Delavan-Darien Human Concerns
The 14th Apostle
Helps families obtain and retain housing by offering financial help for security deposit, rent, utilities and gasoline. They meet at 6 pm on the first and third Mondays in St. Andrew’s Church basement at the Harold Johnson Food Pantry.
Helping Hands of St. Peter’s
262-642-7225, ext. 2
Helping Hands assists families and individuals who reside in the East Troy Community School District and are struggling to pay for the basic necessities of life, which include shelter, utilities, gas to get to jobs, food and clothing.
HOPE NOW, Inc.
Hope Now provides short term emergency assistance for housing, utilities, transportation, medical needs, and holiday food baskets to applicants in the Elkhorn Area School District.
W775 Geranium Road, Genoa City
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Side by Side
715 Wisconsin St., Lake Geneva
Side by Side, Inc. provides short term financial assistance for rent, utilities, or prescription medication to residents in the Badger High School/Joint 1 Lake Geneva School District. Information on other community resources is also available. Applicants are screened on the third Tuesday of every month at the First Congregational UCC Church, 715 Wisconsin St, Lake Geneva, WI. A photo ID and proof of residency are required. Financial assistance can be provided only once in a 12 month period.
Mt. Zion House for Men
Mt. Zion House is a residential rehabilitation facility which works with men caught in life-controlling addictions to find freedom through faith in Christ. The residents get into stable employment and learn to apply Biblical principles in their life decisions.
N3155 County Road H, Lake Geneva
Watershed Lodge is a Christian based sober living facility that offers a strong community environment providing structure, support and encouragement to all walks of life.
Walworth Children's Foundation
P.O. Box 285, Walworth
Jennifer Ott-Wilson (262) 745-6111
Walworth Children's Foundation is a non-profit designed to assist children and families in need that attend Walworth Jt. School District #1. The purpose of the Foundation is to acquire and distribute resources that support children and families in financial need. Resources are given to support items such as summer camps for children, extracurricular activities, clothing, food, school supplies, recreation programs, mental wellness for children, uninsured medication needs, etc.
St. Vincent de Paul
The SVdP group helps families within the Big Foot School District.
Bethel House of Whitewater
133 S. Franklin St., Whitewater
Bethel House is an ecumenical project helping families facing homelessness in Whitewater. Bethel House provides transitional housing and case management to families in need.
Circle of Friends and Trends Store
630 Court St., Elkhorn, 262-723-8007
2nd Location: 831 Greenridge Center, Mukwonago, WI
Helping families or individuals, during one’s darkest hours. Giving them a warm bed or a kitchen table, a warm coat or a pair of shoes for back to school. Circle of Friends also has a medical loan closet with over 1,400 pieces. Furniture pick-up available.
Community Action, Inc. of Rock and Walworth Counties
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.
Helping Hands Clothing Center
1970 Beulah Ave., East Troy
Open Tuesdays 9-5pm and Saturdays 9-12:00. Low cost clothing, bag sales ($3/grocery bag) at least twice a month and free clothing if unable to pay. Anyone is invited to shop, regardless of where they live.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army provides community assistance in the form of food, clothing, shelter, utility assistance and other emergency help in the Walworth County area. Additionally, The Salvation Army offers the following state-wide services: the Adult Rehabilitation Center; a 90 day program for the chronic substance abusive male; camping experiences for senior citizens at The Salvation Army’s, Army Lake Camp in East Troy; and state-wide disaster services.
Spirit of Hope Homeless Shelter
Emergency shelter for homeless men that travels from site-to-site on a weekly basis October through April. 3 meals daily and safe overnight sleeping accommodations.
The Time is Now to Help
PO Box 1, Lake Geneva
The Time is Now to Help was founded in 1989 to address the pains and suffering of poverty. Since it was founded, Time is Now has helped nearly 24,000 fellow Americans. Their continuing goal is to ensure donations are utilized to provide goods and services such as food, clothing, utilities, toiletries, automobile assistance, and shelter assistance to extremely poverty-stricken children, senior citizens, disabled, veterans and families.
Twin Oaks Homeless Shelter
Twin Oaks is more than a shelter, though that is indeed one of its many functions. Residents receive emergency housing for up to 60 days, in one of the shelter’s 12 units. In addition to shelter, they receive professional and individualized case management, giving them the opportunity to alleviate an immediate crisis and focus their energy on finding or maintaining employment and stable housing.
Walworth County Housing Authority
20 N. Church St., Elkhorn
Housing programs only, no rent assistance.
Visit the website to learn more.
The Walworth County Housing Authority’s (WCHA) primary function is to administer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. This program provides rental help to eligible low-income families and individuals.