Benedict Center
For more information, please see the Benedict Center Jail Visiting Center Web site.

Benedict Center Jail Visiting Program


Transportation to Jail:

By car: Go east on Wisconsin Avenue to 10th Street and turn left.  Proceed 2 blocks to State Street and turn right. The Milwaukee County Jail is on your right with the main entrance around the corner of State Street and 9th Street.

By bus: Take the #80 to N6 & Reservoir.

Orientation: TBD

Days/Hours of Operation: General times of service can be between 7-11am, 12:30-2pm, 3-5pm or 7-9pm. Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night.

Description of Agency/Activities: Since 1983 this program has provided those confined in our jail who have no visits from family or friends with volunteers to help relieve stress and lend support.      

Student Role at Agency: The student will make weekly visits in our jail to a person who needs a listening ear and hope for the future.


Volunteers are required to:


Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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