News & Events
2012 CDLRE Community Meeting - June 13, 2012
RSVP today to attend the 2012 Center for Driver’s License Recovery & Employability 5th Anniversary Community Meeting on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m., at the Downtown MATC Campus, in Rooms M612-14.
A continental breakfast will be served and parking in the Bradley Center parking structure for attendees…
May 10, 2012 is WCS Day in Wisconsin!
Whereas, Wisconsin has a tradition of strong public-private partnerships to find solutions to community problems; and
Whereas, Wisconsin Community Services, Inc. (WCS) was founded in 1912 as the “Society for the Friendless” to help people who were incarcerated and to assist the families left behind, and its present-day mission has remained…
Historical Facts and Findings
"The Society for the Friendless . . . was first organized in Topeka, Kansas in 1901. Its chief work is the care of prisoners who leave the penitentiaries and are placed in positions of self-support . . . " Kansas: a cylopedia of state history, 1912
WCS is a MANDI Award Winner!
WCS has won a 2012 MANDI Award from LISC Milwaukee! The agency was selected as the winner of the 2012 BMO Harris Bank Cornerstone Award.
The award honors an individual or organization that has a long-standing commitment to a neighborhood(s) and has demonstrated persistence and effectiveness over time. The two other…
WCS Receives Special Commendation from Waukesha County
WCS received commendation from Waukesha County officials for the 5 year Anniversary of the Waukesha Day Report Center and the outstanding job of WCS staff at the Center.
During the recognition on March 28, 2012, Waukesha County commended WCS' contribution to community safety and the "compassion and understanding" WCS provides to…
Check out "Celebrating 100 Years"
Check out the new WCS publication Celebrating 100 Years. The report looks back at the last century of our agency's service to the community and provides an overview of our current programming, partnerships ans supporters.