Capuchin ministry sites affected by COVID-19 outbreak Effective Friday, March 13, 2020 some Capuchin ministry sites will be closed in an effort to mitigate the outbreak of COVID-19. Latest information is available here.


Food is central to the Capuchin mission. No person should experience hunger. None are turned away.

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The Capuchin Clothes Closet affords a space for guests to acquire clothing and other items.

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At the Marquette University Legal Clinic, law students and volunteer attorneys provide legal information.

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Through partnerships with UW Milwaukee Nursing School and Ascension, guests receive wellness screenings.

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Social Worker

Professional social workers seek to address underlying root causes of poverty and help guests find sustainable pathways to prosperity.

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The example of St. Francis of Assisi inspires and underpins the mission of Capuchin Community Services.

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Guest Advocate

We provide other forms of assistance, including laundry, hygiene items, bus tickets and more.

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Operations at the House of Peace will resume on Monday, January 4. The Emergency Food Pantry will be open Monday through Friday with adjusted hours of 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

Thank you for supporting Capuchin Community Services two locations: the House of Peace and Saint Ben’s Community Meal. You are helping our friars and partners in ministry serve people experiencing homelessness, poverty and difficult circumstances.


Statement from the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph

Statement from the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph

Statement from Provincial Minister Br. Michael Sullivan, OFM Cap. concerning racial justice and the killing of George Floyd.

Capuchin Virtual Walk for the Hungry 2020

Capuchin Virtual Walk for the Hungry 2020

With Polish Fest canceled, we invite you to support the work of the House of Peace and Saint Ben's Community Meal, while maintaining social distancing, by registering for the Capuchin Virtual Walk for the Hungry - taking place in your own neighborhood.

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   Video: Meet Brother Rob From St. Ben's Community Meal

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Capuchin Community Services serves tens of thousands who are in need, every year.

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We currently have over 20 men at various levels of formation, as well as those who are living in resident candidacy.

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