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Financial Assistance

Community Action Coalition

The Coalition provides programs for literally homeless individuals that come from the community's homeless priority list. For information and referral to other agencies, or to see if you qualify to get on the prioritization list for our homeless programs, please contact CAC.

Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program provides case management and temporary financial assistance to low-income veterans (single individuals and those with families) to help them maintain stable housing.

Contact 262-354-4017

Energy Services For Waukesha County

The program offers utility and energy payment assistance as part of State of Wisconsin's Energy Assistance Program. This includes heating oil during the winter, emergency furnace repair, cash assistance for regular utility bills, space heaters, warm blankets, and more.

Contact 262-549-9666

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

If you have experienced financial hardship during the Covid-19 pandemic and are behind on rent or utilities, you may be eligible to receive rental assistance.

If you are not able to complete this application online, our rent assistance application can also be picked-up/drop-off at the Community Advocates downtown office building, located at 728 James Lovell Street, Monday-Friday between 9AM-5PM.


Saint Vincent de Paul

Programs can include financial assistance for rent, heating bills, health care and more.

Contact 262-547-3281

The Salvation Army of Waukesha County

Please call The Salvation Army to inquire if there is available funding for rental assistance. 

Contact 262-547-7367

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Workforce Development

Families facing homelessness due to fire, flood, natural disaster or other financial reasons outside their control may be eligible for an Emergency Assistance Grant.

Financial and non-financial eligibility criteria need to be met.

Refugee Cash Assistance and Refugee Medicaid: A cash assistance program and medical assistance program to eligible refugees.

W-2: Provides income eligible families employment assistance through community service jobs and other work-readiness activities. Work experience positions have monthly payments based on participation.

Contact 262-695-7800

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