CompassWisconsin: Threshold Staff and their Organizations

CompassWisconsin: Threshold provides outreach, intake, application and eligibility determination for Children’s Long-Term Support services to families living in Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Jackson, Jefferson, Kenosha, LaCrosse, Lafayette, Marquette, Monroe, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties. The organizations that serve families through CompassWisconsin: Threshold are listed below, along with staff, contact information and organization address.

Outreach, Intake and Application-The following organizations provide telephone intake, information and referral, and home visits to assist families in completing the application process.

CAP Services, Inc.

Serving families in: Ozaukee and Washington counties
821 E 1st Ave.
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911


Lori Seeke,
Laurie Grable,


Penfield Children’s Center

Serving families in: Waukesha County
833 North 26th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233


Natasha Griffin,
Jennifer Marchese, 
Terry Wojciechowski,


Developmental Disabilities Information Service, Inc.

Serving families in: Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties
1139 S. Sunnyslope Dr., Suite 101
Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin 53406


Cindy DeVito,
Beth Mattson,

The Parenting Place

Serving families in: Adams, Jackson, LaCrosse, Marquette and Monroe counties
1500 Green Bay St.
LaCrosse, WI 54601

Tim Waller,

UCP of Greater Dane County

Serving families in: Columbia, Dane, Green, Jefferson, Lafayette and Rock counties
2801 Coho St., Suite 300
Madison, WI 53713


Sarah Bennett,
Cynthia Cardona,
Alice Thorson,


Eligibility Determination and Notification-The Department of Health Services provides final eligibility review and determination of eligibility for all programs children apply for.

Department of Health Services-Bureau of Children’s Services

P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707-7851

CompassWisconsin: Threshold-Nurse
Peg Corp, RN,

Information, Referral and Resources for Families with Children with Disabilities

The Regional Centers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs provide families with children who have long-term support needs with information and referral for local and state resources. The resource specialists listed below that serve your county can assist families with extensive resource libraries and websites that families can use to learn more about their child’s condition and needs. Services are free and private.

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Northeast Regional Center

Serving families in: Marquette County

877-568-5205-toll free

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Southeast Regional Center

Serving families in: Jefferson, Kenosha, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties

800-234-5437-toll free

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Southern Regional Center

Serving families in: Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Lafayette and Rock counties

800-532-3321-toll free

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Western Regional Center

Serving families in: Jackson, LaCrosse and Monroe counties

800-400-3678-toll free 


For Additional Information

Threshold has been designed to simplify the application process for families and to connect families to programs for which their child is eligible in a family-centered, efficient and timely way.  It is funded by the Department of Health Services-Bureau of Children’s Services through multiple contracts with local providers. For additional information or questions, please contact the contract administrator below:

Laura Knott