Community Resources


Parents Guide to Community Resources


Housing Assistance

W.R.A.P. (Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program)

Click HERE for more information.

MKE County Energy Assistance Information – English

MKE County Energy Assistance Information – Spanish

MKE County Energy Assistance Information – Hmong

Community Advocates (rental housing assistance)

Friendship House with The Cathedral Center  (shelter assistance)

What Milwaukee homeowners (and those who want to be) should know

Rental Housing Resource Center

Milwaukee County Winter Weatherization Program


Food Assistance

Wisconsin Pandemic-EBT: What parents need to know

This new program is for all Wisconsin children who receive free or reduced-price school meals.
Click HERE for more information.

Hunger Task Force (food assistance)

Milwaukee Public Schools (meal pick-up program for MPS students)

Hunger Task Force EBT

Hunger Task Force cookbook


Job Assistance

Job Center of Wisconsin (a look at current openings in various employment industries)

Job Center of Wisconsin (the center’s main website with more employment resources and free healthcare opportunities).


American Job Centers

In Person Services: American Job Centers are open on a limited, by appointment only basis during COVID-19.  Please call to check office hours.

Job Center Central (MAXIMUS) – Comprehensive
4201 N. 27th Street, Suite 400, Milwaukee, WI 53216; Telephone: (414) 874-0318

Southeast Wisconsin Job Center (YWCA/Equus)
1915 N. Doctor Martin Luther King Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53212; Telephone:414-374-1800

Milwaukee Walker’s Square Job Center (Equus)
816 W. National Ave., Suite 400, Milwaukee, WI 53204; Telephone:414-302-2668

Milwaukee Southeast Job Center (UMOS)
2701 S. Chase Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207; Telephone:414-389-6607

WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Program


Education Assistance

Employ Milwaukee’s WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs

Programs designed to help workers and job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market.  Please contact our service providers to find out if you are eligible for services: Mai Yang, Equus Workforce Solutions, or Juan Gamez, MAXIMUS,


If you would like to pursue your GED or High School Equivalency, click on the three links immediately below to our valued community partners.

Literacy Services

Social Development Commission


Financial Assistance

Financial Navigators (free financial counseling for families impacted by COVID-19).

Federal Trade Commission – Budget Worksheet

Federal Trade Commission – Credit Repair

Free Credit Reports


Legal Assistance

Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee (free legal services for issues like eviction and landlord-tenant disputes)

Milwaukee Justice Center and Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics (free remote support only)


Parenting Assistance

Milwaukee County Healthy Start Fatherhood Services (support for dads expecting a child or parenting a child under 18 months).

Parenting tips during COVID-19

Parenting children with disabilities during COVID-19

Parenting teenagers during COVID-19

Supporting healthy relationships during COVID-19

Back to School Prep Sheets for Parents (student IEP’s)


Transportation Assistance

FlexRide Milwaukee Shuttle


Children’s Oral Health

Progressive Community Health Centers (dental emergency support)

Promoting Good Oral Health

Oral Health: Healthy Bedtime Routine

Oral Health: Preventing Tooth Decay

Oral Health: Baby Teeth


Health Assistance

Depression Information

PTSD Information

Parental stress from the ongoing pandemic

Health Tip – Dietary Guidelines

Health Tip – Hydration & Healthy Beverages



Lead Poisoning

Lead Poisoning – Know the Facts

How to Protect Your Children from Lead Poisoning

Look Out for Lead


Early Childhood Education information from the National Museum of African American History