EIN 39-1185304

Pathfinders Milwaukee

IRS 501(c) type
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Pathfinders empowers and supports youth in crisis through clinical services and supported housing, promoting safety, hope, healing, and independence.
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Program areas at Pathfinders Milwaukee

Youth shelter - our shelter is open 365 days a year and provides emergency short-term shelter for adolescents aged 11-17, plus crisis counseling services for youth aged 18-21. We operate one of only two state-licensed youth shelters serving Milwaukee, representing half of the available beds in the city for youth. During and after their shelter stay, we offer youth intensive counseling, case management and basic needs services that help them maintain safety and stability.
Southeastern education center - the school is a Milwaukee public school contracted behavioral reassignment middle school. The southeastern education center works with students who have been challenged in traditional school settings and are in need of individualized educational support. Our trauma-informed approach to education provides access to mental health and wraparound services with the goal of scholars returning to their school of origin.
Supported housing - Pathfinders helps homeless and housing insecure youth find and sustain safe housing. Once housed, we offer support to youth as they work towards stability, mental well-being, education, employment and other personal goals. Our programs offer supported housing services that are individualized to the needs of each young person. We place a particular emphasis on serving lgbtq+ identified youth, chronically homeless youth, youth with disabilities, youth with mental health challenges and youth aging out of foster care.
Clinical services - our team of care coordinators offers support to youth living with mental health and/or substance use diagnoses to reduce negative symptoms, develop life skills and transition into adulthood. Using a harm-reduction approach, Pathfinders encourages healthy relationships, self-identified goals and self-empowerment.youth anti-violence - Pathfinders serves young people who are at high risk of sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking. We work with youth who frequently find themselves at the intersection of sexual violence and homelessness. In addition to providing direct services for youth experiencing sexual violence, our anti-sexual violence team places great emphasis on raising community awareness and ensuring that youth with lived experience have a platform to influence systems change. In this department are:hand-in-hand - this program provides comprehensive group, family and individual counseling for youth under 18 who have experienced sexual abuse. Hand-in-hand uses trauma-informed therapeutic approaches to help young people understand their individual reactions to trauma, what triggers these reactions and coping strategies that they can use to heal.new paths - working specifically with youth and young adults aged 11-25 who have experienced sexual exploitation and trafficking, new paths offer accompaniment and advocacy services for youth as they navigate medical, legal and social service systems.drop-in center - our welcoming and inclusive drop-in center meets youth's basic needs for food, clothing, laundry, showers, hygiene resources and safe social spaces. We also provide case management, employment and education support, sexual health and wellness education and mental health services.street outreach - within the dic program is street outreach. They operate Milwaukee's only youth-focused street outreach team. With our mobile resource center, we meet youth where they are and share resources, basic needs items, sexual and mental wellness education, and referrals to aid their safe exit from the streets. By bringing our resources to the streets, we remove barriers to accessing services and build trusting relationships with young people in their neighborhoods.

Who funds Pathfinders Milwaukee

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha CountyDonor Designations$1,378,811
United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha CountyScouts Bsa$274,390
Greater Milwaukee Foundation (GMF)Community Case Management$258,442
...and 72 more grants received totalling $4,442,411

Personnel at Pathfinders Milwaukee

Timothy BaackPresident and Chief Executive Officer$174,725
Martin AlbaSenior Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer$150,964
Renee KirnbergerSenior Vice President$128,709
William OlivierBoard Chair$0
Dakota HallTreasurer$0
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for Pathfinders Milwaukee

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,748,662
Program services$328,836
Investment income and dividends$9,549
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$6,087,047

Form 990s for Pathfinders Milwaukee

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-10-11990View PDF
2021-122022-09-16990View PDF
2020-122021-07-28990View PDF
2019-122020-09-29990View PDF
2018-122020-01-10990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 4, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 3, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
October 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Otto Bremer Trust (OBT)
August 20, 2023
Received grants
Identified 34 new grant, including a grant for $242,729 from United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County
August 1, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Mental health organizationsYouth service charitiesCharities
HealthMental healthHuman servicesChildrenHomelessness
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
4200 N Holton St 400
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Metro area
Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI
Website URL
(414) 964-2565
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
F32: Community Mental Health Center
NAICS code, primary
624110: Child and Youth Services
Parent/child status
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