If you are in need of emergency shelter, please refer to the shelter list provided to you or call 211 (414-773-0211) for shelter options.
Below is a list of free or low-cost crisis and other mental health resources in the Milwaukee area. Many others are available. You can call 414-773-0211 for more information.
Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division - Access Clinic
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 2 pm
Serves uninsured Milwaukee County residents. Provides mental health assessments, medications and therapy referrals. Clients are seen on a first-come, first served basis, and there may be an extended wait time.
9455 Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Psychiatric Crisis Line
Hotline available 24/7. Provides immediate emergency counseling and referral information.
Psychiatric Crisis Service and Admission
Emergency psychiatric services available 24/7.
Services include assessment, crisis intervention and medications.
9455 Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
Provides information and referrals for appropriate resources, support groups and advocacy services related to mental health.
Peer-run support line for those with mental illness. This is not a crisis line.
Genesis Behavioral Services
*2436 N. 50th ST, Milwaukee, WI 53210 -414-442-5990 EXT. 223
* 230 W. Wells Street, Suite 312, Milwaukee, WI 53203 -414-344-3406
*1218 W. Highland AVE, Milwaukee, WI -414-342-6200
Impact AODA Services
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Alpha Women’s Center
4820 West Lisbon Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53210
Crisis pregnancy counseling, free pregnancy tests, abstinence counseling. Learn and Earn Bible Study Program is offered where individuals are able to earn baby furniture, formula and diapers. Free clothing is available including baby and children’s clothes, maternity clothes, personal grooming supplies, shoes, and winter clothing. *Must have proof of multiple births
Associated Pregnancy Services
4521 North 42nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53209
1214 South 8th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204
9550 West Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI 53224
Pregnancy tests, abortion alternative counseling, abortion information, abortion recovery program, parenting classes, diapers, and community referrals.
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Milwaukee
2917 North Oakland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, maternity clothing, baby clothing, diapers, formula/baby food, post abortion counseling, pre-abortion education, post abortion support group, support for pregnant teens, pregnant women, teenage mothers, fathers, new parents, and parents of infant/toddlers.
Casa Maria Clothing Shed and Infant Room
1131 North 21st Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Free clothing distribution. Distribution of items in the baby/infant room by appointment only.
Family Life Center’s Children’s Clothing Bank
1441 West Oakwood Road, Oak Creek, WI 53154
Provides children’s clothing (ages 0-14), diapers (one per family), wipes, toys and books as available. Call ahead to ensure items needed are available. No referral needed.
JLH Women’s Mentoring Services
3846 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 109, Milwaukee, WI 53208
Mentoring program the providers one-on-one support, resources, life skills education and encouragement. Free pregnancy testing, baby supplies including diapers and a clothing bank for children 24 months and under, maternity clothing, and personal care items.
2020 West Oklahoma Avenue, Suite 125, Milwaukee, WI 53215
Alternatives to abortion. A speaker’s bureau of layettes are available at no charge.
Mother’s Trading Post / Ascension Church
1300 South Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53204
Free clothing for baby and children up to size 6. Each mother is allotted one bag of clothing every two months. New layettes are available to pregnant women and mothers with newborns. Each mother may take 10 disposable diapers for each child in diapers. If possible, parents are asked to bring 1-2 cans of food to donate.
Pregnancy Help Center of Milwaukee, Inc.
6234 West Capitol Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53216
Free pregnancy tests, peer counseling, baby layette program. Children’s clothing closet and maternity items. Mother to Mother Share Group and referrals for parent education, housing, adoption, and pro-life medical services. Car seats, swings, and cribs when available.
4611 South Kirkwood Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110
Free food, clothing, household items, personal care items, diapers and formula when available.
Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church
3200 South Herman Street, Milwaukee, WI 53207
Free layettes, children’s clothing sizes 0-16, shoes, and books.
8633 West Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214
Provide diapers, baby food, formula, and non-perishable food items for emergency needs.