La Causa Inc. is a long-standing safe haven for the Milwaukee community. Opened in 1990, La Causa has provided clothing, food, and shelter for the youngest and most vulnerable members of society — our children. They are open 24 hours a day/365 days a year, to support children from birth to age 12 when family emergencies arise, such as homelessness, domestic violence, medical needs or more. For example, when a mother has post pregnancy complications and needs to go back into the hospital, her newborn is safe and sound at La Causa’s Crisis Nursery & Respite Center.
This Center is state-licensed, and children can stay for up to 72 hours at no cost to the family. The Crisis Nursery & Respite Center is a huge help to families, helping them avoid traumatic situations that leave long-lasting, detrimental effects on children’s emotional, mental and/or physical well-being. For more information, see http://www.lacausa.org/programs/crisis-nursery-respite-center