am

Café Waukesha (AC • CH)

Reopen date: August 3 2020 (tentative)

Now in progress: Changes to Café Waukesha to safeguard our staff and customers, including 

• elevated cleaning and disinfecting
• food and beverage handling and preparation
• social distancing
• clear safety barriers
• reduced self-service options; increased staff-served menu items and fresh-to-go items
• staff health and hygiene

Our Café staff looks forward to serving you again soon!

Child Support (AC)

For customer servicePhone 414-615-2586 or email (here). In-person service is again available in room AC 348.

To drop off: Applications for services, other documents, and payments for Child Support division are to be deposited in the drop box located inside the main entrance of Waukesha County Courthouse (just before the security screen). Thank you.

Circuit Courts (CH)

Effective Monday, June 22, 2020 the Clerk of Court’s offices will reopen for in-person  services. 

More info: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/CircuitCourts

All court filings and documents can be processed in person, and via the Wisconsin Courts’ eFiling System, US mail, fax, and the county drop box located just inside the main entrance to the Waukesha County Courthouse. Drop-offs must include: 

1. Original Filing Document and appropriate number of copies
2. Self-addressed stamped envelope (only if return of filed stamped copies is requested)
3. Payment for filing fee by check, cashier’s check, or money order
4. Paying by card? Requesting a return phone call for more info? Then please include your name and phone number.

Traffic Citations Calendars: canceled through August 26, 2020 (more info)

Jury Services: canceled through July 3, 2020 (more info)

Collections (AC)

For all collections questions or to arrange a payment, please contact 262-548-7876 for assistance.

Making a payment via check: Checks, money orders, and/or cashier checks must have a “Pay to the Order” of the Waukesha County Collections Division and reference the account number or account name. Mail to:
Waukesha County Administration Center
515 W. Moreland Blvd. Rm AC 348
Waukesha, WI 53188

Making a payment via credit/debit card: Phone 262-548-7876 to make a card payment.

Making a payment in person: Waukesha County's Collections Division is open to the public and accepting payments via cash, check, and card in room AC 348. Recommended: Our customers are encouraged to make all payments payment via phone or US mail (see above).

Corporation Counsel (AC)

For services and information from the Office of Waukesha County Corporation Counsel, phone 262-548-7432 or email (here).

County Executive (AC)
The Waukesha County Executive's Office is open by appointment only. To schedule an appointment with the County Executive or a staff member, please phone 262-548-7902 or send a request to countyexec@waukeshacounty.gov. Thank you!

Health & Human Services

Note: For the safety of those we serve and HHS staff, all visitors will undergo a brief screening when entering the Mental Health Center (MHC), Juvenile Center (JC), and Human Services Center (HSC). Prior to accessing the buildings, visitors will be asked a series of COVID-19 screening questions. Thank you.

Human Services Center (HSC)

    • Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Information and Assistance Call Center remains open at 262-548-7848.
    • The in-person ADRC office is closed. No in-person home visits are conducted. Assessments are being completed via telephone.
    • Adult Protective Services are conducted via telephone and videoconferencing as much as possible. In-person investigations are continued for urgent needs.
    • Senior Dining Centers are closed. Home meal delivery continues with a one-time per week delivery of five meals. More info: 262-548-7848.
    • Children’s Long-Term Support Services and Birth to 3 services are only conducted via phone and video (telehealth) per Wisconsin DHS.
    • Community-based Services continue with limited capacity.
    • Economic Support Services are available over the phone or online. Walk-in services are limited.
    • Essential Services such as Adult Protective Services, Crisis Services, Child Welfare Services, and Youth Justice Services remain available by a combination of phone and video calls, and in-person contacts.
    • Genoa Pharmacy remains open. They are able to mail medications (and will deliver in emergencies). More info: 262-955-8811.
    • Outpatient Mental Health & Substance Use Clinic has suspended seeing clients/patients face-to-face. Starting July 6, the Clinic will resume in-person medication injection services for clients who had been receiving injections at the Clinic prior to the closure of the Human Services Center. Telehealth options are currently available for group and individual services.
    • Open Access (Intake Assessments) is still available. Clients may pick up the paperwork or find it online, and return forms in person to the Human Services Center or email them to Records Services. More info: 262-548-7666.
    • Public Health walk-in services are closed.
    • Records Services are available by phone at 262-548-7212 with limited walk-in services. Records requests are welcome via US mail, fax, or at the front desk of the Human Services Center. More process info: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/HealthAndHumanServices/health-information/MedicalRecords. Note: If you are requesting to receive records via secure email, include email address as a receipt method in the completed authorization form. 
    • Senior Dining Sites are closed. Home meal delivery continues operation.
    • Teen Court is offered via scheduled video/phone sessions. No in-person sessions until further notice.
    • Veterans’ Services Office is open for walk-in services starting July 6. 
    • WIC services is to re-open for limited services starting July 14. Services continue to be provided remotely or by phone at 1-800-540-3620. Starting July 14, enter through the Public Health main entrance Tuesday 10:15 am - 5:30 pm • Wednesday 8 am - 3:30 pm • Friday 8 - 10:30 am.

