Bethany St. Joseph Corporation
2501 Shelby Road
La Crosse, WI
Inspiring Life, Hope, and Healing
Bethany St. Joseph Corporation

BSJ Care Center

2501 Shelby Road,  La Crosse, WI 54601
608-788-5700    Fax  608-788-4030

BSJ Care Center, located on the south side of La Crosse, WI, offers an array of skilled nursing, rehabilitative and memory care services for individuals of various ages and diverse care needs.


  • 140 Skilled Nursing Care Beds
  • Intensive Nursing Services: Diabetic, Stroke, Wound & Post Hospital Care
  • Comprehensive Rehab Program
  • Enhanced Therapy Program *
  • Medicare & Medicaid Certified
  • Comfort and Palliative Support (CAPS) Program
  • Memory Care Unit – Avalon
  • Medical Appointment Transportation
  • Pastoral Care
  • Volunteer Program
  • Daily Recreation Programs


  • Complimentary Cable for TV
  • Private Rooms Available
  • Single Story, No Steps
  • Beauty & Barber Shop
  • Holiday Meals for Families
  • Resident Internet Access
  • Family Room for Families with
    Loved Ones on CAPS Program
  • Ecumenical Religious Services
  • Frequent Special Events
  • Outdoor Resident Gardens
  • Private Party Facilities Available
  • Located on the City Bus Line
  • Close to Shopping & Restaurants
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* Wisconsin Music & Memory Initiative Certified Facility

* PRESENTING . . . Avalon
A place of support and understanding for those with memory care needs. View information about this innovative care concept. Avalon

WXOW TV 19 conducted a special about the life of an Avalon resident and her family. Click to see the written story on the WXOW website called “Home Away From Home.” (printed version of WXOW TV 19’s Story About Avalon.)

* ENHANCED THERAPY PROGRAM Safe, Secure, Supportive
Serving all ages for short term therapy needs with professional & quality care.
Private room at no additional charge while in the program.
See Enhanced Therapy Program Flyer for qualifying details.

* Quarterly Newsletter for Residents, Families & Community
Click on the month below for the BSJ Inspiring Times Newsletter
Jan 2016   Oct 2015   July 2015

History and About Us

For over 39 years, BSJ Care Center has been providing quality care in a professional and caring manner to those in need of skilled nursing, rehabilitative services and specialized memory care. Our staff are continually trained with the latest techniques and standards for providing exceptional care to our residents. We are conveniently located on the city bus line and near the Shelby Shopping Mall on the south side of La Crosse, WI.

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for an opportunity to share your talent, time and skills? Why not join us for a variety of activities and recreational opportunities that benefit the lives of our residents? We would love to hear from you. Give us a call or send an email to our Volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteer Opportunities Include but are not limited to:

  • Pet visits
  • Sharing musical talent
  • Transporting residents to events
  • Help with gardening
  • Teach a craft
  • Play cards & games
  • Work with residents on internet
  • One-on-one visits

Complete Volunteer Application WORD Version Volunteer Applic for BSJCC fill-in form.
PDF Version Volunteer Applic for BSJCC and return to

Complete Therapeutic Recreation Internship Application
WORD version Internship Applic fill-in form.  PDF version Internship Applic

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Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program

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See more photos of our
 Care Center under the
“Photo Gallery” tab of this website.

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Front Entry of BSJ Care Center

Contact Us at: 608-788-5700 or by email below

Admissions Admission Nurse
(Cell 608-780-5606)
Administration Larry Pupp, Administrator
Nursing Services Belinda Nickelatti, Director of Nursing
Human Resources Lauren Frost, HR Supervisor
or  Fax   608-788-1258
Residents’ Email Email messages will be delivered.
(Place resident’s name in the Subject Box.)
Volunteer Coordination Kim Scholze, Recreation Therapy Supervisor

Special Events Highlights

Wednesdays – 10:30 Catholic Mass

Thursdays & Saturdays – Bingo 3:00pm

Sundays – 11:00 Catholic Mass; 1:15 Ecumenical Worship & Social


Link for Special Events Monthly CalendarCalendar May 2016 BSJCC

Link to Weekly Programs – Informer for Both Neighborhoods
Weekly Informer BSJCC Starts May 20


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