A LEADING PROVIDER OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN GREATER MILWAUKEE
Supportive Housing for Adults and Couples
There continues to be a compelling need in the community for affordable housing for people with exceptional needs, a major emphasis of JFS and JFS Housing, Inc. In May 2011, JFS was awarded $9 million in WHEDA Section 42 Tax Credits to construct Bradley Crossing, a 60 unit apartment complex where thirty of the units are devoted to individuals with physical or developmental disabilities. The thirty apartments area mixture of one, two and three bedroom units, that are scattered throughout the building, as some residents have children who are disabled and/or some disabled residents have children. Bradley Crossing opened in November 2012.
Habush House is a group of apartments located in the North Shore of Milwaukee which provides supportive independent living for developmentally disabled adults. Jewish Family Services provides case management services, including living skills training, advocacy, assistance with medical and dental appointments, money management, social, and religious opportunities. The buildings are owned by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
Deerwood Crossing Senior Residences
Deerwood Crossing Senior Residences offers independent and assisted living for seniors 55 years and older. Deerwood Crossing, located in Brown Deer, is a beautifully designed, affordable community offering a high level of amenities and services. Studio, one- and two-bedroom residences give seniors the flexibility to age in place. A comfortable, fulfilling lifestyle begins at Deerwood Crossing, the apartments built to meet the individual needs of today’s seniors. For more information, please call Stacy at 414-354-4700. Visit the Deerwood Crossing website.
Surlow Senior Apartments provides independent living for low income elderly who are 62 and older. Apartments are spacious and well maintained. Surlow is located within walking distance of shops/restaurants near Oakland and Locust. Surlow presents with a homelike atmosphere with friendly welcoming residents. During the summer months on site management and residents maintain beautiful flower gardens across the property as well as a large vegetable garden for residents to share. Several bird houses are located on the property that attract an array of birds to the neighborhood.
Golda Meir House
Golda Meir House is a subsidized section 8 building for seniors and the disabled, that is located on 1567 N. Prospect Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202. JFS provides service co-ordination to the residents of the building as well as RN services.
Lieberman Apartments are located in Milwaukee and provides supported independent apartment living for persons with severe and persistent mental illness.