la causa
For more information, please see the La Causa Web site.

La Causa Family Center Crisis Nursery

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: Set up individually

Days/Hours of Volunteering: To be determined at Sign Up Night Jan. 25

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.



Contact Us

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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