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Northside Planning Council - NPC

Northside Community Resources

This list of resources available to Northsiders, along with additional resources, is available at

Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
24–hour helpline: 251-4445 or
800-747-4045. | 251-1237


Latino Academy of Workforce Development
Bilingual adult education, training and employment. | 310-4573

FEED Bakery Training Program
An NPC job training program. | 230-1224

Dane County Job Center | 242-4900
1819 Aberg Avenue | Madison, WI

Food Security

River Food Pantry
Provides hot meals, groceries, clothing, and household items.
442-8815 |
2201 Darwin Rd. | Madison, WI

Mobile lunch program that distributes nutritional lunches when the Madison Metropolitan School District’s free meals aren’t available.
442-8815 |

Kennedy Heights Food Pantry
Open on Monday evenings to the Kennedy Heights residents 5–6pm and to the public 6–6:30pm. | 244-0767
199 Kennedy Heights | Madison, WI


Housing Resource Line
If you’re at risk of losing your housing, struggling to navigate housing programs, need financial assistance for rent or need a place to stay for the night, call 855-510-2323.

Law Enforcement

Neighborhood Officers
Officers Alexandra Nieves Reyes and David Dexheimer work full–time within Northside neighborhoods.

Anonymous Tip Line
An anonymous tip line that can be used to report a crime.
Tip number: 266-6014

Mental Health Services

Journey Mental Health Services
24–hour Mental Health Emergency Line: 280-2600
(New Client Services) 280-2720 (General) 280-2700
25 Kessel Court, Suite 105  | Madison, WI


Madison Metro
$28 31–day passes for low-income eligible riders available at the Job Center on the 1st and 15th of the month. Bring QUEST card or low income pass eligibility card (call or see website for details).
Senior/Disabled reduced fare available.
Offers paratransit services. | 266-4904.

Northside Planning Council

The mission of the Northside Planning Council is to improve the quality of life and foster equity on the Northside through community organizing and economic development.

Our Major Initiatives

Northside Economic Development Coalition

Northside Economic Development Coalition