Daybreak, Inc., a private non-profit organization, provides a specialized supportive home-like living situation for a maximum of 22 adult men and women here in Dodge County. Daybreak operates two Community Based Residential Facilities licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services. Most people refer to these kind of facilities as “group homes”. Daybreak-Horicon has a capacity of 12 and Daybreak-Waupun serves up to 8 clients. Daybreak-Waupun also operates a two bed supervised apartment building next door to the Waupun CBRF.
Daybreak serves the needs of the chronically mentally ill. The population is composed of high risk individuals; those who may be near hospitalization, those who have been hospitalized, or those who are taking neuroleptic medication.