Northern Wisconsin Center

Guiding people in the right direction

Established in 1897, Northern Wisconsin Center (NWC) is a short-term assessment and treatment facility for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness and aggressive or challenging behaviors. The programming is designed to assist clients in developing the skills necessary to live in a community setting with as much independence as possible. NWC is one of three centers for individuals with intellectual disabilities managed by the Division of Care and Treatment Services.

The people of NWC

Find out why our employees love NWC. Learn about our rewarding career opportunities.


Northern Wisconsin Center
2820 East Park Avenue
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
715-723-8464 - Fax

Last Revised: January 5, 2021