The mission of the Milwaukee Women's Center is to provide innovative, culturally competent holistic care that will empower men, women, and children to live safe, independent, and healthy lives. To accomplish its mission, the Milwaukee Women's Center provides immediate safety, housing, and supportive services to assist in the complex process of leaving violent relationships and building safe and independent abuse-free futures.
Current programs and services include:
• 24-Hour Crisis Line: Provides telephone crisis intervention services for women and men who have experienced domestic abuse.
• Bottomless Closet: Provides free-of-charge work-appropriate, gently used clothing and supportive services to men and women entering or re-entering the workforce.
• Children's Program: Serves the needs of shelter youth through a dedicated trauma-informed children’s program.
• Family Intervention Program: Gives AODA counseling for families struggling with substance addiction and domestic violence.
• Family Support Center Emergency Shelter: Provides emergency shelter and supportive services for homeless families.
• Milwaukee County New Pathways for Fathers and Families Program: Strengthens positive father-child engagement and improves healthy relationships and marriage.
• Milwaukee Women’s Center Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter: Provides care and short-term housing to women and children fleeing abusive relationships.
• Nevermore Batterer's Treatment: Offers education and support to men who exhibit abuse toward their intimate partners.
• Older Abused Women’s Program: Reduces and eliminates violence in the lives of women age 50 and older.
• Positive Options for Women Entering Recovery: Delivers intensive AODA day treatment and case management to women.