Partners

 
Wisconsin CYSHCN logo

The Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program collaborates with national, state and community-based partners to link children to appropriate services, close service gaps, reduce duplication and develop policies to better serve families.

CYSHCN Regional Centers logo

Wisconsin’s Regional Centers support families with children and youth with special needs and the providers who serve them. Free and confidential services include information, referral and problem solving, parent support, help understanding insurance coverage and applications, transition planning and connections to community resources.

ABC for Health logo

ABC for Health is a Wisconsin-based nonprofit public-interest law firm dedicated to ensuring health care access for children and families, particularly those with special needs or who are at risk.

Family Voices of WI logo

Family Voices of Wisconsin is a statewide network of families who have children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities providing information, training and leadership opportunities so that families can be informed and effective partners in their child’s care and in influencing the systems that support them.

Genetics Systems Integration logo

Genetics Systems Integration Hub works to integrate genetics with public health systems in order to support individuals with genetic disorders, their families, and the professionals who work with them.

GLITC logo

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) provides information, resources and assistance to Native American families of children with special needs.

Youth Health Transition Initiative supports youth, families and providers around transition from pediatric to adult health care.

Parent to Parent of WI logo

Parent to Parent of Wisconsin supports parents of children with special needs through a one-to-one connection with another parent.

WI First Step logo

Wisconsin First Step provides an online resource directory and a 24-hour information and referral hotline (1-800-642-7837) serving families of children with special needs and professionals. Language Line services and TTY/TDD are available for hearing impaired individuals.

WI Newborn Screening Program

Wisconsin Newborn Screening Program identifies babies through hearing, blood, and pulse oximetry testing who may have a condition that needs early treatment.

Women Infants and Children logo Women, Infants and Children (WIC) CYSHCN/Birth Defects: Nourishing Special Needs Network is a network of WIC dietitians/nutritionists trained in identifying and caring for the nutritional needs and feeding challenges of CYSHCN.

 

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