Classes being offered to those looking to sign up for health insurance

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — People signing up for the Affordable Care Act can get help at the Milwaukee Public Library.

The library if offering classes where Certified Application Counselors will be available to assist with exploring insurance options.

No appointment is necessary.

Classes are held every Wednesday evening from 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. beginning October 2nd and ending March 26th.

The classes occur at Central Library on W. Wisconsin Ave. in the Computer Training Room on the second floor.

There are several other Milwaukee-area organizations offering assistance to those looking to get signed up via the online healthcare exchanges.

Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc.
3020 W. Vliet St.
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 933-0064
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday – Friday

DHS (Department of Health Services)
Milwaukee Enrollment Services (MilES)

1220 W. Vliet St.
Milwaukee, WI 53205
1 (888) 947-6583
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (City of Milwaukee Health Department)
Community Healthcare Access Program
Keenan Health Center
3200 N. 36th St.
(414) 286-8620
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
12 p.m.-6 p.m. 3rd Thursdays
12 p.m.-4 p.m. All other Thursdays

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.
230 W. Wells St. Room 800
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 274-3455
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday – Friday
Spanish language assistance available

Lisbon Avenue Health Center
3522 W. Lisbon Ave.
(414) 935-8000
8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays – Thursdays
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays

Milwaukee Public Library
814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
(414) 286-8620 (City of Milwaukee Health Department)
3-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays from 10/2/2013 – 3/26/2014

Northwest Health Center
7630 W. Mill Rd.
(414) 286-8620
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, 3rd Thursdays and Fridays
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays and all other Thursdays

Outreach Community Health Centers
Outpatient Clinic
210 W. Capitol Dr.
(414) 727-6320
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays – Fridays

Progressive Community Health Centers
Hillside Family Health Center
1452 N. 7th St.
2nd Floor
(414) 935-8000
8 a.m.-5p.m.

Southside Health Center
1639 S. 23rd St.
(414) 286-8620
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
8 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Thursdays

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