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AmeriCorps service in Milwaukee, WI

Budgeting for your service year

In addition to a biweekly living stipend, you’ll receive free healthcare coverage, a transportation allowance, free access to our site office gym, and deferment of your student loans during your service year. To help you envision how to make your budget work, we’ve offered some resources below about living in, and getting around, Milwaukee, WI.


Affordable neighborhoods in Milwaukee

Wondering where many of our College Possible AmeriCorps coaches live? Here are three Milwaukee neighborhoods to scope out for housing if you’re looking for an affordable studio or one-bedroom apartment. They’re easily accessible by public transportation and stipend-budget friendly.

  • East side

  • River West

  • Bay View

Looking for a roommate?

You’ll have a chance to meet fellow incoming coaches before the school year begins for more roommate possibilities. You can also check out Diggz and Silvernest, apps offering roommate matching and house sharing services. 

Check out these housing apps

Find affordable rentals not listed on other, more-common apps:


Getting to work

Getting to the Milwaukee office is a breeze with public transportation. Our office is located on 57 Walnut - Appleton line and the Green Line is just steps away. Utilize the Milwaukee City Transit System (MCTS) for commuting to and from work, or seeing everything Milwaukee has to offer.


Milwaukee is also a bike friendly city with bike share available through Bublr Bikes.


Where Milwaukee coaches hang out

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