Lissy's Place Transitional Housing for women

6200 W. Center St.
Milwaukee, WI 53213

Class of Housing/Services: Transitional living for single women 18 to 29 years old.

General Information:
Transitional living for single women 18 to 29 years old. Lissy's Place is a haven for homeless/abused women. In the past eight years, more than 400 women have been helped. Lissy's Place is in the former convent of St. Catherine's Catholic Church on Milwaukee's West Side. Lissy's Place helps homeless/abused women to develop economic self-sufficiency and personal independence. Many of the women who come to Lissy's Place have never experienced the caring of a real family. Lissy's Place gives them that experience. We help about 70 women annually. More than 400 have been assisted since Lissy's Place opened on Sept. 4, 2001. Capacity is 17 women at a time. We have a waiting list. Maximum stay is two years. Lissy's Place is unique for its open-door policy. Lissy's Place provides housing and services to homeless/abused women ages 18 to 29. Other homeless/abused programs have stringent requirements that a women have a severe alcohol/drug problem, or a serious mental illness, or have custody of children, or have other characteristics besides homelessness. Lissy's Place has no such entrance barriers.

How To Volunteer at Lissy's Place Transitional Housing for women:
Be a volunteer. Call Lissy's Place Transitional Housing for women at 414-445-2340 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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