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 …
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.
Register for the 2022 Summit on Poverty!
Registration is now open for the 2022 Summit on Poverty happening October 25-27, 2022 virtually and in person at the Wisconsin Center.
Learn more about the 2022 Summit on Poverty theme: In Pursuit of Resilience & Self-Determination.
Due to COVID-19, we are offering virtual and in-person options for attendees. Take advantage of the FREE ticketing options available or purchase your ticket knowing that your funds are making a difference in your community.
Date: October 25, 26, & 27, 2022
Location: Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203, and Virtual
Virtual: We will once again be using the Whova App to virtually present the 2022 Summit on Poverty. You will receive a link with more information once you register.
Become a Speaker at the 2022 Summit on Poverty!
The 2022 Summit on Poverty Workshop Presenter Request for Proposals (RFP) has been released. You are invited to submit your workshop presentation on best practices and thought-provoking ideas, which consider our conference theme: In Pursuit of Resilience & Self-Determination.
If you are an interested speaker or know someone who should be a speaker at the Summit on Poverty, learn more and share the RFP.
Workshop submissions are due on August 26, 2022.
CR-Social Development Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need this information interpreted to a language you understand or in a different format, please contact La Toya Jones, Equal Opportunity Officer, at 414-906-2823 or firstname.lastname@example.org.. Callers who are deaf or hearing or speech-impaired may reach us at Wisconsin Relay Number 711.
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