James A. Peterson
The James A Peterson Veteran Village and SC Johnson Community Center are located at 1624 Yout Street, Racine, WI 53404. We house homeless veterans while supplying them with all the tools needed to break the cycle of homelessness and help them to once again become productive members of society.
We offer a welcoming, warm environment with all the amenities they need, including a full-sized kitchen, recreation area, showers, bathrooms, and a laundry room. In addition, they have their own unique tiny home which has a bed, small storage areas, a microwave, Keurig machine, refrigerator, and a television. Our goal is to help each Veteran understand that
The SC Johnson Community Center is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week to Veterans living in the James A. Peterson Veteran Village. The facility includes a laundry room, two multi-stall restrooms, four showers (two are handicap accessible), a full-sized kitchen built by Milwaukee Tool, a dining space, and a recreation area with a pool table and a spacious entertainment center.
The SC Johnson Community Center provides a safe and comfortable space where Veterans can interact with each other which helps with healing and advancement. In addition to this, Veterans Outreach provides a program unique to each resident which includes group therapy, recreational classes, financial classes, AA/AODA, one-on-one sessions with the Director of Program Services, Michael Rembalski, and more, to facilitate personal growth and advancement.