2224 W. Kilbourn Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 344-0675 ext. 229
The population breakdown for the city of Milwaukee, where the majority of Milwaukee AHEC’s services are concentrated, is 12% Latino, 45.4% White, 37.3% African American, 2.9% Asian and 1.4% other. Over 20% of the residents are below the poverty level, and the city has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the nation. The area also has an increasing number of new immigrants from Russia and Eastern Europe with limited English proficiency. There are five Community Health Centers operating 11 delivery sites in the region serving the homeless and other vulnerable populations. The region also includes one new service delivery site in Racine to be operated by the Beloit CHC and one Critical Access Hospital (Lake Geneva.)
For more information on Milwaukee AHEC visit their website at http://www.milahec.org/
View presentations from the Community Health Worker - Best Practices Conference 2012 - Milwaukee AHEC participated in planning this conference which was a project of MAHA (the Milwaukee Area Healthcare Alliance). Read more about the CHW conference.