Empowering Milwaukee County residents with the resources to move beyond poverty.
For more than 50 years, the Social Development Commission (SDC) has served as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low-income individuals and families in Milwaukee County. SDC was established in 1963 as an intergovernmental commission under Wisconsin State Statute 66.0125. In 1964, the SDC became the only Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County. read more …
2021 Summit on PovertyRealities, Reflections, & Recovery: Surviving & Thriving Through the Year 2020
2020 was a tough year.
The theme for the 2021 Summit on Poverty examined evidence-based strategies and the latest tools for exposing and disrupting the experience of poverty. The Summit on Poverty brought people together virtually and in-person to address barriers that impact people in vulnerable communities.
Stay tuned for more photos and videos from the 2021 Summit on Poverty.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2022 Summit on Poverty. But until then: let’s continue to disrupt the status quo. We need your ideas. We need your solutions
Services & Programs
We provide career pathways to fulfilling work that help people develop skills that companies value.
Money is an important tool. And we offer financial programs to help Milwaukee residents move beyond poverty.
Mental Health & Wellness Services
SDC is committed to making a variety of health and wellness services accessible to children and adults.
SDC provides a variety of home services for qualifying low-income residents in the City of Milwaukee.
For seniors, regular activity and being involved are some of the most important things you can do for your health.
November 30th is GivingTuesday and people across the world will unite for a celebration of generosity in all its forms. Please consider supporting the work of the Social Development Commission (SDC) by giving to the Social Development Foundation.
Here are three easy ways you can support SDC this GivingTuesday:
- Donate! Support SDC by giving to the Social Development Foundation on GivingTuesday. The mission of the Social Development Foundation is to generate awareness, identify resources, and secure support to advance the efforts of the Social Development Commission. Donate to our Facebook fundraiser or directly on our website and help us reach our goal!
- Shop on AmazonSmile! Support the Social Development Foundation by shopping on Amazon for no extra cost! All you have to do is shop your Amazon deals through smile.amazon.com and select the Social Development Foundation as the charity for AmazonSmile to donate to on your behalf.
- Follow us! Stay connected with SDC by following us on social media @SDCMilwaukee on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
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