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CESA 6

Keep Our Kids Safe

Individualized Youth Services (IYS) is a community-based alternative to long-term residential care for children with severe emotional disturbance (ages 6-17). IYS works collaboratively with human service agencies to ensure success.

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  • IYS Referral Form
  • Apply - IYS Mentors
  • Fond du Lac County
  • Winnebago County

Bringing Stability to Family Setting

Children's mental health problems are often extremely complex and involve many environmental risk factors such as: poverty, inadequate care, parental stress, family dysfunction and school problems. To deal effectively with these problems, coordination is absolutely necessary. Specifically, IYS provides 24/7 crisis intervention to the home, school and community. 

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Contact Information

Jonathan Stone, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Program Director, IYS
920-929-3684
jstone@cesa6.org

Lisa Wiercinski

Contact to Apply for IYS Mentor Positions
HR Specialist
920-573-8135
lwiercinski@cesa6.org

Naomi Schmidt

Program Assistant
920-929-3684
nschmidt@cesa6.org

Individualized Youth Services Featured Testimonials

The lead staff of the program are highly skilled and extremely patient with the severely emotionally disturbed children on our case loads. The staff work very hard to build a positive relationship with the kids, which is essential when they have...- Pam Weber Social Worker/Case manager

The program gave me a chance to have a normal childhood. It didn't make things perfect. However, it did give me experiences that shaped me for the better... by providing a place to build friendships, relationships and positive...- Xavier Tridento Former student

Through the years as State service regulations have changed we found CESA 6 to be responsive, respectful and flexible as they continue to provide a much valued service. We find our program effective and well-received by our youth and families.- Leo Podoski Child Welfare Division Manager, Winnebago County Dept. of Human Services

IYS has been providing support to children in Winnebago County for over 12 years. The service not only helps children, but gives parents time to focus on other aspects of their life, which helps better equip them to support their children.- Beth Roberts Long Term Support Division Manager, Winnebago County Department of Human Services