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For up to date community resource information dial 2-1-1. For shelter and other housing or financial information contact the Homeless Services Consortium at  (855) 510-2323. There are also many helpful links below.

A quick and easy way to get answers to questions about health and nutrition programs. This self-screening tool, in both English and Spanish, will take you through a series of questions to determine eligibility for benefits programs such as Food Share, Medicaid, Badge Care Plusr, WIC, among others. It takes about 15 minutes. When done,  you will have an estimate of the benefits you may be eligible for, as well as contact information to help you get the application process started.

Community Action Partnership
United Way of Dane County
City of Madison
Dane County
Dane County Task Force on Poverty Report – November 5, 2009
Jefferson County
Where to Find Guide – Jefferson County
Waukesha County

Business Development

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
U.S. Small Business Administration
Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation

Community Relations

People Against Domestic Abuse (PADA)
Connections Latinas

Disabilities – Organizations Serving Individuals with Disabilities

Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy
Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps
The Arc
The Arc – Dane County

Emergency Shelter

Emergency Shelter Vouchers – Jefferson County
Sister House – Waukesha County
Hebron House of Hospitality – Waukesha County

Family Support

Tenant Resource Center
The Road Home
Salvation Army

Financial Services

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)

Food Resources

Dane County Food Pantry Coalition
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin
America’s Second Harvest
Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee
Jefferson County Food Pantry Coalition
Jefferson County Food Pantries and Hot Meal Sites Brochure
Waukesha County Nutrition Coalition

Legal Services

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.

Volunteer Services

Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA)
Volunteer Your Time (United Way Dane County)