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
If you need extra help coping with the stress or anixiety, 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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