Wisconsin Community Services, Inc. (WCS) is the State Department of Health Services (DHS) contracted provider for the Court Liaison and Tracking Services (CLTS) program. CLTS monitors proceedings under Wis. Stat. ch 971 and advocates for statutory and procedural compliance. These proceedings include: Competency Examinations; Commitments for Treatment to Competency; Not Guilty by Reason of Mental Disease or Defect (NGI) Pleas and Commitments, as well as the various processes that come after an NGI finding. The program staff promote best practices, and strive for efficiency in these proceedings.
Since the inception of the court liaison program in 2004, there have been many modifications, advancements and new developments in the way this program is utilized by DHS. As the program continues to evolve and adapt to the needs of our consumers, our commitment to supporting the team effort to have individuals with mental health needs move through the criminal justice process expeditiously is unwavering.