Company Overview

Milwaukee Center for Independence - MCFI

MCFI provides person-centered care and treatment for children and adults who are living with
a disability, complex medical condition or other profound challenge.

Services are focused on improving functional abilities.

The result is that our clients are able to achieve their full potential. 

MCFI, and it's affiliate companies, are a community resource for children, teens, adults and older adults with special needs and other barriers to achievement. Although the agency was founded more than 70 years ago, the past 10 years have brought rapid growth, from programs serving about 1,000 clients in 2000 to programs and services for more than 10,000 individuals today. This is in response to the needs of a growing population of people with special needs in Southeastern Wisconsin. MCFI's more than 1700 staff members are continually developing better methods of assisting people who face challenges in participating in the life of our community. Everything we do is aimed at assisting our clients to achieve their highest levels of independence and create a meaningful, fulfilling and joyful life. MCFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, community-based agency.

We offer programming is in the following major areas:

  • Children's programs
  • Teen and young adult programs            
  • Employment services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Therapies
  • Adult and older adult programs
Explore the many career opportunities available to you at MCFI. We have full- and part-time openings for licensed and degreed service and administrative professionals, direct service professionals, administrative and operational specialists, managers, and trainers, with exceptional opportunities for nurses, teachers, therapists, and certified nursing assistants.  Visit our career page at
  • MCFI provides a comprehensive benefits package to attract and retain top quality team members. MCFI employees who work more than 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in:
  • Medical insurance plans
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Time Off program, with attendance incentives and cash-out option
  • Retirement savings plans (403b, pension)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • In-service trainings
  • Wellness activities
  • Free parking
It is the policy of the Milwaukee Center For Independence as an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer to recruit, hire and promote for all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, handicap or status as a special disabled veteran or any other status protected by law.

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Company Summary
Milwaukee Center For Independence
Number of Employees
(414) 937-2020
(414) 937-2021
2020 W Wells St
Milwaukee, WI