Community Advocates Milwaukee Wisconsin

Our Mission

To provide holistic care to empower women and families who are experiencing abuse to live safe, independent, and healthy lives. 

Fulfilling the Mission

To fulfill this mission, the Milwaukee Women’s Center provides the following programming and services:

Emergency Shelter
• Transportation for victims of domestic violence
A 24-Hour Domestic Violence Crisis Line
Specialized services and support for older abused women
• Children’s Programming
Batterers’ Treatment
Case Management to meet housing and other basic needs
Counseling to address domestic violence, mental health, and addiction issues
Professional clothing and supportive services for women and men entering or re-entering the workforce
• Transitional housing and services for justice-involved women and their children

About Milwaukee Women's Center

About Milwaukee Women's Center

The Milwaukee Women's Center (MWC) became a Division of Community Advocates in 2007. Since the merger, MWC's services to women, children, and men have grown and improved. Read more about the MWC's many programs within this section of the website.

MWC: Donate or Volunteer

For questions related to donations to the MWC or volunteering, contact Jeri Kavanaugh at (414) 270-2984.

Checks may be made out directly to "Milwaukee Women's Center." To donate online to the MWC, click here, and designate your gift to the MWC.