Shelters in Milwaukee

Shelter Hotline: 414-302-6633 for 24/7 service

Casa Maria
For women with children
Location: 1131 N. 21st St. Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 414-344-5745
*Call any day 9am – 10pm

The Cathedral Center
Location: 845 N. Van Buren St. Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-831-0394 extension 2121 or 2162
*Anyone looking for shelter should call 211 or 414-733-0211 (if calling from cellphone) first for assessment

The Guest House
For men, short-term
Location: 1216 N. 13th St. Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: 414-645-2122
*Must be in by 6:30pm and out by 7:30am
*Emergency shelter for 14 days unless enrolled in STEPS

Hope House
Emergency shelter for men
Transitional housing for single women and families
Location: 209 W. Orchard St. Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: 414-645-2122
*Must have a referral, application process, and interview to be accepted

Joy House
For women with children and pregnant women
Location: 818 N. 19th St. Milwaukee, WI 53233 (entrance off Kilbourn St.)
Phone: 414-344-3774
*Program based shelter. Required two-week program. Call first.

Milwaukee Rescue Mission
Housing for men
Location: 1820 W. Wells St. Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 414-344-2211 or 414-935-0200 (24/7)
*Must be in by 6:30pm for prayer service

Milwaukee Women’s Center Refuge
Housing and services for battered women & children
Phone: 414-671-6140 (24/7)

Salvation Army
Phone: 414-265-6360
Call Monday – Friday
Families 9am – 9:30am
Single Men 10am – 10:30am
Single Women 11am – 11:30am

Salvation Army Lodge
A special needs facility; accepts elderly, physical or mentally handicapped, families working 2nd or 3rd shift. Call for details
Location: 1730 N. 7th St. Milwaukee, WI 53205
Phone: 414-265-6360
Daily 6am – 10pm, must call before 10am

SDC Family Support Center
Families only
Location: 3025 W. Mitchell St. Milwaukee, WI 53215
Phone: 414-385-0825
*24/7 service, call first

Sjourner Truth House
Housing and services for battered women and children; 24-hour hotline (domestic violence)
Phone: 414-933-2722

Walkers Point Transitional Housing
18-21 years old, call 414-672-5531, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
16-17 in high school, call 414-672-1360 (24/7)

Sister Pat’s House & Mapendo House
Longer-term housing to families and women
Location: 1124 N. 21st St. Milwaukee, WI
Phone: 414-344-5745

Shepherd House Shelter
Location: 2046 N. Palmer St. Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: 414-372-4815

Nia Imani Family, Inc.
Location: 1353 N. 25th St. Milwaukee, WI 53295
Phone: 414-933-1633