215 S. Main St., Walworth
Founded in 1997 by Ben and Pam Patterson, Agape House offers a home and school for boys ages 12-16, and girls ages 12-18 who come in hopes of overcoming cyclical abuse through educational, spiritual and emotional support. Agape House offers a 10-month program led by licensed educators, counselors, house parents and resident assistants to aid in the healing process. Individualized educational programs for at-risk students based on educational and emotional needs rather than age.
1545 Hobbs Dr., Delavan
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation’s oldest youth mentoring organization. They match a mentor with a child, ages 6 – 18 to work together to help the child grow, make good decisions and develop confidently to reach their full potential and become positive and productive adults.
N8921 Stone School Rd., East Troy
Bloom360 is an innovative learning community serving young people ages 5-21+ with neurodiverse needs. Bloom360 nurtures each Learner’s strengths, cultivates positive relationships, and focuses on social-emotional learning through hands-on projects. There are two program options: Day School and the Roots Program. The staff includes occupational therapists, specially-trained educators, a full-time music therapist, and a social worker.
414 Beloit St., Delavan
The goal of the Boys & Girls Club of Walworth County is to lead the way in youth development programs by working together with local businesses, foundations and community programs to produce positive outcomes for as many young people and their families as possible.
St. Patrick Parish, 107 W Walworth St, Elkhorn
Bilingual Community Counseling; services available in Spanish and English. Insurance not required. Free, based on financial need. Call to schedule an appointment. Remote/virtual services available.
Catholic Charities assists with immigration legal services. Call 262-643-8570.
262-728-8296 or 608-313-1300
Community Action was founded in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty” initiatives. Their focus has always been to prevent and reduce poverty in local communities. The agency provides over 20 anti-poverty programs and services for individuals and families ranging from childcare to affordable housing, emergency shelter, weatherization, health care and education, and employment and training programs.
608-271-9181 or 1-800-750-KIDS
4-C is part of a network of accredited, non-profit Wisconsin Child Care Resource & Referral agencies providing advocacy and support services for child care in an 11 county region.
4-C programs provide a broad range of services to families, early childhood professionals, and the community through three general program categories including Family Support Services, Health and Safety Services and Training and Quality Improvement Services. Collectively these programs strive to carry out the 4-C mission to ensure that every child has access to high quality early care and education through integrated support and expertise.
DFCI works to identify, cultivate, and continually support champions in local neighborhoods to enable and equip leaders to develop strategies to achieve dementia friendly communities. DFCI increases awareness by providing free education programs for business’, organizations, groups and individuals, as a resource, for all things dementia and provides inclusive programs and activities to foster respect, compassion & support. DCFI also serves Walworth County with the Cycling Without Age program.
For support or to join, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 262-741-9146
EASD Community Resilience Outreach, in partnership with Elkhorn Area School District, is a group of community volunteers who are committed to building a stronger partnership together by increasing awareness and developing a skill set in the area of social emotional wellness. One way that the EASD Community Resilience Outreach achieves this is by partnering with businesses, youth and the community to share each other’s resources.
2040 Beulah Avenue, PO Box 962, East Troy
The goals of the ETFCRC are to promote positive parenting, effective communication and healthy parent-child and family relationships. ETFCRC provides a positive and safe place for families to gather, links families to community resources and builds a structure of support and educational opportunities.
398 Mill St., Fontana
Formed in 1977, the Geneva Lake Conservancy is an accredited land trust with the mission of preserving and advocating for Walworth County’s natural areas, waterways and working lands. The Conservancy maintains four public preserves for outdoor recreation, including the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park, the Hansen Preserve, Hermansen Woods and Bromley Woods.
203 S. Wells St., Lake Geneva
For more than 135 years, the Geneva Lakes Family YMCA, a 501(c)(3) human services organization, located in Lake Geneva, WI has been committed to improving the health and well-being of the people in Walworth County, portions of Southeastern Wisconsin and the communities that border the Illinois state line. We are the primary outlet in the Geneva Lakes area for multi-generational, organized recreation; health and wellness activities; before, during and after school childcare; and summer camp.
Girl Scouts is the go-to leadership organization offering girls the personal mentors and tools they need to be successful leaders now and throughout their lives. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) is the national Girl Scout program, designed to empower today’s girls to be tomorrow’s leaders.
N2270 State Road 67, Walworth
Inspiration Ministries is a place where people with disabilities can grow, work, mature in their faith, and lead productive, joy-filled lives.
883 Main St., Lake Geneva,
A premium coffee shop, a neighborhood place employing up to 20-30 individuals with mild to moderate developmental and physical disabilities where they are celebrated, job trained, coached and, over time, placed into a fully integrated work setting.
Human trafficking is present in all Wisconsin counties. Join the Movement is based in Walworth County advocating for victims and focusing on teaching prevention through outreach to middle and high school students. JTM brings education to the ground level by working with local law enforcement, hospitals and clinics, churches and schools.
N7511 Sterlingworth Dr., Elkhorn
Kettle Moraine Land Trust preserves the natural heritage of Walworth County and its environs through collaborative conservation and environmental stewardship. The nationally accredited trust owns four nature preserves, holds conservation easements on additional properties, and assists with the restoration and management of publicly held natural areas. KMLT also conducts High School Field Days to engage area students in conservation projects.
myTEAM TRIUMPH provides opportunities for people with diverse abilities to participate in endurance running, biking and triathlon events in the community. We do this by providing specialized racing equipment, pre-race coordination with race directors for inclusion, training events, and race day support to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience.
W4818 Potter Rd., Elkhorn
Seeds of Hope provides an inclusive and safe environment for adults with developmental disabilities, including almost one hundred individuals on a monthly basis. Day programming activities include projects focusing on horticulture and culinary skills, participation in community outings, educational opportunities and physical activity. Seeds of Hope can also be found at community events helping local farmers, schools and small businesses.
Special Methods In Learning Equine Skills
N2666 County Road K, Darien
SMILES provides equine assisted activities and therapies such as therapeutic horseback riding as well as unmounted activities for children and adults with disabilities. Services are available to anyone four years and older regardless of the type of disability. SMILES is always in need of volunteers to help lead horses and sidewalk in classes. The minimum age to volunteer is 15. All training is provided, and no horse experience is required.
TRIAD provides EZ ID services to children, vulnerable adults, and seniors at risk of wandering at no cost. TRIAD also provides education to seniors in the community.
811 E. Geneva St., Elkhorn
VIP Services helps people with diverse talents and abilities throughout Walworth County. They focus on providing clients with individualized support. VIP Services’ employment and life skills training, social opportunities and transportation services promote individuals to achieve dignity and purpose.
VIP Transportation Services
An affordable public transit option for travel in Walworth County, available to all. Vehicles are ramp or lift equipped.
WALCO DAC aims to provide prevention efforts, education and community awareness to residents of Walworth County on alcohol, drugs and tobacco with great transparency with the hopes of increasing understanding and reducing stigma. WALCO DAC is the only free Narcan provider in Walworth County.
400 County Road H, Elkhorn
Walworth County Literacy Council is dedicated to empowering adults through literacy. Educational services include basic reading, writing and math, English as a second language, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and jail literacy.