Office of Academics

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Bilingual Multicultural Education

5225 W. Vliet St., Room 265

Milwaukee, WI 53208

(414) 475-8732 •

Community Contact List

Catholic Charities

2021 N 60th Street, Milwaukee WI 53208 (414) 771-2881

Contact Person: Steven X, Xiong


Catholic Charities’ mission to “provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same”. Services offered: Adoption Services, Adult Day Services, Behavioral Health Services, Hoarding Intervention & Treatment Program, In-Home Support Services, Legal Services for Immigrants, Outreach & Case Management Services, Pregnancy Support & Birth Parent Counseling, Refugee Resettlement Services, and Supported Parenting Services.

International Institute of Wisconsin

1110 North Old Third Street, Suite 420, Milwaukee WI, 53203 (414) 225-6220

Contact Person: Alexander P. Durtka, Jr., President & CEO


The International Institute of Wisconsin is an organization dedicated to the promotion of international cooperation, understanding, and a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural perspective through education, arts, exchange, communication, social activities, and immigration and naturalization services. The Institute initiates, coordinates, and sponsors a variety of activities and programs appropriate to the fulfillment of this primary purpose.

James Place Immigration Services

4204 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207 (262)544-9472

General contact:

Director of James Place Immigration Services, Ruth Wantz:


At each site, the James Place staff and volunteers provide services unique to the differing needs of their clients. James Place Immigration Services located at James Place Waukesha and James Place South Side provide legal advice and assistance in filing applications for immigrants and refugees.

Lutheran Social Services – Refugee and Immigrant Services

647 W. Virginia Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204 (414)246-2300


As the Wisconsin affiliate of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, LSS provides comprehensive resettlement services to refugees fleeing from war and persecution around the globe. Currently, LSS has the capacity to welcome and resettle 500 refugees per year within a 50-mile radius of Milwaukee or Madison. Our program provides high-quality services, including initial housing, food, clothing, school enrollment for children, English lessons, and assistance with job placement.

Mexican Consulate in Milwaukee

1443 North Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 944-7595

Contact Person: Norma Sánchez Arellanes 1(877)639-4835



One of the main services that the consulate offers is documentation, including passports, consular IDs and voter registration cards as well as offering advice in legal rights.

Voces de la Frontera

1027 S. 5th Street Milwaukee, WI 53204 (414) 643-1620

Contact Person: Christine Neumann-Ortiz


"We provide direct advocacy to immigrants and family members facing detention/deportation by connecting them to legal resources, helping navigate the system, helping plan for returning to country of origin, transportation and support to immigration court, civil rights training, emergency planning, referral to community services, a peer-led support group and monthly prayer vigils."