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Wisconsin Wayfinder: Essential Children's Resources

Wisconsin Wayfinder supports families of children with delays, disabilities, special health care needs, and mental health conditions. Children’s resource guides are helpers who assist families, caregivers, professionals, and organizations in finding a wide array of supports and services available through the Children’s Resource Network. Their services are free and confidential. Connect with a children's resource guide. Call (877) WiscWay or use our contact form.

Talk with a children's resource guide on the phone.

Call (877) WiscWay (877-947-2929).

We have different language options! You'll hear them when you call.

Connect with a children's resource guide online.

Fill out the online contact form to connect with us.

The form is in English, Hmong, and Spanish.

Introducing Wisconsin Wayfinder

Learn more about how to find trusted information and resources for children with special health care needs in this video. Wisconsin Wayfinder connects parents, caregivers, and professionals with free, confidential, and personalized support.

Parent questions, answered by children's resource guides

"I have concerns about my child. What should I do?"

Wisconsin Wayfinder: Parent With Child Talks With Children's Resource Guide

Not all children reach a milestone by a certain age. But there are tools to help you know when to reach out to a medical professional.

"I want to talk with someone about supports and services for my child. Where can I start?"

Children's Resource Guide for Wisconsin Wayfinder

Wherever you’re at on your journey, you can contact a children’s resource guide. We will support you and help you find answers.

"What types of programs and supports can help my family in Wisconsin?"

Wisconsin Wayfinder: Parent on Phone

The Children’s Resource Network offers a range of options that might be right for your family. Support your child’s development by getting help as soon as possible.

"What do I do if I’m worried about my child’s mental health?"

Wisconsin Wayfinder: Family on Playground

If you notice a change in your child’s emotions or behaviors, talk with someone. A children’s resource guide can connect you with the resources you need to make decisions going forward.

"How do I pay for the cost of medical care for my child?"

Wisconsin Wayfinder: Child Playing at Kitchen Table

Many families can get free health coverage for their children and teens under Medicaid, even if the family has other insurance. There are also home, community-based, and supplementary services.

"What are the health care specialty and therapy options for children with disabilities?"

Wisconsin Wayfinder: Provider With Youth

At different stages of a child’s life, they may see a variety of doctors and therapists and other health care specialists.

"Where can I learn about options for my child’s education?"

Wisconsin Wayfinder: Youth on Playground

If your child has a disability, special education can help them learn.

Connecting with Wisconsin Wayfinder

It’s easy to connect with Wisconsin Wayfinder. This video will show you how to get friendly assistance from a specialist in your region. Learn about your options to speak with a children’s resource guide through our toll-free number or online contact form.

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Last revised May 20, 2024