Community resources for families

During stressful times, it’s more important than ever to reach out for support. Below are resources that can help you and your family if you are in need of support.

If you need immediate assistance, contact IMPACT 2-1-1, and someone will be available 24/7 to help you.
You can reach them in three ways:

  • Call 211 from your cell phone
  • Text your zip code to 898-211
  • Call 1-866-211-3380

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  • Find a food pantry near you or contact an outreach specialist who can help with a variety of resources, including finding a local pantry, food benefits navigation, FoodShare enrollment and application, updates on understanding FoodShare benefits and a variety of non-food related resources in the community. Nancy Arce-Aguilar serves Milwaukee County and is available to help. You can contact her at or by calling (414) 204-2373.
  • Contact 211 to find food pantries near you.


Get connected to Milwaukee’s housing resources:


  • Medicaid or BadgerCare Plus members should use Veyo to call or book appointments to non-emergency medical transportation.


  • If you could benefit from speaking with an outreach specialist from Feeding America, who can help with a variety of community resources, please email or call (414) 204-2373.