Helpful resources

Below are some of the Milwaukee organizations that support people involved in trading sex for money or survival needs.

Benedict Center outreach, support groups and case management for women in conflict with the law

Pathfinders including emergency shelter for 11-17 year old youth, counseling, support for sexually abused youth, case management and supported housing options

Walker's Point Youth and Family Center
including emergency shelter for 11-17 youth, counseling, support for families in crisis, and transitional living programs for teens and young adults
  • Street Beat- street outreach partnership between Pathfinders and Walker's Point Youth and Family Center - look for the Street Beat van!
  • New Drop-in Center for youth 13-24 at 4200 N. Holton. Open Tuesday-Friday 1-9pm, Saturday until 7pm
Franciscan Peacemakers Street Outreach - street outreach to people involved in prostitution

Sexual Assault Treatment Center - Aurora - support services, including medical care, for survivors of rape, incest, sexual abuse and sexual assault

The Healing Center - support services for adult women survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones

Sojourner Family Peace Center - domestic violence shelter, supportive services, legal advocacy, and more

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin - comprehensive services for people with HIV
  • Lifepoint - syringe exchange drop in and outreach. Contact ARCW for hours and locations
Anti-Violence Project - MKE LGBT Center - support and advocacy for GLBTQ survivors of violence, including sex workers.

Project Q - groups, case management support and opportunities for GLBTQ youth

FORGE - education, advocacy and support supporting FTMs and SOFFAs

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