Time of the Month Club distributes menstrual supplies to people who are homeless through these great organizations.
Cathedral Center provides emergency shelter for 32 single women and 8 families a night. When the need arises, Cathedral Center opens an overflow shelter with 10 beds. This shelter is located in Milwaukee’s downtown and often provides assistance, including menstrual supplies, to women who are homeless but not staying at the shelter.
Hope House of Milwaukee is located on Milwaukee’s southside. Hope House emergency shelter program operates 10 family units comprised of 37 beds. Hope House also operates an onsite learning center for children and a rapid re-housing program to get families into permanent housing in the community.
The Milwaukee Women’s Center is a 20-bed emergency shelter for woman and their families fleeing domestic violence. MWC is co-located with the 46-bed Family Support Center. This facility provides specialized DV services along with traditional shelter supports.
Walker’s Point Youth and Family Services works with runaway youth and teens in crisis by providing 8 emergency shelter beds along with counseling, family support, and permanent supportive housing.
Pathfinders operates an 8-bed emergency shelter for runaway youth and teens in crisis as well as a drop-in center serving hundreds of homeless youth annually. Pathfinders also operates the only street outreach program, providing basic supplies including menstrual supplies to youth all over the City of Milwaukee.
Street Angels, Inc. conducts street outreach three evenings a week, regularly reaching 120 people, men and women, living outside, in parks, under bridges, and on the street. Street Angels provides hot meals, bag lunches, clothing, and supplies, including menstrual supplies for women.
Benedict Center-Sisters Program operates outreach and drop-in centers for women involved in street prostitution, including sex trafficking. Outreach reached 404 women in 2004 while the drop-in centers served 131 women. Many of these women are literally homeless while others are staying in extremely precarious housing situations.
Time of the Month Club has also provided menstrual supplies to Advocates of Ozaukee, Waukesha County Overflow Shelter, and Milwaukee’s Salvation Army Lodge.