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Community Outreach Resources

 

Community Outreach Resources

 

Impact 2-1-1

https://www.impactinc.org/impact-2-1-1/

IMPACT 2-1-1 is a central access point for people in need. During times of personal crisis or community disaster, the free, confidential helpline and online resource directory make it easy for residents to get connected to information and assistance.

24-hour helpline:  IMPACT 2-1-1

To find food pantries, shelter, meal sites, family resources, health and social services:  Dial 2-1-1 (at a pay phone, dial free: 1-877-211-3380 or search community resources on the link:

https://211wisconsin.communityos.org/

Hunger Task Force, Milwaukee's Free & Local food bank


The Hunger Task Force is Milwaukee's Free & Local food bank and Wisconsin's anti-hunger leader, providing healthy food to hungry children, families and seniors free of charge.

 

https://www.hungertaskforce.org/

 

 

Need Food NOW

Many resources are available to help.

https://www.hungertaskforce.org/get-help/emergency-food/

 

Apply for Food Share

You can get a mobile app to help you with this link, too.

https://access.wisconsin.gov/

 

Community Resources in Milwaukee

Coggs Self-Service Center
1220 W. Vliet St., 53205
414-343-9009
Contact: Bianca Shaw, ACCESS FoodShare Assistant
Walk in for assistance
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
English, Language Line

 

 

Robles Self Service Center
723 W. Mitchell, 53204
414-897-0460
Contact: Martha Collins, ACCESS Project Manager
Walk in for assistance
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
English, Spanish, Hmong, Burmese, Language Line

 

Veterans’ Outreach 

414-331-0648
Contact: Latoya Marshall, ACCESS FoodShare Assistant
Office visits by appointment
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
English, Language Line

 

Senior Outreach  

414-588-7132
Contact: Tammy Keen, EBD Benefits Specialist
Office visits by appointment
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
English, Language Line

 

International Learning Center
639 N. 25th Street, 53233
414-430-3391
Contact: Mar Mar Lin, ACCESS FoodShare Assistant
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Walk in for assistance
English, Burmese, Thai, Language Line

 

MATC – West Allis
1200 S. 71st Street, 53214 
414-758-1463
Contact: Jennifer Immler, ACCESS FoodShare Assistant
• Office visits by appointment
• Wednesdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• English, Language Line

 

MATC – Downtown
Foundation Hall
8th Floor | 1027 N. 7th Street, 53203
414-758-1463
Contact: Jennifer Immler, ACCESS FoodShare Assistant
• Office visits by appointment
• Mondays & Tuesdays 8 a.m. – 4 a.m., Fridays 12 – 4 p.m.
• English, Language Line

 

Hope Network for Single Mothers

https://www.hopenetworkinc.org/

Offering Greater Milwaukee single mothers connections, resources, and opportunities to build self-reliance and strong families

 

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program   

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wic/index.htm

The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children.

WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support, supplemental nutritious foods, and referrals to other healthy and nutrition services.

 

Parent Helpline: 671-0566

Support groups & classes and confidential phone counseling about any parenting issue.  Referrals to parent education, support programs, home visiting, and community resources

 

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence 24-hour Hotline:  933-2722

     Sojourner Family Peace Center, which has a shelter

     Milwaukee Women’s Center Emergency Shelter: 671-6140

https://www.hopenetworkinc.org/resources/domestic-violence/

 

Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare

24-hour emergency number to report child abuse for Milwaukee County: 220-SAFE (7233)

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/mcps/contacts

 

Community Advocates

May help with rent, housing, prescriptions, security deposits, utility bills:  449-4777

https://communityadvocates.net/

 

Legal Information & Referral Services

Legal Action of WI:   278-7722

https://www.legalaction.org/contact-us/milwaukee-and-waukesha-office