Resources

Emergency Assistance

Impact 211 — Resources that can help resolve a variety of basic life needs and personal issues, including food, shelter, child and elder care, health care, crisis intervention, substance abuse, mental health, financial and legal. Dial 2-1-1, anytime.

The Walworth County Emergency Homeless Shelter provides safe emergency shelter for homeless men in Walworth County. (262) 903-9276

Community Action Agency – Walworth County develops and implements a broad range of services across our two-county area including: child care, pre-school and school age programs, affordable housing and housing counseling services, at-risk youth programs, weatherization, community organizing and development, a homeless shelter, health care, and the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Call 262-728-8296

Department of Health and Human Services – Walworth County helps with a personal or other crisis situations, including emergency food and shelter, domestic violence and abuse, court services and poison information. Trained staff of DHHS provide 24-hour service every day of the year. If you are in an immediate crisis, call 262-741-3200 or call toll free 800-365-1587.

Walworth County Food Pantry — 205 E. Commerce Court, Elkhorn, WI 53147, 262-348-0600

Harold Johnson Food Pantry at St. Andrews Catholic Church, (262) 728-6567. The hours are 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. every Saturday.

Legal

Legal Action of Wisconsin is a non-profit law firm that ensures equal justice for low-income people.

Literacy

Walworth County Literacy Council provides student-centered instruction in basic literacy skills and English as a second language.

Taxes

Internal Revenue Service provides a help page for federal tax questions.

Wisconsin Department of Revenue – Forms and Information

Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic provides free help to eligible low-income taxpayers on IRS tax matters. Call 855-502-2468