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Health & Human Services
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Family and Community Services

We serve families who have children with special needs. 

Birth to 3 Early Intervention Program

Birh to 3 is a federally mandated program that offers support to families whose children have a delay in one or more areas of development. These developmental areas include communication, movement, thinking skills, social/emotional development, and self-help skills. They may also have a diagnosed condition known to cause delays. Supports may include education, therapy and service coordination. The State of Wisconsin Birth to 3 website is http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/children/birthto3/index.htm.   

Children’s Community Options Program (C-COP)

C-COP is for families who have a child, ages birth to 21, who have a developmental delay or diagnosed condition. The program provides service coordination and financial support to assist families to care for their children within the home. C-COP is a new program as of January 2016.

Children’s Long Term Support Program (CLTS)

CLTS is a federally and state funded program that provides support to families who have a child with special needs. As in C-COP, this program can serve children birth to 21 years of age.

Coordinated Services Teams Program (CST)

CST is designed to develop a comprehensive, individualized system of care for children with complex behavioral health needs. The CST itself is a group that includes family members, service providers, and others that work to develop and carry out a coordinated services plan for the child. This model of care is often referred to as “wraparound.” The result is a Plan of Care that addresses the needs of the child and family with community-based supports, which allows the child to live in their home and community and realize their hopes and dreams.  The State of Wisconsin CST website is  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/cst/index.htm.

 
Contact Information
Health and Human Services/CST Program:
715-258-6300

Fax: 
715-258-6409

Birth to 3 Services:

715-258-6388

Birth to 3 Email:
nicole.lauritzen@co.waupaca.wi.us

C-COP/CLTS Programs:
715-258-6348

C-COP/CLTS Email:
hannah.lamers@co.waupaca.wi.us.
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