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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. 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 Down Payment Assistance Program - Find Out More Here.

Visit our Homebuyer Counseling Page

From the Desk of the Chief Executive Officer:

"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, Chief Executive Officer

Learn More About UCC Leadership

UCC Success Stories

  • Joaquin
    Joaquin, Early Childhood Education

    "Joaquin is becoming more independent in everything he does. We are very impressed with his speech development and his ability to retain the knowledge he learns in class."

    Read Joaquin's Story
  • Tina
    Tina, Neighborhood Development Program

    “I wake up and I pinch myself, I never thought I would be a homeowner. It changed something in me. I feel better about myself and the future I can provide for my family.”

    Read Tina's Story
  • Isai
    Isai, Pre-College Program

    "The Youth Empowered to Succeed Program at UCC's Pre-College Department has been one of the best experiences of my life."

    Read Isai'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.