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Neighborhood Resources


"Richard Kluge School, the creative arts specialty school for MPS’ northwest region, offers families a rigorous standards-based academic program with emphasis on attaining proficiency in all subjects."

"Kilbourn believes that excellence is the expectation both academically and socially. Our children will reach their full potential and become lifelong learners through our safe and supportive learning environment."

"Browning School is located on the northwest side of Milwaukee, alongside the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center. The Browning community will develop life-long learners who are responsible, productive citizens, recognizing the value of education."

"Carmen’s mission is to graduate all students as critical thinkers and self-directed learners prepared for success in college, meaningful careers, community involvement, and family life."

"The Elaine Schreiber Child Development Center is a licensed childcare center operated by Silver Spring Neighborhood Center.

We serve more than 100 children ages six weeks to 12 years"

Public Spaces

McGovern Park is located off Silver Spring Dr. and 51st street in Northwest Milwaukee. The park includes a football field, basketball courts, and a fully stocked pond.

"A 30,000 square foot community garden on site to educate and train residents about local food production." Rent a garden bed for only $10! Please email Americorps Apprentice, Dakota at to reserve your garden bed.

"Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin’s only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee."

Carmen Playfield is located at 7320 W Carmen Ave. Milwaukee and offers the neighborhood open spaces for games and activities as well as basketball courts.


"The UWM Silver Spring Community Nursing Center staff provide primary health care and health promotion to area families.

Nurse clinicians partner with social workers, teachers, and youth workers in the neighborhood center to coordinate health education and prevention services."

"Silver Spring Neighborhood Center has been helping the residents of Westlawn, Wisconsin’s largest public housing development, become self-sufficient, contributing members of society since 1958."

"MPL Express at Silver Spring is a collaboration between the Milwaukee Public Library and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee’s Westlawn Gardens." Browse the entire library collection, check out books, DVD's and CD's, and request pick up.

"Milwaukee Job Corps Center provides on-the-job training and helps you find the career that's right for you. We offer skills you need to succeed in today's workforce at no cost to you or your family. "

"The Silver Spring Neighborhood Center offers a four-day-a-week Emergency Food Pantry available to residents in the 53218, 53209 and 53225 zip codes. Every Friday senior citizens from any zip code can receive a stock box, which contains a three-day supply of emergency food."

"Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit Federally–Qualified Community Health Center, (FQHC). MHSI provides a comprehensive range of primary medical, dental, podiatry, and behavioral healthcare." 

"Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation uses a variety of strategies to promote the revitalization of Havenwoods. The strategies include economic development, community development, neighborhood management, and improving public infrastructure."

"The Mobile Market is a grocery store on wheels that travels throughout Milwaukee County to visit neighborhoods that have limited access to fresh and healthy foods." The Mobile Market visits Westlawn Gardens every first Monday of the month from 2-3:30pm. All products are 25% off the retail price.

"Lighthouse Youth Center will provide the community with a central location where youth can gather safely for recreational activities, receive assistance on their academic assignments, and enjoy the positive influence of adult Christian mentors"

"Good nutrition is an important part of healthy aging. Senior dining sites serve delicious, nutritious and balanced hot lunches at convenient locations throughout Milwaukee County. Anyone 60 and over can join us for lunch. There is a suggested contribution of $3 for diners 60 and over."


"The market’s first floor includes multiple restaurants and food court, a large community space for events, and 90 stalls for vendors to sell unique products tailored to the Asian community. The second floor features houses businesses catered to the Asian community, including doctors, dentists, and beauty salons and other services."

"House of Corned Beef is currently located at 5201 W Silver Spring Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53218. Order your favorite pizza, pasta, salad, and more, all with the click of a button. House of Corned Beef accepts orders online for pickup and delivery."

You can also download a Westlawn Resource Directory for a quick reference of neighborhood resources.

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