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Our Space

Address: 525 W Lincoln Ave

Transportation:

By bus: Walk or take any bus (#10, #30) east to 6th Street. Take the #80 bus south to 6th Street & Lincoln Avenue and walk one block east to the agency.

By car: Take Wells or Wisconsin east and turn right on 6th Street. Go across the bridge and take the first exit in the traffic circle to stay on 6th Street. Turn left on W Lincoln Ave and the agency will be on the right.

Approximate Travel Time by Bus: 30 minutes
Approximate Travel Time by Car: 15 minutes

Orientation: Orientation: Thursday September 11, 2014 at 10:30am

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 3:30pm

Description of Agency/Activities: The mission of Our Space Inc. is to empower adults who have experienced mental illness to attain a more meaningful life by offering quality programs and services, which promote recovery, rehabilitation and renewal. Our Space is based upon a membership and peer support concept, which enhances connectivity, self-determination and reintegration. Our Space serves diverse populations with varying mental illness diagnoses, ethnicities, income levels, and needs.

Student Role in Agency: Service learners are needed to assist staff with group facilitation. Groups include Basic Literacy, Health and Wellness, Stress and Anger Management and other Occupational Therapy Programs for adults age 18 and up. Additionally, students may assist staff with conducting arts and crafts or socialize with members who choose not to participate in the daily activities.

Commitment: Service learners will commit to an orientation and 2 hours per week at this site. A short application must be completed at the time of orientation.


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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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