Provider Details

St. Ben's Community Meal

Address: (See Map)

930 W. State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Contact Information:

Phone: (414) 271-0135
Email: [email protected]


Meal: Referred to as Milwaukee's largest regular potluck dinner, the St. Ben's Community Meal is served six nights a week, Sunday to Friday, from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.. All are welcome. The meal hall is located on 930 W. State Street, between 9th & 10th Streets, across from the Milwaukee County Jail, at the lower level of St. Benedict the Moor church. The entrance is at the St. Anthony Apartments.

Food Pantry: The Emergency Food Pantry is located at the House of Peace site, 1702 W. Walnut, Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. to Noon, and 1:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. Available to zip codes 53205, 53206, and 53233. Please bring your picture ID, a current proof of residence (address), proof of income, and ID for everyone in the household. If you need food after hours, call 414.773.0211 (from your cell phone) or 211 from your landline.

Clothing: The Capuchin Clothing Closet is located at the House of Peace site, 1702 W. Walnut, and is open Monday through Friday 1:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M (appointment is required). Please bring a picture ID.

Health: UWM House of Peace Community Nursing Center is located in the lower level of the House of Peace site. Staffed by nurses and student nurses from UWM's College of Nursing-Institute for Urban Health Partnerships, they provide health screenings, wellness programs, health education, health information and referral, and nurse case management services for guests. Hours- Monday through Thursday, 9:00a to 4:00p; Friday, 9a-Noon. Appointments preferred, call (414) 933-1590 to make an appointment.

St. Ben’s Clinic, 1027 N. 9th Street Clinic, provides health care to homeless adults and adults who have a history or risk of homelessness and are not currently being seen at another site for their health care. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9a to 4p.
Appointments only - Tuesday 9a-1p; Friday 9a to noon. Call 414-765-0606 to schedule an appointment.

Legal: The House of Peace site provides Marquette University Legal Clinic, Every Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. No appointments or phone calls, walk-in only. Issues ranging from family law (including child custody, child support, foster care, domestic violence and guardianship), landlord-tenant issues, employment issues, consumer law and a host of other legal issues. The clinic does not offer services in the criminal law area.

St. Ben's Community Meal site offers legal consultation on the second & fourth Tuesdays of the month.

Service Categories

Clothing, Food, Food, Homeless, Support Groups, Vision

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Milwaukee

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday: 4:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Monday: 1:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 1:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 1:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Thursday: 1:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Friday: 1:00 PM-7:00 PM


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Last Update Date: 07/20/2022

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