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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Behavioral Health & Primary Care

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Children's Services & Schools

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Employment & Food Services

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Services for Adults

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Therapy for All Ages

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Day services with a difference; a path to independence, employment

MCFI’s adult day services is now enrolling!

Our expert staff includes nursing support and has success working with people with developmental disabilities including challenging behavior, and we offer:

• In-house therapies
• Art, music, horticultural therapies and a multi-sensory environment
• Services to train and place people in jobs – recently, 12 of the people were served transitioned to employment!

We focus on wellness and building skills that help people with developmental disabilities and other challenges live more independently.

Another focus: Outcomes. A majority of people we serve increase their independent living skills, become more engaged in the community, and make new friends while participating in recreational activities.

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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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Get Involved

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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