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 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

Temporarily closed for referrals

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.

Community-based Peer Support Open to All
  • Peer support is free Mutual support and advocacy available if you self-refer or are in CCS.

  • Flexible location Meet where you're comfortable

  • Flexible scheduling Days, evenings, and weekends

  • Asking for peer support Fill out a self-referral form on our website or ask your service facilitator/case manager

  • Virtual or In-person Support Zoom and phone option available (must reside in Dane County)

What is Peer Support?
  • Peer support is a holistic, non-clinical style of support between people with their own mental health and substance use experiences.

  • A peer supporter centers your voice. We are the experts on our own lives. Together we create opportunities for advocacy.

  • People need different things. Support can look like listening, reflecting, building trust, sharing wisdom or creating community.

  • We are not clinicians or therapists, but a community of people rooted in our solidarity, hope, and resilience.

Call to get connected: 608.287.0839 .

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: or 608.244.5077. Read more

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At this time, we are fully open to provide 24/7 peer support to guests. Solstice House offers three upstairs, private bedrooms and one ADA accessible private bedroom with ADA bathroom on the main floor. We are continuing to provide our community with peer support by offering 24/7 Warmline 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 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.

Solstice House Warmline - Support that feels like home
  • Available 24/7, 365 Our warmline is operated by peers. Get up to two calls back per day.

  • Anonymous and confidential Your name, location, and information are unknown to us. Share what you feel is important. What is said here stays here.

  • Upholding choice We are not connected to 911, 988, or any hotlines. We offer support, not action.

  • Statewide support Anyone 18 years and older in Wisconsin may access the warmline.

What is a Peer Run Warmline?
  • A warmline is a phone number operated by peers in the community. Receive support and share experiences without judgement.

  • We are here to listen and offer support. Call during times of loneliness, difficulty, or disruption. Call during times of joy, too.

  • Peer warmlines offer presence. During a call, there is time to reflect and explore. Share about things that feel big or small.

  • We are not clinicians or therapists. We are peers, a community of people rooted in solidarity, hope, and resilience.

Solstice House - Support that feels like home
  • Peer Respite is Free Stay up to five nights in a home-like setting. We don't take payments or insurance.

  • A Sanctuary Space Respite is a place someone can go during difficult or disruptive times in life our space is an alternative.

  • Only you can call We accept self-referrals only; all contact is peer-to-peer.

  • Located in Madison Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood.

  • Flexible Scheduling Arrive when you're able to, depart at 4pm.

What is a Peer Run Respite House?
  • A place people can go to be with others in community. A place for connection and belonging. We welcome you as you are.

  • A home-like, non-clinical place to gather with peers. We offer support during difficult or disruptive times in life, or other experiences personal to you.

  • A space offering opportunity and possiblity. Here we are free to explore experiences and redefine our visions of wellness.

  • We are not clinicians or therapists. We are peers, a community of people rooted in solidarity, hope, and resilience.

Call Solstice House to talk to a peer 608.244.5077 .