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About Us

For more than 120 years, Family Services has been here to Protect, Heal, and Care for those in Northeast Wisconsin. As a nonprofit human services agency, we are committed to provide mental health support, prevention, intervention, and advocacy services to assist all in need with challenges and transitions in their lives.

OUR MISSION

Protect. Heal. Care.

OUR VISION

Communities of thriving children, strong families and healthy individuals.

OUR VALUES

Family | Respect | Compassion | Integrity | Trust

Our Impact

 

At Family Services, we’ve made it our mission to Protect, Heal, and Care for the most vulnerable people in Northeast Wisconsin. Each year, your contributions allow us to help over 25,000 children, families and individuals right here in Northeast Wisconsin. We provided additional support through 45,000+ calls, texts, and chats across Wisconsin through the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

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of people in crisis reported a safe resolution to their situation through our services.

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home visits guided parents and aided their child’s development, a key component in reducing the risk of child abuse.

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survivors of sexual assault had an advocate at their side through the medical, legal, and healing process –  ensuring survivors’ voices are heard.

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of therapy clients showed an improvement in mental health symptoms, 7% higher than the national average.

Our programs and services are aimed at helping to solve complex community issues like suicide, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking, isolation and addiction.

We’ve been serving our community for more than a century.

While we’re proud of our growth, we’re also proud to say we’ve maintained our core values from start to finish.

Family Services building from the 1900s

1899

Family Services was founded as Associated Charities — the first human service agency in Green Bay.

1925

We became a Charter Member of the Community Chest (now known as the United Way).

1948

Our name changed from Associated Charities to Family Service Association of Brown County.
Signs about Crisis Intervention Center and Mental Health

1980

The Crisis Center was founded in Brown County.

1981

The Sexual Assault Center (originally founded in 1974 at Bellin Hospital) became part of Family Services.

1998

Our name changed from Family Service Association to Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin.
Family Services building with Willow Tree sign

1999

We celebrated our 100th anniversary.

2002

The Residential Treatment Program took occupancy of the new Billie Kress Center for Youth Development in March, named after a major financial contributor.

2011

Willow Tree Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center officially opened in January.
Family Services

2015

We adopted new mission and vision statements.

Board of Directors

Chair: Susan Baranczyk, J.J. Keller

Vice Chair: Tony Steffek, Renning, Lewis, and Lacy

Treasurer: Gwen Christensen, Advocate Aurora Health

Secretary: Rashad Cobb, Brown County United Way

Jenene Calloway, Schreiber Foods

Tracy Capomaccio, Nicolet National Bank

Todd Delain, Brown County Sheriff

Brian Figueroa, KBX

Luis Franco-Toscano, Green Bay Area Public Schools

Alonzo Kelly, Kelly Leadership Group

Chad Levanetz, Ruder Ware

Steve Liegl, WEC Energy Group

Justin Merritt, Green Bay Packaging

Bob Monroe, Procter & Gamble

Jill Murphy, Community Volunteer

Jim Nelson, Community Volunteer

Stacy Stecker, Associated Bank

Haroon Syed, Schneider

Chad Warpinski, Amerhart

Joe Webb, St. Norbert College

Willow Tree Advisory Board

Erin Enright (Chair)

Amanda Auricchio

Dr. Sherri Hoyman, MD, Bellin Health

Chad Jeskewitz, Spotter, Inc.

Christy Policy

Dr. Angie Qualio, DO

Stacy Stecker, Associated Bank

Anthony Steffek, Renning, Lewis, and Lacy

Travis Vanden Heuvel, KHROME

Ann Weiss, Kimps & Weiss, S.C.

 

Family Services Leadership

President & CEO: Lois Mischler