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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: TBD

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.



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

Meet the Staff