Health Department

Wisconsin First Step

At Wisconsin First Step our mission is to assist parents in finding resources for their children with special needs. We serve children and youth from birth to age 21 who have physical, cognitive, or mental health challenges.

Programs Available

Wisconsin’s Birth to 3 Program

Children’s Long-Term Support Waiver Program

Katie Beckett Program

Supplemental Security Income

Mental Health Resources


Contact us to get information on a variety of programs that may be able to help.

Call: Call us 24 hours/day, 7 days/week at 1-800-642-7837
Chat: Chat with a Parent Specialist about your needs. It is available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Search online: Use our database to find the resources you need 
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