Address: 522 W. Walker St
By car: Head east on Wisconsin Ave toward 12th St. Turn right onto 6th St. Turn left onto W Walker St.
By bus: Take the #30 east to 6th and Wisconsin. Then take the #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
Orientation: Tuesday, September 20th 6-7pm OR Thursday, September 22nd 4:30-5:30pm OR Friday, September 23rd 2-3pm. Students need to RSVP.
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 at Agency: The student role is centered on childcare, with opportunities for learning in assisting with phone information, intakes, and referral services upon request.
HEAL 2045: Normal and Therapeutic Nutrition Students Only: Students will help prepare meals for children.