La Crosse County

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NAMI La Crosse county

PO Box 595
La Crosse, WI 54602

Jean Sterling, President
(608) 452-2416

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NAMI Signature Programs Offered: 

  • NAMI Basics
  • NAMI Family-to-Family:

This is a 12 week education class for family members and caregivers of adults with mental illness.  The class is free and taught by trained family members.  The class is offered twice a year in La Crosse.  

For more information email or call Barbara at 608-385-7595

  • NAMI Family Support Group:

This is a monthly support group for loved ones of persons experiencing mental health issues.  It is free and led by trained family members.  

Family Support Group meets the 2nd Monday of each month, from 6:30-8:00 pm, at the Family & Children's Center in the John Burgess Room.

Other Programs Offered:

  • Monthly Educational Classes and Meetings

NAMI La Crosse invites anyone who is interested to attend our monthly general meetings.  Each month the general meeting features a local expert or movie on mental health topics.  These meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except June, July, August and December) at 7 pm. at the Congregational Church, 2503 Main Street, La Crosse.  

**Please email regarding additional information on meeting and program questions and availability**

Crisis & Human Services

Crisis Services
(608) 784-4357 

Human Services
300 4th St N
La Crosse, WI  54601

(608) 784-4357 

Community Services

Cooperative Educational Service Agency (CESA) 4
923 E Garland St
West Salem, WI 54669

(608) 786-4800
(800) 514-3074
(608) 786-4801 fax
Bob Greene, Transition Coordinator
Serves 26 school districts. Check CESA map at

County Services

ADRC of Western Wisconsin
300 4th St N
La Crosse, WI 54602-4002

(608) 785-5700
(800) 500-3910
(608) 785-5790 fax


Comprehensive Community Services of LaCrosse County
LaCrosse County Human Services Department
300 N Fourth St N
PO Box 4002
La Crosse, WI 54601-4002

(608) 789-7845
(715) 785-6133 fax
Shelly Skau, CCS Coordinator

Consumer Drop-Ins

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater LaCrosse
1280 County Rd PH
Onalaska, WI 54650

(608) 779-1554
(608) 786-2360
Beth Novak

Meetings for anyone with a brain disorder, held 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings, 6–8pm, Recovery Avenue Drop-In Center, 1806 State St, LaCrosse.

4439 Mormom Coulee Rd.
LaCrosse, WI 54601

(608) 787-1111
Kathie Knoble-Iverson


DVR LaCrosse County
2615 E Avenue South
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 785-9500
(800) 523-2139
(608) 785-9494 fax
(866) 392-3090 tty


Benefits Planning and Outreach
Riverfront Activity Center, Inc.
3000 South Ave
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 784-9450
(800) 949-7380


Disability Drug Benefit Helpline (Medicare Part D)
(800) 926-4862


Disability Rights Wisconsin
131 W Wilson St
Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703

(608) 267-0214
(800) 928-8778
(608) 267-0368 fax
DRW provides advocacy services including: information and referral; advice and guidance in self-advocacy; investigating, negotiating or mediating on your behalf, or representing you in legal proceedings. DRW also has offices in Milwaukee and Barron Counties. Click on those counties for contact information.


Disability Voting Rights Helpline
(800) 928-8778


Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.
LaCrosse Office
205 Fifth Ave S, Suite 300
LaCrosse, WI 54602-2617

(608) 785-2809
(800) 873-0927
(608) 782-0800 fax
Legal Action of Wisconsin exists to provide creative and effective legal representation in order to achieve justice for low-income people and others to whom it would otherwise be denied.


Social Security Office
Room 213 Post Office Bldg.
425 State St
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 784-5605
(800) 772-1213


Social Security Office Toll Free Number
(800) 772-1213
Open 7 am to 7 pm


Survivors of Suicide (SOS)
Karis Support group
Guderson–Lutheran Medical Center
1910 South Ave
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300 ext. 3620
(800) 362-9567
The organizations that sponsor these groups offer support and understanding to those left behind. The groups are open to anyone, are confidential and free of charge. Pastoral Care.


Survivors of Suicide (SOS)
La Crosse, WI
(608) 769-5007
The organizations that sponsor these groups offer support and understanding to those left behind. The groups are open to anyone, are confidential and free of charge.

Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm at the Franciscan Spirituality Center, Room 141, 920 Market St, LaCrosse. Contact Nancy at 608-769-5007