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 2019, Twin Oaks guided 166 people (65 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 September 1, 2020.

How can you help?

Our Reverse Advent Calendar is a great way to involved your family or organization in the community spirit!

Thank you to our 2020 Twin Oaks Family Sponsors:
Enbridge Energy
H&R Block — Jim Stowell
Paper Dolls Home Furnishings
Kikkoman Foods Foundation
Lakes Area Realtors
Integra, Inc.
James & Regan Homan
Lewis Law Office
Verlo Mattress of Lake Geneva
Michael S. Deutsch & Associates
Fairwyn/Symphony Bay
Debbie Bluett
Four Seasons Home Care, LLC.

Advanced Electric
Great Clips of Lake Geneva
Harrison, Williams & McDonell
JB Wire Service
Lonze & Associates
Mark’s Motor Mechanics
McCormack & Etten Architects
Thelen Total Construction


We appreciate your generosity! If you wish to donate an item, we are currently accepting newly purchased items only.
Cleaning products, hygiene items and pillows are always at the top of our wish list. Please call ahead to schedule a donation.

Contact Twin Oaks at: (262) 882-3662