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Empowering people.

At MCFI, people of all ages and all abilities get the support they need to reach greater independence and live fuller, more enriching lives.

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CFI reopens for in-person programming

We are excited to announce that our Brain Health and LIFE adult day services will, beginning April 5, be offered at our Main Campus, 2020 W. Wells St., near the Marquette University campus.

The move from our campus in Bay View allows us to more fully integrate services and create easier access to other program offerings!

Our remote programs that began at the onset of the pandemic will continue to serve those who prefer receiving services in the comfort of their home or who may not be able to access transportation.

If you are new to our Wells Street campus, we welcome you to enter through the main lobby where we will direct you to the program area. We care about your health and safety and require all who enter the building to wear masks and practice social distancing measures.

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The Milwaukee Center for Independence opened its doors in 1938, helping WWII immigrants find jobs — and refuge. Today, our impact is just as compelling. We help people in need, from newborns to the elderly, gain greater independence.

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When you donate to MCFI, you're giving people tools and support to live more independent and meaningful lives. Your gift can help a child achieve academically, a young adult find meaningful work to remain self-sufficient or a person living with mental illness gain strength to remain on the path to recovery, and more!

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MCFI is committed to partnering and strengthening our communities and we provide meaningful opportunities toward this goal. If you are Interested in employment, volunteer work or an internship at a mission-driven and innovative nonprofit organization, please contact us.

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