Application Committee

The Road Home | 12PM - 2PM

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HSC Board Meeting

United Way | 11AM - 1PM

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Coordinated Entry Steering Committee

Community Action Coalition (CAC) | 2PM - 4PM

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  • Cold Weather Nights: At this time, Tuesday, December 6th through Monday, December 12th will be cold weather nights. Please check the HSC website periodically for the latest updates.

    Updated on Tuesday, December 6th at 4:51 p.m. Shelters determine cold weather nights. HSC and Coordinated Intake do not.


  • Housing Resource Vacancy Lists: The lists for 0-1 bedrooms, 2 bedrooms and 3+ bedrooms for the week of November 30, 2016 are available for download here.

    Other housing lists maintained by the Tenant Resource Center, including moderately priced housing and subsidized housing, are also available for download.


  • Homeless Winter Resource Guide: For helpful information on resources available for individuals and families in need from November 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016, please click here (En Español).


  • Updates from Grace Men’s Drop-in Shelter: On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, all guest nights used reset to zero. All guests will be given 90 days to use at their discretion between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017.

    As of Sunday, November 6, 2016, entry for intake begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. Individuals will not be allowed to line up in the courtyard, nor on the entire 100th block of West Washington Avenue.


  • As of November 1, 2016, The Salvation Army will operate a nightly, drop-in shelter for women and families only. They will no longer operate a 90-day family shelter and will be starting an expansive rapid-rehousing program.

    For additional information, please visit the Need Help page and click on the “Upcoming Changes to The Salvation Army’s Family Shelters” and “Family Shelter FAQ” documents near the bottom of the page.


  • Bethel Lutheran Church (312 Wisconsin Avenue) will operate a day resource center from Tuesday, November 1, 2016 through Friday, March 31, 2017. Their hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

    For additional information, please click here.


  • VI-SPDAT: The latest versions of the VI-SPDAT for both single adults and families can be found on the Zero: 2016 page.


  • If you would like to be referred to the community wide housing prioritization list, call (855) 510-2323 (option 1) and leave your name, callback number, and a brief message. A Coordinated Intake Caseworker will call you back to schedule an appointment to complete the required assessment.


  • Families in need of shelter: Call (855) 510-2323 (option 3) by noon on the day your family needs shelter. Leave your name, callback number, the number of people in your family, and the ages of your children. A Salvation Army staff member will call you back with availability.

  • Single Males in need of shelter: Intake is held at Grace Episcopal Church, 116 West Washington Avenue, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. It is first come, first serve.

  • Single Females in need of shelter: Intake is held at The Salvation Army, 630 East Washington Avenue, at 5:00 p.m. It is first come, first serve.

A total of 1,500 children and youth in the Madison Metropolitan School District were homeless during the 2015-2016 school year.

Source: Madison Metropolitan School District Transition Education Program (TEP)