County of Milwaukee
Milwaukee County Wisconsin

Coronavirus Community Resources Guide

Our vision is to have an informed public taking proactive measures to keep themselves and their community safe and healthy.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.

Milwaukee County Residents Over Age 60

Call (414) 289-6874 or visit the Department on Aging


Milwaukee County Residents Under Age 60 With Any Type of Disability

Call (414) 289-6660 or visit the Disability Resource Center

Continuum of Care

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

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.

Crisis Hotline

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.

Active COVID-19 Related Assistance

Adaptive/Medical Equipment

Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias




Chores/Yardwork/Snow Removal


Disability Services


Energy Assistance


Grocery/Other Retail Accommodations for Seniors/Higher Risk Individuals

Health and Medical

  • The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD):
    • Community Healthcare Access Program
    • Communicable Diseases Program
    • Consumer Environmental Health Program
    • Direct Assistance to Dads Project
    • Empowering Families of Milwaukee
    • Home Environmental Health Program
    • Immunization Clinic
    • Newborn Screening
    • Milwaukee Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Program
    • Parents and Nurturing and Caring for Their Children
    • Public Health Laboratory
    • Safe Sleep Clinics
    • Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic
    • Strong Baby Program
    • TB Clinic
    • Violence Prevention
    • Vital Records (Birth and Death Certificates)
    • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program




Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services


Income Maintenance




Long-Term Care/Assisted Living Facilities


Mental/Behavioral Health




Social Distancing

Social Security




We working to keep this as up to date as possible, but services are changing rapidly and information is subject to change.

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Latest Information

Be sure to turn to trusted sources of information about COVID-19 and the coronavirus outbreak. Milwaukee County is committed to keeping you safe and informed. Visit the following sites for the most up-to-date information.

Centers for Disease Control

Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services

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