County of Milwaukee
Milwaukee County Wisconsin

Unsafe at Home

Help for Victims of Abuse or Neglect During the COVID-19 Crisis

Unsafe At Home

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 Hotline
(414) 933-2722
24-hour Bilingual Support Line
(414) 389-6508

24-hour WI Hmong Family Strengthening Helpline
(877) 740-4292
Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services
24/7 Confidential Hotline
(414) 219-5555

Foster Care, Education & Mental Health
(414) 463-1880 or (800) 840-1880

For Allegations of Child Abuse or Neglect in Milwaukee County
(414) 220-SAFE

Department of Veteran Affairs Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255 (press 1)


To Improve Health of Urban Indians in Greater Milwaukee
(414) 383-9526
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Domestic Abuse Counseling
(414) 252-0075


Works With Survivors of Violence in the LGBTQ+ Community
(414) 856-LGBT (5428)

Serving All Milwaukee County
Mentoring, crisis, awareness and prevention counseling for girls 12-18 years (virtual sessions available)
Hours vary
2600 W. Lisbon Ave., Milwaukee
(414) 240-2804

Creating Caring Communities Where Children Are Safe, Nurtured and Able to Thrive
(414) 248-3996

Wisconsin Office of Victim Services & Programs
(800) 947-5777




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.

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