What Are Some of Homeless Shelters in Wisconsin?


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Some homeless shelters in Wisconsin are Milwaukee Rescue Mission, New Community Shelter in Green Bay and The Road Home Dane County in Madison. The shelters in Milwaukee and Madison provide services for anyone needing them, while New Community in Green Bay serves only adult men and women.

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Milwaukee Rescue Mission offers four programs. Joy House, the program for women and children, offers job training and educational and spiritual guidance to women in an effort to help them make better lives for themselves and their children. Joy House seeks to offer these services in a warm and nurturing environment.

Safe Harbor offers men addiction counseling, educational or vocational training, and life skills. MRM's mission with Cross-Trainers Academy, the program for at-risk youth, is to break the cycle of poverty through education. Equip, MRM's program for families, seeks to strengthen families through education and provide needed resources. Milwaukee Rescue Mission is a Christian faith-based organization.

New Community Shelter requires it's residents be 18 years old, drug- and alcohol-free and possess a valid ID, or offers help obtaining one. The shelter requires a background check on residents also. Residents meet with a case manager regularly and develop goals to achieve independence.

The Road Home seeks to build long-term relationships with homeless families, provide resources and help develop life skills. Every family works with a case manager to obtain housing and employment, childcare and health care. Parents attend seminars and workshops taught by qualified instructors.

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