Wisconsin Resource Center

Horizons in treatment

Wisconsin Resource Administration BuildingOpened in 1983, the Wisconsin Resource Center (WRC) is a leader in the development of innovative treatment methods for state prison inmates in need of specialized mental health services. These services restore their humanity and release their potential to live a full, rewarding life in the community. WRC serves males. The attached Wisconsin Women's Resource Center serves females.


WRC is accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.

Mission statement

The Wisconsin Resource Center engages and treats individuals with severe and persistent mental health needs in a secure setting to enhance public safety, promote healing, and support personal recovery.

Core values

  • Integrity and Trust: Create trust by being honest, reliable, and ethical
  • Commitment: Strive for excellence and effectively use resources entrusted to us
  • Innovation: Lead change, identify emerging needs, and advance knowledge
  • Consumer and Family Focus: Promote respect, choice, and positive outcomes for each individual and family
  • Responsiveness and Collaboration: Assure the involvement of consumers, citizens, providers, community, and government agencies in all aspects of our work
  • Public Responsibility: Balance individual liberty with the common good
  • Staff Contributions: Recognize, value, and support all employees


WRC is managed by the Department of Health Services in partnership with the Department of Corrections.

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Wisconsin Resource Center
1505 North Drive
PO Box 16
Winnebago, WI 54985

Last Revised: June 21, 2019