Your contribution funds programs that help transform lives and build our community.


The Benedict Center is an interfaith nonprofit agency working with victims, offenders and the community to achieve a system of criminal justice that is fair and treats every person involved with dignity and respect.


Women's Harm Reduction Program
 Services include mental health and substance abuse treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, and groups to address trauma.  We also offer adult education, parenting and employment classes and support.  We operate a women's re-entry program at the Milwaukee County House of Correction.

Sisters ProgramA street outreach, case management and skill building program for women in prostitution and or/sex trafficking.  The program is an innovative community-police partnership and is gaining recognition as a more effective way to improve the health and safety of women and communities.

Justice Advocacy:  With national recognition, the Benedict Center advocates for the use of best practice and cost-effective policies to ensure fair treatment for women involved in the justice system.  Our current advocacy focus is to create a citywide prostitution diversion policy and services for women in street prostitution.