Understand the Problem

1 in 4

of our neighbors in Milwaukee are living in poverty right now.

800

people don’t have a place to call home each night in Milwaukee.

35%

of Milwaukee’s children live below the poverty line.

Be Part of the Solution

MEALS PROVIDED IN 2021

NIGHTS OF SHELTER PROVIDED

PIECES OF CLOTHING DISTRIBUTED
STORIES OF CHANGE

Monique

It was a new, exciting relationship, and Monique was looking forward to the future. But as little disagreements grew into hostility, she felt suffocated, frightened and unable to grow. She needed safe refuge and stability — and that’s when Monique turned to Joy House, our shelter for women and children, where everything changed.