News & Updates

Our office is located in Wausau since 2010. With a team of highly-qualified and experienced volunteers and support staff, we have developed programs to assist released inmates.

Family Support Group

For families who have loved ones who are incarcerated, or previously incarcerated, this group is for you. A support network with professional speakers for the adults and activities for the children. Join us on April 25th, 5:30 - 7:00. family support group (1) .

Leapin’ Leprechaun’s

We will be selling Pots o' Gold, Leprechaun's and Shamrocks for $1  and all of the proceeds will go to Open Door. Check out the flyer below or the Blue words to view the flyer in PDF format  for more information .Leapin' Leprechans

Family Support Group

Check out our flier for information on our Family Support Group and how you can participate! Family Support 02.25.21


We believe the burden of creating change should not rest on those who are oppressed. We all have a role to play correcting longstanding inequalities in our community. LISTEN-LEARN-REFLECT-CHANGE

About Us

About Open Door Open Door is located in the St. Paul’s Community Center one block from the Marathon County jail. This is a starting point for recently released inmates from the county jail or Wisconsin State Prisons who are in need of a fresh start....

Thank you Sponsors

Thank You: Sponsors and Donors We would like to give a special thank you to all of our donors. Without their support, we would not be able to fulfill our mission.    

We’ve Raised Over $5200 In the Past Months During a Pandemic! Check the Progress of Current Causes!

Guests helped

$ Raised


Volunteers Needed

​A hub of resources. We have become a clearing house of community resources to help the newly released meet their immediate needs and help them achieve their long term goals.

$1,785.28 Donated

Computer Lab

We have gone from serving 400 people our first year to serving over 4000 in 2016, and over 7,000 visitors in 2019.

We provide the newly released with a second chance and the tools to be successful.

$2,258.45 Donated

We are growing

After ten years, our outreach has broadened, our services have expanded but our focus is still the same.

$1,156.27 Donated

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

There are many ways to support The Open Door’s mission through donations. No matter what size your donation, we appreciate it.   All donations to The Open Door of Marathon County are tax-deductible.

319 Fourth Street, Suite Number 2 Wausau, Wisconsin, 54403

Call Us: +1 (715) 848-4044

Our reentry service center is based in Wausau since 2010. With a team of highly-qualified and experienced volunteers, we created an unique environment for recently released inmates.


Phone number

(715) 848-4044



Monday-Friday: 5:00 AM  - 12:00 PM

Saturday: 5:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

Sunday: 5:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Holidays: Open