SOAR Programs

Comprehensive Community Services

This program offers a wide array of psychosocial rehabilitation services. These services and supportive activities assist individuals with mental health and/or substance use conditions to achieve their highest possible level of stability and independence, to facilitate recovery. We provide all services on the array. For more information contact: Dane County Human Services 608.242.6415, or Jessica Armbruster or 608.446.8966.

Outpatient Clinic

SOAR Case Management's outpatient psychiatric clinic has provided psychiatric care for individuals dealing with serious and persistent mental health conditions in the Madison and surrounding Dane County communities for over 20 years. Under the direction of our medical director Dr. Sheila Thakor, SOAR strives to provide client-centered psychiatry services where individuals are encouraged to take an active role in their treatment. SOAR works to remain concious of and responsive to our community needs and as a result remains one of the only clinics accepting new patients with Medicaid insurance.

Dane County residents over the age of 18 who have Medicaid are potentially eligible for psychiatry services. At this time SOAR is only able to accept the following Medicaid subtypes; “ Straight ” MA (MA without an HMO) or MA with iCare or Care WI HMO. If you are interested in exploring how SOAR's Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic may be able to support you, please contact Greg DeZell, APSW or 608.446.9491.

Case Management

We strive to provide services that empower individuals in cultivating their health, wellness and to enhance their quality of life. We provide services, outreach, advocacy and referrals. Read more

Recovery Dane Information & Referral

We help consumers, their families and friends, and professionals access information, referrals, and training available in the area. Read more

Certified Peer Specialist

SOAR Peer Specialists have lived experience of mental illness and/or substance use disorder and have taken formal training in the peer specialist model of mental health and/or substance use disorder supports. They use their unique set of recovery experiences in combination with solid skills training to support peers, one-on-one.

Solstice House Peer Run Respite & Warm Line (ROI)

A short-term, supportive, homelike resource for individuals who are experiencing an increase in mental health and/or substance use symptoms and stressors, or for those in need of support and services to aid in their recovery and wellness. Contact: or 608.244.5077. Read more

Wellness Studio

A community space that promotes wellness and recovery.
2647 Milwaukee Street, Madison, WI 53716
Check out our calendar of events on the home page.
See below for descriptions of groups. Call our warmline staff to inquire more about The Wellness Studio 608.244.5077 or reach us via email at
Wellness Art Group
Yoga for Recovery
Clutter Busters
Coping with Anxiety
Hearing Voices
Chair Massage
Community Acupuncture