Children's Long-Term Support
The Children’s Long-Term Support Waiver (CLTS-W) provides Medicaid funding and Service Coordination for children who have substantial limitations in their daily activities and need support to remain in their home or community. Eligible children include those with developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbances, and physical disabilities. Funding can be used to support a range of different services based on an assessment of the needs of the child and his or her family.
If you are interested in learning more about the CLTS-W program, eligibility and/or to apply, please contact the Children’s Long Support Waiver Social Worker at 608-685-4412.
The Birth to 3 Program is for children ages birth to 36 months with developmental delays and/ or disabilities. Eligibility is based on a diagnosed disability or 25% delay in one or more areas of development. The purpose of programming is to enhance the child’s development and support the family’s knowledge, skills and abilities as they interact with and arise their child.
If you are interested in learning more about the Birth to 3 Program, please contact the Birth to 3 Program Coordinator at 715-672-8941.
Coordinated Services Team (CST) is a wraparound model of care for children with behavior health issues between 0-18 years of age. CST is targeted to children that are involved in two or more systems of care (such as mental health, long-term care, juvenile justice, child welfare, substance abuse or special education) and who have complex needs.
Guiding Principles of CST
- Family and team members are voluntary
- Services are focused on the child and based on strengths and needs
- Collaboration across systems
- Services are children and family focused.
- Teams meet on a regular basis
- Teams work on a full range of life needs that could affect the child and family
- Families build natural and formal supports
- Teams are flexible, care is unconditional and goals are outcome oriented.
- Teams celebrate success.
If you are interested in learning more about the CST Program, eligibility and/or to apply, please contact the Intake Worker at 608-685-4412.