Support, Education, Life Skills & Family (SELF)

SELF's purpose is to strengthen, empower and improve the life circumstances of individuals who are exhibiting emotional, behavioral or situational challenges. By arranging it, doing it or creating it, our staff provides customized services within the home, school and community settings. These services are aimed at facilitating change and maintaining stability.


What Services can be Provided?

The SELF program provides individualized, needs-based assessment and counseling services to families who have been referred by the Brown County, Door County, Outagamie County or Winnebago County Department of Human Services. The children and families referred to SELF are usually considered at risk for an out-of-home placement.

  • Shadowing and Mentoring

  • Parenting, Family Support and Modeling

  • Educational Support

  • Stabilization Services and Interventions

  • Living Skills

  • Employment Skills/Job Readiness


Who We Serve

SELF specializes in serving the complex, hard-to-reach and disconnected children, adults and families who are experiencing challenges and roadblocks in their lives.



Brown County: 644 South Quincy St, Green Bay

Outagamie County: 225 N Richmond St, Ste 101, Appleton

Door County: 57 North 12th Ave, Ste 110, Sturgeon Bay

Program Director: Dawn Van Laanen, email or call 920-436-4360 ext. 1391

Program Manager: Jon Grueneberg, email or call 920-360-1428