Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services

Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services DHHS consists of the following divisions: Delinquency and Court Services, Disabilities Services, Management Services, Housing and Behavioral Health.

Our Vision: Together, creating healthy communities. Our Mission: Empowering safe, healthy, meaningful lives.

Mission: Empowering safe, healthy, meaningful lives.

Join us on Wednesday for a Grab & Go event at Owen's Place! Questions? Contact maria.castillo@milwaukeecountywi.gov
06/02/2020

Join us on Wednesday for a Grab & Go event at Owen's Place!
Questions? Contact [email protected]

A big thank you to Maddie Valent, Children’s Program Manager, for Milwaukee County Disabilities Services Division! Maddi...
06/01/2020

A big thank you to Maddie Valent, Children’s Program Manager, for Milwaukee County Disabilities Services Division! Maddie and her dogs safely participated in the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Annual 5K Walk over the weekend, held virtually this year. She raised hundreds of dollars with the support of co-workers to advance the mission of NAMI. Great job!

Join us on Wednesday for a Grab & Go event at Owen's Place! Questions? Contact maria.castillo@milwaukeecountywi.gov.
05/18/2020

Join us on Wednesday for a Grab & Go event at Owen's Place! Questions? Contact [email protected].

County Executive David Crowley
05/12/2020

County Executive David Crowley

This afternoon, I had the honor of spending some time with the amazing nurses and staff at the Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services Behavioral Health Division. In the midst of a global pandemic, they are on the front line providing crucial services to the people when they need them most. Thank you for your service.

05/11/2020
As we are staying home to save lives, our home lives look very different now. Dr. Gunjan Khandpur shares how to help you...
05/08/2020

As we are staying home to save lives, our home lives look very different now. Dr. Gunjan Khandpur shares how to help your children manage their mental health during COVID-19. Join us at 3 p.m. on Spectrum News 1. Submit questions in advance at [email protected].

Many are struggling during this time of isolation. Marietta Luster offers advice for older adults and individuals with d...
05/07/2020

Many are struggling during this time of isolation. Marietta Luster offers advice for older adults and individuals with disabilities to cope with COVID-19 mental health stressors at home. Join us at 3 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin
You can submit questions in advance at [email protected].

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley joined Mike Lappen, Behavioral Health Division Administrator, to show support f...
05/06/2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley joined Mike Lappen, Behavioral Health Division Administrator, to show support for the dedicated behavioral health care nurses today, National Nurses Day 2020! #NursesDay

To honor Mental Health Awareness Month, we are answering your questions about mental health with the COVID-19 Mental Hea...
05/06/2020

To honor Mental Health Awareness Month, we are answering your questions about mental health with the COVID-19 Mental Health Series. @SojournerMKE Carmen Petrie shares ways to cope with mental health stressors when home is not safe during COVID-19 today at 3 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin You can submit questions in advance at [email protected]

Uncertainty can keep us from acting. Join Dr. Sebastian Ssempijja to discuss COVID-19 challenges facing immigrants and l...
05/05/2020

Uncertainty can keep us from acting. Join Dr. Sebastian Ssempijja to discuss COVID-19 challenges facing immigrants and learn about mental health resources available today at 3 p.m. on @SpectrumNews1WI. Submit your questions here: [email protected]

All week long Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin is featuring healthcare professionals covering at range of topics in honor of Ma...
05/04/2020

All week long Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin is featuring healthcare professionals covering at range of topics in honor of May: Mental Health Awareness Month.

If you have questions about ways you can cope, or how to support loved ones, send Spectrum a message, and they'll work to get them answered. Send us a personal message with your questions or email to [email protected].

You can watch the series beginning at 3pm each day this week or watch the full segments on Spectrum's website.

Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin
05/04/2020

Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin

May is mental health awareness month -- and we know many people might be struggling right now because of COVID-19.

If you have questions about ways you can cope, or support loved ones, send us a message, and we'll work to get them answered. We'll tackle a variety of topics (listed below) in partnership with Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services next week on-air and online.

Send us a personal message with your questions or email to [email protected]. You can watch our series beginning next week at 3pm or watch the full segments on our website for more.

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are partnering with @SpectrumNews to bring conversations with local mental ...
05/01/2020

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are partnering with @SpectrumNews to bring conversations with local mental health experts to you.

