Making sure residents have access to necessary resources remains our top priority. We will all need to work together during this time to make sure the most at-risk and vulnerable remain connected to resources.
If You Need Help
211 connects you with nonprofit and government agencies providing services in your area. Type in your need and your zip code and receive a list of services available nearby. Available 24/7/365.
Also available by telephone by calling 2-1-1 or (877) 947-2211.
Online chat with a live specialist available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
From your smartphone, text your zip code to 898211 to start a live text chat session. Hours vary.
If You Need Housing
If you need immediate shelter, call 2-1-1. The Milwaukee Continuum of Care provides information about emergency shelters, warming houses, street outreach, resources for domestic violence, services for human trafficking victims or those in the sex trade, and options for young people and runaway youth. Learn more.
Emergency Food Map
Want to know where to find emergency food? The Hunger Task Force has put together an interactive map of confirmed sites providing food safely to children or adults. The map tells you what days and times the meal service is open and is updated daily. Visit now.
Struggling With Social Isolation?
Social distancing can lead to social isolation. If you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed or anxious, the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division offers tips here. Or, professional counselors are waiting to help. If you need to talk, call (414) 257-7222.