Environmental Health

Transforming Milwaukee’s Near South Side Environment


What We Do

The Department focuses on initiatives designed to improve the community’s environmental, physical, social and economic well-being.

These include:

How We Do It

The Department’s passionate, bilingual staff brings a deep commitment and understanding of how environmental and social factors contribute to the community’s health and vitality. Our staff’s ability to communicate complex urban environmental challenges to a diverse, bilingual audience is fundamental to our successful community outreach and engagement. Partnerships with a broad array of community stakeholders allow us to develop and implement mutually beneficial, long-term impactful initiatives.

Today, the Department’s innovative programs and strategic partnerships are transforming the environment in which Milwaukee’s near south side residents live, work and play.Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers’ Department of Environmental Health is leading the way in the environmental, physical, economic and social transformation on the near south side of Milwaukee. The Department was established in 1997 to extend the reach of Sixteenth Street beyond the walls of its clinic recognizing that personal and community health are heavily influenced by the environmental conditions in which its client population lives.

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Office Location:

Greenfield Location
Lower Level
1337 S. Cesar E. Chavez Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53204


Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p. m.

Phone number:

Contact Kevin Engstrom at (414) 897-5598 for more information or to arrange a personal or group tour.