Neighborhood Development









Neighborhood Development

Agape Community Center's Neighborhood Development department currently focuses on efforts in Thurston Woods, Fairfield, and Old North Milwaukee. Click the neighborhood profiles link above to receive more information about Agape's work in a particular area.  Neighborhood Development staff members focus on making strategic investments that further stimulate revitalization in these neighborhoods.  Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation, a partner of Agape Community Center, also serves portions of Graceland, Havenwoods, Town & Country Manor, and Wyrick Park.


  Upcoming Events:  

Thurston Woods and Old North Milwaukee
Monthly Neighborhood Meeting
Every 1st Monday of the Month!
6:00-7:30 pm
Agape Community Center

Next Meeting: May 4th


2015 Bloom and Groom!

It's that time again for the annual plant and flower sale!

When: Saturday May 16th 10am-1pm

Where: Agape Community Center


Please contact Leah Schaffer @ 414-465-5807 for more information and pre-order forms.


Please contact the Neighborhood Development Office if you have any questions!


To see more events, check out our

Community Events Calendar!


Check out our 2014 Annual Report




What are YOUR neighborhood


Click here to take a short survey!!





Check out this months Real Estate listings for

Thurston Woods and

Old North Milwaukee.




Neighborhood Development Team

  Karen Mierow

              Neighborhood Planner   

(414) 465-5804

Stephanie Stilwell

Community Development Specialist (VISTA)

(414) 465-5806

Leah Schaffer

Community Development Specialist (VISTA)

(414) 465-5807






Housing Resources, Inc.

Our partner for providing quality homebuyer education and neighborhood tours.

Rebuilding Together

Our partner for no-cost home repairs for qualifying seniors and/or disabled homeowners.  Click here for the Agape Service Area application.

Select Milwaukee

Our partner for foreclosure prevention services.  Contact Agape's Neighborhood Development staff for more information.



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