Our Story

The Greater Life Community Center is designed to reflect the theme of “crossroads.” A place where generations connect and communities are strengthened. 

Our Programs

Our programming includes engaging educational and wellness sessions, and group discussions led by influential professional and community leaders. 


We would like to thank our Charitable Donors. Learn how you can make a contribution today!

Our Programs & Partnerships

Above the Clouds

 Above The Clouds and Moving Forward Milwaukee’s teamed with GGCDC for children and youth arts programming and senior wellness programming at the Greater Life Community Center.  

Community Care-A-Van

Froedtert Hospital Care-A-Van performs weekly health screenings by RN’s and associated physicians in collaboration with Froedtert Hospital, the Milwaukee Bucks and GGCDC.

UW Milwaukee School of Nursing

UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing partners with the  Greater Life Community Center to engage students in active participation in community programming.

Living Well

A program that focuses on learning how to manage emotions and apply coping skills as part of the healing process for trauma induced by loneliness, social isolation, emotional or physical abuse and other social challenges.

COME ALIVE Milwaukee

The COMmunity Empowerment and Lifestyle Intervention for Ethnic Minorities in Milwaukee (COME ALIVE Milwaukee) led by the CAPS program at the Medical College of Wisconsin, was launched at the Greater Life Community Center. The program’s goal is to address health disparities across Milwaukee.

Memory Cafe

In partnership with the Alheimer’s Association, Milwaukee County and others, the Memory Cafe provides opportunities for persons with mild to moderate-stage Alzheimer’s or related Dementia, along with their care partners, to socialize and have fun in a safe place and welcoming community.

Aging Advocacy

Feeding America in collaboration with GGCDC has provided groceries and lunches for seniors. The last two years, 1700 boxes of groceries were distributed monthly to over 180 senior families.

Senior Socials

The Greater Community Life Center builds connections across age, race, socio-economic classes and other traditional divides.


Event Space and Conference  Rooms

Dance Studio

The Dance Studio is used by various groups for fitness programs, Above the Clouds ballet classes, and more.


Community Room

The Greater Life Community Center is a great space for hosting events and meetings. Learn more about booking a room for your next event.

Conference Rooms

The Greater Life Community Center has several conference rooms designated for meeting space. 


The GGCDC Greater Life Community Center is located in Lindsay Heights, one of the most poverty-stricken areas of in Wisconsin (53206). At least 50% of the residents live below the poverty level and 98% are minorities.

The vision of the center is to serve as a hub of innovative programming and activities, taking into consideration individual differences in age, health, functional ability, lifestyle, ethnicity, religious beliefs, values, needs, social interests and skills.

Partnerships with the Hunger Task Force and Feeding America allows provisions for hot meals and fresh produce to approximately 2,000 seniors a month. Since 1980, the GGCDC has provided weekly hot meals to families. Learn more about all of our programs.

People Touched

Hunger Task Force - Individual meals provided

Feeding America - Food packages provided