The following is a listing of local resources for shelter, food, clothes and other support services offered in Dane County:

United Way of Dane County Help Line When you need help and don't know where to turn call to reach a caring community support specialist.  Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dial 2-1-1 from any land line.  608-246-4357 (245-help) from cell or pay phone.

Dane County Local continuum of care, local information and resources specific to homelessness

Homeless Services Consortium, Dane County Committed to preventing and ending homelessness

Dane County Resource Guide (English and Spanish) Helpful numbers, shelter services, laundry,free clothes, meal sites

Homeless Education Network of Dane County  Homeless Liaisons and Community Parnters that meet regularly to discuss topics related to homelessness in schools


Friends of State Street Resource Guide

Community Coordinated Childcare, Inc. (4C's)

How to Access the Warming House FAQs 

Warming House FAQ 

Dane County Pantries:

Personal Essentials Pantry  Listing of Pantries with hours, locations and contact information

City of Madison Directory of Food Pantries (English)

City of Madison Directory of Food Pantries (Spanish)

The River Food Pantry  Food pantry, clothes, and meal site (English & Spanish)

   Video about the River Food Pantry - More then a food pantry

Child Care:

REACH Dane/Head Start - 0-3 year early Head Start and 4 year old Head Start

City of Madison Child Care Assistance Program