Northside Planning Council - NPC


WIC, FoodShare, Double Dollars on the Northside

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FoodShare, QUEST Card and EBT

Families and individuals with limited income and resources may qualify for FoodShare benefits.

Applying for FoodShare
By phone: 1-888-794-5556
In person: Dane County Job Center
1819 Aberg Ave, Suite D | Madison, WI 53704
Monday-Friday 7:45am – 4:30pm
The Job Center has computers available to complete online applications.

Learning about FoodShare

FoodShare Outreach Specialists (Run by Second Harvest FoodBank) | 877-FOOD-365 (877-366-3635)

Spending FoodShare Benefits

To use your QUEST card…

  • Check your balance by calling 1-877-415-5164 or looking at the bottom of your last receipt
  • Let the cashier know that you’re using your QUEST card and if you’ll be using another form of payment as well
  • Swipe the QUEST Card and enter your PIN
  • Your FoodShare benefits will be applied to the eligible items that you’ve purchased.

A Wisconsin QUEST card allows you to spend your FoodShare benefits at most grocery stores.

Learn more about QUEST:
What you can and can’t buy with a QUEST card:

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Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

Supports pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children under five years old by providing healthy foods and nutrition information.

East Washington Avenue WIC Clinic
2705 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53704
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8 am-5 pm
608-267-1111 |

Applying for WIC
To learn more about eligibility and to apply, call 608-267-1111 or visit You may quality if you live in WI, are pregnant, breastfeeding or a new mother, have an infant or children under 5 years of age, currently receive Kinship Care, Food Stamps or Medicaid, including Badgercare Plus. Many working families qualify.

Shopping with WIC
Learn more about shopping with WIC at

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Madison Area Farmers’ Market Double Dollars

A program for SNAP/FoodShare users. The program offers a dollar for dollar match for all SNAP transactions up to $25 per market day. Double Dollars are available on the Northside at:

Northside Farmers’ Market
Sundays | May 7 – October 22 | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Northport TownCenter | 1857 Northport Dr. | Madison, WI

Double Dollars will be available at the Willy Street Co-op North 2817 North Sherman Ave at the end of 2017 through the spring. Visit or call 608-709-5445 for updated information.

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