Positive Alternatives

Positive Alternatives in Menomonie
Positive Alternatives, Inc., is a private non-profit, community-based, multi-service organization serving youth and families in Wisconsin.

Through a continuum of family and strength-based services, Positive Alternatives strives to equip at-risk youth and young adults with the social, emotional and developmental skills needed to flourish.

OPPORTUNITIES:  Resident Counselors are currently being hired in the Menomonie, River Falls, Wood County, and Amery group home locations.  Applications can be found on the Opportunities page.  Applicants are encouraged to apply soon as positions are limited.  Part-time Intervention Services Case Manager positions are also open in Amery, River Falls, and Menomonie.  Click here for more information and a job description. An Overnight Manager position is currently available in Menomonie. Click here for more information on this position.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES:  Strengthening Families is a FREE program we are offering to any family in need of learning communication skills, having behavioral concerns, or just wanting to work on overall family dynamics. The Strengthening Families Program is an evidence-based program that works on all of these things. The program will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Cornell High School in Cornell, WI from March 22nd to April 12, 2016.  Dinner will be provided at 5:30 pm for all participants.  The program will begin after dinner and last from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  More information can be found by clicking either of the links below:
SFP Flier Chippewa County (.pdf format) / SFP Flier Chippewa County (.doc format)

NEW:  The group homes can sometimes be difficult to find and are not always recognized by GPS.  In order to make the process easier, we now have directions to each of our group homes.

STAFF:  A page has been added for staff members to keep up-to-date with important announcements.  Staff members can access the page here or by clicking on the “Staff” link in the menu.

Dueling Pianos: Thank you to everyone who made our Dueling Pianos FUNdraiser a success!.  Click here for information about the event and our sponsors!


Positive Alternatives, Inc. is a member of United Way of Dunn County.

Header Photo Credit: Gish Photography

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