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Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)

Under Chapter DHS 36  (Exit DHS) Wisconsin Administrative Code, Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) for Persons with Mental Disorders and Substance Use Disorders provides a flexible array of individualized community based psychosocial rehabilitation services to youth and adults. Psychosocial rehabilitation includes medical and remedial services and supportive activities provided to or arranged for a individual by a comprehensive community services program authorized by a mental health professional to assist individuals with mental disorders and/or substance use disorders to achieve the individualís highest possible level of independent functioning, stability and independence and to facilitate recovery.

County/Tribal Expansion Initiative 

Certification and Associated Rules


CCS serves individuals across the lifespan diagnosed with a mental health disorder and/or substance use disorder. CCS is for individuals who are determined to require more than outpatient counseling but less then the services provided by a community support program. Eligibility is determined through a combination of a department approved functional screen and comprehensive assessment. 

Training Resources

Outcomes and Data

Additional Information



Regional Office:

Central Office:

    Cheryl Lofton
    CCS Coordinator
    Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
    1 West Wilson Street, Room 951
    P.O. Box 7851
    Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7851

    FAX: (608) 267-4865

Last Revised: July 23, 2014