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Community Services
• 2-1-1 Wisconsin
2-1-1is a 24/7 helpline that provides free confidential information and referral services for people in Wisconsin who are in need of help or who want to give help.

Phone: 2-1-1
email: info@211wisconsin.org


• Access Community Health Centers
Access Community Health Centers is one of more than 1,200 community health centers that provide care to more than 20 million people across the United States.

Medical Services: 608.443.5480 
Dental Services: 608.443.5482 

Southside Clinic:
2202 South Park St, 
Madison WI 53713

 Phone: 608.443.5480

William T. Evjue Clinic:
3434 E Washington Avenue
Madison WI 53704 

Phone: 608.443.5482

Wingra Family Medical Center: 
701 Dane Street
Madison,WI 53713

Phone: 608.263.3111

Sun Prairie Clinic:
1270 West Main St
Sun Prairie WI 53590 
Phone: 608.443.5482

Dodgeville Dental:
103 E. Fountain St
Dodgeville WI 53533 

Phone: 608.935.5550

web: www.accesscommunityhealthcenters.org


• Access to Independence
A non-profit, consumer controlled Independent Living Center (ILC) that provides an array of services to people of all ages with all types of disabilities in Dane, Columbia, Green, and Dodge counties in south-central Wisconsin.

3810 Milwaukee St
Madison WI 53704 
web: www.accesstoind.org

Phone: 608.242.8484 
Toll Free: 800.362.9877



• The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dane County (ADRC)
The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dane County (ADRC) opened in November, 2012. The ADRC provides accurate, unbiased information related to aging or living with a disability.

2865 N. Sherman Ave
Northside Town Center,
Madison WI 53704 

email: ADRC@countyofdane.com
web: www.daneadrc.org 

Phone: 608.240.7400  
Toll Free: 855.417.6892 Fax: 608.240.7401



• Alcoholics Anonymous
Call the Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour Hot Line at (608) 222-8989. If interested in Spanish, Gay/Lesbian or Young People’s meetings, please ask. Women’s and Men’s meetings available. Smoking or Non-Smoking an option.

Madison Area Intergroup Central Office
2000 Engel St., Suite 104
Madison WI 53713 

email: maico@tds.net
web: www.aamadisonwi.org 
Phone: 608.222.8989 (24 Hot Line)


• Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin can help you navigate the complex maze of issues that can arise when you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia. Offering support groups, early stage programs, and personalized care consultations. Serving Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Marquette, Richland and Sauk counties and providing advocacy statewide. Your partner along the journey.

517 N. Segoe Rd., #301
Madison WI 53705

Email: support@alzwisc.org
web: www.alzwisc.org
Phone: 608.232.3400 or 888.308.6251
Fax: 608.232.3407



• American Red Cross
The American Red Cross provides training and education in First Aid, CPR, Disaster, Aquatics, Water Safety and HIV/AIDS Education.

4860 Sheboygan Ave
Madison WI 53705

web: www.arcbadger.org  
Phone: 877.618.6628



• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County
Since 1966, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County has been matching caring, responsible volunteers to children primarily from single-parent homes. The volunteers serve as mentors and friends.

2059 Atwood Ave #2 
Madison WI 53704 

email: reception@bbbsmadison.org 
web: www.bbbs.org/danecounty

Phone: 608.661.5437  
Fax: 608.663.5444



• Broom Street Theater
Broom Street Theater is one of America’s oldest experimental theater companies.

1119 Williamson St
Madison WI 53703

web: http://bstonline.org/bst
Phone: 608.244.8338



• Center for Conscious Living
The Center for Conscious Living exists as a non-denominational forum for spiritual community seven days a week.

849 E. Washington Ave. Suite 118
Madison WI 53703 

email: revgenef@gmail.com
web: www.mylovingspirit.com 

Phone: 608.843.7740



• Community Action Coalition of SC Wisconsin
The mission of the Community Action Coalition of South Central Wisconsin is to develop economic and social capacities of individuals, families and communities to reduce poverty in Dane, Jefferson and Waukesha Counties.

Dane County
1717 N Stoughton Rd
Madison WI 53704 

email: cac@cacscw.org   
web: www.cacscw.org

Phone: 608.246.4730; 877.675.3508 
(Toll Free) Fax: 608.246.4760



• Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW)
Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW)—together with its donors and member non- profits—addresses social, economic, and environmental problems through grass- roots activities, advocacy, research, and public education.

