For more information, please see the Latina Resource Center Web site.

Latina Resource Center

Address: 802 W. Historic Mitchell Street

Transportation:

By bus: Take any bus traveling eastbound on Wisconsin, get off on 6th street. Take the #80 traveling southbound on 6th St. Get off at 6th and Mitchell. Start walking west (right) on Mitchell for about two blocks. The agency located at 8th and Mitchell.

By car: Travel east on Wisconsin, take a right on 6th St. Drive past National until you reach W. Historic Mitchell and take a right. Find address on the corner of 8th and Mitchell.

Approximate Travel Time by Bus: 20 minutes

Approximate Travel Time by Car: 10 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; Wednesdays, 8:00am-7:00pm.

Description of Agency: The UMOS Latina Resource Center is the only domestic violence supportive services center in the state of Wisconsin that targets Hispanic women. The Center provided services to over 500 families in 2005. The mission of the UMOS Latina Resource Center is to encourage women and their families to explore their personal strengths and hopes, and achieve a life free of violence. Their goal is to provide onsite, comprehensive, bilingual, bicultural services to victims of domestic violence in the Latina community. The Center offers education, intervention, client advocacy, case management, and supportive services. Specific services include: crisis intervention, domestic violence education groups, women’s support groups, teen dating violence, the Mi Arcoiris Children’s Program, community outreach/education, cultural arts and crafts, and legal advocacy support.

Student Role(s) at Agency:

Commitment: The commitment will depend upon the project selected by the student. Service Learners will also be required to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to the beginning of their service.


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

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

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