For more information, please see the Cathedral Center Web site.

Cathedral Center

Address: 845 N Van Buren St.


By car:Head East on Wisconsin Ave. for about 1 mile.  Turn left onto N Van Buren St.  After 2 blocks, Cathedral Center will be on your left.

By bus:Take the 30 Bus towards UWM via Downer.  Get off at Van Buren and Kilbourn.  Cathedral Center is on the West side of the street.  

Orientation: Conferred by site contact.

Days/Hours of Volunteering: Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night. In general Monday 12pm-3pm, Tuesday 12pm-3pm, and Friday 12pm-3pm. (One student per shift, students can complete three full hours or select two hour timeslot).

Description of Agency/Activities: The Cathedral Center is a shelter for women and families facing an emergency housing crisis.  The center is home to 32 women and 8 families for up to 90 days while they work with case managers to achieve a personal action plan.  Volunteers are needed to keep things running smoothly and to address client needs. 

Student Role at Agency: The following positions are available:



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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