The Social Development Commission (SDC) has served as the only Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County,
and the largest of the 18 members of the state's WISCAP organization. Nationwide, Community Action Agencies work
to improve the lives of low-income residents in their community. All (Community Action Programs) CAP agencies
belong to the National Community Action Partnership created in the 1960s to fight the War on Poverty.

The SDC works to move low-income residents out of poverty by Providing Pathways from Poverty to Success.

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VITA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

FREE VITA program can help you prepare and file your tax returns at no cost! If your household earned less than $58,000 in 2017, find out information on what you need to bring, locations and more. For faster service, scheduling an appointment is encouraged.

African American History Youth Challenge

Youth and young adults ages 8 - 21 are invited to participate in the African American History Youth Challenge on Saturday, August 24. There will be interactive games, door prizes and gift cards. You MUST register for the event and by doing so you receive FREE lunch! Increase your knowledge of African American History, because it is American History.

Absolute Advantage Construction Job Training

Begin a career in a well-paying industry! Register now for SDC's Absolute Advantage construction job training course. The course is only 9-weeks and you'll graduate with accredited national certification and prepared to enter the construction industry as a general laborer. Sign-up now and pick the time of year classes work best for you. The course has proven results with several graduates obtaining employment in a livable wage job prior to or shortly following graduation.

YouthBuild Construction Training & Education Courses

If you're 18 - 24, are interested in the construction field, and you need your GED or HSED register now for YouthBuild! This FREE program offers construction job training, national certification for the field and OSHA, PLUS you can earn your GED or HSED at the same time. Enrollment in both job training and an education course is required. it's all FREE for students. Register today for the time of year classes work best for you!

Culinary Arts Hospitality Job Training

Love to cook? Interested in making a career of it, but can't afford training? Discover more about how you can take your passion for the kitchen and turn it into a paycheck or even your own business! REGISTER NOW and select the time of year the class works best for your schedule! Follow your dreams and get cookin' today.

The city of Milwaukee has developed a list identifying homes that have lead laterals or pipes. If yo

Lead Water Filters

ATTENTION expectant mothers and households with kids 6 and under! If you are on the city's list of homes, you qualify for a lead water filter. Filters are currently available at our office located at 1730 W. North Avenue and may be picked up between 9am - 4pm. Pick yours up soon, quantities are limited!

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