Milwaukee Center for Independence – Pediatric Special Needs Medical Day Care Center

Address: 2020 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI

MCFI offers the only community-based skilled day nursing service in Milwaukee for children ages birth to 20 with special health care needs that is certified by Medicaid and accredited by the Joint Commission. 

MCFI Pediatric Special Care provides skilled nursing services for children ages birth to 20 years who are living with special health care needs. Dedicated to both children and their families, Pediatric Special Care, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Building, 2020 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, is child-care licensed, Medicaid-certified and accredited by the Joint Commission (JCAHO). For more information, contact Christine Boyce, BSN, CCM, Director, at (414) 937-2131 or send us an email.

MCFI core programs are nationally accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.) MCFI Pediatric Special Care has earned gold certification from the Joint Commission (JCAHO).

Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Pediatric Special Care offers comprehensive services to help each child reach his or her full potential, including:

Nursing Services
Tracheostomy therapy and care
Ventilator-dependent care
Enteral and parenteral nutrition
Central line access and care
Wound care
Glucose monitoring
Medication administration and monitoring
Assessment, programming and tracking
Case management
Nursing support in an educational setting
Educational Services
Individualized program planning and curriculum development
Developmental assessment, programming and tracking
Collaboration with public schools to ensure continuity of services
Parental training and support
Recreational activities and community outings
Music and art therapies
Early education program
option through Wells Street Academy, located in the same building.


Pediatric Special Care is located in the safe, secure MCFI Main Campus, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Building
 2020 West Wells Street
Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
Occasional Saturdays: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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