Who We Serve

United Methodist Children’s Services serves individuals and families in Washington Park and the surrounding areas.  Each of our programs have specific requirements for eligibility.  

Our Affordable Housing program is based on an individual or family’s income eligibility. Residents must make 200% of the federal poverty line or less to be eligible. 

The Growing Tree Children’s Center accepts children from all across Milwaukee.  Families can either be full pay or receive subsidies from Milwaukee county for their child care costs (WI Shares). 

In the Family Resource Center, the Emergency Food Pantry serves all income eligible residents  who live in the 53208 zip code and parts of the 53210 zip code.  When open, the Clothing & Hygiene bank serves all of those who live in Milwaukee County.  The senior Stock Box program is available for all income eligible seniors over age 60 in any zip code. 

Our Community Engagement initiatives focuses on serving those who live and/or work in the Washington Park Neighborhood of Milwaukee