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La Causa Family Center Crisis Nursery

Address: 522 W. Walker St

Transportation: By Bus: #30 east to 6th and Wisconsin. Take #80 south to 6th and Walker (one block south of National).
* New location right next door to previous location on the corner of 6th and Walker St.

Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 15 minutes

Approximate Travel Time By Car: 10 minutes

Orientation: Monday, September 8th 6-7pm OR Thursday, September 11th 1-2pm. Contact Karl ASAP if you cannot make this orientation.
* New location right next door to previous location (corner of 6th and Walker St.)

Days/Hours of Operation: Peak hours are Monday - Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Service Learners are especially needed Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Description of Agency/Activities: The Family Center is crisis-oriented, serving families and children of diverse ethnicity from Milwaukee County with a crisis nursery, respite services and parent support services.

The Family Center provides a safe and nurturing place for children at times when their parents are in crisis or in need of respite. The Center has a home-like atmosphere and provides care for children aged birth to 12 years. Many of the children have special needs. La Causa is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Student Role in Agency: The student role is centered on childcare, with opportunities for learning in assisting with phone information, intakes, and referral services upon request.

Commitment/Requirement: Background check required. You must get all background check forms notarized and return them to your orientation. Orientation at the site; 2 hours per week throughout the semester. Students need to dress professionally - No Flip Flops.


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
707 N. 11th St. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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