Briarpatch Youth Services

Briarpatch Youth Services runs a variety of programs to support runaway, homeless and at-risk youth. They do accept volunteers.

24-hour counseling and referral information: 608-251-1126 | (Toll Free) 800-798-1126

2720 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 53713
608-251-1126 |

The Rainbow Project

The Rainbow Project is a counseling/resource clinic that works with young children (ages 10 and under) and their families who have experienced various forms of abuse, neglect, community violence and domestic violence. Their services include emotion coaching, adult counseling, child therapy, Latina support and education, education and consultation and Rainbow Rapid Response.   831 East…

Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy

Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy covers a portion of the cost of child care for low-income families while parents/caregivers are working or participating in work related or school/training activities. Low-income working families with children under the age of 13, or age 19 if the child has a special need, may be eligible for this subsidy. Apply…

24-hour Referral with 211 United Way

Call 211 for 24-hour information and referral service that connects people to resources for help with things like paying bills, housing search assistance, support groups, food pantries, community clinics, employment assistance, support groups for parenting issues, divorce and personal tragedies, respite services for older adults and people with disabilities, transportation resources, after-school tutoring and recreation…

Northside Early Childhood Zone (NECZ)

The Northside Early Childhood Zone serves pregnant people and children ages birth to four. To be eligible, your family must have a child born in 2017 or be currently expecting and live in the Mendota, Gompers, Lake View or Lindbergh Elementary School attendance areas. NECZ provides voluntary home visiting services that focus on positive parenting,…