SFHH Quick Facts & Stats

Birth Outcomes

  • 90% of participants had a healthy pregnancy outcome
  • 90% of participants carried the baby to term
  • 90% of participants delivered a baby with a healthy birth weight
  • 100% of infants reached their 1st birthday


  • The average length of time from beginning SFHH services to achieving permanence is 9 months.
  • 85% of families working with SFHH were reunified.
  • 100% of families that were reunified while involved with SFHH between 2010-present, remained successfully reunified.


  • 100% of BMCW case managers that worked with SFHH agreed that they would refer another client to SFHH.


  • 100% of clients that completed Wellness Recovery class were able to identify personal triggers that make their symptoms worse.
  • 89% feel that their life is better than before attending SFHH programming.


  • Of 72% of SFHH clients that were hospitalized for psychiatric reasons prior to SFHH involvement, only 12% were re-hospitalized during SFHH involvement.



Strong Families Healthy Homes

Employment Opportunity - Clinical Case Manager

MHA is looking for a Clinical Case Manager for our Strong Families Healthy Homes Program, which provides home visiting and community-based mental health services to adults and families living with serious mental illness. We are looking for applicants that have experience working with individuals and families with complex trauma histories. The clinical case manager position is responsible for ongoing engagement, assessment and service planning with clients to meet their mental health needs. The Clinical Case Manager works with an interdisciplinary team to support client’s mental health and wellness goals as they move towards improved mental health and permanent connections. See the job description for more details.

Application Process:

Cover Letter and Resume Required

  • Please submit a Cover Letter describing why you are interested in this position and why you think you are an ideal candidate along with your resume
  • Please submit your resume with education, work history and references
  • Cover Letter and Resume with references must be submitted by August 10, 5pm to Sarah Thomas, saraht@mhawisconsin.org or MHA- 600 W. Virginia St., Suite 502, Milwaukee 53204

Strong Families Healthy Homes (SFHH) consists of programs and services committed to nurturing and supporting the recovery, strengths and resilience of families when the parent(s) and/or caregiver(s) live with mental illness. These programs are strength-based, family-driven and follow a recovery model of service and a belief that healthy family bonds create natural supports for sustaining wellness.

Download a Referral Form  (Word)  (Download as a PDF)

24 Hour Parent Helpline- The Parenting Network (414) 671-0566 

Strong Families Healthy Homes Wish List

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Internship Opportunities

Contact Us

If you have questions or need additional information about the Strong Families Healthy Homes program, please contact Anne Ruiz, Program Supervisor, at (414) 336-7984 or by email at anne@mhawisconsin.org.