Homeless Prevention

Homeless Assistance Program

“Helping one person might not change the whole world, but it could change the world for one person.” – Anonymous

Homeless Prevention

Homeless Assistance Program

Helping individuals and families experiencing homelessness find a solution.

The Homeless Assistance Program focuses on individuals and families at imminent risk of homelessness. (at-risk of homelessness, literal homelessness, fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence).

ELIGIBILITY: Persons must be homeless, at imminent risk of homelessness (court ordered eviction, having to leave a motel, etc.), or fleeing/attempting to flee domestic violence. 

Where to start:
  • Potential participants must complete a Coordinated Entry Survey with a staff person. 
  • Eligibility for participating in the Homeless Program, and other options will be discussed at that time.
How to contact ADVOCAP for Homeless Assistance:
  • Contact a Homeless Prevention Specialist in your area for next steps and resources, including participating in a Coordinated Entry survey.
  • Fond du Lac: 920-922-7760
  • Oshkosh – 920-426-0150
  • Neenah - 920-725-2791
  • Berlin – 920-361-9880

Bridges Program

Providing temporary emergency financial assistance to those in Winnebago County.

Eligible households may receive direct financial assistance towards eviction/ first months’ rent assistance, utility assistance, clothing & furniture vouchers,  and employment related assistance such as bus passes, gas cards, car repairs, work boot and /or professional clothing vouchers. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility is based on current funding and specific eligibility requirements determined by phone intake with case manager. Assistance is not guaranteed.

ADVOCAP Bridges Program
Application Process for the Bridges Program:
Contact a Bridges Case Manager to get started:
  • The Bridges Program applies to residents of Southern Winnebago County/Greater Oshkosh Area.
  • The intake process can be completed over the phone to determine eligibility.
  • Phone (920)426-0150
ADVOCAP Services
Service Partners

The Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Program is now closed. Applications ended March 8th, 2024.

For more information please visit the WHH website below.
Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Info