Group Homes

Positive Alternatives Inc. manages four group homes: Positive Alternatives-Menomonie,  Positive Alternatives-River Falls, Positive Alternatives-Wood County, and Positive Alternatives-Amery.  Positive Alternatives Group Home-Amery is an eight bed group foster home for female youth only.  All of the other homes are eight bed co-ed group foster homes.  All  are State Licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.  All houses are governed by Wisconsin Administrative Code DCF57.  The homes provide structure, safety, and accountability to youth in need of alternate care.

Positive Alternatives-Wood County only accepts youth from Wood County.  However, the other three group homes accept residents from throughout the state.

All homes offer the same services including: Long term, short term, 72-hour holds, respite, and crisis placements.

Our intake forms are universal between all houses.  You may view and print these forms from here.

River Falls Contact
Andy Altmann, B.S.

Menomonie Contact
Chelsi Lauer, B.S.

Amery Contact
Laura Clark, B.A.

Wood County Contact
Jodie Vena, B.S. CSW