Resources available in La Crosse County

Children's Community Options Program (CCOP)

Children’s Community Options program provides supports and services to children living at home who have long term developmental, emotional, or physical disabilities. These disabilities must disrupt at least two functions of the child’s life. CCOP funding is aimed to provide supports to keep child in their home and community.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be under the age of 22
  • Be a resident of Wisconsin
  • Be living in a home or community setting
  • Require a level of care typically provided in an intermediate care facility
Contact Information

Contact: Celia Fluekiger

Phone: (608) 785-6011

E-mail: [email protected]

Children's Long Term Support Program (CLTS)

The Children’s Long Term Support Program is Home and Community Based Service waiver that provides Medicaid funding for children with substantial limitations in their daily activities and need support to remain in their home or community. Funding can be used to support a range of different services based on the assessment of needs of the child or the child’s family. Children with severe emotional disturbances, physical and or developmental disabilities may be eligible.

Eligibility Requirements

MUST MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS

  • Under the age of 22
  • Eligible for Wisconsin Medicaid
  • Be a United States Citizen or have acceptable immigrant status
  • Be a Wisconsin Resident
  • Not have income in their name in excess of the current Medicaid standards
  • Live at home or in a foster care setting
  • Have a level of care need that is typically provided in an institutional setting such as a hospital, a nursing home, or an institution for people with developmental disabilities
  • Be able to receive safe and appropriate care at home and/or in the community; and be able to receive safe and appropriate care at home and/or in the community that does not have a cost to the Wisconsin Medicaid Program that exceeds the cost Medicaid would pay if the child were in an institution.
Contact Information

Contact: Celia Fluekiger

Phone: (608) 785-6011

E-mail: [email protected]

Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)

CCS is a county level program for all individuals who need ongoing services for a mental illness, substance use disorder, or a dual diagnosis beyond occasional outpatient care, but less than intensive services provided in an inpatient program. Individuals in the program work with a team of service providers to develop a unique and personal treatment plan. Each person in the CCS program has a unique plan to best achieve success.

Eligibility Requirements
To see if you or your child is eligible, complete the screening form:
Contact Information

Contact: La Crosse County

Phone: (608) 785-9872

E-Mail: [email protected]

Community Recovery Services (CRS)

Community Recovery Services is a program that helps individuals living with mental illness designed to improve their quality of life, and reach their full potential. CRS includes three services; Community Living Supportive Services, Peer Support Services and Supported Employment Services. Community Living Support Services include activities that are intended to assure successful community living, such as personal hygiene, financial management, crisis coping skills and transportation. Peer Support Services include services assisted by an individual who has lived with mental illness, and is trained to help others on their journey to recovery. Supported Employment Services include activities to help participants locate and maintain employment.

Contact Information

Contact: La Crosse County

Phone: (608) 785-9872

E-Mail: [email protected]

CompassWisconsin: Threshold (CWT)

CompassWisconsin: Threshold (CWT) is a program through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services that provides a unified point for intake, application, and eligibility determination for the Children's Long-Term Support (CLTS) services for families in Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Jackson, Jefferson, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lafayette, Marquette, Monroe, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha counties.

Contact Information

Contact: Shelly Cavanaugh

Phone: (608) 789-4819

E-Mail: [email protected]

Coordinated Services Team (CST)

The Coordinated Services Team is a county level program that is designed to develop a comprehensive, individualized system of care for children with complex behavioral health needs based upon the wraparound model. The Coordinated Services Team is a team made up of family members, service providers and others to develop and carry out a coordinated services plan for the child.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the program the child must be enrolled in the CCS program and be involved in two or more systems of care. The child must also be at risk of out of home placement, and their parents are willing to be involved in the program.

Contact Information

Contact: Emily McGonigle

Phone: (608) 785-5702

E-mail: [email protected]

Katie Beckett Program

Katie Beckett Program is a program that helps children with certain long term disabilities or mental health needs to receive a ForwardHealth Medicaid card. Children who are not eligible for Medicaid because of parent’s income or assets, may be eligible for Medicaid through the Katie Beckett program, even if the child is covered under a private health insurance policy.

Eligibility Requirements

MUST MEET ALL CRITERIA

  • Under 19 years of Age
  • Be disabled by standards of the Social Security Act
  • Be a United States citizen, or have acceptable immigration status
  • Be a Wisconsin Resident
Contact Information

Contact: Tim Waller

Phone: (608) 397-8850

E-mail: [email protected]

Service Providers in La Crosse County

Day Treatment Services
Agency  Name of the Provider  Email Phone Number
FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S CENTER Vanessa Southworth [email protected]  (608) 785-0001
Emergency Mental Health Services
Agency  Name of the Provider  Email Phone Number
LA CROSSE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES Bev Trussoni [email protected] (608) 785-6107
Group Home Certification
Facility Name  Name of Licensee Phone Number Gender Number of Beds
Residential Youth Home- Weston Family and Childrens Center (608) 787-9405 M/F 8
Outpatient Mental Health Clinics
Agency  Name of the Provider  Email Phone Number
COUNSELING ASSOCIATES LLC Mario Einsman [email protected] (608) 785-0827
DRIFTLESS RECOVERY SERVICES INC Austin Reinhart [email protected] (608) 519-5908
FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S CENTER Vanessa Southworth [email protected] (608) 785-0001
GUNDERSEN CLINIC LIMITED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH Kati Thompson [email protected] (608) 775-6439
LA CROSSE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES Bev Trussoni [email protected] (608) 785-6107
LIVING WELL CHRISTIAN FAMILY CLINIC, LLC Joshua Lipps [email protected] (608) 783-1452
MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM FRANCISCAN MEDICAL CENTER INC Lacie Anthony [email protected] (608) 392-9555
PEACE OF MIND COUNSELING Jay Clark [email protected] (608) 797-5679
STEIN COUNSELING AND CONSULTING SERVICES, LTD Ted Stein [email protected] (608) 785-7000
Residential Care Facilities
Facility Name  Name of Licensee Phone Number Gender Number of Beds
Chileda Institute Chileda Institute (608) 782-6480 M/F 44
Family and Children’s Center Family and Childrens Center M/F 24