Shelter

American Red Cross of Barron County
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Non-profit disaster relief.  Offers disaster services, educational programs, emergency food, emergency shelter, health and safety education. Emergency: (800) 261-4182 (After Hours)

http://www.redcross.org/wi/altoona
(715) 234-4888
Area Homeless Shelters

Amery & Luck
Northwoods Homeless Shelter
Phone: (715) 268-5730

Balsam Lake
Salvation Army & Serenity Home – Accepts single individuals, no children
Phone: (715) 458-1221

Chippewa Falls
Starting Point – Assists the homeless. Expected to open end of 2008 or early 2009.
Phone: (715) 726-7937

Eau Claire
The Beacon House – Eau Claire Hospitality Network
Phone: (715) 834-4357
Western Dairyland – For families with children or single parents with children.
Phone: (715) 836-7511
Hope Gospel Mission – Men
Phone: (715) 552-5566
Ruth’s House – Women
Phone: (715) 834-4000

Ladysmith
Time-Out Family Abuse Shelter, INC
PO Box 406
Ladymsith WI 54848
Phone: (715) 532-6976 or (800) 924-0556

Menominee
House of Hope
Phone: (715) 235-2975

New Richmond
Salvation Army & Faith House
Phone: (715) 247-2944 – Ask for Lori

Siren
Salvation Army & Faith House
Phone: (715) 349-8744 – Ask for Stacy

Somerset
Salvation Army & Grace Place
Phone: (715) 247-2944 – Ask for Lori

Benjamin House
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Provides a short-term shelter for homeless persons and an emergency food cupboard. Persons need to be referred by an agency, minister, or emergency service.
Hours: M – Sa 7 AM to 9 PM

(715) 234-4811
Sister Claudine Bolio, Agent
Habitat for Humanity

Barron County: (715) 234-2460
Rusk County: (715) 532-5111
Sawyer County: (715) 934-2797
Washburn County: (715) 635-4771

http://hfh-wi-barr.huterra.com/
(715) 234-2460
Salvation Army
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Emergency assistance for food, shelter, heat and utilities, clothing, transportation and other emergency needs. Contact Barron County Department of Health & Human Services.
Hours: M – F 8 AM to 4:30 PM

(715) 537-5691
Subsidized Housing Units

Rent is based off income.
Barron County Housing Authority: (715) 537-5989

Rice Lake
Rice Lake Housing Authority: (715) 234-3721
Woodland Village: (715) 234-1590

Almena
Impact Seven: (715) 357-3334

Barron
Parklawn Apartments: (715) 537-5533

Birchwood
Impact Seven: (715) 357-3334

Cameron
Cameron Apartments: (715) 458-2669
Impact Seven: (715) 357-3334

Chetek
Evergreen Apartments: (715) 236-2366
Lone Oaks Apartments: (715) 924-3300

Cumberland
Island City Apartments: (715) 822-4238
Lakeview Apartments: (715) 822-2005

Prairie Farm
Pioneer Housing: (715) 534-5989

Turtle Lake
Turtle Lake Non-Profit Housing: (715) 986-2504

Subsidized Rent Vouchers
Barron County Housing Authority: (715) 537-5344
Rice Lake Housing Authority: (715) 234-5221