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Ranked in the top 25 Hispanic serving nonprofits in the nation, UCC is an employee driven organization that values community and service. Apply today to join the UCC Family!

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Supporting Families & Strengthening Traditions Since 1970

United Community Center has been a catalyst for community growth, building, and betterment on Milwaukee’s south side since its founding 51 years ago. What started as a small youth center has grown into an intergenerational safe haven that serves more than 15,000 people each year. UCC serves individuals 6 weeks to 103 years old through educational services, senior support, homebuyer counseling, and much more. 
Our Vision
UCC's Vision is an empowered and thriving Hispanic community where all achieve their fullest potential.
Our Mission
UCC's Mission is to transform the lives of Hispanics, families and individuals of all ages by providing the highest quality comprehensive services in education, human services, health, community development and cultural arts.

First Time Homebuyer? We Can Help!

The Homebuyer Counseling Program at UCC offers homebuyer education and  homebuyer counseling to help individuals and families in our community realize the dream of owning their first home. Additionally, we partner with the City of Milwaukee Downpayment Assistance Program - Find Out More Here.

Visit our Homebuyer Counseling Page

From the Desk of the Executive Director:

"I am proud to be a part of this amazing UCC family. It has been a challenging yet inspiring year to witness our team filled of passionate and committed individuals making a difference every day."    
- Laura Gutierrez, UCC Executive Director

Learn More About UCC Leadership

UCC Success Stories

  • Denise-Arlene, 2020 Wall of Fame

    "I'm always striving to understand global issues to convert that understanding into action in order to make the world a better place one person at a time." 

    Read Densie-Arlene's Story
  • Kelly, Human Services

    “Having the freedom to make our own choices and empowering us to make better choices for ourselves was something that helped me shift my perspective for life.”

    Read Kelly's Story
  • Alexander, Pre-K

    The connection Alex has with his teachers is just one of the inspirations that motivates UCC’s dedicated educators. To see him grow into an independent, smart, and loving human is what our teachers desire for every student that walks in their classroom. 

    Read Alexander's Story
  • UCC is proud to be a part of their road to success!
    Read More of Our Success Stories!

Thank You to Our Partners

With the help of many partners, UCC is close to celebrating 50 years of service to the community.
These partners enable us to accomplish our mission every day.

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

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