Mental Health Center (MHC)

    • Inpatient Mental Health Center has suspended visitations except for clergy, representatives of the court, and guardians.

Juvenile Center (JC)

    • Juvenile Center visits will be non-contact visits conducted on site. Youth and visitors will be separated by a glass panel. To schedule a visit and receive the latest visit protocols, phone 262-548-7753.
    • Teen Court is being offered via scheduled video/phone sessions. No in-person sessions are occurring until further notice.

For more information about your desired service or HHS division: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/HHS

Human Resources (AC)

For all Human Resources questions and assistance, please phone 262-548-7044 or email (here)

Jail & Sheriff

Waukesha County Jail (WCJ) 

Public visitation resumes starting June 22, 2020. Please note: Public areas are subject to elevated cleaning plans; visitors will encounter posted guidance to maintain social distancing. Available seats are limited. Thank you! More: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/jail-division

Sheriff's Department (LEC)
As of March 19, 2020, the following are suspended:

    • Courtesy preliminary breath tests (PBTs) for court services and Wisconsin Community Services program participants
    • Citizen ride-alongs
    • Community appearances and presentations
    • Citizens' Academy
    • Non-criminal ID processes occurring Wednesdays from 1-3 pm and Fridays 9-11 am
    • Coffee with a Cop on March 24
    • Jail Visitations
    • CCW classes
    • Eddie Eagle Gun Safe Program

More info: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/sheriff

Parks & Land Use (AC)

Permit and Licensing assistance: To help us serve you more efficiently,  our customers are strongly recommended to submit information for review via email:

Park facility availability Parks, ice arenas, golf courses, nature center, Expo Center
Be sure to view the latest info at www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/parkalerts

Park Entrance and Lake Access annual stickers can be conveniently purchased online anytime.  

Public Works (AC)

As of June 22, Waukesha County Public Works offices have re-opened and in-person services are again available in room AC 220.

Recommended: Our services remain available by email and phone. Get started: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/DPW

Purchasing (AC)

For all Purchasing questions, please phone 262-548-7888.

Bid/RFP Submissions: Purchasing continues to accept Bids/RFPs electronically and by mail per the deadlines noted in each posted Bids/RFP. Recommended: Submit bids/RFPs online or via US mail (per instructions noted in each Bid/RFP).

In-person submissions are to be deposited in the drop box located just inside the Courthouse main entrance by the required deadline. Responses received after the Bid/RFP due date and time may be rejected. Check often for amendments to Bids/RFPs that may alter due dates, schedules, and other detilas during this evolving situation.

Bid/RFP Openings: In-person Bid/RFP openings have been suspended and replaced with telephonic Bid/RFP openings. Please find instructions for calling in the Bid/RFP documents.

Register of Deeds (AC)

The Register of Deeds remains closed to the public until further notice. Services continue to be available electronically, by email, drop box, mail and phone.

We will begin offering in-person services for Vital Records and Land Records by appointment only beginning on July 6, 2020. More info: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/ROD

UW-Extension (AC)

In Person Services will be open beginning June 22 from 8 am to 4:30 pm. More information: www.WaukeshaCounty.gov/uwex


Building Hours:

Waukesha County Courthouse
Monday - Friday • 8 am - 4:30 pm 

515 W Moreland Blvd 
Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Waukesha County Administration Center
Monday - Friday • 8 am - 4:30 pm 
515 W Moreland Blvd

Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Waukesha County Human Services Center
Mon • Wed • Thurs    10 am - 3 pm
Tues • Fri    8:30 am - 3 pm

514 Riverview Ave
Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Waukesha County Mental Health Center
1501 Airport Rd

Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Waukesha County Juvenile Center
521 Riverview Ave

Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Waukesha County Law Enforcement Center - Sheriff's Dept
Lobby open 24/7
515 W Moreland Blvd
Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Waukesha County Sheriff's Substations
Pewaukee info
Sussex info
Delafield info
Merton info

Waukesha County Jail
Public visitation resumes June 22
Lobby open 24/7
515 W Moreland Blvd

Waukesha WI 53188 (map)