This is a collection of resources to help individuals and families deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some services are provided through the Dane County Human Services Department, through state and federal programs. Other services are organized by community organizations. Regardless of who operates the program, our focus is on getting you the resources you need.
Emergency Assistance is a one-time payment to help low-income parents pay an emergency housing or utility-related expense.
Some School Districts in Dane County are providing free meals for children under 18 at several locations, Monday through FridayView Meal Locations and Times
Several Community Partners are offering food resources at several locations around Dane County.View Locations and Times
WIC Program works to improve the health of women, infants and children who may be nutritionally at risk by providing healthy foods, health information, and referrals to health care.
The WIC Program provides:
W-2 is a program that provides employment preparation services, case management, and cash assistance to eligible families.
To determine if you are eligible, visit www.access.wisconsin.gov or call the W-2 Eligibility Call Center: 1-855-733-1311
United Way 2-1-1 provides a free and confidential service that helps find the local resources they need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Dial 2-1-1 on your phone or visit: 211wisconsin.org
Partner Agencies - Currently Not Open:
There is currently no job search or workshops available at the Job Center.
There is currently no child care available at the Job Center (for W-2 appointments only).
The Unemployment Office is not located at the Job Center. Please contact (844) 910-3661 or https://my.unemployment.wisconsin.gov
The lobby of the ADRC is now open for members of the public looking for information or applying for publicly funded long-term care services. Information and applications continue to be taken over the phone at 608-240-7400 or Toll-Free at 855-417-6892 or by email to: ADRC@countyofdane.com.
Visitors to the ADRC are strongly encouraged to wear a mask or face covering. A mask will be provided if needed. Visitors can expect to speak with a staff member by phone from a private room. As we maintain social distancing practices, visitors may be asked ot wait outside the ADRC, or in their vehicle until it is their turn to enter.