Supporting Youth to Adult Health Care Transition

Partners

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Network (CYSHCN) Partners

  • ABC for Health – Advocacy and Benefits Counseling for Health, Inc. – A public interest law firm connecting Wisconsin families to health care.
  • Family Voices of Wisconsin – Family Voices helps families navigate health care and community supports and services by providing training and information. As a family-run organization, Family Voices supports families in their own leadership and advocacy journey, and promotes family-centered care and family/professional partnerships. Visit the Family Voices of Wisconsin website to view fact sheets, videos, quarterly newsletters, and online learning.
  • Parent to Parent of Wisconsin – Provides support to parents of children with special needs through a one-to-one connection with another parent who has had a similar experience.
  • Providers and Teens Communicating about Health (PATCH) Five PATCH Siteslocated across the state collaborate with three statewide Youth Advocacy Fellowshipsto INCLUDE youth in programs and policies for youth. ​Encourages young people to create positive change, and has programs and resources to ​EDUCATE, ENGAGE, and EMPOWER others to do the sam​e.​
  • Well Badger Resource Center – Provides information and referral services.
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Promotes quality of care for children and youth with special health care needs in Wisconsin.
  • Wisconsin Medical Home Initiative – The Wisconsin Medical Home Initiative promotes children’s health and development through its direct support to primary care clinicians and families.