Housing Options | Housing Navigation Services

Housing Options

Housing help for homeless and housing insecure in Dane County

Dane County Homeless Services and Homeless Prevention Navigation Map.

I am behind on my rent.
I need financial support so I do not lose my housing in Dane County.
Eviction Prevention Coordinated Entry
Eviction Prevention CE staff will identify what resources you may be eligible for.
Call Tenant Resource Center's
Eviction Prevention CE intake line and leave a message.
I have nowhere to sleep tonight or my family has nowhere to sleep tonight.
I am located in Dane County.
Emergency Shelters
For Adult Men, Women, Adults with Minor Children, Youth ages 12-17, Adults Fleeing Intimate Partner Violence.
Emergency Shelter Resource Sheet
for Dane County.
I have no housing.
I am located in Dane County.
Housing Navigation Services
HNS will provide assistance with housing search and completing housing applications.
Call Housing Navigation
Leave a message at 608-826-8093 or send an email.
I have been sleeping in Emergency Shelter, in a vehicle or outside for the last 7 nights or longer.
I am in Dane County.
Coordinated Entry Homeless Services
CE Homeless Services staff will work with you to complete out community's assessment, the VI-SPDAT.
Complete the VI-SPDAT
Over the phone with CE Homeless Services staff.

Public Housing Sites in Madison

Public Housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Emergency Shelters in Dane County

Coordinated Entry Homeless Services - Assessment Locations

Adult Men Staying at Porchlight Men's Drop-in Shelter

  • Complete the assessment with CE staff at shelter.

Adult Women or Adults with Minor Children Staying at The Salvation Army Shelters

  • Complete the assessment with CE staff at shelter.
  • Ask shelter front desk staff to connect with CE staff

Adults Sleeping Outside or in a Vehicle (with or without Minor Children)

  • Call (608) 826-8019 and leave a message for CE staff.
  • Calls will be returned within 24 business hours.
  • CE hours are Monday-
    Friday 8:30 AM-4PM.
  • Assessments will be completed over the phone.

Youth Staying at Briarpatch Youth Shelter

  • Complete the assessment with Briarpatch Outreach Staff

Adults Staying at DAIS Emergency Shelter

  • Complete the assessment with DAIS Shelter Staff