Day By Day Warming Selter
449 High Ave
Oshkosh, WI, 54901 USA
United Way

Warm Welcome

Day by Day Warming Shelter seeks to provide temporary emergency shelter for adult men and women who have no other sheltering options in Oshkosh, WI. All services and assistance are offered in the context of the furtherance of human dignity with the primary goal of harm reduction during the coldest weather months of the year.

Day by Day Warming Shelter Inc. just finished its third season. We are an emergency warming shelter offering shelter to those that have no other sheltering options (mid-October to mid-April). We offer shelter from the winter elements, safety, warmth and two meals a day to those most in need. Laundry & shower facilities are on site as well as a variety of resources. These include such things as weekly medical assessment, AA meetings, monthly haircuts, computer & literacy support as needed and spiritual enrichment. Community Outreach days are monthly, bringing in experts from varied agencies in the community to help give a hand up, instead of a hand-out, to our guests.

There are many ways you can help! Go to our Donate and Wish List Pages to find out how you can be of help. Go to our Volunteer Page and Meal Page to get more information on how to make a difference at Day by Day.

September 27th orientations will be held at 10am and 1pm. This is mandatory for all volunteers that have not completed the necessary paperwork or have never volunteered before.

Mission Statement

Day By Day Warming Shelter will provide night to night temporary shelter, a warm evening meal, and a breakfast for adults with no other sheltering options.


As a community we have a social responsibility to care for each other by assuring that everyone has access to resources that help them meet their basic need for shelter.

Therefore, the Day by Day warming shelter:

Addresses the need for temporary emergency night-time shelter for adults who have no other place to stay
Identifies and evaluates broader needs for our guests
Provides access to other community resources that foster independence
Advocates in partnership with others in the community for the needs of the homeless

Who will be served?

All guests, men and women, must be over the age of 18, and must be without housing resources. Potential guests must be willing and capable of participating in the intake process and sharing their demographics.

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1 by 1 for Day by Day
The Leadership Oshkosh Class of 2014 kicked off a six-week campaign, called 1 by 1 for Day by Day, in which they are seeking to raise as much money as they can for the Day by Day Warming Shelter. All funds donated will go toward operational costs for Season 4, which will begin in mid-October. Click HERE for more details!

Did you know you can now set up monthly, recurring donations on our website? It is as easy as a few clicks! Please consider an ongoing gift to help us help those most in need. As we brace for yet another brutal cold snap, we are doing all we can to keep the most vulnerable on our community safe & warm. Thank you for your consideration!!!



Address: 449 High Ave. Oshkosh WI, 54901
Shelter Phone: 920-203-4865
Executive Director Phone: 920-203-4536
Open: 6pm-8am - Mid October - Mid April

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