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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 69,434 people in 2017.


  • People Helped by Our Basic Needs Division in 2017

    67,056

  • Energy Assistance Applications Processed in 2017

    43,773

  • Individuals Received Milwaukee Women's Center Services in 2017

    1,939

  • Job Seekers Found Free Clothing in the Bottomless Closet in 2017

    902

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

In addition to operating an emergency shelter for adults and kids impacted by domestic violence and homelessness, the Milwaukee Women’s Center offers no-cost substance use disorder treatment programs for women and families that serve the whole person — body, mind, and spirit.

If you’ve heard David sing, you won't be surprised to learn that he made it to the finals of Direct Supply's Golden Idol 2019, to be held on SeniorFest Day, July 3, at Summerfest. Congratulations, David. And good luck in the finals!