Address: Becher Court- 1802 W. Becher St
Approximate travel time by car: 10 minutes. Take 16th Street/Cesar E. Chavez Dr south 2 miles to W. Becher St. Turn right. Go 2 blocks. Becher Court is on the right.
Approximate travel time by bus: 15 minutes. Take the 14 bus at 16th and Wisconsin. Disembark at Forest Home and S. 18th Street. Walk one block south on S. 18th Street.
Contact: Sandy Smith-Dill
Phone number: 414-550-8375
Days/Hours of Operation: Students will choose a 2 hour time slot Monday through Wenesdays from 11 am- 4 pm.
Limit: 2 students
Description of Agency/Activities: SET Ministry is a Milwaukee community-based health and human services agency. They help socially and economically disadvantaged people set and achieve goals that promote self-sufficiency and improve their lives.The Housing Case Management Program provides stability and a higher quality of life to adults living in public housing in Milwaukee. SET’s nurse case managers and social work case managers focus on assisting seniors and residents with disabilities so that they can be self-sufficient.
Student Role at Agency: The Becher building has a large number of Spanish speaking residents. Service Learners will work directly with the Social Worker at Becher Court, translating when needed and completing and/or updating assessment forms. Students will also discuss with residents their medications and work with them on other health related topics. Students are able to choose 2-hour shifts Monday through Wednesdays from 11 am- 4 pm.
Mandatory Site Orientation: Thursday, February 4th from 3:30-4:45 pm.