Programs & Services

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CAFÉ EL SOL

An intimate Puerto Rican and Mexican restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday and features a Friday evening fish dinner buffet with live Latin entertainment.

EDUCATION

Bruce-Guadalupe Community School (BGCS)—a UWM charter school for children in K-4 through 8th grades offering a curriculum that fosters high expectations and emphasizes math, science, and technology within a computer-oriented environment.

Summer School Program—a mandatory five-week course designed to enhance academic performance during the morning while providing recreational activities during the afternoon.

Community Learning Center—a unique environment that provides learning and enrichment activities to all ages in the community, with a focus on after-school supplementary education services including tutoring, reading, science, arts, financial and technology education, career exploration, computer education, and adult education such as GED courses and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.

Pre-College Program—comprehensive services for high school students to assist  with the pursuit of higher education including application and admission assistance, test-taking skills, financial aid applications and college visits.

ELDER PROGRAMS

Senior Center—a spacious center that offers elderly people a place to gather with friends and provides recreation, social activities and nutritious meals.

Adult Day Center—a well-equipped space for a more frail population providing meals, health care, social activities and personal care services.

UCC–US Bank Village—an apartment building on the UCC campus that offers elderly Latinos affordable assisted living and the opportunity to participate in UCC activities.

Care Management Services—coordinated, comprehensive, long-term care services for the elderly, including counseling, transportation, home health and chore help, care plans, and more.

FAMILY FITNESS AND HEALTH

Athletics—a full range of activities for youth and adults including aerobics, karate, weight lifting, boxing, soccer, baseball, football, golf, tennis, and baseball with Felix Mantilla Little League.

César Pabón Fitness Center—offers cardiovascular and strength-building equipment as well as aerobics and other fitness classes.

Health Clinic—Carroll University Nursing Program provides on-site health care, dental screenings and preventative services for UCC's students and seniors.

Prevention Programs—Educational programs and alternative activities for youth designed to curtail detrimental behavior, including smoking, teen pregnancy, drug abuse and gang participation. A growing number of health-related programs addressing issues of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease are being provided to families and students to proactively improve lifestyle habits of eating and exercise.

HUMAN SERVICES

Residential AODA Treatment—one-of-a-kind Hispanic residential treatment facilities for men and women and their children, with substance abuse and co-current mental health problems; 24-hour care.

Outpatient and Day Treatment—clinical treatment for alcohol and drug abuse and co-current mental health problems, including counseling, art therapy, music therapy, vocational/employment development, anger management, health education, and intoxicated driver education.

A New Dawn/Depression Clinic-Care Management—for older adults (age 60 and older) with depression, using Behavioral Activation and problem solving treatment along with advocacy for the participants.

WALKER SQUARE NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE

A program designed to increase neighborhood stability in the area surrounding UCC by increasing home ownership, rehabilitating houses and organizing residents.

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