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Crisis Support Services




Crisis support services are available for children experiencing mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral challenges.  Crises are manifested in a variety of ways and can include a wide range of behaviors.  As such, persons with developmental disabilities and substance abuse are eligible to receive support and services.

Support and services available:

  • Initial assessment and response planning.
  • Telephone support.
  • Stabilization in order to avoid unnecessary hospitalization.
  • Linkage and follow up to ensure a smooth transition to needed supports and services in the community.
  • Emergency response planning to develop a plan for crisis situations that may arrive in the future.


  • Children residing in La Crosse County.
  • Ages birth to 17 years.

Program Fees:

Crisis services are reimbursed by Medical Assistance and by some third party insurance companies.  If medical insurance is not available there are options for a sliding fee scale through La Crosse County Human Services Fiscal Department.

Crisis Emergency Contact Information:

784-HELP (784-4357)

Brochure: La Crosse County Mental Health Crisis Program


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