Twin Oaks Community Action 3Twin Oaks Shelter for the Homeless

Twin Oaks Shelter for the Homeless is located in Darien, WI and offers 12 residential units where homeless households can stay up to 60 days. Community Action has operated Twin Oaks since 1992. The shelter relies almost exclusively on private donations, needing over $200,000 annually to continue operations.

In 2018, Twin Oaks guided 185 people (81 of whom were children) on their pathway out of poverty.
Twin Oaks provides a professional case manager who works with residents in resolving their crisis and finding stable housing.

The shelter also offers workshops to build residents’ knowledge and skills in areas such as:

  • employment
  • landlord tenant relationships
  • budgeting
  • alcohol and drug awareness
  • mental health issues

Twin Oaks is open 7 days a week 365 days a year.
Read a recent news article about our program.
Watch a news report about Twin Oaks here.

Click here for the Twin Oaks housing application, updated July 12, 2019.

How can you help?


Thank you to our 2019 Twin Oaks Family Sponsors!
Direct Contract Cleaning
Enbridge Energy
Wagner-Essman Care Foundation
Debra Alder & Jeffrey Scherer
Geneva Supply
Lake Geneva Lions Club
Knights of Columbus–St. Patrick’s
TNT Ace Hardware
Marsh & McLennan Agency
Youngquist Kennedy Orthodontics
Delavan Lioness Club
East Troy Lioness Club
Geneva Crossing Senior Community
Thelen Total Construction
McCullough Management Corp.
Delavan Lake Boat Shed
Verlo Mattress of Lake Geneva
A+ Graphics and Printing Services
McCormack & Etten Architects
ANGI Energy Systems
James Gee
American Business Technology
Seven Oaks Bed & Breakfast
Family Eye Care
Iseli Co.
Palma Insurance
Voltz Trenching & Excavating
Baker Tilly
Elkhorn Lions Club


Click here for a printable version of our 2019 Reverse Advent Calendar!

If you have items to donate to Twin Oaks Shelter, please read our donation guidelines. We appreciate all donations but have limited storage space.

Contact Twin Oaks at: (262) 882-3662