guest house
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Guest House

Address: 1216 N. 13th Street

Transportation: Within walking distance

Orientation: Contact Erik Koepnick to set up your orientation.   

Days/Hours of Operation: Saturdays 5:00-8:00 pm, or Sundays 5:00-8:00 pm.

Description of Agency/Activities: The Guest House provides shelter, housing, education, and services to Milwaukee’s homeless who seek to transform their lives with dignity and purpose. Founded in 1981 by the Central City Churches, the Guest House offers emergency shelter, transitional shelter, transitional housing and permanent housing for homeless adult men. Services provided include: case management, benefits counseling, AODA treatment and support groups, mental health counseling, education, employability skills assessment, job training and placement, access to primary health care and psychiatric services (including medication monitoring), and referrals to other community-based agencies and providers.

Student Role in Agency: Students will be volunteering as the front office assistant. Your SC and Erik can help arrange pairs to volunteer together to make transportation easier for you.

Commitment: Orientation, plus 2 hours per week of service.


Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
707 N. 11th St. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

Meet the Staff