The SDC Weatherization Department offers information and demonstrations on how to save energy costs in your home.
Fixing up neighborhoods one house at a time. Housing rehab services target specific areas in the City of Milwaukee.
Become money-wise. Helps adults enhance their money management skills and creates positive banking relationships
Free tax help and more. VITA offers free tax preparation and filing of taxes. The program also provides links to core social and financial services and an opportunity to advance asset development.
SDC works with the City of Milwaukee Health Department to make homes safe. We identify and renovate housing units that have a high risk for lead poisoning and have young children present in the home.
SDC works with contractors to weatherize homes of eligible residents, reducing energy usage and utility bills.
Business Services provides local businesses with the resources and support to hire and retain quality staff, increase capacity while maximizing earning. Services are offered for individuals aspiring to enter the business world.
If you are a high school student or parent of a high school student in need of preparation for the ACT, discover what our FREE ACT Wings Workshops have to offer. Enrollment is FREE!
Earning that diploma. Certified testing is provided on-site in both English and Spanish.
Getting ready for a GED/HSED. Designed to prepare adults for GED and HSED testing.
The Skills Enhancement Program (SEP) provides educational opportunities to obtain the skills needed to secure better paying jobs with benefits.
Special needs diploma. Offers an alternative way of earning a high school diploma for adults with special learning challenges.
Provides students with opportunities to make a great contribution to the community while earning Service Learning Hours and completing internship requirements.
Stronger Family Bonds. Supports parents and reinforces family unity by stimulating dialogue around communication, expressing feelings, and working through differences.
Helping the Homebound Maintain Independence. Volunteers provide in-home services and companionship for frail and elderly clients. Support enables the older adults to remain living independently in their own home.
Rebuilding Foundations. Providing an educational, employment training and life application skill set that prepares young adults (ages 18-24) for the “real world.”
Building Successful Young People. Provides case management, ATODA counseling, recreational, employment, and educational activities to strengthen youth and families.
Prescriptions & Your Health. PARS provides assistance in obtaining free or low-cost prescription medications from participating pharmaceutical companies to income-eligible clients. It helps clients obtain medication they would normally have trouble affording.
Feeding Children. Children up to age 18 at tutorial programs, daycare centers and after school centers receive nutritious meals and snacks.
Financial case management for families. This is a partnership between SDC, the Wisconsin Children's Trust Fund, the Department of Children and Families (DCF), and the UW-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP).