Food Pantry

Feeding the hungry is central to our the mission; no person should be hungry and none are turned away.

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Clothing

There are countless reasons why so many find themselves in need of basic clothing..

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Spiritual

Guided by the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, faith is the driving force at the House of Peace.

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Nursing Clinic

Staffed by UWM's College of Nursing nurses & student nurses and Institute for Urban Health Partnerships.

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Legal Clinic

The Marquette University Legal Clinic provides legal information with volunteer attorneys & MU law school students.

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Social Worker

The services of the House of Peace professional social worker has been a Godsend to many of our families.

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Our guests may be the working poor, homeless, disabled or newly unemployed. When they arrive at the House of Peace, they find a place where someone cares and where they can get the little extra help they need.
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Spotlight

September Newsletter

September Newsletter

Read how the House of Peace gave Alexus Davis, a High School student, a safe environment to develop leadership skills along side of our staff this summer. Two of our House of Peace family are retiring after 70 years of combined service. Learn more.

Holiday Food Box Program

Holiday Food Box Program

Many of our central city families have a roof over their heads, but cannot afford to shop for the fixings of a traditional Thanksgiving or Christmas meal. Join the House of Peace to meet this need in our annual Holiday Food Box Program. Learn how your business, organization, parish, or synagogue can help fill boxes for these families.

   Video: Volunteer Appreciation Week at the House of Peace
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Words of
Saint Francis of Assisi

Prayer Request

We welcome your prayers. Please fill out the form below to submit a prayer request.

For Our Guests

Our guests come from all walks of life. They may be the working poor....or the poorest of the poor.

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For Our Volunteers

The House of Peace has been serving the needy in the heart of Milwaukee’s Central City since 1968. Can you assist us in our mission?

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Spiritual Care

The House of Peace stands ready to offer spiritual care to anyone who seeks it.

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