St. Francis Children’s Center
Our mission is to serve and educate children with special needs in inclusive environments, enabling them to reach their greatest potential.
For over 50 years, our caring team has helped children achieve success in their homes, in their schools and in their communities.
We serve children with autism, special needs and developmental delays, along with typically developing kids, from four weeks until age 22.
Thank you to everone who joined us our Leading Lights Awards Banquet. With your support we were able to raise over $135,00 for our programs, special education services, and therapies for children with special need and thier families.
I’m a St. Francis Children’s Star!
Every child is special and unique, and so are their stories.
Catching up with Charlie!
In 2019, St. Francis Children’s Center shared the story of two year-old Charlie who had been diagnosed with Spina Bifida - a condition that affects the spine and can result in damage to the spinal cord and nerves. After learning his diagnosis, his parents, Jim and...
Noah’s family was introduced to Milwaukee County’s Birth to Three (B-3) Program at St. Francis Children’s Center when his doctors and parents noticed that his speech was delayed and Noah was not verbally communicating. Soon after, Noah’s mom, Rachel, also began...
To the surprise of his parents, Trevell was diagnosed with autism when he was almost two years old. However, Tanisha and John took the news in stride as they quickly began searching for the resources they needed to help their child. They viewed his diagnosis as yet...
Like other kids his age, Bryan is cheerful and happy and loves to be around family and friends. Even though he is not mobile and relies on his wheelchair throughout the day to move around, this energetic 11-year-old has been overcoming obstacles since the day he was...
of children served had developmental delays or special needs
children and families were served
of families served were living at or below the poverty level