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Your donation made today will ensure our early childhood doors stay open for the families of essential workers in 2020 and prepare the new Early Learning Academy to open in spring 2021. Together, we will support hardworking families during this crisis and ensure a brighter tomorrow for our children.


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 50 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.

Learn More about UCC history on Virtual Timeline

Enroll Your Student Today!

Create a bright future for your child at UCC. From early childhood development starting at 6 weeks old to pre-college and career preparation, UCC does it all. Explore and learn more about our educational offerings!

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  Visit Our COVID-19 Resource Page

Our UCC COVID-19 resource page provides the community with up to date information in English and Spanish on what you need to know about the COVID-19 virus, including preventative measures, details regarding the CARES Act, and an important message from UCC Executive Director, Ricardo Diaz.


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UCC Success Stories

  • Ana, 2015 Wall of Fame

    "I’ve always wanted to make a difference in the world, to use my gifts to make a positive impact on someone’s life. I never imagined I’d be able to say I’ve served as a role model for 100s of kids from all over my community." 

    Read Ana's Story
  • Laura, Human Services

    “The best thing that has ever happened to me was being placed in UCC’s rehabilitation program. It changed my life forever.”

    Read Laura's Story
  • Francisco, After-School Achievement Program

    “UCC has enabled me to prosper in my education and has enforced the importance of giving back to the community."

    Read Francisco's Story

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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