Human Services

Repairers of the Breach Inc

aka Repairers, Rotb

Milwaukee, WI

Mission

Our Mission:  To bring forth homeless people to act collectively to change the present conditions under which they live, through advocacy/education and direct action.

 
Our Vision:  Each individual will have adequate food, a home, health care, a support system, literacy and an empowered voice.

Ruling Year

1991

Executive Director

Rev. James W West Jr.

Main Address

PO Box 13791

Milwaukee, WI 53213 USA

Keywords

homelessness,daytime shelter,advocacy,outreach,empowerment,democratic,self-governing

EIN

39-1707495

 Number

7012439732

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Homeless Services/Centers (P85)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

Health Support Services (E60)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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Repairers of the Breach Center

Alumni Association

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Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

1. Members are able to meet their basic needs (food, shelter, hygiene, clothing, health care, etc.) so that they can focus on sustaining economic self-sufficiency.
2. Members sustain a living situation that includes housing, benefits and/or job, and hope for the future.
3. Members are able to sustain mental health and substance abuse recovery.
4. Members are able to seek reconciliation and reunification with estranged family members.
5. Members sustain the program's self-governing model/community, emphasizing responsibility, dignity, empathy, compassion and hope.
6. The Repairers of the Breach model reduces stigma and inspires hope and action in the broader community.

Day shelter services
• Sanctuary
• Living room
• Community
• Center “ownership”
• Women's safe haven
• Breach Cafe
• Personal care/hygiene
• Free clinic
• Communication service (telephone, voicemail. e-mail)
• Mail service
• Voter initiatives
• Birth certificates (for other forms of ID)
• Legal clinic
• Holiday support
• Sleep support

Services of an ongoing nature
• Support groups
• AODA recovery support
• Counseling services
• Violence reduction
• Learning center (for adult basic education)
• Employment assistance
• Leadership development
• Family reunification support
• Spiritual fellowship
• Veterans outreach
• Stress management
• Pain management
• Time and money management
• Enrichment/talent development
• Linkages to other social services
• Alumni support

External Reviews

Affiliations & Memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

Financials

Repairers of the Breach Inc

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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