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Social Development Commission temporarily closing locations to stop COVID-19 spread

Posted at 12:22 PM, Dec 27, 2021

MILWAUKEE — The Social Development Commission in Milwaukee County is temporarily shutting down most of its services until Jan. 3 as the group tries to halt the spread of COVID-19 among customers and staff.

The SDC helps people struggling with poverty and provides a number of social services.

All of their locations are closed except for essential functions until next Monday, according to a press release.

For essential services you can contact the following:

  • Nutrition Services: 414-963-2684
  • Weatherization: 414-906-2727
  • Emergency Furnace: *call 211
  • Food Pantry: *call 211
  • Rent Assistance: For questions regarding SDC's Milwaukee Emergency Rent Assistance (MERA) Program, please contact the MERA Support team at and they will respond upon reopening. The status of MERA applications can be viewed in the application portal anytime.

Head to their website here.

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