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Housing Stability Assistance

  • Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program (WERA) - here.
  • Milwaukee County Housing Division - here.
  • Mediate Wisconsin assists in mediations to help tenants, landlords, and homeowners avoid the drastic step of eviction or foreclosure  - here.
  • Evers’ W.R.A.P - Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program. In Milwaukee, apply through the Social Development Commission here (general info here)
  • Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee works to help tenants work with landlords to preserve or gain housing - here.
  • The Milwaukee Justice Center also helps mediate between tenants and landlords - here.
  • Community Advocates has a rental assistance and security deposit program - here.
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Eviction Defense Project may also have some ability to assist - here.

Access Food

  • Hunger Task Force coordinates multiple food access programs - here
  • Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has a food pantry locator - here.
    • Links to other food programs - here.
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) for women who are pregnant, postpartum, or breastfeeding and for children up to age 5 - here.
  • Milwaukee Recreation grab-and-go meals for children aged 6-17 - here.
  • Milwaukee County Senior Dining - here. 

Resource Lists

  • Federal Tenant and Landlord assistance search - here.
  • Utility, Internet, and Rental assistance - here.
  • Internet Access people meeting certain criteria may qualify for low-cost Internet. AT&T, Spectrum, other
  • The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has information for businesses - here.
  • The Department of Workforce Development has compiled a list - here.
  • Milwaukee County compiled a resource list - here.
  • Medium has listed different phone programs for people with limited income - here.
  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore has detailed various resources - here.
  • Milwaukee County Department on Aging resources - here.
  • Safe & Sound, Inc. updates a resource list each week - here.
  • Access WI has programs for food, healthcare, energy assistance, medication, emergency cash, and more - here.
  • 211 Wisconsin provides referrals to different programs based on what you report needing, such as food pantries, energy assistance, and more. You can call the three-digit number 211 or visit their website - here.
  • Community Advocates has energy assistance, work clothing, and more - here.


  • Needy Meds provides information on affordable medications and medical care - here.
  • Milwaukee Makerspace is offering face shields to medical professionals - here.
  • The American Diabetes Association has offered diabetes resources and information - here.
  • OncoLink has compiled some resources for individuals fighting cancer here and compiled resources - here.
  • The Alzheimer's Association - WI Chapter has collected some Alzheimer's resources - here.
  • The National Kidney Foundation has created an informational page - here.
  • The Wisconsin Department of Health created an infographic card to help people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, or non-verbal communicate their needs to their doctors' office - here.
  • Mental Health America has compiled an extensive resource guide - here.
  • An online therapy directory can be located - here.
  • Smoke Free provides guidance to quit smoking to improve your lung health - here.
  • The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families has provided guidance and resources for parents and families navigating COVID-19 stress - here. 

For Veterans

  • The Department of Veteran Affairs has a subsistence grant program - here.
  • State veteran benefit specialists are available by phone at (1-800-WIS-VETS) or by live chat - here.
  • Milwaukee County Veterans' Services office can also provide information - here.
  • Rep. Dianne Hesselbein has collected a list of resources as well - here.

Crime and Consumer Protection

  • Contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud hotline to report fraud related to COVID-19 - here.
  • The Wisconsin Department of Justice describes ways to avoid charity scams - here.
  • Resources from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - here.