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Healthy Eating and Exercise

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Active Milwaukee!

Fun ways to get out and get moving in the Milwaukee area.

Nutrition in Schools

Links for use by educators and others interested in improving the nutritional environment in schools.

Health Programs and Organizations

Links to various health programs and organizations on local, state, and national levels.

Nutrition Publications and Resources

Links to publications and resources that promote and support healthy eating and excercise.

Healthy Eating and Snacking

Food lists to incorporate into a healthy diet, plus a listing of foods to eat less of.

Nutrition, Obesity, and Physical Activity

Learn about nutrition, obesity and excercise and how you can improve your health by eating more nutritious foods and being more active.

Healthy Living Resources

Links to general information on healthy living, specific information on nutrition for kids, web sites of health promotion organizations, and public health links specifically for health professionals.

Pregnancy Health and Nutrition

Find out what you need to do to keep yourself and your baby healthy during pregnancy.

MCNPAC Role Modeling Action Guide

Electronic files for all materials relating to the MCNPAC Role Modeling Action Guide, a tool that helps promote healthy eating and physical activity in children.

Walking Distances in Parks and Malls

Includes a guide on the benefits of walking plus distance charts and information for parks and malls.

Important Partner Links

Winter Weather Safety

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Winter Weather page

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Winter Weather page


Warming Centers


Adullam Family Warming Center
3033 North 30th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210
Must call 211 for entry
Serves families with children
7:00pm to 7:00am (guests must arrive by 8:00pm) when temperature is 15 degrees or below

Benedict Center
209 West Orchard Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Serves single women in the sex trade
Monday - Friday: 6:00pm to 7:30am
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00pm to 7:30am

Divine Intervention (Ministry to the Homeless)
Tippecanoe Church
125 West Saveland Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Call 211 for entry
Serves single adults age 18 and older
6:00pm to 8:00am

Greater New Birth Warming Center
8237 West Silver Spring Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Call 211 for entry or walk-in 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Serves single adults
7:00pm to 7:00am when temperature is 15 degrees or below

Guest House of Milwaukee
1216 North 13th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Must call 211 for entry
Serves single men age 18 and older
Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Repairers of the Breach
1335 West Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Open Monday - Saturday 7:00am to 4:00pm as a day shelter
Reopens for overnight shelter at 8:00pm when the temperature is 20 degrees or below, but guests must arrive no later than 10:00pm
Walk-ins welcome

Salvation Army
Multiple locations, walk-in or call 211 for entry:


1645 North 25th Street, Milwaukee
Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 4:00pm

4129 West Villard Avenue, Milwaukee
Sunday: 10:00am to noon
Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 4:00pm

2900 West Coldspring Road, Greenfield
Monday - Thursday: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 1:00pm

8853 South Howell Avenue, Oak Creek
Monday - Friday: 6:00am to 6:00pm

St. Ben's Community Meal
924 West State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Serves single adults age 18 and older
Walk-ins welcome any time during open hours
8:00pm to 8:00am