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Wisconsin Community Action Agencies

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ADVOCAP, INC.
P.O. Box 1108
Fond du Lac, WI 54936
414-922-7760
414-922-7214(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Fond du Lac and Winnebago

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Family development and referrals: provides help locating housing and assisting households to obtain emergency or financial aid.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
The transitional housing program offers family development case management services to tenants. Services include assessment, counseling, referrals, and access to Advocap's other resources. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

CAP SERVICES, INC.
5499 HWY. 10 East
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-345-5200
715-345-5206(FAX)


COUNTIES SERVED
Marquette, Outagamie, Portage, Waupaca, and Waushara

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
The emergency shelter provides food and counseling for victims of domestic violence and youth-in-crisis, and assists other homeless providers in their resource mobilization efforts.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
The Family Crisis Center in Portage County (emergency shelter) provides emergency food, shelter, and counseling to victims of domestic violence and youth-in-crisis. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

CENTRAL WISCONSIN CAC
205 E. Lake Ave.
P.O. Box 570
Lake Delton, WI 53940
608-254-8353
608-254-4327(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Adams, Columbia, Dodge, Juneau, and Sauk

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Emergency rent, utility, food assistance, housing counseling, and budget counseling.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Colfax Apartments - transitional housing for families.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

COMMUNITY ACTION, INC.
ROCK/WALWORTH COUNTIES
2300 Kellog Ave.
Janesville, WI 53545
608-755-2470
608-755-2246(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Rock and Walworth

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Case management which includes information about referrals to resources, employment counseling, budgeting, client advocacy, and locating housing.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Twin Oaks Shelter in Walworth County (transitional housing) 414-724-3662. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
Community Action, Inc. in Walworth County, 414-728-8296, provides funds for housing when available. Contact CAA for more information about these services.

COMMUNITY ACTION COALITION FOR
SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN, INC.
1717 N. Stoughton Road
Madison, WI 53704-2605
608-246-4730
608-246-4760(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Dane, Jefferson

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Advocacy and referral, housing counseling, mediation, listings of affordable rental housing, security deposit loans, guarantees and grants, rent subsidies, and eviction prevention assistance to prevent homelessness.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
None

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
Food commodities program, and a free clothing center.

INDIANHEAD CAA
P.O. Box 40
Ladysmith, WI 54848-0040
715-532-5594
715-532-7808(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Burnett, Clark, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Washburn

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Shelter provision, meals, and/or food pantry.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Vouchers for persons in need of emergency shelter in Washburn, Rusk and Taylor Counties.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

LAKESHORE CAP
540 N. 8th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
414-682-3737(FAX Also)

COUNTIES SERVED
Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Locating housing, listings of available housing, financial assistance, eviction prevention, and housing counseling. Referrals for job placements, training services, food, and clothing needs.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Emergency shelter in all four counties for domestic abuse victims. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

NEWCAP
1201 Main St.
Oconto, WI 54153
414-834-4621
414-834-4887(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Brown, Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Shawano, and Vilas

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Vouchers, food, clothing, and household essentials.

EMERGENCY SHELTER AND TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
The Shelter in Marinette County (emergency shelter) provides meals and shelter to families of domestic abuse.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

NORTH CENTRAL CAP
140 11th Ave. South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
715-424-2581
715-424-0771(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Lincoln, Marathon, and Wood

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Employment, health care, shelter, and food.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Domestic abuse emergency shelter. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

NORTHWEST CSA
1118 Tower Ave,
Superior, WI 54880
715-392-5127
715-392-5511(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, Iron, and Price

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Rental assistance, temporary shelter, and referrals.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
None

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

RACINE/KENOSHA CAA
7th and Lake St.
Racine, WI 53403
414-633-1883
414-637-6419(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Racine and Kenosha

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Emergency housing, mortgage default assistance, and counseling.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Shelter voucher program, and rental assistance for persons eligible for AFDC/EA homeless funds (Kenosha County).

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
Comprehensive housing services, one time rental assistance, and one time mortgage assistance (Racine County).

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
231 W. Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53203
414-272-5600
414-276-0764 (Shelter Hotline)
414-272-7982(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Milwaukee

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Information and referral, emergency shelter-domestic violence, homeless assistance-Veterans, and homeless prevention. Security deposit guarantee program, and a payee program.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Family Crisis Center (emergency shelter), 414-265-7555, provides health care, mental health counseling, meals, snacks, clothing, and a learning center facility. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
Agape Community Center, Bethesda Cogic Meal Program, Community Advocates, Scott's Christian Youth Center, Open Gate, Sojourner Truth, etc. There are 105 food pantries and 12 shelters. Contact CAA for more services and information.

SOUTHWEST CAP
149 N. Iowa St.
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608-935-2326
608-935-2876(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Food, counseling, advocacy, and locating housing.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
None

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

WEST CENTRAL CAA
P.O. Box 308
Glenwood City, WI 54013
715-265-4271
715-265-7031(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR HOMELESS POPULATION
Rent subsidies and/or rent payments, first month's rent or mortgage payment, food pantries, information, and referrals.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Rent/sublease, transitional housing, and Families in Transition. Provides support and services to homeless individuals and families. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

WESTERN DAIRYLAND EOC
P.O. Box 45
Independence, WI 54747
715-985-2391
715-985-3239(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Buffalo, Eau Claire, Jackson, and Trempealeau

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Referrals, first month's rent, emergency food and housing, and some direct services such as gas, if funds are available.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Haven Homeless shelters in Buffalo, Eau Claire, Jackson, and Trempealeau counties. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

WISCONSIN COULEE REGION CAP
201 Melby St.
Westby, WI 54667
608-634-3104
608-634-3134(FAX)

COUNTIES SERVED
Crawford, La Crosse, Monroe, and Vernon

SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE HOMELESS POPULATION
Food, job referral and assistance, information, and referrals.

EMERGENCY SHELTER OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Transitional housing in LaCrosse, Sparta, Vernon, and Prairie du Chien which provides subsidized rent, needs assessment, goal planning, supportive counseling, and referral services. Contact CAA for more information.

OTHER HOMELESS SERVICES/PROGRAMS
None

SALVATION ARMY SERVICES FOR HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

The Milwaukee office determines policies for all Service Extension offices throughout Wisconsin. These services include:

  • Motel vouchers for a maximum of 2 nights.
  • 2 meals per person with a $3.00 to $6.00 limit, depending on
    area of the state.
  • $5.00 per person food pantry supplement for perishables.
  • $15.00 per person grocery voucher and $7.00 for each
    additional person, for those without access to the above.
  • $15.00 for gas/transportation assistance.
  • $50.00 for bus tickets.
  • $150.00 for auto repairs.
  • Other emergencies such as medical, will allow for a $150
    voucher.

All of the above is for a one-time only basis. For more information, contact Ken Tregellas at:

Service Extension Units
4757 N. 76th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53218-4784
1-800-264-6412

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