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.

Our Values

SHARE in all things, SHARE your talents and experiences to help each other succeed.

Safety - striving to be worthy of trust and offer a sense of belonging

Hope - working to remain positive about the ability to succeed

Awareness - remembering that everyone has a story that shapes their life

Respect - trusting and worthy of trust

Empowerment - leading and finding opportunities to grow


Our Mission

Community based, collaborative teams, serving at-hope youth and families resulting in safety, hope, awareness, respect and empowerment.


DePere Location:

3377 Packerland Drive
DePere, WI 5411

(920) 764-2485
fax (920) 339-0425

Shawano Location:

112 East Maurer Street
Shawano, WI 54166

(920) 770-7135
fax (715) 201-0099

Oconto Falls Location:

506 Locust Street
Oconto Falls, WI 54154

fax (920) 339-0425