Welcome to Compass Wisconsin: Threshold

Threshold provides a unified point for intake, application and eligibility determination for children's long-term support (CLTS) services for families in Adams, Columbia, Green, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Marquette, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties.

CompassWisconsin: Threshold serves families who wish to apply for the following programs:

Please follow the link below for each of the program descriptions in:


This website provides families and referral organizations in the counties served by CompassWisconsin: Threshold with information on the CLTS programs Threshold determines eligibility for. It also includes information on how to apply for services and links to other resources for families with children with long-term support needs.

Click on the "Programs" tab above to learn more about the CLTS programs, including: program benefits, eligibility criteria and how to apply. If at any time, you decide you'd rather get your questions answered by speaking to a CompassWisconsin: Threshold staff, please don't hesitate to call. Our staff phone numbers are listed at Staff Contacts.


There are many state and local organizations that provide families with additional assistance and information. This website includes a list of many state and local resources that families may find useful. Just click on the "Resources" tab above and learn more about what's available.

News for Families

Family Voices will offer Milwaukee families a workshop that will help families plan for their child's transition to adulthood. The workshop will cover diverse topics, including: guardianship, employment, special education services, mental health services, Family Care and IRIS. If you live in Milwaukee and have a child who is 14 to 21 years old, this workshop offers you planning tools to help your child successfully transition into the adult sytem. It takes place on May 5th and 6th at the Country Springs Hotel in Pewaukee. There is no fee. Hotel, meals and all materials will be covered. To register, click here. For more information, call 414-354-4667.

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CompassWisconsin: Threshold is an initiative funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services-Bureau of Long-Term Support.

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