Within the greater Madison area we have a number of help providers who have compiled lists of resources available for a wide range of issues. From Covid-19 testing to free phones, there are a lot of resources that are out there that you may not even be aware of. To try and help get the word out on these resources, there are two providers that have lists of resources available online.
Community Resource Guide
As the name implies, this organization seeks to be a guide to help the underserved and vulnerable populations of Madison find and connect with the resources they need. Their list is updated dailey, and relies on input from users to expand and correct their list. It can be found here on their website.
Another great resource is the 211 hotline run by United Way. This repository of information has a few different ways to access it. You can call 211 to talk with a trained representative to help you identify what resources are available to you, or you can explore on their online tool to find resources that fit your needs.