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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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Unique Partnership

For the past two years, the Milwaukee Center for Independence has partnered with the Milwaukee Bucks, identifying and preparing qualified clients to work concession stands during games at the Fiserv Forum. This year, the Milwaukee Bucks will employ 25 of our clients, fulfilling its mission to diversify its workforce so all fans see themselves reflected in the Bucks' staff. Recently, the clients and the unique partnership between MCFI and the Bucks was spotlighted on CBS 58 Sunday Morning program.

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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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