Help Is Available
As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, and everyone is encouraged to stay home to save lives, we understand not everyone feels safe at home. If you do not feel safe at home because of abuse or neglect, help is available.
List of Community Resources
Lista de recursos de la comunidad
24-hour Bilingual Support Line
24-hour WI Hmong Family Strengthening Helpline
Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services
24/7 Confidential Hotline
Foster Care, Education & Mental Health
For Allegations of Child Abuse or Neglect in Milwaukee County
Department of Veteran Affairs Crisis Line
To Improve Health of Urban Indians in Greater Milwaukee
Domestic Abuse Counseling
Works With Survivors of Violence in the LGBTQ+ Community
Serving All Milwaukee County
Mentoring, crisis, awareness and prevention counseling for girls 12-18 years (virtual sessions available)
2600 W. Lisbon Ave., Milwaukee
Creating Caring Communities Where Children Are Safe, Nurtured and Able to Thrive
Wisconsin Office of Victim Services & Programs
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.