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Dane County Department of Human Services

In-Person Application Assistance


Internet and computer access is available at all Dane County Public Libraries

Click here for location and hours (https://www.dcls.info/libraries)

City of Madison Residents

Community partners are available for in-person help to complete your application.

Mondays

  • 9am-1pm

UW South Madison Partnership, 2238 S. Park St., Madison WI 53713

(Meadowood Health Partnership)

Call 608-235-1027 to schedule an appointment

  • 11am-6pm

Hawthorne Library, 2707 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53704

(African Center for Community Development)

Call 608-957-5623 or 608-514-9321 to schedule an appointment

Tuesdays

  • 9am-1pm

UW South Madison Partnership, 2238 S. Park St., Madison WI 53713

(Meadowood Health Partnership)

Call 608-235-1027 to schedule an appointment

  • 2pm-5pm

Lakeview Library, 2845 N. Sherman Ave., Madison WI 53704

(African Center for Community Development)

Call 608-957-5623 or 608-514-9321 to schedule an appointment

Wednesdays

  • 10am-1pm

FOSTER of Dane County, 700 Rayovac Drive, Suite 122, Madison WI 53711

Call 608-284-8716. Appointments not required.

  • 10am-1pm

Meadowridge Library, 5726 Raymond Rd., Madison WI 53711

(Meadowood Health Partnership)

Call 608-235-1027 to schedule an appointment

  • 12pm-3pm

Vera Court Neighborhood Center, 614 Vera Ct., Madison WI 53704

(African Center for Community Development)

Call 608-957-5623 or 608-514-9321 to schedule an appointment

Thursdays

  • By Appointment Only

East Madison Community Center, 8 Straubel Ct., Madison WI 53704

(African Center for Community Development)

Call 608-957-5623 or 608-514-9321 to schedule an appointment

  • 9am-1pm

UW South Madison Partnership, 2238 S. Park St., Madison WI 53713

(Meadowood Health Partnership)

Call 608-235-1027 to schedule an appointment

Fridays

  • 9am-1pm

Meadowridge Library, 5726 Raymond Rd., Madison WI 53711

(Meadowood Health Partnership)

Call 608-235-1027 to schedule an appointment

  • 11am-2pm

The Salvation Army of Dane County, 3030 Darbo Dr., Madison WI 53714

(African Center for Community Development)

Call 608-957-5623 or 608-514-9321 to schedule an appointment

 

Dane County Residents outside the City of Madison

Drop in hours at Urban Triage located at 2312 S Park Street, Madison WI 53713

  • Wednesday and Thursday 12 PM - 3 PM

For additional support and assistance, please call to schedule an appointment.

Located on main page

Dane County has partnered with Urban Triage to support non City of Madison- Dane County Residents.  Urban Triage will offer call center hours, online chat availability, and in person support.  To apply click here.

Call Center live hours: 608-299-4128 select option 1

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8 AM to 12 PM
  • Call Center is closed on Thursdays and Fridays to process applications
  • Please note voicemail will be turned off outside of call center hours to process applications

 

The City of Madison has partnered with Community Action Collation (CAC) to support City of Madison Residents and Tenant Resource Center to support those facing Eviction within Dane County. 

City of Madison Tenants & Landlords click here or call 608-299-4128, select option 2.

Dane County Residents with an Eviction Court Date click here or call 608-299-4128, select option 3.

*Please note that processing time can take 4-6 weeks from the time an application is submitted for processing to begin.*

 

Other Resources for Renters

Tenant Resource Center
Phone: (608) 257-0006
For questions about your rights as a renter, how to negotiate with your landlord, and rental resources.

Legal Action of Wisconsin
Phone: (608) 256-3304
Provides a video and resources on illegal evictions and legal assistance to low-income and senior individuals.

Housing Navigation Services
Phone: (608) 826-8093
Can assist with finding and applying for housing. Provided by Catholic Charities.