612 W. Main Street, Ste. 200 
Madison WI 53703 

email: csw@communityshares.com
web: www.communityshares.com 

Phone: 608.256.1066  
Fax: 608.256.8823



• Dane County Humane Society
Dane County Humane Society is an open admission shelter saving all healthy and treatable animals that come into our care. Approximately 7,000 animals pass through our doors every year including companion animals, exotic species, farm ani- mals, small mammals, and orphaned or injured wildlife. We serve as the stray animal holding facility for Dane County, and we reunite over 1,000 lost pets with their fam- ilies each year. We also help stray and surrendered animals find new homes, treat and release injured or orphaned wildlife, provide humane education to adults and children, and offer owner support, including low-cost spay/neuter and micro-chip- ping services. In addition to our main facility, we have our Adoption Center West location, 4 Mounds Satellite Adoption Centers, and a barn for livestock and wildlife.

5132 Voges Road
Madison WI 53718

Email: office@giveshelter.org  
Web: www.giveshelter.org

Phone: 608.838.0413



• Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services) believes that a world free from violence is possible. We work to make Dane County, WI, a safer, more just, more equitable place for people who have experienced domestic violence, their children, and the people who love them.

2102 Fordem Avenue
Madison WI 53704

email:info@abuseintervention.org   
web: http://abuseintervention.org

Help Line: 608.251.4445  
Help Line: 800.747.4045
Business: 608.251.1237
Fax: 608-284-2134






• Educational & Psychological Training Center Counseling Psychology Clinic
The Educational & Psychological Training Center-Counseling Psychology Clinic provides counseling and psychotherapy to individuals and families in our community.

Educational Science Building
1025 W. Johnson St, Rm 316
Madison WI 53703

web: http://eptc.education.wisc.edu
Phone: 608.265.6120



• Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison
The purpose of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison (FHCGM) is to promote fair housing by guaranteeing that all people have equal access to housing opportu- nities and by creating and maintaining racially and economically integrated housing patterns.

612 W. Main St, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608.257.0853 Fax: 608.257.1445
web: fairhousingwisconsin.com
Toll-free Statewide complaint intake line: 1.877.647.FAIR (3247)


• Family Service, Inc. of Madison
Family Service, Inc. of Madison is a not-for-profit human service agency that has been providing affordable, comprehensive, high-quality mental health services to members of the Dane County community since 1910.

128 E. Olin Ave
Madison WI 53713 

email: info@fsmad.org   
web: fsmad.org 

Phone: 608.252.1320



• Gilda’s Club
Gilda’s Club Madison offers a welcoming community of FREE support for everyone touched by cancer—men, women, teens and children—along with their families and friends.

7907 UW Health Crt, Middleton WI 53562

email: info@gildasclubmadison.org   
web: www.gildasclubmadison.org 

Phone: 608.828.8880  
Fax: 608.828.8859



• Goodman Community Center
We strengthen lives by engaging our community in a nourishing, educational and welcoming environment.

149 Waubesa St
Madison WI 53704 

web: www.goodmancenter.org

Phone: 608.241.1574 
Fax: 608.241.1518



• Habitat Restore
The Habitat ReStore is open to the Public. We accept donations of new and used building-related materials and resell them to the public at big discounts. Working in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, the Habitat ReStore sells donated building materials to the general public for up to 50-90% off retail price.

Habitat Restore’s mission:
Support Habitat for Humanity of Dane County’s home building program
Keep valuable materials out of local area landfills
Provide the community with a source of low cost building materials
Provide an opportunity to volunteer at the Habitat ReStore

Habitat ReStore West
5906 Odana Rd
Madison, WI 53719

Habitat ReStore East
208 Cottage Grove Rd
Madison, WI 53716

web: www.restoredane.org

Phone: (East) 608.661.2813  
            (West) 608.442.9919



• Independent Living Inc.
Independent Living, Inc. is a local, nonprofit multi-service agency serving adults in many ways. Our Evening Meals on Wheels Program is one of those ways. Every day, we serve approximately 180 evening meals to seniors in Dane County. In 2013 alone, we served more than 36,680 meals, delivered by an amazing corps of 265 volunteers. Our volunteer program also offers friendly visiting, telephone reassur- ance/medication reminder calls and other support.

For more information about these and other supportive programs, please see our sections on In-Home Services, Volunteers, and Home Health Agency. And for wonderful options for senior apartments and community living, please see our Housing section.

