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MKE County: Cost of Youth Offenders Keeps Rising
MKE County

Cost of Youth Offenders Keeps Rising

Number sent to costly state prisons nearly doubled since March, imperiling county's alternative youth justice programs.

MKE County: Coggs Building Could Be Razed
MKE County

Coggs Building Could Be Razed

New analysis finds razing and then constructing new building the most feasible redevelopment option.

MKE County: Youth Incarceration Alternatives Running Out of Money
MKE County

Youth Incarceration Alternatives Running Out of Money

Community-based programs are critical to keeping youth out of juvenile detention facilities.

MKE County: Mental Health Emergency Center’s Opening Delayed
MKE County

Mental Health Emergency Center’s Opening Delayed

Partnership of county and four major health systems pushes opening to September, cites need to hire specialized staff.

MKE County: State Youth Corrections Failures Hit Home
MKE County

State Youth Corrections Failures Hit Home

County detention center overcrowded. Judges have few options. Less money for prevention.

Evers Signs Bill Legalizing Fentanyl Test Strips

Evers Signs Bill Legalizing Fentanyl Test Strips

Milwaukee legislators led charge to legalize them as a way to save lives.

County Executive David Crowley Launches Community Health & Healing Series
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County Executive David Crowley Launches Community Health & Healing Series

Events will be held across the community with Leaders and & Health Advocates Addressing Mental Health Needs and Eliminating Barriers to Services

Milwaukee County DHHS is Seeking Input on the Future of its Human Services Facility through the ‘Coggs Center Community Survey’
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Milwaukee County DHHS is Seeking Input on the Future of its Human Services Facility through the ‘Coggs Center Community Survey’

Residents are encouraged to take the survey and share their ideas for accessing human services

Milwaukee County Distributed Nearly 200,000 N95 Masks to Community Agencies and General Public in First Week of February
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Milwaukee County Distributed Nearly 200,000 N95 Masks to Community Agencies and General Public in First Week of February

Public Mask Distribution at Marcia P. Coggs Center to Continue Next Week, Mon-Fri 8 AM – 3:30 PM

Half of State Women Want To Quit Jobs

Half of State Women Want To Quit Jobs

Compared to one-third nationally, survey finds. 68% of Wisconsin women workers feel stressed.

MKE County: County Will Expand Addiction Prevention, Treatment
MKE County

County Will Expand Addiction Prevention, Treatment

Recent $71 million legal settlement provides funding for this.

Milwaukee County Falls Prevention Coalition Brings Community Together as County Executive David Crowley Proclaims Falls Prevention Awareness Week
Milwaukee County Leaders Applaud Action on Assembly Bill 374
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Milwaukee County Leaders Applaud Action on Assembly Bill 374

Governor’s bill signing allows for maximum amount of settlement dollars to be sent to Wisconsin counties to address the opioid epidemic

Milwaukee County to Host Walk at Washington Park in Honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
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Milwaukee County to Host Walk at Washington Park in Honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

--Join County Executive David Crowley and others to increase awareness of this important issue--

Supervisor Taylor to Host Biweekly Summer Event Series in County Parks
MKE County: Committee OK’s Funding for Emergency Mental Health Center
MKE County

Committee OK’s Funding for Emergency Mental Health Center

New crisis center is an important piece of the county's broader re-shuffling of psychiatric services.

Chairwoman Nicholson Celebrates the Wonderful Women of Milwaukee County
MKE County: Committee Reviews Mental Health Emergency Center Plan
MKE County

Committee Reviews Mental Health Emergency Center Plan

New facility in central city location partnering county with major health care providers.

MKE County: Crowley Merging County Departments
MKE County

Crowley Merging County Departments

The administration says the move will make for better service, but not everyone is happy.

Milwaukee County Reveals Strategy that Eliminates Department on Aging
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Milwaukee County Reveals Strategy that Eliminates Department on Aging

Silence Broken after Continual Probing

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Applauds County Board Approval of Diverse Group to Lead Key County Departments
Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Applauds Milwaukee County Health and Human Needs Committee for Approving Shakita LaGrant-McClain’s Appointment as Director of Health and Human Services
Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Appoints Shakita LaGrant-McClain as Director of Health and Human Services
MKE County: Mental Health Services Expanded with Grants
MKE County

Mental Health Services Expanded with Grants

Millions in grants are funding expanded service offerings from the Behavioral Health Division.

Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division receives over $6.4 Million in Grants
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Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division receives over $6.4 Million in Grants

Three diverse grants help support the transition to a full continuum of care

How to Stay Cool in Heat Wave

How to Stay Cool in Heat Wave

Relief harder to find amid pandemic. Some groups in city offering help.

With Summer Here, Milwaukee County Officials Encourage Residents to Take Precautions During Hot Weather
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With Summer Here, Milwaukee County Officials Encourage Residents to Take Precautions During Hot Weather

With people isolating because of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to check on vulnerable residents

MKE County: Crowley Makes First Cabinet Picks
MKE County

Crowley Makes First Cabinet Picks

A new chief of staff and two new department directors, all promoted from Abele's administration.