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Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living, LLC was established in 2011 by CEO, Dan Holstead, LCSW, as an agency providing comprehensive, collaborative teams to support youth and families in their homes and communities. With nearly 30 years’ experience working with youth and families in foster care, residential, and community mental health settings, AHTL continues to promote his philosophy and the values of trauma informed care. Advocates has experienced strong growth throughout Northeast Wisconsin serving more than 17 counties across the state.

AHTL provides comprehensive, collaborative teams that support youth and families in their homes and communities by working closely with the systems that serve them – counties, schools, and other providers. Advocates builds a community of formal and informal supports around at-hope individuals. We meet clients where they are and help them be their best self.

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Who we serve

County Workers

County Workers

AHTL contracts with more than 15 counties throughout the state to provide supportive services for at-hope youth and their families. Out-of-home placement and care, respite, urgent response; we are here to help! Visit our testimonials page to hear what some counties are saying.

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School Districts

School Districts

The goal is to work with school districts and families to provide creative solutions for students struggling to learn in traditional settings, for a variety of reasons. AHTL is here to provide support to your educators, students and parents. We integrate with students into learning settings to provide 1:1 support, students come to our sites with Individualized Education Programs or to reinforce social skills, we help students and families find the motivation and incentive for learning – each student is different so our approach is too!

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Parents

Parents

At Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living, we understand the importance of supporting parents. That’s why we offer helpful, caring services for foster parents, adoptive parents, biological parents…each face unique challenges throughout their journey. We often partner with case workers to find solutions for unique family challenges but also offer Parent Café style networking and sharing opportunities, care coordination and communication with parents, as well as respite and urgent care services.

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services/programs

Foster Care Academy

Foster Care Academy

AHTL’s foster homes are highly skilled and experienced in working with youth struggling with depression, anxiety, self-harming behavio...

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Independent Living Program

Independent Living Program

The goal of the Independent Living Program is to ensure that at risk youth, primarily those between the ages of 14-18 years, make successful...

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Comprehensive Community Services

Comprehensive Community Services

CCS is a program for individuals of all ages who need ongoing services for a mental illness, substance use disorder, or a dual diagnosi...

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Summer Program

Summer Program

The Summer Program carries out the structure of group programming and adds fun summer activities, including: regular field trips, outdoor in...

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Urgent Response

Urgent Response

AHTL provides 24/7 responsive care to crisis situations. The Urgent Response Team has the skills and resources to deescalate many situations...

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Extension Group Program

Extension Group Program

Our trained staff creates group settings and activities meant to simulate real life challenges clients may encounter at school, home, and in...

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Performance Power

Performance Power

Performance based activities like juggling, clowning, and balancing, offer a pathway to recovery and create an environment of safety, trust,...

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Respite

Respite

Respite gives families the time and space required to recharge and center – ready to face what life brings.

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Sensory Circus

Sensory Circus

Clients explore how they react, learn and respond to different situations as they are exposed to a variety of sensory activities. Sensory Ci...

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Academic Support Program

Academic Support Program

The Academic Team is available to partner with schools, counties, and parents to reach effective and desired goals for students struggling i...

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Locations

DePere Location:

3377 Packerland Drive
DePere, WI 5411

(920) 764-2485
fax (920) 339-0425
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Algoma Location:

419 Third Street
Algoma, WI 54201

(920) 770-7120
fax (920) 487-8181
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Shawano Location:

112 East Maurer Street
Shawano, WI 54166

(920) 770-7135
fax (715) 201-0099
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Corporate Address:

3377 Packerland Drive
DePere, WI 5411