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Support Available

Public Places/Day Shelters:

  • Dwight Foster Public Library: 209 Merchants Ave – 920-563-7790
  • Municipal Building Gymnasium: 920-563-7760/7781
  • Police Department Lobby: 920-563-7777

Clothing Pantries:

  • Opportunities Inc.: 200 E Cramer St – 920-563-6926
    On-site to assist with Clothing needs. Accepts donations.
  • Trudy’s Room: First United Methodist Church: 324 S. Main St – 920-563-4903
    Well-being of infants and young children: furniture, clothing and diapers
  • Faith Community Church: W5949 Hackbarth Rd – 920-563-4730
    Quarterly clothing distribution – large/ kids and adults

Transportation:

  • Brown Cab: 920-563-6303
  • Jefferson County: Mobility Manager: 920-675-4049
  • Ride United: United Way: 920-563-8880

Free Ride Destinations:

  • Food Pantries
  • Rock River Free Clinic
  • Community Dental Clinic
  • Winther Counseling Lab

State ride is through Ride United and schedule in advance.


Fort Atkinson Churches/Ministries

Most of the churches/ministries on this list give when asked. They all believe in our community and supporting God’s people. Most will do so until their funds are used up.

For coordination of services, please call The Homeless Coalition of Fort Atkinson at 920-210-8100

Grace United Church: 1631 Janesville Ave

Contact: 920-563-5160 – graceunitedfort@gmail.com

Grace Church can assist with emergency needs, including groceries, gas, motels, rent, utilities, etc. Church will work directly with landlords, motels, utilities, and other service providers to arrange assistance.

Regular office hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 1pm.
Please call the office and leave a message for the pastor.

First United Methodist Church: 324 S. Main St

Contact: Pastor Maribel Celiz – maribel.mariz@icloud.com

Assists with transitional needs.

First Congregational Church: 31 Milwaukee Ave

Contact: Rev. Sara Rabe – officefortucc@gmail.com

Assists with transitional needs.

St. Vincent de Paul Society: 1525 Summit Drive

St Vincent de Paul Society: 1525 Summit Drive

Thrift Store: Contact: Carrie Smith, manager – 920-568-1266

Provides clothing, furniture, bedding and kitchen wares. Associated with St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort.

Ministry: Contact: Jim Wilson – 920-542-5067

Assistance with rent, utilities and pharmacy bills.

Goodwill Industries: 1530 Madison Ave

920-563-8950

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church: 301 High St

Contact: John Kanter – 920-563-2263

Assists with transitional needs.

God Touch Ministries: 1355 Poeppel Rd

Contact: John Anhalt – 920-728-4555

Has housing for needy families/individuals. Deals directly with people released from Jail. Will provide transportation to jobs. Will help getting a job, usually at Generac.

Crown of Life Christian Academy: 404 Roosevelt St

Contact: Sarah Moore – 920-563-2278

Provides food baskets with toiletries and other essentials.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: 302 Merchants Ave

Contact: Mother Mindy Valentine-Davis – 920-563-3889 – mothermindy@stpetersfort.org

St. Peter’s is a part of a larger community and believes in supporting God’s people:food pantry, Meals on Wheels, Christmas Neighbors, outreach with rental, gas, food assistance.

Faith Community Church: W5949 Hackbarth Rd

Contact: Rusty Lyon – 920-563-4730

Has a small food pantry and coordinates clothing outreach four times a year.

Trinity Lutheran Church: 314 Barrie St.

Contact: Pastor Amy Waelchli – 920-563-4145

Will work directly with landlords, motels, utilities, and service providers to arrange assistance. Please call office and leave message for pastor.


Fort Atkinson Community Clinics

  • Rock River Free Clinic: 1541 Annex Rd – 920-674-7138
  • Community Dental Clinic: 520 Handyside Lane – 920-563-4372
  • Dave Gallup Foundation: Sober Living Facility: 314 Madison Ave – Sue Madesky – 262-470-8269

Community Meals

  • First United Methodist Church: 324 S. Main St. Fort Atkinson – 920-563-4903
    Thursday 5:30-9 pm

Food Pantry

  • Fort Atkinson Food Pantry: 715 Jones Ave – 920-563-6992
    Monday – 3:00-5:30; Thursday 3:00-5:30pm
    May use 1x/month, ID and proof of address required.
  • St. Joseph’s Cath. Church: Second Harvest: 1660 Endl Bvd – 920-563-3029
    2nd Thursday 2:00pm
  • Faith Community Church: W5949 Hackbarth Rd – 920-563-4730
    Small after service lockers with basic supplies.

Hotels/Motels

*all price quotes subject to change

  • Americas Best Value Inn: 1225 Janesville Ave – 920-563-6444
  • Mile-a-way Motel: 1321 Madison Ave – 920-563-6326
  • Villa Inn: 1255 Whitewater Ave – 920-568-4552
  • Riverwalk Inn: 225 S. Water St. East – 920-397-7888
  • Country Inn & Suites: 1650 Doris Dr – 920-542-1600
  • Holiday Inn Express: 1680 Madison Ave – 920-563-3600

AA Meetings

  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: 302 Merchants ave Fort Atkinson
    Monday: 9:30 AM
    Wednesday: 9:30 AM
    Friday: 8:00 AM
  • Dave Gallup Foundation: 314 Madison Ave Fort Atkinson
    Monday: 7:00 PM
    Wednesday: 7:00 PM
    Thursday: 7:00 PM