The ELCA Outreach Center provides a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of the community. If you are in need of assistance, please contact us at 262-652-5545.
The ELCA Outreach Center provides basic necessities to the community free of charge.
Free clothes are available to the public.
Items such as soap, shampoo, dental hygiene, diapers, formula and more are available to anyone in need.
Individuals can get up to $25 towards the purchase of prescription.
The Outreach Coordinator helps individuals and families locate other needed services in the Kenosha Community.
Free legal advice service on following issues: Debt, Renters Rights, Family Law, Guardianship, Child Support, Driver’s License Recovery and Small Claims. Please complete our online form or print and fill out the Intake Form below and drop it off at the Outreach Center, 6218 26th Ave., Kenosha.
Job Search Assistance
Individuals looking for work can get one-on-one support and access to other job search tools.
Access job websites and newspaper ads.
Help with resume writing.
Make calls for job inquiries, print and make copies of your resume.
Look sharp when applying for jobs or attending interviews.
Programs & Services – Adult Education
The ELCA Outreach Center provides free classes to help residents gain basic skills that are needed in today’s work place. Please contact us for more information about Adult Education programs.
GED preparation classes are offered in English and Spanish. Classes are approximately twelve weeks and focus on one of the four topics (Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Math) included in the GED test.
OPEN HOUSE – Tuesday, March 9 from 5 PM – 6 PM
ELCA Outreach Center (6218 26th Avenue, Kenosha, WI – Directions)
Classes meet on Tues & Thurs 5:30pm to 7:00pm*
*Free childcare is available (childcare may not be available during the pandemic).
Tests are administered by Gateway Technical College.
Vouchers for one test per topic are available to each student who attends all classes.
This series of programs focuses on topics such as: bullying/harassment, adolescent behavior, communications with your teen, and current information on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use/abuse prevention.
Please contact us for days and times.
Neighborhood residents join together to share God’s Word. Bible study is held on Thursdays, 10-11am.
Programs & Services – Youth
Children ages 6 and up can participate in fun, educational programs that stimulate learning and inspire a positive self-image.
Young women in 4th – 12th grade participate in community activities and group outings and learn valuable lessons about growing up and self-image.
Girlz Together meets on the first and third Mondays during the school year
Summer camp provided for grade school youth for six weeks during the summer. Summer Camp usually starts the week after KUSD school lets out. Space is limited so contact the Center.
School supplies are distributed to children each August in preparation for the school year.
Parents can sign their children up for the annual Christmas gift giveaway. Sign-up begins every year in mid-September and ends in early December; gifts are distributed in mid-December.
Proof of identity (i.e. birth certificate, forward card, social security card, etc.) is required for each child.