Our Initiatives

Overview of Initiatives

The Alliance is home to seven initiatives that improve the lives of children and families.


Asthma is common, deadly and disruptive. Join us to improve asthma management and quality of life.

Early Literacy

Reach Out and Read Wisconsin gives young children a foundation for success. Learn how clinicians promote parent-child bonds that lead to healthy brain development.

Emergency Care

Children have unique needs that require specialized equipment and training. Learn about our work to improve pediatric care, both before and after a child arrives at the hospital.

Grief and Bereavement

The loss of a child is an indescribable tragedy. The Infant Death Center is here to provide help for your grief journey.

Injury Prevention and Death Review

Preventable injury is one of the leading causes of child death. Learn how we collaborate with local communities to prevent future deaths.

Medical Home

A medical home is a family-centered approach to coordinated care. Learn about our trainings and resources.

Oral Health

Oral health is an essential part of overall health. Learn about our efforts to improve oral health care for children and families in Wisconsin.

Our Impact

At Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin, we bring people together to impact systems and improve access to care. Our work reflects national and statewide health priorities, and our programs reach children in every county.

Recent News

Upcoming Events


26jun6:00 pm7:30 pmCommunity Conversation for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs


24sepAll Day25Wisconsin Oral Health Conference


07octAll DayNational Child Health Day

11octAll DayReach Out and Read Wisconsin Annual Meeting


06novAll Day07Keeping Kids Alive in Wisconsin 2019 Conference

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Resource Library

Visit the Resource Library for tools and information from all our initiatives.
Download guidebooks, reports, training materials, toolkits and more.

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