Health Initiatives

For the past twenty-five years, Agape Community Center has provided leadership regarding the physical health needs of the population, particularly the large number of uninsured and underinsured individuals living in the service area.  For more information on these programs, please call 414.464.4440.

 

Backpack Project

The Backpack Project is designed to promote and teach children about good nutritional habits and how to prepare healthy snacks and meals safely at home on their own during the weekend.

           

 

Cooking Club

Residents that are interested in learning more about cooking, canning, freezing, and food dehydration should contact us to sign up!

 

Exercise Opportunities

Agape hosts various health and fitness workshops, and features an exercise room with high-quality equipment.  All are invited to join the workshops or utilize the exercise room. 

 

Nurses at the Center

In collaboration with Cardinal Stritch University's College of Nursing, meal guests and program participants and other visitors to our facility have had the opportunity for blood pressure checks, early detection of vision or hearing problems, health education, and general health or medication consultations.  Options for promoting a healthy lifestyle are also incorporated in our youth programs. Cardinal Stritch's College of Nursing conducts classes in community nursing here at our center.

   

 

 

Milwaukee Childhood Obesity Prevention Project

Agape is pleased to take part in collaborative research regarding childhood obesity prevention with the United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM) and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  More information can be found at:

 www.uncom-milw.org/MCOPP/