Community Support Program (CSP)
The Community Support Program (CSP) provides coordinated care and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) for participants with co-occurring severe and persistent mental health and substance use needs.
Targeted Case Management (TCM)
Provides low-intensity case management for participants with severe and persistent mental health and substance use needs who benefit from community-based treatment.
Contact us here for more information on the WCS Community-based Mental Health Programs.
WCS Forensic Services has four programs in southeastern Wisconsin:
Conditional Release (CR) Community placement, monitoring, and supportive case management for persons adjudicated under W.S.971.12, “not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.”
Court Liaison and Tracking Services WCS is the State Department of Health Services (DHS) contracted service provider for the statewide Court Liaison and Tracking Services. This program provides case consultation and education to the court, maintains tracking and collects data for DHS on all the different phases of proceedings under WSS 971 and works collaboratively with the various stakeholders that are involved with these types of cases to address system issues as needed.
Opening Avenues to Re-entry Success (OARS) Wraparound case management for high risk/high need individuals with mental health needs who are being released from the Wisconsin State Prison System.
Outpatient Competency Restoration Program (OCRP) Case management services for high risk/high need individuals found not competent, but likely to regain competency to stand trial, who do not require the structure and security of an inpatient setting.
Provides coordinated community-based support and services to families of youth with complex emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. Wraparound is funded by the State Medicaid Division, Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services and/or Milwaukee County Delinquency and Court Services Division.
Community Building incorporates a powerful change process into social service, criminal justice and faith-based community programs. Our “Online Circles of Connection” are a chance for members of our community to come together in a shared space for safety, support, and connection. In the spring of 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) enlisted Wisconsin Community Services, Inc. (WCS) to lead the Community Building Milwaukee (CBM) initiative.
These programs provide pretrial supervision for persons charged with an Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) offense to reduce the likelihood of failure to appear in court and recidivism during the pretrial phase. Phone: (262) 993-2572
Contact us herefor more information on the Intoxicated Driver Intervention Programs.
Reduces the negative impact alcohol and substance using participants have on the community by enrolling participants in alcohol and other substance use treatment under strict judicial and community supervision. Phone: (262) 993-2572
The Waukesha County OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) Treatment Court (OTC) provides intensive supervision and case management of third and fourth offense intoxicated drivers post conviction with intensive judicial oversight. Phone: (262) 993-2572
WCS is a provider of the LifeSafer L250 – the most discreet ignition interlock on the market. It’s designed to prevent you from being able to start your vehicle until you pass the alcohol test. This vehicle ignition interlock device has an easy blow pattern (deep inhale, blow and hum a consistent tone) and a simple screen.
Having an ignition interlock device (IID) can give you the freedom to get back out on the road again. These devices, which are also commonly known as car breathalyzers, are able to quickly test and detect any alcohol levels present in the driver’s breath
Provides peer specialists for individuals who have overdosed on opioids or stimulants and are at emergency departments. In partnership with Advocate Aurora emergency department, peers engage individuals, offer services and support them in recovery.
The Hub & Spoke Health Home provides services through a hub-and-spoke model to promote seamless transitions of care from emergency rooms, jails or correctional facilities, or other sites where treatment may be initiated to specialized health homes which will offer evidence-based continuums of care to meet the needs of persons with severe or complex substance use disorders.
Certified Peer Specialists support adults receiving services through the Behavioral Health Division (BHD) who are admitted for inpatient hospitalization, residing in a crisis stabilization home, or receiving services from Team Connect. Contact us here for more information on OCA.
The Parent Peer Support Specialists use the knowledge they have gained from parenting youth with mental health and/or substance use needs and training to support the parents or caregivers of the youth enrolled in Wraparound Milwaukee.
Parsons House provides residential reentry services, with an emphasis on employment services, for returning citizens from the Federal Bureau of Prisons with the goal of successful reintegration in the community.
A supportive housing program for 24 male residents who receive treatment and other needed services at the Milwaukee County Day Reporting Center (MCDRC) to promote successful reintegration for each individual.
Permanent and supportive housing, case management and supportive services for adults with a history of chronic homelessness and alcoholism.
If interested in an apartment, contact Milwaukee County Housing Division, (414) 278-4894
Provides individuals, ages 16 to 23, with education, job training, and AODA education/treatment services to help them establish positive peer groups, and relationships with law enforcement. Phone: (414) 837-4781
Aspire Program: Assists youth who are involved in the youth justice system to achieve education and employment success and provides supportive treatment services, reducing the likelihood of re-offense.
In partnership with Milwaukee County, the Bakari Center is a Licensed Residential Care Center, Type II facility for 18 male youth, ages 13 to 17 years utilizing an Integrated Treatment Model (ITM).
Community Service & Restitution Coordination (CSRC):
Provides a community-based alternative to complete community service and restitution for youth served by Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS).
Youth Shelter Care Program:
Provides youth who are referred by Milwaukee County Children’s Court with safe, nurturing, and well-maintained environments in two separate state-licensed Shelter Care Facilities, helping to decrease risk factors, increase protective factors, and support positive development during a period of typically 30-60 days.
Supervision and monitoring of juvenile offenders who have petitions pending in Juvenile Court due to committing crimes and/or being habitually truant.
Long-term intensive support and monitoring for serious juvenile offenders who would otherwise be placed outside the home and also works with those at-risk youth returning to the community from out of home placements.
Youth Enhanced Support (YES) Program: Direct support to students from the City of Waukesha School District who begin to exhibit issues with attendance and/or behavior.