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Welcome.

COA Youth & Family Centers was established in 1906 to serve low-income children and families in Milwaukee. We focus on three core areas: Early Child Development, Youth Development, and Community Development. Family is at the center of all we do.

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A local organization with results!

10,000

children and families served every year at COA!

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13

locations throughout Milwaukee, plus Camp Helen Brachman in central Wisconsin.

98%

of children in our early education programs improved their behavior.

2,400+

youth served by our two
community centers and
8 MPS locations.

100%

of children who attended Camp Helen Brachman received a scholarship.

9,000

people who attended COA’s
Skyline Music Series.
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The voice of COA’s participants, volunteers, donors, and staff.

2019-02-06T14:22:29+00:00

New Charity Navigator Ratings Place COA as Highest Rated Nonprofit in Wisconsin

Charity Navigator’s 2019 ratings now list COA Youth & Family Centers as the highest rated charity in the State of Wisconsin.  In addition, COA is listed as: The highest rated “Human Services” charity in Wisconsin, [...]

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COA Mission

COA Youth & Family Centers helps Milwaukee children, teens, and families reach their greatest potential through a continuum of educational, recreational, and social work programs offered through its urban community centers and rural camp facility. As a multicultural agency, COA values diversity and cooperation, and promotes growth and positive social interaction.

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909 E. North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53212
ph.414.263.8383
development@coa-yfc.org