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United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Pathfinders

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Issue Area
Agency Program Partner, Financial Stability, Health, Healthy Youth Initiative, Safe and Stable Homes
Programs
Clinical Services, Pathfinders Youth Shelter, Preventing Family Homelessness for Young Adults, Prevention Education Program, Supported Housing

A United Way partner since 1974.

Funded Programs

Clinical Services: The Drop-In Center provides a non-traditional model of trauma-informed mental health intervention focused on improving immediate life stressors by meeting basic needs and supporting youth in goal achievement via ongoing supportive services. (Health)

Pathfinders Youth Shelter: Youth engaging with the Shelter have access to comprehensive youth and family counseling, case management, and supportive services that include basic needs assistance, aftercare, street-based outreach to at-risk youth, educational workshops and groups, youth leadership development initiatives, and positive peer activities that provide safe and structured opportunities for growth. (Financial Stability)

Preventing Family Homelessness for Young Adults: Scattered-site transitional housing model that offers person-centered wraparound supportive services for youth-led households (ages 16-25) that invest in safety, positive connections, education and employment, life skills, and social-emotional wellness. (Safe & Stable Homes)

Prevention Education Program: Incorporates prevention education around teen pregnancy, STIs, and sexual violence to empower youth who attend middle schools and youth-serving community-based programs, with expertise in serving runaway/homeless youth populations. (Healthy Youth Initiative)

Supported Housing: Utilizing a Housing First model informed by positive youth development, harm reduction, and trauma-informed care practices, all programs under Pathfinders' supported housing umbrella offer safe, stable, and supported housing “first" for youth and young adults ages 16-25. (Financial Stability)


Contact Information

4200 North Holton Street, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53212
414.964.2565
pathfindersmke.org