Eau Claire Area

Lydia Deering

715-492-2939

Lydia Deering has been working in the area of adoption and out-of-home care support since 2020. Prior to that, her background included working with adults and adolescents in the mental health field and college advising. She enjoys learning from the families and individuals who are served by the WiFCC. She lives in the Eau Claire area with her 10-year-old dachshund and enjoys spending her free time exploring nature, reading a good book, and learning to embroider. Lydia says her favorite part of her position as a WiFCC Support Specialist is getting to spend time with families, whether that is in person at an event or by chatting via phone. She looks forward to meeting you and your family and learning more about you. Lydia invites you to reach out to offer feedback or see how she can connect you with resources and support for your journey.

La Crosse Area

Breanna Halling

608-780-1676

Breanna Calko-Halling is a Licensed Social Worker who has been working in the area of adoption and out-of-home care support since 2021. She especially enjoys learning about social policy and human behavior. Breanna lives in the Central Wisconsin area with her husband and pets and enjoys spending her free time sewing and reading. Breanna says her favorite part of her position as a WiFCC Support Specialist is helping families find resources. She is always open to your feedback and invites you to reach out to see how she can connect you with resources and support for your journey.