Programs & Services - Brown County

  • Early Childhood Development

    • Early Head Start: Provides home visitation and socialization opportunities for low-income families with children, ages birth to 3, in Brown County. Services are designed optimize the child's development and help parents meet the challenges of parenting.

    • Families First: Works with Brown County Human Services to provide prevention and intervention services in an effort to reunite and preserve families.

    • Healthy Families: A voluntary, home visitation program offering intensive support to at-risk families and their children from birth to age 5, with primary goals of improving family functioning, promoting positive parenting skills, and improving childhood outcomes.

    • Post-Adoption Resource Center: Provides support, education/resources, and information/referral services to individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by adoption. Birth parents, adoptees, adoptive parents, and adoption professionals are all welcome to access PARC services.

 

  • Counseling/Treatment Services

    • The Counseling Clinic: Provides comprehensive counseling services for individuals of any age, families, and/or groups on a variety of relationship and mental health issues.

      • Children's Therapy: Provides outpatient counseling services with therapists trained specifically in children's issues.

      • Sexual Abuse Treatment: Provides outpatient counseling services to sexual abuse victims and their families to move forward in the healing process.

    • Our Place: An 18-bed Community-Based Residential Facility for adults who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness and are unable to care for themselves.

    • Student Assistance Program: Provides limited-term, in-school staff to meet the needs of students and their families as well as school staff and administrators.

    • Women's Recovery Journey: An Intensive Outpatient Program for women who are in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and/or other mental health issues.

 

  • At-Risk Youth Programs

    • Coming Home Project: An after-school and summer program that targets minority and at-risk youth to provide educational support and recreational activities.

    • Day Treatment: Provides intensive counseling services to youth who are exhibiting severe behavioral or emotional problems.

    • Ethan House Group Home: Provides a temporary living arrangement for boys, ages 12-17, who are court-ordered into placement or referred from the county or state due to behavioral, emotional or legal issues. Located in east Green Bay.

    • Family Resource Service Team (FRST): Addresses the needs of youth who demonstrate significant personal or family issues with a goal of preventing out-of-home placement and improving family function.

    • Residential Treatment: Provides intensive counseling and case management services to youth who are unable to remain in their homes or other community-based settings due to extreme behavioral problems. Located in Ashwaubenon.

    • Transitional Living Program: Works with homeless individuals to teach the skills necessary to become self-sufficient and live independently.

 

  • Crisis Services

    • Crisis Center: Provides short-term crisis counseling in person or over the phone for people of any age, 24 hours a day and free of charge.

    • Open Door Youth Services: Provides free, 24-hour counseling and intervention services for all youth in crisis, including runaway issues, suicide prevention, and more.

    • Sexual Assault Center: Provides free, confidential advocacy and support services to sexual assault victims and their families, 24 hours a day. Also focuses on community awareness, education and prevention.

    • Willow Tree Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center: Provides counseling, treatment, and support services to children who are suspected victims of abuse or neglect.

 

  • Self-Sufficiency Programs

    • Pathways to Employment: A WIOA program that provides Brown County youth, ages 14-24, with intensive case management services focused on setting and attaining both educational and employment goals.

    • Steps to Success: A voluntary program designed to assist inmates and parolees of the Taycheedah Correctional Institution in making a successful transition to life outside of prison.

    • Windows to Work: A voluntary program designed to assist inmates and parolees of the Oshkosh Correctional Institution in making a successful transition to life outside of prison.

    • Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program: A re-employment and job skills training program designed to assist dislocated workers, other adults and youth in Brown County to enter into high-demand occupations and gain livable wages within their geographical areas.

 

Call Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin at 800-998-9609 for additional information on any of these programs.

 

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