Welcome to Compass Wisconsin: Threshold

Threshold provides a unified point for intake, application and eligibility determination for children's long-term support (CLTS) services for families in Adams, Columbia, Green, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Marquette, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties.

CompassWisconsin: Threshold serves families who wish to apply for the following programs:

Please follow the link below for each of the program descriptions in:


This website provides families and referral organizations in the counties served by CompassWisconsin: Threshold with information on the CLTS programs Threshold determines eligibility for. It also includes information on how to apply for services and links to other resources for families with children with long-term support needs.

Click on the "Programs" tab above to learn more about the CLTS programs, including: program benefits, eligibility criteria and how to apply. If at any time, you decide you'd rather get your questions answered by speaking to a CompassWisconsin: Threshold staff, please don't hesitate to call. Our staff phone numbers are listed at Staff Contacts.


There are many state and local organizations that provide families with additional assistance and information. This website includes a list of many state and local resources that families may find useful. Just click on the "Resources" tab above and learn more about what's available.

News for Families

Are you interested in learning more about how the Individualized Educational Program--otherwise known as an IEP--is developed for your child? Are you curious about how you can be involved in the development of that plan? Do you want to know more about what is considered as your child's plan is developed and updated? Wisconsin FACETS is offering workshops on IEPs in both December and January. Parents can participate in these two-day workshops by phone. The workshops are free, but you must register. For more information, click on FACETS and check out their calendar for this and other training events that are free to parents of children with disabilities.

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CompassWisconsin: Threshold is an initiative funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services-Bureau of Children's Services.

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