Our Space was founded by family members, clergy, mental health providers, and consumers of mental health services.

Our Space is a daytime facility with hours from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The professional staff directs the programs and gives each member individual attention as required. Peer Specialists provide services to other adults experiencing mental illness in various supportive housing facilities. Other member-employees have duties that range from reception, Price is Right to janitorial duties. In addition, students and volunteers assist with programming, fundraising, and special projects. Our Space is a Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) provider.

Psychosocial Drop-In Center

Psychosocial Drop-In Center

Our Space provides community living support services to adults to promote stabilization and recovery. Our programs offer occupational therapy, peer support, prevocational, educational, recreational, and psycho-socialization services. All programs are in response to the expressed needs of the individual and we encourage autonomy among the members we serve.

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Supportive Housing

Supportive Housing

Milwaukee County Supportive Housing was created to assist individuals who have mental illness in obtaining safe and affordable housing. In 2006, the Milwaukee Journal highlighted deplorable conditions individuals who had mental illness had been residing in. Our Space played a significant role in the development and opening of the first Supportive Housing facility in 2008. Since 2008,

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Peer Run Respite

Peer Run Respite

The Behavioral Health Division awarded Our Space the Peer Run Respite contract. This new initiative will offer consumers community-based support in a home-like environment during times of increased stress. The Respite will open in 2019.

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Peer Support

Peer Support

Our Space is a professional innovative mental health support organization. We specialize in Peer Support services as the largest employer of Certified Peer Specialist in Southeast Wisconsin. Our peer specialist work one-on-one to provide support and connect those in need to other community support services. We strive to ensure best practices and quality services are provided at all times.

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