2970 Chapel Valley Rd 
Suite #203
Madison WI 53711 

web: www.independentlivinginc.org
email:  intake@independentlivinginc.org 

Phone: 608.274.7900 Fax: 608.274.9181



• Institute for the Healing of Racism
​The Madison Wisconsin Institute for Healing of Racism, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to providing education to help heal and eradicate racism in individuals, communities and institutions.
902 W Shore Dr, Madison WI 53715
email: healingracisminstitute@gmail.com
web: richarddavis.org/activist/institute-for-the-healing-of-racism
Phone: 608.466.2853



• Journey Mental Health Center
FORMERLY THE DANE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER. 

We are a nonprofit agency located in Madison, WI providing comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services to residents of Southern Wisconsin. Your visit here is the first step on the journey to recovery for yourself, a relative, friend, neighbor, or co-worker.

625 W. Washington Ave
Madison WI 53703 

web: www.journeymhc.org

Services: 608.280.2720 
General Reception: 608.280.2700
24 Hr Crisis Services: 608.280.2600 (Emergencies Only)



• Madison Area Drum/Dance Circle
This is a place for folks to connect with other drummers, dancers, and hoopers in the Madison WI area and beyond. No experience necessary. It is all for fun. Our community drum circle is free and open to all. In our drum circle we have no goal or destination. There is only the experience of the process, arriving in each moment. We are here to improvise and release and take the energy that will create balance in our lives. We will use this play- ful, expressive and energetic environment to collaborate to create music as a community.

web and email: www.meetup.com/madison-drum


• Madison Senior Center
The Madison Senior Center, a City of Madison agency, involves older adults in their community and the Senior Center, as leaders, teachers and learners; provides a balance, diverse and coordinated program; and promotes the Senior Center as a model for the aging and aged.

"The Madison Senior Center promotes successful aging."

330 W Mifflin St
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608.266.6581

email: seniorcenter@cityofmadison.org
http://www.cityofmadison.com/seniorCenter/index.cfm



• Madison Vet Center
The Vet Center is part of the Readjustment Counseling Services of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. We provide counseling for those who served in a conflict zone (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan, etc.) or who were sexually assaulted while in the military, or are a family member of a service member who died in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Contact: Dorothy Carskadon, LCSW

706 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53703

web: www.madison.va.gov/services/vetcenter.asp 

Phone: 608.264.5342
            800.842.6355 

Fax: 608.264.5344


​• Malcom Shabazz High School
Malcolm Shabazz High School is a public school in the Madison Metropolitan School District. Enrollment is limited and based on personal interviews. Malcolm Shabazz High School has long been recognized as a safe place for LGBT students to learn.

1601 N Sherman Ave
Madison WI 53704 

web: http://shabazzweb.madison.k12.wi.us 

Phone: 608.204.2440 Fax: 608.204.0503



• Men Stopping Rape
Men Stopping Rape was founded in 1983 by men in the Madison community inter- ested in finding answers to the question “How do we create a world without rape?” MSR began the process of answering the question by creating spaces where men can speak to men about male socialization.

PO Box 2361
Madison WI 53701

email: sdmonty@men-stopping-rape.org 
web: www.men-stopping-rape.org 
Phone: 608.257.4444




• National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) of Dane County
NAMI Dane County, Inc. is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to advance advocacy, education and support to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness.

2059 Atwood Ave, Fourth Floor
Madison WI 53704

email: contact@namidanecounty.org
web: namidanecounty.org 

Phone: 608.249.7186



• PICADA
PICADA’s goal is to develop, promote, and strengthen individual, family, and com- munity wellness and productivity by reducing factors that contribute to high-risk behaviors that include but are not limited to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse.

128 E Olin Ave
Madison WI 53713

email: dougm@fsmad.org
web: www.fsmad.org/picada.html 

Phone: 608-316-1118



• Poly Out
Poly Out is an open discussion group for people curious, interested, or partaking in polyamory. This means we talk about maintaining multiple, honest, and intimate relationships that may be emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual in nature. Meets the first Friday of the month from 7:00-9pm

c/o OutReach
600 Williamson St, Ste P-1
Madison WI 53703 

email: Lisa at l.griesel@yahoo.com



• Project Home
Project Home serves more than 1,000 households in our community each year. We do this by providing low or no cost home repairs, accessibility modifications, weatherization services, First-Time Home Buyer’s Education or contracting work, and affordable housing to those most in need.

1966 South Stoughton Road
Madison, WI 53716

 Phone: (608)246-3737
Fax: (608)246-3722

web: www.projecthomewi.org



• Public Health Madison and Dane County
Public Health-Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) is the public health agency for Madison and Dane County. Our mission is to promote wellness, prevent disease and assure a healthy environment.

