Mission: Empowering Milwaukee County residents with the resources to move beyond poverty.


Community Action: 50 Years of Moving Forward


The Promise of Community Action:

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

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The 18 person Board helps shape and implement policy for the agency and reflects the diversity of the districts it represents.

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What's New!

Volunteers Needed

The VITA Program helped prepare more than 16,000 taxforms last tax season that brought back more than
$15.3-million in tax refunds and credits. 

You can help Milwaukee County residents get back all the tax refunds they have earned!

For more information click here.

Attention Seniors!

Are you receiving ALL the benefits available to you?

For more information and to see if you are eligible, click here: Senior Benefit Enrollment Service!

Celebrate with Us!

Senior Companion Program Celebrates 40 years of service to Milwaukee County seniors. In 1974, SDC co-founded the National Senior Companion Program. 

In 2013, Senior Companions made 11,802 visits to their clients, helping them to remain independent and saving millions of taxpayer dollars in institutional living costs.

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SDC Events

NAMI Presents: PIECES, In My Own Voice

12-06-201410:00 AMSDC Richards 4041 N. Richards St.Susan SiglView Attachment

A thought provoking theatrical production depicting youth as they deal with the stigma and labels of mental health issues. Resource Fair to follow production.

Making a difference today, while investing in tomorrow

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