rescue mission
For more information, please see the Rescue Mission Web site.

Rescue Mission

Address: 818 N 19th St. – Volunteers enter through the Visitor’s Lobby located off of Kilbourn

Transportation: Walking distance or LIMO ride (students encouraged to take LIMO home if finishing service after dark)

Approximate Travel Time By Car: 2 minutes

Approximate Travel Time On Foot: 8 minutes

Orientation: TBD

Days/Hours of Operation: Service times are Monday - Friday 9:00 am-8:15 pm. See below for specifics.

Description of Agency/Activities: There are three program divisions within the Milwaukee Rescue Mission: Safe Harbor, Joy House, and CrossTrainers Academy. Safe Harbor provides food, clothing and shelter for homeless men along with long-term recovery programs. The Joy House gives food, shelter and support to women and children, both in a short term emergency program (New Life Program) and in a transitional living program (Fresh Start). CrossTrainers Academy is a participant in the Milwaukee Parental CHOICE Program and offers a quality Christian education to the city’s at-risk children.

Student Role in Agency:

Commitment: Orientation plus a minimum of once a week during the semester. The time commitment per session varies according to program. Must serve through the week of December 5th.

 

Unique features or challenges of agency: There is a strong Christian underpinning to all aspects of the Rescue Mission. Service Learners say this site is a great experience, and stress that you must take initiative in interaction with clients.

 


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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

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