They do walk in testing at our E. Washington office during the following hours: Monday 12pm-3pm, Wednesday 3pm-6pm, Friday 9am-12pm.


email: health@publichealthmdc.com 
web: www.publichealthmdc.com 
Facebook: www.facebook/publichealthmdc

Administrative Office:
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Rm. 507
Madison WI 53703-3346

Phone: 608.266.4821 
Fax: 608.266.4858

Immunization, STI, & WIC Clinic Madison Locations:
2705 E. Washington Ave
Madison WI 53704 

2230 S. Park St
Madison WI 53713

STI Line: 608.243.0411 
Fax: 608.266.4858

WIC: 608.267.1111 
Fax: 608.266.4858

Immunization: 608.266.4821 
Fax: 608.266.4858 

For more information, call us at 608.266.4821



• Rape Crisis Center, Inc.
Sexual assault and abuse can happen to anyone, at any time. The Rape Crisis Center’s counselors understand and are sensitive to the special concerns that LGBTQ survivors may face in the aftermath of sexual violence.

Main Office: 2801 Coho St, Ste 301
Madison WI 53713

Campus Office: 
333 East Campus Mall, Room 7901
Madison, WI 53715 

email: info@danecountyrcc.org 
 web: www.danecountyrcc.org  


Phone: 608.251.RAPE (7273)

24 Hour Crisis Line (TDD/TTY)

608.251.5126, Business/Information Line



• Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is an international organization founded by William Booth, a London minister, in 1865. In Wisconsin, its Madison Corps is the local unit that governs the activities of The Salvation Army of Dane County. For over 110 years, the Madison Corps has offered spiritual ministry, social services, and youth programs to hundreds of Dane County residents annually without discrimination.

Administration and Madison Corps Community Center/Madison Temple
Corps/ Food Pantry and Youth Programs: 
3030 Darbo Dr
Madison, WI 53714

Phone: 608.256.2321 
Fax: 608.250.2266

Social Services and Development Department: 
630 E. Washington Ave
Madison WI 53703 

Phone: 608.256.2321
Fax: 608.256.0569

Leigha Weber, Director of Social Services: 608.250.2237 
web: www.salvationarmydanecounty.org



• South Madison Health and Family Center - Harambee
The South Madison Health & Family Center - Harambee is a multi-agency collabora- tion providing culturally sensitive, coordinated health and education services.

2202 S Park St
Madison WI 53713 

email: info@smhfc-harambee.com
web: www.smhfc-harambee.com/about.html 
Phone: 608.261.9138



• Starfish Center, Inc.
The Starfish Center, Inc. supports individuals in successfully developing their skills to experience more joy and satisfaction through connection with self and others.

2437 N Booth St
Milwaukee WI 53212

web: www.starfishfound.org

Phone: 414.374.5433 
Toll Free: 800.236.4692



• Straight Spouse Network
The Straight Spouse Network is a support group for men and women whose spouses and ex-spouses have come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or transsexual. The group meets the third Sunday of each month 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

Meeting Place: Friends Meeting House

1704 Roberts Crt
Madison WI 53711
Phone: 608.257.0658


• Support & Grief Groups at Agrace Care Hospice
Agrace hosts a variety of grief support groups for adults and children that are free and open to the public. We usually recommend waiting two to three months after a death before joining a grief support group; however, the Bridges group may be appropriate sooner. To learn when and where the groups below will be offered, click here or call (608) 327-7118. Registration is required for most groups, except Bridges.

For Adults

Bridges Grief Support Group, Meets weekly to provide grief support to adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. Participants are welcome to attend for as long as they need support.

Journey Through Grief, A seven-week grief support group for adults who are grieving a death. In addition to providing grief support, the group leader presents and discusses concepts specific to the grieving process.

Spouse/Partner Loss Support Group, A five-week grief support group for adults who are grieving the death of a spouse or partner.

For Children & Families:

Family Series Support Group, A seven-week grief support group for elementary through high-school aged children and their parents/guardians
who are grieving the death of a loved one. Participants divide into separate, age-appropriate support groups.

Kids Support Group, A five-week group for elementary through high- school aged children who are grieving the death of a loved one. In addition to receiving grief support, the children participate in a variety of activities and projects.

Kids Grief Retreat, A two-day retreat for kids and teens grieving the death of a loved one. Participants are grouped with others of similar age.


​• Tenant Resource Center
The Tenant Resource Center is a non-profit membership organization promoting positive relations between tenants and landlords in Wisconsin.

