Shelters

 

Individuals must contact IMPACT 2-1-1 in order to access emergency shelter at Hope House of Milwaukee, Guest House of Milwaukee, Salvation Army Emergency Lodge, Cathedral Center or Milwaukee Women’s Center.

IMPACT 2-1-1 prioritizes shelter placements based on available beds and most critical need; and utilizes prevention and diversion strategies when appropriate. This includes providing referrals to non-shelter related homeless services and other basic needs resources to stabilize the client.

For more information, please visit www.impactinc.org/impact-2-1-1/coordinated-entry-for-homeless-services/

Casa Maria
1131 N. 21St St
Milwaukee, WI  53233

414-344-5745

This shelter serves women with children and single women. Must call ahead between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM. Could not have stayed at Casa Maria within the past year.

The Cathedral Center
845 N. Van Buren St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

414-831-0394

This shelter is for single women, single parents with children and families (Must have legal custody of children). Call ahead of time to speak to an intake specialist. This is an 18-hour facility.

Family Support Center
3025 W. Mitchell St
Milwaukee, WI 53204

414-385-0854

This shelter is open to families with children. It is open 24 hours a day. You must have a picture I.D, a social security card for everyone and a birth certificate for everyone.

Guest House
1216 N. 13th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205

414-345-3240

This shelter is for men 18 years old and over who are not convicted sex offenders. To be considered for admission you must call ahead as well as be there every evening at 6:00 p.m.

 

Hope House
209 W. Orchard St
Milwaukee, WI 53204

414-645-2122

Women and families must be referred by case manager or case worker. Men must call at 1:00 p.m. No sexual or violent offenders.

Joy House
830 N. 19th St
Milwaukee, WI. 53233

414-344-3774

This shelter serves women with children and women who are pregnant. Call ahead. Bring picture ID, social security card or green card. Operates 24 hours a day except it closes on Sunday 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

 Registered sex offenders are not allowed.

Milwaukee Women’s Center/Women’s Crisis Line
728 N. James Lovell St
Milwaukee, WI 53233

 414-671-6140

The shelter is open to women and children suffering from domestic violence. It is open 24 hours a day.

 

Pathfinders Youth Shelter
1614 E. Kane Place
Milwaukee, WI 53202

414-271-1560

This shelter is for individuals 11–17 years old with no outstanding warrants. If they take medication they must come with their prescriptions already filled. Placement at this shelter is completely on a voluntary basis by the youth and parents or legal guardian. They are open 24 hours a day.

Repairers of the Breach
1335 W. Vliet St
Milwaukee, WI  50312

414-342-9323

Hours of operations are 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This is a daytime shelter that serves men and women only.

 

Safe Harbor
1820 W. Wells St
Milwaukee, WI 53233

414-935-0200

This shelter serves men 18 years old and up. Bring picture i.d, social security card or green card. It operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Registered sex offenders are not allowed.

Salvation Army Emergency Lodge
1730 N. 7th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205

414-265-6360

This shelter is for men, women and families who are not wanted by the police. Must call ahead of time. Men are admitted Monday through Friday at 10:00 AM.  Women are admitted Monday through Friday at 11:00 AM.  Families are admitted Monday through Friday at 10:00 AM to 12:00PM.

 

Walkers Point Youth and Family Center
732 S. 21st St
Milwaukee WI 53204

24-Hour Crisis Phone Line:
414-647-8200

Walker’s Point Youth & Family Center provides emergency shelter for ages 11–17 and a 24-hour crisis line. We also provide a variety of services for youth and their families, including transitional living and supportive housing for ages 16–21, street outreach services, and support groups for families and youth ages 11–17.

 

The Women’s Center Inc.
505 N. East Ave
Waukesha, WI. 53186

262-542-3828

The shelter is open to women and children suffering from domestic violence. It is open 24 hours a day.