Winnebago Mental Health Institute - Directions to WMHI

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Due to the US 41 Project in Winnebago County, please check the US 41 Project Website for the latest construction updates, including road closures and detours.

Winnebago Mental Health Institute is located on Lake Winnebago, approximately 3 miles north of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The facilities of the Wisconsin Resource Center and the Drug Abuse Correctional Center are also located on the campus.

Whether coming from the north or south:

  • Take Highway 41 to Oshkosh, Exit 124 (Hwy 76/Jackson St)

  • Drive South on Highway 76 (formerly known as Hwy 45) to County Trunk Y (first set of traffic lights)

  • Turn left on County Road Y and follow it east over the railroad track to the stop sign. 

  • At stop sign, turn right on County Road A and head south to Butler Ave.

  • Turn left on Butler Ave. and follow east to the grounds of Winnebago Mental Health Institute

Turning left on Treffert Drive will take you to Gordon Hall, DACC and WRC; turning right will take you to Sherman Hall, Petersik Hall, Admissions, Delivery and the Credit Union.

Last Revised: November 5, 2014