SOAR Programs

Comprehensive Community Services

The CCS 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 about mental health and substance use recovery services or referrals, please contact the CCS Intake Line at 608-242-6415 or Click for more information .

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 us at info@soarcms.org or 608.287.0839. .

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

Wellness Studio / Recovery Dane Peer Support Groups

We provide FREE Peer Led Support groups (currently held via Zoom). All groups are open to any resident of the State of Wisconsin. Groups are facilitated by people with lived experience in the focus area and skills to engage with participants in meaningful ways. Group schedules and topic areas are updated frequently. Schedule and group registrations.

Recovery Dane Certified Peer Specialists

A Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) is a person who has not only lived the experience of mental illness and/or substance use disorder but also has had formal training and State of Wisconsin certification 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 their peers who are living with mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

Agencies may do a direct referal (by using the button below) to include SOAR Certified Peer Specialists for people recieving services from any Dane County CCS or CRS program. A Recovery Dane staff will follow up with you to coordinate service. Please call 608-422-0499 or email for more information.

Recovery Dane is proud to partner with Dane County's new Behavioral Health Resource Center (BHRC) as they step into their role as the central access point for mental health information and referral services in Dane County. We are excited to work with BHRC to integrate our Recovery Dane Certified Peer Support Services into this intake and referral process. Our CPS staff work with the BHRC to connect directly with indviduals seeking services and provide a peer driven space built on on the values of respect, safety, non-judgement, and hope. If you are looking to connect with mental health services feel free to reach out to the BHRC at 608-267-2244 or email them at BHRC@countyofdane.com !

RD Peer Support Referral

Solstice House Peer Run Respite & Warm Line

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: solsticehouse@soarcms.org or 608.244.5077. Read more

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Solstice House Update- Open to three guests at a time!

At this time, we are open to provide 24/7 peer support to guests, three at a time. We will continue to monitor Public Health recomendations related to the spread of Covid-19. If Covid-19 cases continue to decrease, will will gradually increase the number of guests we can welcome. We are continuing to provide our community with peer support by offering 24/7 Warmline support to all Wisconsin residents. In addition to general Warmline support we are pleased to continue Zoom Warmline hours! Read more

Please call 608.244.5077 for Warmline support or Solstice House inquiries or email solsticehouse@soarcms.org for any questions you may have. Please leave a message with a return phone number as staff are often with guests or speaking with a peer on Warmline, they will return your call as soon as they are able.

Please be aware that Solstice House only accepts self-referrals from the person seeking respite. Those seeking respite are welcome to call with a support person if they choose. Because we strive for a safe, recovery-oriented, peer sanctuary for guests, we do not; Give out our location to the public, callers, or potential guests until their inquiry has been approved; or Accept any unexpected visits from the public, service providers, previous guests, callers, or respite seekers who have not completed a current inquiry for respite and been approved for a stay.