SOAR Programs

Comprehensive Community Services

This program offers a wide array of psychosocial rehabilitation services. Our full array of services and supportive activies assist individuals with mental health and/or substance use concerns to achieve their highest possible level of stability and independence to foster recovery. For more information contact: Dane County Human Services 608.242.6415, or CCS Program Director at or 608.287.0839

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, 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 our Recovery Dane Information & Referral Specialist at or 608.237.1661.

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, friends, and professionals access information, referrals, and training available in the area. Read more

Certified Peer Specialist

A Certified Peer Specialist is a person who has not only lived the experience of mental illness and/or substance use disorder but also has had 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 who are living with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. For more information contact our Recovery Dane Information & Referral Specialist at or 608.237.1661.

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

Solstice House Update

At this time, Solstice House is no longer accepting guests for the foreseeable future, due to the recent community spread of COVID-19.

Solstice House will be transitioning back to 24/7 Warmline support starting 03/19/2020 at 12am. Our hope is that while guests cannot stay with us at this time, we can still provide the desperately needed peer support to all Wisconsin residents during this crucial time.

Please call 608.244.5077. for Warmline support and any other questions you may have.

More information from DHS on COVID-19 click here

Wellness Studio

A community space that promotes wellness and recovery located at 2647 Milwaukee Street, Madison, WI. Several groups and classes are available at no charge to the public.

See below for more information on available groups. Call our Recovery Dane Information & Referral Specialist if you have questions about The Wellness Studio 608.237.1661 or reach us via email at

Wellness Studio Update

All groups cancelled at this time! From our Executive Director, Greg Dezell “SOAR and The Wellness Studio are working to adjust to the evolving COVID-19 concerns. Until we finalize a plan to address these concerns all of our wellness groups will be cancelled indefinitely. The safety of our community members and staff is our top priority and once we have measures in place to address these needs we will reopen groups. Thank you for your patience! Please look to our Facebook page for complete updates on group reopenings.”

Wellness Art Group
Yoga for Recovery
Clutter Busters
Coping with Anxiety
Hearing Voices
Mindfulness on Your Journey
Intro to Essential Oils
Writing your way to Wellness
Social/Meet-up Group
Grupo de Apoyo Para Personas Que Hablan Español - Spanish Speaking Peer Support Group
Self Compassion and Recovery Workshop

March 2020 Community Activities Calendar