Connections Program of Lad Lake

225 W. Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212

414-332-2675 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional housing, halfway house for 18 to 21 year olds.

General Information:
Transitional housing, halfway house for 18 to 21 year olds. Our Residential Treatment program is located on the Dousman campus and boasts 365 acres of rural land. Featuring six living units – including 59 residential beds and one licensed Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF), a school and gymnasium, indoor and outdoor recreation facilities, administrative and maintenance facilities, a student employment center, and a private 50-acre lake, Lad Lake is uniquely suited to help boys successfully improve their behaviors, attitudes, and outlook on life so they may return home to their families and communities.


Helpful Definitions For Connections Program of Lad Lake:
Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.
Oftentimes halfway houses also assist in the treatment of substance abuse and/or alcohol and drug detox. Speak with the halfway house to see if this applies.

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