1202 Williamson St, Suite 102
Madison WI 53703

email: office@tenantresourcecenter.org (business)
          asktrc@tenantresourcecenter.org (counseling) 
web: www.tenantresourcecenter.org

Phone: 608.257.0006 (Rental Rights & Responsibility)
608.257.0143 (Administration)
Fax: 608.286.0804



• UNIDOS
Unidos provides services to Latino victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in many counties of the State of Wisconsin. Please call for information. We have staff that speaks both English and Spanish. All information is free and confidential. Everyone qualifies for our services regardless of documentation status.

Por favor llamenos por mas informacion acerca de nuestros servicios en Espanol. Se ofrecen grupos de apoyo a ictimas de violencia domestica y abuso sexual en arios condados de Wisconsin. Todos somos bilingues y estamos aqui para ayudarle.

128 E Olin Ave, Suite 201
Madison WI 53713 

web: www.unidosagainstdv.com

Phone: 608.256.9195 
Toll Free: 800.510.9195



• Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center
The Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center (“Wil-Mar”) is a community-directed, non-profit organization based in Madison’s Williamson-Marquette neighborhood, partnering with local organizations and businesses to enhance the quality of life for all genera- tions through its programs, services, events and celebrations.

953 Jenifer St
Madison WI 53703

email: wil-mar@wil-mar.org 
web: www.wil-mar.org 

Phone: 608.257.4576



• Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault
WCASA is a membership agency comprised of organizations and individuals working to end sexual violence in Wisconsin. Among these are the 47 sexual assault service provider (SASP) agencies throughout the state that offer support, advocacy and information to victims of sexual assault and their families. WCASA works to ensure that every victim in Wisconsin gets the support and care they need. WCASA also works to create the social change necessary to ensure a future where no child, woman or man is ever sexually violated again.

2801 West Beltline Highway, Suite 202
Madison, Wisconsin 53713

email: wcasa@wcasa.org 
web: www.wcasa.org

Phone: 608.257.1516 
TTY: 608.257.2537 
Fax: 608.257.2150



• Wisconsin Community Fund
For thirty two years, Wisconsin Community Fund has been a leader social justice grantmaking in our state, supporting nonprofit organizations that are too new, too small, or too controversial for consideration by mainstream funders. Now under the Forward Community Investments umbrella, WCF is exploring new ways of seeding promising organizations and programs engaged in economic and social change.

2045 Atwood Avenue, Suite 101A
Madison, WI 53704 

web: www.forwardci.org
web: www.forwardci.org/wisconsin-community-fund 

Toll Free: 866.687.1468



• Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan political watchdog group dedicated to clean government. We advocate for a real democracy that allows the common good to prevail over narrow interests by reinforcing and protecting the values of honesty, fairness, transparency, accountability, citizen participation, competition, and respect for constitutional rights and the rule of law.

210 North Bassett St, Suite 215
Madison WI 53703

email: wisdc@wisdc.org 
web: www.wisdc.org 

Phone: 608.255.4260
Fax: 608.255.4359



• Wisconsin NOW
We are a grassroots organization working hard to bring about equality for the women of Wisconsin. Our objectives are comprehensive, ranging from ending racism, sexism and homophobia, to securing reproductive rights and ending all forms of violence against women.

Madison NOW, PO Box 45671
Madison, WI 53744 

Phone: 608.313.4NOW (4669)



• Wisconsin Well Woman Program of Dane County
Wisconsin Well Woman Program provides FREE breast and cervical cancer screening (including mammograms and PAP tests) to eligible women with little or no health insurance. When breast cancer is found at an early stage, it can often be treated successfully. With over 25 clinics participating in Dane County, our program staff can help you find a sensitive provider.

Wisconsin Well Woman Program/Public Health – Madison & Dane County email: dhenslee@publichealthmdc.com
web: www.wellwomandanecounty.org 

Phone: 608.242.6385



• Wisconsin Women’s Network
Founded in 1979, the Wisconsin Women’s Network, a coalition of organizations and individuals, advances the status of women and girls in Wisconsin through communication, education, and advocacy.

612 W Main St, Ste 200
Madison WI 53703 

email: info@wiwomensnetwork.org
web: www.wiwomensnetwork.org 

Phone: 608.255.9809




• WYOU
The mission of WYOU Community Television, Inc., a public access television service, is to provide the citizens of Dane County with equal access to media technology, instruction and mass distribution, thereby encouraging the expression of diverse ideas, promoting free speech and fostering an engaged community.

1202 Williamson St, Ste 101
Madison WI 53703

email: info@wyou.org
web: www.wyou.org 

Phone: 608.258.9644