Transportation: Take the #14 bus, from the corner of N. 12th & Wisconsin, stay on bus for about 8 stops, getting off on Chavez & National. Walk East about 5 minutes to 807 S. 14th Street. Proceed to the second floor, Kids’ Place.
Approximate Travel Time by Bus: 15 minutes
Approximate Travel Time by Car: 9 minutes
Orientation: Monday, September 16 from 3:00-4:00pm
Days/Hours of Operation: Youth Program: Tuesday-Friday, 3:00-7:00pm
Description of Agency: The Milwaukee Christian Center (MCC), was founded in 1921 by an American Baptist missionary to meet the needs of newly arrived immigrant children on the south side of Milwaukee. Over time, MCC developed into a multi-faceted social service and neighborhood development agency that serves families, youth, and the elderly. MCC believes that all people have the inherent worth and deserve to be treated with compassion, dignity and love. MCC exists to offer hope and support to individuals and families while providing a safe and nurturing environment to people of all cultures, faiths and walks of life. MCC currently offers a variety of programs including: an emergency food pantry, senior adult program, neighborhood improvement project, juvenile justice programs and youth programs at 3 separate sites.
Student Role in Agency: Service learners may be involved in one of the following programs:
Commitment: Orientation, plus approximately 2 hours per week.