Columbia County Community Support Program (CSP)

Our Community Support Programs help those with a serious and persistent mental illness live independently in the community.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Effective February 1, 2024, The Pauquette Center in Portage, Wisconsin, will took over the Community Support Program operations in Columbia County. They can be reached at:  

The Pauquette Center  
2901 Hunters Trail  
Portage, WI 53901  
Phone: (608) 745-0479  
Fax: (608) 268-9739

If this is a mental health emergency and you are located in Columbia County, contact:
Northwest Connections at (888) 552-6642  

For all other Columbia County related matters, contact:  

Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services
  P.O. Box 136  
Portage, WI 53901  
Phone: (608) 742-9227  
FAX: (608) 742-9700  

About the ACT Model

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidenced-based model of service provision provided by a multidisciplinary team of providers serving individuals with severe mental illness. ACT was developed by the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)-a program of Mendota Mental Health Institute, in 1972, in Madison, Wisconsin. The ACT model has been disseminated world-wide.In 1970 the State of Wisconsin created certification standards for Wisconsin’s Assertive Community Treatment programs and called them Community Support Programs (CSPs).

Services Provided

  • Medication evaluation, prescribing, and monitoring
  • Case management 
  • Counseling
  • Financial skill development
  • Health assessment & coordination of medical services
  • Navigating housing resources
  • Education & employment services
  • Substance use assessment & referral
  • Trauma informed care
  • Assistance with activities of daily living

Contact information

For more information please call 608-745-9720.

Learn More About Our Community-Based Services!

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Effective February 1, 2024, The Pauquette Center in Portage, Wisconsin, will took over the Community Support Program operations in Columbia County. They can be reached at:  

The Pauquette Center  
2901 Hunters Trail  
Portage, WI 53901  
Phone: (608) 745-0479  
Fax: (608) 268-9739

If this is a mental health emergency and you are located in Columbia County, contact:
Northwest Connections at (888) 552-6642  

For all other Columbia County related matters, contact:  

Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services
  P.O. Box 136  
Portage, WI 53901  
Phone: (608) 742-9227  
FAX: (608) 742-9700  

About the ACT Model

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidenced-based model of service provision provided by a multidisciplinary team of providers serving individuals with severe mental illness. ACT was developed by the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)-a program of Mendota Mental Health Institute, in 1972, in Madison, Wisconsin. The ACT model has been disseminated world-wide.In 1970 the State of Wisconsin created certification standards for Wisconsin’s Assertive Community Treatment programs and called them Community Support Programs (CSPs).

Services Provided

  • Medication evaluation, prescribing, and monitoring
  • Case management 
  • Counseling
  • Financial skill development
  • Health assessment & coordination of medical services
  • Navigating housing resources
  • Education & employment services
  • Substance use assessment & referral
  • Trauma informed care
  • Assistance with activities of daily living

Contact information

For more information please call 608-745-9720.

Learn More About Our Community-Based Services!

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