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Stay warm during bitter cold: Here are the resources available in Milwaukee County

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Warming shelters in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Cold weather health/safety tips

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Impact 211: Dial 211 in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County to be connected with a shelter/cold weather resources

Aging Resource Center of Milwaukee County: Resources for senior citizens

Milwaukee Rescue Mission

Repairers of the Breach

Waukesha County: Resources for dealing with the severe cold

Racine County Emergency Management

City of Milwaukee Health Department: Cold weather safety

CDC: Winter weather safety

Wisconsin’s Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)

The following warming centers and shelters are available:

  • Single adults and families needing a place to stay tonight can directly go to Greater New Birth Church, 8237 W. Silver Spring Drive, Milwaukee. They must show up between 8:00pm-midnight and are allowed to stay until 6:00am.
  • Repairer’s Of the Breach (1335 N. Vilet St., 934-9305) The warming room will be open from 8:00 pm until 4:00 pm if the outside temperature or wind chill is below 10 degrees.
  • Tippecanoe Church (125 W Saveland Av). Tippecanoe Church is currently in overflow status so please call 211 before referring single men and women to this location.
  • Milwaukee Rescue Mission (1820 W. Wells St., 344-2211) The Milwaukee Rescue Mission is currently in overflow status so please call the location directly before referring single men to this location.
  • Sojourner Truth House (933-2722). The Sojourner Truth House does have domestic shelter violence beds available. Please call this location directly.
  • Milwaukee Women’s Center, (414-671-6140 – DV, Non-DV call 211
  • Joy House (830 N. 19th St., 344-2211) Women and children – Please call this location directly.
  • Walker’s Point Youth and Family Shelter (2030 W. National Av., 672-5300). Ages 11-21,This location is dedicated to juveniles in need of shelter.Please call 211 or the shelter directly before referring juveniles to this location.
  • Pathfinders Emergency Youth Shelter (1614 W. Kane Place, 271-1560). Ages 11-17, This location is dedicated to juveniles in need of shelter. Please call 211 or the shelter directly before referring juveniles to this location.
  • Cathedral Center (845 N. Van Buren St). The Cathedral Center is currently at capacity so you must call 211 for a referral.
  • Hope House (229 W. Orchard St). The Hope House is currently at capacity so you must call 211 for a referral.
  • Salvation Army Homeless Program (1730 N. 7th St). The Salvation Army Homeless Program is currently at capacity, so you must call 211 for a referral.
  • Salvation Army Daytime Warming Rooms: 8853 S Howell 8am-5pm, M-F, phone 762-3993; 4129 W Villard, M-F 9am-4pm.
  • Milwaukee County Housing Division Programs (including Safehaven, Permanent Supportive Housing, Housing First), 278-4902 or 278-2894