Health & Community Resources

Your wellbeing is important to us

Health, Food and Community Resources

College and community resources are ready to help when you need it. 

Madison College Wellness 

Our Student Health Educator will help you navigate health and wellness resources at the college and in our communities. Send an email to  studentwellness@madisoncollege.edu.

Madison College Community Clinic (GHC) 

The campus clinic provides no-cost or reduced-cost services to Madison College students who have a valid OneCard and are enrolled in degree-credit courses.

GHC Nurse Connect Line 

Call (608) 661-7350 for medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. 

Food and nutrition 

You have access to healthy food at Madison College and in our district communities. 

Cupboard Student Food Pantries at Madison College  

Madison  

The River Food Pantry 

Second Harvest Foodbank 

Fort Atkinson 

Portage 

Reedsburg 

Watertown 

Stress and anxiety 

You are not alone. If you experience anxiety, depression, or stress for any reason, Madison College counselors are available to help you through. 

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline 

Call (800) 985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. This is a toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service.

Additional Support 

2-1-1 
Dial 211 to connect to thousands of government resources and non-profits including information on housing, mental health, food pantry locations, health insurance, and other support resources. 

Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) 
Those needing services should contact DAIS 24-hour Help Line at (608) 251-4445. 

UNIDOS of Wisconsin
Spanish language domestic violence helpline at (800) 510-9195. 

Project Babies 
Project Babies is working on collecting diapers and other needed supplies. Call (608) 770-9588 or visit Facebook for more information. 

House cleaning and personal care products 
Personal hygiene and household cleaning products are available at PEPartnership agencies in the Madison College district. Email info@essentialspantry.org

Pet Care 
Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education, and Social Services (WisCARES) is an outreach partnership at the University of Wisconsin that provides basic veterinary medical care to Dane County pet owners who are low income, currently experiencing or are at risk of homelessness. Email wiscares@gmail.com or call (608) 561-7387.  

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development  
Apply for unemployment benefits and access other resources such Extended Benefits, Job Center of Wisconsin, Re-Employment Services, Trade Adjustment Assistance Program and Legal Resources.