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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

The Empowerment Coalition of Milwaukee (ECOM) has announced their 2019 schedule! ECOM meets the third Friday of the month throughout the year and explores topics that are vital to Milwaukee’s human services professionals.

If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are a variety of different ways to be more charitable without spending money. Here are some ideas to try.