WISCONSIN – Resource and Directory Of Homeless And Transitional Shelters, Low Income Assisted Living, Food Banks, Food Stamps, Section 8 Housing, Legal And Financial Assistance1
The GotTrouble Wisconsin homeless shelter resource and directory is committed to providing people going through life-changing trouble with a one-stop resource for homeless and transitional shelters, low income transitionary housing as well as related information on Wisconsin food banks and pantries, counseling services, and discount legal and financial assistance.
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SPONSORS
1030 Washington Ave.
Racine WI 53403
1601 East Racine, Suite 103
Waukesha WI 53186
1707 Main Street
LaCrosse WI 54601
75 W. Division St.
Fond du Lac WI 54935
1955 Atwood Ave.
Madison WI 53704
New Beginnings Shelter
845 Madison St.
Beaver Dam WI 53916
5131 West Center St.
Milwaukee WI 53210
924 West College Ave
Appleton WI 54914
732 S. 21st Street
Milwaukee WI 53204
N737 Headstart Road
Keasena WI 54135
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES
Second Harvest Food Bank 2802 Dairy Dr. Madison, WI 53718 608-223-9121
Johnson Food Pantry 714 Walworth Ave. Delavan, WI 53115 262-728-6567
Big Foot Food Bank 11 Freemont St. Walworth, WI 53184 262- 275-3252
Sharon Food Pantry 125 Pearl St Sharon, WI 53585 262-736-9286
WC Food Bank 3252 County Hwy. Lake Geneva, WI 53147 262-348-0600
Elkhorn Food Pantry 14 W. Geneva St Elkhorn, WI 53121 262-723-6359
Oshkosh Community Pantry 2551 Jackson St. Oshkosh, WI 54904 920-651-9960
Shawano Food Pantry 218 E Richmond St. Shawano, WI 54166 715-528-5632
Feeding America 1700 W. Fond Du Lac Ave Milwaukee, WI 53205 414-931-7400
FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – WISCONSIN
The Wisconsin food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: SNAP and HealthCare: WI Department Family Services 1 W Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703 Phone: (608) 261-6378.
FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING AND SPONSORS
2930 E GRANGE AVE
CUDAHY, WI 53110-2167
195 Fuller St
Columbus, WI 53925-1601
6716 N SIDNEY PL
GLENDALE, WI 53209
406 COLLINS ST
PORTAGE, WI 53901-1187
3730 W GREEN TREE RD
MILWAUKEE, WI 53209
450 N JACKSON ST
PORTAGE, WI 53901-1861
10303 WEST FOND DU LAC
MILWAUKEE, WI 53224
439 PEARL ST
POYNETTE, WI 53901
1407 W HIGHLAND AVE
MILWAUKEE, WI 53233
3920-A TOWER AVE
SUPERIOR, WI 54880
3408 N Richards St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
208 SUNSET LN
BOSCOBEL, WI 53805-1901
740 E Linus ST
MILWAUKEE, WI 53207
457 E MECHANICS ST
MUSCODA, WI 53573
104 W. Linden St
ABBOTSFORD, WI 54405
603 WOODBINE ST
MERRILL, WI 54452
Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing phone them at: 1-800-955-2232.
TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – WISCONSIN
TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: W-2 (Wisconsin Works) | 608-267-9886
If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance: WISCONSIN LEGAL ACTION
DISCOUNT LEGAL SERVICES PLAN
Provides easy and inexpensive access to lawyers, especially for services like bankruptcy, foreclosure and eviction. No worry about heavy consultation fees. Makes payment of lawyer’s fees less expensive, depending on the plan benefits. Makes the cost more certain because of published fee schedules. No exclusion for current legal problem.
DEBT AND DEPRESSION – COUNSELING AND TREATMENT CENTERS
Debt and depression can be emotionally destabilizing. Learn how to care for your well being. Learn about your counseling and treatment center options.
MONEY TROUBLE CALCULATOR
Getting out of money trouble requires careful planning. Having a good fix on your current financial condition and figuring out how much you will need to get out of debt and back on your feet is essential. The following topic calculators will help you in the process:
How much car can I afford?
How long will it take to pay off my credit card?
How much can I afford to borrow?
How much will my loan payments be?
Should I consolidate my loans?
How much will my lease payments be?
How much should I save each month?
Trouble Shooter Public Service Awards
Courageous individuals and organizations in both the private and public sector are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering counseling to the homeless and needy. These organizations deserve our recognition and support. Tell us about an outstanding non-profit shelter, food bank, or community assistance organization and we will post their information on our site.
E-mail us your nomination and their website URL to: email@example.com