JAK’s Place

A mental health resource center providing structured and social resources to those affected by mental illness and to family members in need of support and information

JAK’s Place, located in Sturgeon Bay in Door County, is Lakeshore CAP’s unique local response to the shortage of mental health facilities and practitioners in rural Northeastern Wisconsin.  Known as a mental health drop in center, JAK’s Place empowers adults with diagnosed mental illness by building support and providing the resources to move toward recovery.

The key to the success of this approach is to allow our clients to express their desires and become aware of their capabilities, resiliencies, talents and coping abilities. Focusing on assets they already possess will help illustrate how to acquire the missing pieces. JAK’s Place offers both structured and social activities Mon thru Fri, 1PM-5PM.

Please consider donating to our Winter Campaign! Your donated funds stay here at JAK’s Place in Door County and help with Sustainability. JAK’s Place “Wish List” campaign has different “Tiles” to choose how you want to make an Impact. Please consider choosing a tile and donating monthly. Thank you!

To easily make your DONATION, go to: give.classy.org/jaksplace2020

JAK’s Place, a program of Lakeshore CAP, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Wisconsin and is exempt from federal income taxes under IRC 501c(3) as a nonprofit corporation. Your donation and contribution may be “tax deductible.” Please call 920-818-0525 with any questions about our Winter Campaign

See Lakeshore Community Action Program’s Our Events article on this campaign at: https://lakeshorecap.org/jaks-place-year-end-campaign/


See current calendar for activities during the Coronavirus pandemic!

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently running groups both in person and virtually. As always, our groups are subject to change. Please call our office 920-818-0525 with any questions. We will make updates to JAK’s Place Facebook page with scheduling changes.

  • We continue to offer our “Free Meal” to anyone in need. You must call 920-818-0525 or send a Facebook message for reservations. This “Pick-up Only” meal is on Tuesday nights between 5 PM-6 PM. 
  • Simon Rabas will be restarting the Youth Group every Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. This group will take place in-person. The youth group is for anyone 18 and under. If under the age of 14, will need consent from parent or legal guardian.

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2021 JAK’s Spring Newsletter

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Professionally-facilitated support groups:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Women’s pre- and post-cancer
  • Friday men’s coffee group
  • Open support group

Social activities:

  • Tuesday dinner; art group
  • Wednesday game day

Structured programs:

  • Monday cooking class
  • Therapeutic writing
  • Tai chi; breathing/meditation
  • Drumming circle

Your monetary gifts and donated items are sincerely appreciated! Without them, we are unable to provide necessary mental health services vital to our community. Please DONATE financially to JAK’s Place – or contact us for a list of items always needed!

If you are struggling with difficult emotions during this time, you are not alone. Here are some resources that may help:

  • During Immediate Risk of Suicide

    • Call 911
    • Go to the emergency room
    • Call Door County Crisis/Suicide Intervention Hotline: (920)746-2588

    Phone contact for those needing emotional support

    • Call Door County DHHS, (920)746-7155 to request supportive contact from a therapist or case manager
    • MESH (Mental and Emotional Support Helpline), staffed by volunteers through  Door County Emergency Services Coalition; 920-421-9111 for Northern Door or 920-746-6927 for Central and Southern Door.
    •  KIND VOICE, staffed by volunteers, 7 days a week, 8am to 9pm, 800-876-2399


    • Text “Hopeline” to 741741
    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255
    • Trevor Project for LGBTQ+, 866-488-7386 or text “START” to 678678
    • National Veterans Support Line 800-273-8255 or text 838255
    • Domestic Violence Advocacy Services 24 Hour Hotline, HELP of Door County, 920-743-8818 or 800-914-3571
    • Mighty Teens Empowerment Door County, https://www.stridecreativedc.com/
    • Prevention Resources: “Door County Mental Wellness” and “Prevent Suicide Door County” – Find us on FaceBook.
    • Mental Health America, https://mhanational.org/
    • National Alliance on Mental Health, https://www.nami.org/Home


Call for hours & more information:

Lakeshore CAP/JAK’s Place
Program Director — (920) 818-0525
Fax — (920) 818-0435



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