Health, Food and Community Resources
Do you have a question about how to get assistance with health related resources, email our Student Health Educator at [email protected]
Call (608) 661-7350 for medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
If you would like support, the City of Madison is offering some. Resources for anyone who needs help: Call (800) 985-5990 to speak with a trained crisis counselor OR text TALKWITHUS to 66747
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster.
Those needing services should contact DAIS 24-hour Help Line at (608) 251-4445. UNIDOS (against domestic violence) Helpline (Spanish) 800-510-9195
COVID-19 is causing great uncertainty and high levels of stress for most of us. If you need extra help coping with the strain, please reach out. Madison College counselors are available. Contact them at [email protected] .
Project Babies is working on collecting diapers and other needed supplies at this time. This is their outreach number (you can call or text): 608-770-9588. Check their Facebook page for updates. •For pet care resources WisCARES provides medical supplies and food for companion animals and free/low-cost boarding if an animal needs housing while someone is getting medical treatment. •For house cleaning and personal care products: Atwood Pantry stocks house cleaning and personal care products. 2401 Atwood Avenue, located in the Church. Hours as of 3/11, according to SASY neighborhood group: Thursdays 11:30am-3pm and Sundays 12-2pm
If you are experiencing food insecurity, there are food pantries throughout the Madison College district that can help you. • Madison Metro •Madison (River Food Pantry) • Second Harvest Madison • Fort Atkinson •Portage •Reedsburg •Watertown •Madison Metropolitan School District is offering free healthy meals for kids.
To connect to thousands of government resources and non-profits including information on housing, mental health, food pantry locations, health insurance and other support resources dial 2-1-1 or visit their website•FEMA also has disaster unemployment assistance available. •Restaurant Workers' Community Foundation has several resources addressing the COVID-19 crisis. •If you lost your job as a result of COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
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