Today, is the first day of Mental Health Awareness Month! We will kick-off the month by hosting a series of conversation...
05/01/2020

Today, is the first day of Mental Health Awareness Month! We will kick-off the month by hosting a series of conversations related to mental health struggles impacting our community during COVID-19. Tune is to Spectrum News 1 all next week to catch a different behavioral healthcare professional each day, or follow the segment online. More information:

Are you in need of Energy Assistance? Recently, the requirement changed, you only need to verify one-month of income. Un...
04/23/2020

Are you in need of Energy Assistance? Recently, the requirement changed, you only need to verify one-month of income. Unemployment and stimulus payments will not be counted as income when applying.

Parents in Milwaukee County are Invited to Participate! DSD Children's Services will be convening a “Virtual Parent Advi...
04/22/2020

Parents in Milwaukee County are Invited to Participate!
DSD Children's Services will be convening a “Virtual Parent Advisory Committee” that will be hosted by the SE Regional Centers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. If you have a child enrolled in the Children's Long-Term Support Program (CLTS) or the Children's Community Options Program (CCOP), apply today to be part of our new advisory committee! We want to hear about your experiences and value your recommendations. Click on the link below to apply today to be part of the committee. Questions? Email: [email protected].

Children’s Wisconsin: Family Partner Program Application:
https://chw.vsyslive.com/pages/app:fpp

04/20/2020
Milwaukee County Transit System

Milwaukee County Transit System

Here’s an important message from MCTS Bus Drivers: Stay safe, stay home, stop the spread. Do your part to keep us all safe.

04/14/2020
Milwaukee Day - 2020

Milwaukee Day - 2020

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04/10/2020
Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks

Stay home, stay safe.

Tips on how to stay safe:
🔘 Stay Inside
🔘 Maintain Social Distancing
🔘 Cover Your Nose & Mouth
🔘 Wash Your Hands

If you are experiencing symptoms, call your health care provider or Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin hotline at 414-805-2000.

#NBATogether | #StayHomeMKE

Clinicians are available to offer support and guidance and connect anyone who needs assistance to available resources.
04/09/2020

Clinicians are available to offer support and guidance and connect anyone who needs assistance to available resources.

This week, April 6th through the 12th is National Public Health Week. During the first week of April each year, the Amer...
04/08/2020

This week, April 6th through the 12th is National Public Health Week. During the first week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) recognizes the contributions of public health and highlights issues that will improve our nation, with a goal of raising awareness about public health and prevention. The DHHS team is working tirelessly to ensure those we serve are getting their needs met. A big thank you to our public health professionals who are seeing us through this crisis! #NPHW @NPHW

LodgeCatering by Jimbo's
04/03/2020

LodgeCatering by Jimbo's

Doing our part to help Senior Citizens !! The meals and a friendly hello are so important to them during these challenging days !! If you are interested in Senior Meals please contact us .. 760-3195. Remember Elks Care Elks Share !!

Are you in need of Energy Assistance? Now is the time to apply! There are new income guidelines, instead of 3 months of ...
03/30/2020

Are you in need of Energy Assistance? Now is the time to apply! There are new income guidelines, instead of 3 months of proof of income, customers only need to provide 1-month of proof of income to be eligible. The best time to apply is now. If you apply now, you will be able to request a crisis application, which means you may be eligible for additional funds. To schedule an appointment, call 414-270-4-MKE or go online and schedule at www.KEEPWARMMKE.ORG.

Keep yourself, your loved ones and your community safe. Stay at home in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and save...
03/26/2020

Keep yourself, your loved ones and your community safe. Stay at home in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and save the lives of those at high risk for contracting COVID-19. #stayhomeMKE

HOME REPAIR PROGRAM COVID-19 NEWS Home Repair Program loan payments are suspended until July. If you have a home repair ...
03/25/2020

HOME REPAIR PROGRAM COVID-19 NEWS
Home Repair Program loan payments are suspended until July. If you have a home repair loan through Milwaukee County’s Home Repair program, you will not have to make payments in April, May or June. Loan payments are being suspended, not forgiven. Missed payments will be added to the end of your loan. Your regularly scheduled payments will begin again in July. For more information, call (414) 278-4917.

03/24/2020
Out of an abundance of caution and to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, the Marcia P. Coggs Human Services building ...
03/17/2020
Disabilities Services

Out of an abundance of caution and to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, the Marcia P. Coggs Human Services building will be temporarily closed. Services can still be accessed online and by phone. Please visit our website for more information.
https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/DHHS/DSD

Address

1220 W Vliet St
Milwaukee, WI
53205

http://www.ridemcts.com/

General information

This page is not monitored 24/7 and is not intended for crisis intervention. If this is a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1 or go to the closest emergency room. If you are in crisis, you can reach the Milwaukee County Psychiatric Crisis Line at 414-257-7222 or the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-TALK

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(888) 947-6583

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