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CYSHCN: Regional Centers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Wisconsin has five Regional Centers devoted to supporting families with children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the providers who serve them. Each center has specialists. They offer free and private services and can help you:

  • Connect to community resources.
  • Find services.
  • Get answers.

Find my Regional Center

Find and select your Regional Center from the list.

DHS Regions by County

Northern Regional Center
Phone: 866-640-4106

Northeast Regional Center
Phone: 877-568-5205

Southeast Regional Center
Phone: 800-234-KIDS (5437)

Southern Regional Center
Phone: 800-532-3321

Western Regional Center
Phone: 800-400-3678

Forms and publications

We have helpful materials related to CYSHCN Regional Centers.

For doctors—To refer a child, youth, or family to a Regional Center, use the form Consent to Release Medical Information—Referral to a Regional Center for CYSHCN, F-01238.

For families and providers—For more information, view the Regional Center brochure CYSHCN—Need Some Help? P-40051. Learn more about how Regional Centers can help you:

  • Access training and advocacy for Medical Home.
  • Communicate with schools.
  • Find parent-to-parent support.
  • Get information on a child’s special needs.
  • Learn about services in the community or state.
  • Locate doctors and dental care.
  • Set up transition planning.
  • Solve problems.
  • Understand health benefits.
Image of a brochure cover for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs materials

Providers can order copies of the brochure using the form,
Forms/Publications Order, F-80025A.

Last revised April 24, 2023