From healthy food
to healthcare,
we’re here when our neighbors need help.

Food Pantry

SSNC offers a Choice Food Pantry to help increase food security with a peace of mind offering nutritional food options to help fight hunger and promote health within the communities.

The Emergency Services food pantry is available to families, seniors and individuals in need of food, and provides residents with a two-three day food supply, serving residents in the zip codes of 53218, 53225, 53209.

Co-partner with Blanket of Love Sanctuary to embrace pregnant women and their families in which we provide baby formula, water, food, diapers, wipes and vital resources. Thanks to our communities partner, local business, donors who contributed to the food pantry through food drives and donations.

Thanks to our communities partner, local business, donors who contributed to the food pantry through food drives and donations

Funded and Supported by:

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Hours of Operation

Monday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesday: closed

Wednesday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Thursday: closed

Friday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Friday is for **Senior Stock Box Day Only**

All recipients/applicants must arrive 15 minutes prior to closing.

For more information, call 414.463.7950

**Please note. For all new Food Pantry clients you must provide the following: State issued I.D. Card, proof of residence. For all children living in the household, please provide a birth announcement/certificate or proof of medical coverage.

Poverty is a root cause for hunger throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin and America. The Silver Spring Neighborhood Center (SSNC) believes that by providing immediate relief to food insecurity while connecting participants to wraparound services, both within and outside of SSNC that participants will achieve self-sufficiency and consequently not need emergency services.

UWM Silver Spring Neighborhood Center
Community Nursing Clinic

Open since 1986, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Nursing, Silver Spring Community Nursing Center is located inside the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center.

As a Nurse Managed Health Center, a team of community health and advanced practice nurses provide health care and health promotion services for under and uninsured people.

Services include primary health care services for WI Badgercare members in select HMOs and Straight Title 19. Screening tests for TB, hypertension, diabetes are also provided along with health education programs and health information and referral services.

Services are also provided under Wisconsin Medicaid Family Planning Only Services, Prenatal Care Coordination Program and the WI Well Woman Program for breast and cervical cancer screening. Eligibility requirements apply for these health services. Fees are required at the time of service unless covered by a specified program.








Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Appointments are required.
For more information or to make an appointment,
please call 414-535-0432.

In 2015 the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was named among the nation’s top universities for community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The foundation created its Community Engagement Classification to recognize colleges and universities that benefit their communities.

Literacy Services of Wisconsin

Literacy Services of Wisconsin partners with Silver Spring Neighborhood Center and Wisconsin’s FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program to provide adult education programming on the northwest side of Milwaukee. Literacy Services offers a 5.09 HSED class on-site and coordinates support services for students enrolled in English Language Learning, Adult Basic Education, and Adult Secondary Education.






Call (414) 755-3245 to schedule an enrollment appointment, which will include an interview and initial testing.