Forms, Publications and Posters

There are FREE posters available. The web page: Ordering Paper Forms and Publications From the Forms Center has information on how to order. You may also contact Jim Pritchard with questions about ordering posters and forms at the email:

If a publication does not have a link to it from this page then please refer to the page above for ordering information.

If no language is listed then the publication is only available in English.

A program may create a personalized brochure by highlighting and copying the text from the HTML version of the applicable brochure into one with the program's name, logo, or other identifying information. If this is done, all of the text in the applicable brochure must be included in the information provided to clients about their rights. The PDF version has a fillable space to insert your client rights contact information.

DHS 57 and Residents of Group Foster Homes:

In accordance with DCF57  (exit DHS, PDF), effective January 1, 2006, residents of Group Foster Homes have the same client rights as individuals receiving services for mental illness, developmental disabilities or substance abuse. Specific rights materials for Group Foster Homes are being developed. When they are completed, they will be available through this site. Until such materials are developed, operators of Group Foster Homes can use the Client Rights materials available below. Residents can be informed that they have these rights, even though the materials may not specifically mention Group Foster Homes. We recommend using the red poster P-23127, brochure P-20195A. Teen Rights P-20470, only applies to teens receiving inpatient mental health treatment, so it should not be used for Group Foster Homes.

Ordering posters for outpatient and inpatient services:

Wisconsin Administrative Codes, Department of Health Services.

Printable Client Rights brochures:

P-20195A Client Rights and the Grievance Resolution Procedure for In-Patient or ResidentialServices

P-23112 Client Rights and the Grievance Procedure for Community Services*
*For Clients Receiving Services in Wisconsin for Mental Illness, Alcohol or Other Drug Abuse, or Developmental Disabilities from non-inpatient and non-residential settings.

P-20142 Client Rights and the Grievance Procedure For the Community Forensic Services Programs

Also available are:

  • F-20009 Complaint Report (PDF, 12KB) for use in state-operated Mental Health Institutes or Centers for the Developmentally Disabled.  The use of this form is not required.  Complaints may be filed in any form and may be filed verbally if the Client Rights staff allow it for a given individual.

P-20330 Pamphlets for Rights Under Federal Law and DHS 94, Wisconsin Administrative Code, of Individuals Receiving Services from State Centers for the Developmentally Disabled

P-20470 Pamphlets on the Rights of Minors in English, Hmong and Spanish:

P-20377 Pamphlets for Patients in State-Operated Facilities in English and Spanish:

Last Revised: December 13, 2014