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Our community thrives when we work together for good. Discover how your help furthers our cause and supports our vital programs. Learn how we helped 70,983 people in 2018.


  • People Helped by Our Basic Needs Division in 2018

    68,585

  • Energy Assistance Applications Processed in 2018

    41,976

  • Individuals Received Milwaukee Women's Center Services in 2018

    1,951

  • Job Seekers Found Free Clothing in the Bottomless Closet in 2018

    755

Our Mission

Community Advocates provides individuals and families with advocacy and services to meet their basic needs so they may live in dignity. With your help we can make a difference. Learn more and get involved.


News & Notes

Poetry is a cultural art form that combines both the beauty of literature and an artistic sense of musicality. Here are a few ways to get involved this National Poetry Month.

Community Advocates' priority is the health and well-being of our staff, clients, community partners, and volunteers during the coronavirus public health emergency. Here, we're collecting resources to help our community members meet their basic needs, like energy assistance, rent, food access, and more.