Empowering independence.
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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Therapy for All Ages

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Community Resources

We have compiled a list of community resources you might find helpful during the COVID-19 pubic health emergency.

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MCFI announces program closures in response to COVID-19 pandemic

The health of our clients, staff and community partners is our top priority as we respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Our offices are open and programs will operate with several exceptions.

Our goal is to ensure we provide quality services while reducing the exposure to infection. Please visit our website and our social media platforms for updates as we evaluate and respond to new information and directives from local, state and national governments.

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About Us

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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