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 February 12, 2020.

How can you help?

Consider sponsoring a family at Twin Oaks! Click here to learn about how your support allowed us to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, and click here for a list of sponsorship opportunities.


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