Support Available

Low Income Resources in the Fort Atkinson area

Public Places/Day Shelters:

  • Dwight Foster Public Library - 920-563-7790
  • Municipal Building Gymnasium - 920-563-7760/7781
  • Police Department Lobby - 920-563-7777

Clothing Pantries:

  • Opportunities Inc.

    On-site to assist with Clothing needs. Accepts donations.

    200 E Cramer St


  • Trudy’s Room: First United Methodist Church

    Well-being of infants and young children: furniture, clothing and diapers

    324 S. Main St


  • Faith Community Church

    Quarterly clothing distribution – large/ kids and adults

    W5949 Hackbarth Rd



  • 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 920-397-2063.

  • Grace United Church: 1631 Janesville Ave

    Contact: Delisa Buckingham-Taylor -

    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 10 am –1pm.

    Please call the office and leave a message for the pastor

  • First United Methodist Church: 324 S. Main St

    Contact: Paul Johnsen

    Assists with transitional needs.

  • First Congregational Church: 31 Milwaukee Ave

    Contact: Chris Buckingham-Taylor

    Assists with transitional needs.

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society: 1525 Summit Dr #4

    Contact: Jim Wilson – 920-542-5067

    Provides clothes, furniture and supplies through their store. Associated with the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort.

  • Goodwill Industries: 1530 Madison Ave


  • St. Paul’s Lutheran Church: 301 High St

    Contact: John Kanter

    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

    Provides food baskets with toiletries and other essentials.

  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: 302 Merchants Ave

    Contact: Andrew Hanyzewski

    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

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

  • Trinity Lutheran Church: 314 Barrie St.

    Contact: Pastor Amy Waelchli

    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


  • Community Dental Clinic

    520 Handyside Lane


  • Dave Gallup Foundation: Sober Living Facility

    314 Madison Ave


Community Meals

  • First United Methodist Church

    Thursday 5:30-9 pm

    324 S. Main St. Fort Atkinson



  • Fort Atkinson Food Pantry

    715 Jones Ave


    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


    2nd Thursday 2:00pm

  • Faith Community Church:

    W5949 Hackbarth Rd


    Small after service lockers with basic supplies.


*all price quotes subject to change

  • Americas Best Value Inn

    1225 Janesville Ave


  • Mile-a-way Motel

    1321 Madison Ave


  • Villa Inn

    1255 Whitewater Ave


  • Riverwalk Inn

    225 S. Water St. East


  • Country Inn & Suites

    1650 Doris Dr


  • Holiday Inn Express

    1680 Madison Ave


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

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