Company:YWCA of Greater Milwaukee (Workforce Training Center)
Location(s):1915 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr
Since 1892, the YWCA of Greater Milwaukee has been the backbone of social change in the community. The agency strives to eliminate racism and empower women through education, supportive services, affordable housing, workforce development, and racial justice programming. The comprehensive services help to remove barriers, build prosperity and secure resources for the more than 15,000 individuals served each year.
Working with volunteers and collaborative partners, the YWCA offers low-income women and their families the tools the need to achieve economic self-sufficiency, y changing their lives and their community. Ultimately, the YWCA stands by its mission to promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
In order to accomplish the organization’s mission, the YWCA offers programs that focus on achieving the following goals:
The YWCA’s primary target population is low to moderate income women residing in the greater Milwaukee area. In addition, as a provider of workforce development programs, the YWCA serves those striving for economic independence through gainful employment, regardless of age or gender.
The YWCA has significant experience and success with conducting anti-poverty and asset-building projects. YWCA program participants have access to a variety of quality-focused, culturally relevant services that empower women and families to achieve self-sufficiency.
The YWCA offers program participants the following services: