Milwaukee Resources

Southeast Regional Center for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Category:Advocacy, Helplines/Hotlines, Support Groups, Youth and Family Services
Intake Procedure:Self-referrals accepted
Primary Clients Served:Adolescents, Children, Families
Type of Payment Accepted:Free - All services

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (located in the Daniel M. Soref Family Resource Center)
9000 W. Wisconsin Ave.,
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 266-6333


Serves families and providers caring for children with special health care needs. Children with special health care needs are children birth to 21 years of age with a long term, chronic, physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional illness or condition.

Offers parent-to-parent support, information, referrals and help connecting to community resources. Staff is trained to help children, young adults and their families find answers to questions about local resources, support groups, funding options and more. Staff can suggest a wide variety of resources about:

  • Emotional support, home care, sibling support, recreation programs and more;
  • Diagnosis-specific information through agency brochures, books, websites, and articles from "how-to" tips to scholarly research;
  • Education concerns related to school issues and special education services that impact children with special health care needs; and
  • Information regarding financial assistance including current information on health benefits, assistance when benefits are denied, and information on possible alternative sources of payment.

Last Updated: 5/11/2017 | Profile update request