Address: 1216 N. 13th Street
Transportation: Within walking distance
Orientation: Contact the site contact, Erik, to set up your orientation.
Days/Hours of Operation: Saturdays 5:00-8:00 pm, or Sundays 5:00-8:00 pm.
Description of Agency/Activities: The Guest House provides shelter, housing, education, and services to Milwaukee’s homeless who seek to transform their lives with dignity and purpose. Founded in 1981 by the Central City Churches, the Guest House offers emergency shelter, transitional shelter, transitional housing and permanent housing for homeless adult men. Services provided include: case management, benefits counseling, AODA treatment and support groups, mental health counseling, education, employability skills assessment, job training and placement, access to primary health care and psychiatric services (including medication monitoring), and referrals to other community-based agencies and providers.
Student Role in Agency: Students will be volunteering as the front office assistant. Your SC and Erik can help arrange pairs to volunteer together to make transportation easier for you.
Commitment: Orientation, plus 2 hours per week of service.