Our Programs

Since 1982, the Shalom Center has been providing food, shelter, housing and support for those in need.

Through individual, congregational and organizational outreach, we offer guidance, create awareness and seek solutions to the problems of the poor.

INNS (Interfaith Network Nightly Shelter)





INNS shelters provide temporary emergency nightly shelter for homeless persons. This program operates in rotating church sites throughout Kenosha 365 days a year with an average of 30 clients each night.

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Emergency Family Shelter





The emergency family shelter provides residential shelter to families experiencing homlessness in Kenosha County for up to 45 days. It offers a safe, stable and supportive environment for families in crisis. Families recieve daily support and planning, along with classes and training to move them towards independence and self-sufficiency.

Daily Soup Kitchen





7 days a week, 365 days a year, Shalom Center volunteers and staff prepare and serve a balanced and nutritious meal to approximately 100 needy Kenosha men, women and children. There are no eligibility requirements; everyone who attends receives a meal.

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Food Distribution Program




The food pantry provides hungry families with emergency food provisions. The program distributes approximately 17 tons of food to over 600 families per month. The amount of food distributed depends on the available food supply. Food is donated by generous individuals, organizations and local grocery stores.