Events & Announcements

COVID-19 Resources

Outpatient Counseling is available to help those in need: Outpatient Counseling   Family & Children’s Center’s Services: Many of our programs remain operational. Please call (608)785-0001 if you have questions regarding programming.   Current News: Tony Evers Announces “Safer at Home” Order Coming Wednesday 3/25 Gundersen Update Mayo Clinic Info La Crosse County Health Department […]

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Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19

GET THE FACTS about COVID-19 from people and resources you can depend on for accurate information but set limits or take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting. You may turn to your family doctor, a state or local health department, U.S. […]

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How to Cope When You’re Feeling Cooped Up

Cope With Feeling Cooped Up Due to the recent events of the COVID-19, a lot of people have found themselves in isolation of their own homes for an extended period of time. Here are some ideas of how to curve those feelings of being cooped up. —————————————————————————————– Self Care Take a bath: enjoy a long, […]

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Planting of the Blue Kids

Join Family & Children’s Center’s child abuse prevention and early intervention programs such as: Stepping Stones and Matty’s Place Child Abuse Advocacy Centers, Healthy Families, and Safe Visitation at our Planting of the Blue Kids! Our Blue Kids are planted to raise awareness. The Blue Kids represent all the children who have been abused right […]

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Taxpayer Resources for Donors

Taxpayers who donate to charity should check out these resources: Taxpayers who donate to a charity may be able to claim a deduction on their tax return. These deductions basically reduce the amount of their taxable income. Taxpayers can only deduct charitable contributions if they itemize deductions. Here are some resources for people making donations: […]

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Resolve to Change Lives this Season to Bring in the New Year

Resolve to Change Lives The holiday season is often a time of self-reflection. New Year’s resolutions tend to be about making attempts to change for the future. Think about your new year’s resolution. For most, it’s to eat better, exercise more, or start a hobby. Now think about the child whose resolution is being able […]

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Monte Carlo 2020

An Evening in Monte Carlo November 5th, 2020  The Waterfront- Cargill Ballroom Try your luck at our casino themed party! There will be raffles and silent auction prizes available as well as drinks, food, and elegant hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds go toward child abuse prevention programs. Help a great cause while having fun!

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Adult and Teen Challenge Comes to Weston!

A new program will be offered in La Crosse, and it will be working out of a portion of the underutilized space at Weston. Adult & Teen Challenge of Western Wisconsin (ATCWW) will offer a long-term, faith-based, residential recovery program for those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. They are gearing their services toward females […]

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Support us this Spring-Generosity and Compassion-Changing Lives

Compassion is at the heart of what we do and one of the single most important qualities we can possess.  When our community turns towards suffering with compassion, it helps our community heal and reconnect with life. * It is the stressed single mom, with two jobs, raising her family the best she can—who now accesses […]

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May is Foster Care Awareness Month

According to the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, on an average day there are approximately 8,000 youth that are living in a foster care home in Wisconsin. These youth come from a wide variety of situations and might need different levels of care depending on their background. At Family & Children’s Center we have […]

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Host Homes helping homeless youth

Open your home and change the life & the future of a youth in need. Learn more about becoming a Host Homes volunteer and you can make the difference.

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Most needed items–Donate in-kind!

Are you cleaning out your closets, kitchen or garage?! If so, keep FCC in mind when you’re getting ready to donate your gently used items. In-kind donations help the people we serve focus on treatment and achieve their goals.  

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Child Abuse Prevention Month–April

Family & Children’s Center offers a continuum of care with services ranging from outpatient counseling to treatment foster care, but child abuse prevention is a main area of focus for our agency. We have multiple programs dedicated to keeping kids safe, ensuring the health & wellness of families, early intervention and helping to mitigate the […]

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We are a No Hit Zone

Family & Children’s Center is a No Hit Zone. Join us in raising safe, healthy and resilient children and become a No Hit Zone today!

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Mental health successes meet real estate challenges

Shawn Semande tried everything. He saw therapists and psychiatrists. He stayed at group homes and residential care facilities in Caledonia and visited mental health experts in La Crosse, St. Peter, and Winona. “I’ve been in basically everything you can think of,” he said. Since he was young, Semande struggled with severe anger and depression. “My […]

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CSP Staff Members Save Life in Black River Falls

Every day Family & Children’s Center staff prove that their hard work, dedication and passion for excellent care changes lives. Earlier this summer two staff from our Community Support Program in Black River Falls helped saved a man’s life. Imagine wearing the clothes you wore to work and having to walk through raspberry brambles… read the story […]

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Interested in hosting a homeless youth?

The number of homeless youth in our region is growing. You could help provide a safe home for these youth through our Host Home Program in La Crosse.   Learn more here.

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Host Homes for Homeless Youth

Thanks to a grant from the La Crosse Community Foundation and the Johns Flaherty Collins – Michael Stoker Fund, Family & Children’s Center is excited to announce the start of a host home program for area homeless youth.

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Campaign to Change Direction

FCC made a pledge to the Campaign to Change Direction!

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Seven Rivers Photography

Dr. Schraith’s photography hobby helps to support Family & Children’s Center!

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