Hope House of Milwaukee

Hope House of Milwaukee Ending Homelessness & Creating Healthy Communities Hope House began in 1987 as the collaborative effort of five churches to provide emergency short-term shelter to the homeless on Milwaukee’s Southside.
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Since its creation, Hope House has grown into a longterm and emergency housing facility, and community center. Hope House remains committed to strengthening individuals, families and the community by helping people achieve independence and personal success.

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Thank you to KeLan Migan for her incredibly thoughtful donation of birthday presents with wrapping paper and birthday ca...
05/06/2021

Thank you to KeLan Migan for her incredibly thoughtful donation of birthday presents with wrapping paper and birthday cards for the kids in our shelter! We appreciate it so much!

Thank you to KeLan Migan for her incredibly thoughtful donation of birthday presents with wrapping paper and birthday cards for the kids in our shelter! We appreciate it so much!

Proud to be a partner with all the good things happening in Milwaukee!
02/18/2021
Milwaukee County provides shelter for homeless with COVID-19

Proud to be a partner with all the good things happening in Milwaukee!

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Melvin Anthony had been homeless for more than 15 years when someone shot him during an attempted robbery last fall. With a wound in his thigh and COVID-19 running rampant,...

". . . the most desperate are already improvising by moving into even more crowded homes, pairing up with friends and re...
02/07/2021
Pandemic’s Toll on Housing: Falling Behind, Doubling Up

". . . the most desperate are already improvising by moving into even more crowded homes, pairing up with friends and relatives, or taking in subtenants."

Eviction moratoriums don’t keep arrears from piling up, and aid to renters may not reach the most vulnerable.

Our hearts go out to LaShawn's family. If you know of anyone, or are yourself, sleeping in a vehicle . . . please let so...
02/04/2021
Family had 'no idea' man found frozen in car had been sleeping there

Our hearts go out to LaShawn's family. If you know of anyone, or are yourself, sleeping in a vehicle . . . please let someone know. Dial 211 to find out where they are.

After a 28-year-year old Milwaukee man was found frozen to death in his car near 24th Street and State Street, his family is urging others to reach out to the people closest to them.

Check out this awesome Bernie, crocheted by a supporter and being auctioned for our benefit! https://www.ebay.com/itm/In...
01/30/2021
Inauguration Bernie all proceeds go to Hope House, Milwaukee | eBay

Check out this awesome Bernie, crocheted by a supporter and being auctioned for our benefit! https://www.ebay.com/itm/Inauguration-Bernie-all-proceeds-go-to-Hope-House-Milwaukee-/154312923096

Selling with ALL PROCEEDS going to Hope House in Milwaukee, WI. http://www.hopehousemke.orgRecreate the Inauguration Bernie meme with this handmade crochet doll. Posable arms and legs with a weighted butt so Bernie will sit nicely. This is not a child's toy....

A huge Thank You to the 13th Annual City of Milwaukee & Milwaukee County Holiday Drive! These gifts will help the famili...
12/09/2020

A huge Thank You to the 13th Annual City of Milwaukee & Milwaukee County Holiday Drive! These gifts will help the families we work with immensely this Holiday Season.

A great way to give to Hope House this Holiday Season!
11/25/2020

A great way to give to Hope House this Holiday Season!

We are in need of pillows, blankets and linens for our family floor at Hope House! Do we have any supporters that can he...
11/19/2020

We are in need of pillows, blankets and linens for our family floor at Hope House! Do we have any supporters that can help?

Helpful illustration . . .
11/10/2020

Helpful illustration . . .

These young ladies made a fantastic donation of supplies to Hope House yesterday. Thank you Kappa Tau Sorority: Alpha Ph...
11/05/2020

These young ladies made a fantastic donation of supplies to Hope House yesterday. Thank you Kappa Tau Sorority: Alpha Phi Class!

"Job losses from the COVID-19 pandemic have been substantial. And many people still haven’t returned to work."
11/04/2020
Milwaukee County Prevents Over 1,700 Evictions

"Job losses from the COVID-19 pandemic have been substantial. And many people still haven’t returned to work."

Using CARES Act funds, the county funded eviction prevention and rental assistance programs.

Please support the Turkey Club if you can. They have been supporters of Hope House for many years!
10/30/2020

Please support the Turkey Club if you can. They have been supporters of Hope House for many years!

"Over the next decade, the number of elderly homeless Americans is expected to triple . . ."
10/01/2020
Elderly and Homeless: America’s Next Housing Crisis

"Over the next decade, the number of elderly homeless Americans is expected to triple . . ."

Over the next decade, the number of elderly homeless Americans is projected to triple — and that was before Covid-19 hit. In Phoenix, the crisis has already arrived.

Thank you WHEDA Foundation for giving us a grant to improve the flooring in our Family Living Quarters!
09/25/2020

Thank you WHEDA Foundation for giving us a grant to improve the flooring in our Family Living Quarters!

"The goal of the Sisters Program is to create a citywide policy to provide a public health-based approach to helping wom...
09/16/2020
Sisters Program South welcomes women on the streets of Milwaukee

"The goal of the Sisters Program is to create a citywide policy to provide a public health-based approach to helping women in the street-based sex trade and trafficking victims, rather than criminalizing their actions."

As a member of one of the original founding faith-based partners — the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi — I am proud of what several faith-based organizations have been doing to address the sex tr...

"This, Sailon explained, is Denver’s new Support Team Assistance Response program, which sends a mental health professio...
09/09/2020
Call police for a woman who is changing clothes in an alley? A new program in Denver sends mental health professionals instead.

"This, Sailon explained, is Denver’s new Support Team Assistance Response program, which sends a mental health professional and a paramedic to some 911 calls instead of police."

Since its launch June 1, the STAR van has responded to more than 350 calls, replacing police in matters that don’t threaten public safety and are often connected to unmet mental or physical needs. …

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