Keep the Change

IMPACT is committed to changing lives, for good. Our family of services helps restore the health and productivity of individuals, organizations and workplaces leading to an improved quality of life for our entire community.

IMPACT 2-1-1 is a central access point for people in need. During times of personal crisis or community disaster the free, confidential helpline and online resource directory make it easy for residents to get connected to information and assistance.

IMPACT Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services includes consultation and referral for people concerned about alcohol or drug use.

IMPACT Awareness raises community consciousness about risky drinking and promotes healthy lifestyles with the stop drinking [SO MUCH] milwaukee campaign.

IMPACT Workplace Services provides consultation, training and employee assistance programs to foster a healthy and productive work environment.

...about Your Neighbors

2-1-1 @ IMPACT

If you needed a food pantry or emergency shelter, how would you locate it?  Google?  Yellow Pages?  Your place of worship?  While most of us will never experience hunger or the threat of homelessness, thousands* of our neighbors do every year, and have turned to 2-1-1 @ IMPACT for help in accessing these kinds of resources and many others.

Our call data demonstrates that the issues causing people to struggle the most – whether they’re from the heart of Milwaukee, the near Northshore or the southern suburbs – are surprisingly similar.  The Top Five Needs of callers from randomly-selected communities – Franklin, Greendale, Shorewood, Wauwatosa and Milwaukee – include the most basic of human needs:  Food and Shelter. (See the map below)

Milwaukee’s communities are diverse in some ways.  But, wherever you live, you likely have neighbors who need help.  If you would like to help them, make a contribution to your community’s food pantries, shelters, or other services.  Together, we can change our neighbors’ lives – and our communities – for good.

* 2-1-1 @ IMPACT is committed to connecting our neighbors to the services they need.  This past July, there were 14,792 calls to 2-1-1 @ IMPACT; and in August, the service responded to 11,593 community calls for help. Since 2-1-1 @ IMPACT started operating in 2002, this free, 24/7/365 hotline has responded to almost one million calls from our community.

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