Navigating the Homeless Services System During a Housing Crisis
Homeless Prevention Services: May include mediation services between tenant and landlord, education on rights and responsibilities of tenancy, legal assistance, and financial assistance for back rent. Services may be provided by Tenant Resource Center, Porchlight or Legal Action of Wisconsin.
Housing Navigation Services: May include apartment vacancy lists, assistance completing applications, assessment and referral to other housing resources, and assistance collecting documentation for homelessness and disability. Services are provided by Catholic Charities Madison.
The Coordinated Entry System and CoC, EHH and ESG funded housing and supportive services are available to all people regardless of race, color, national origin/ancestry, religion, sex, age, family/familial status, disability/handicap, actual or perceived sexual orientation, lawful source of income, gender identity, marital status, domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking victims, military discharge status, physical appearance, political beliefs, student status, domestic partnership, tenant union association, genetic identity, citizenship status, Section 8 housing voucher participant, nonreligion, and homelessness.
Assessment Hubs are accessible to those with disabilities.
Auxiliary aids and language services will be provided (as needed) to people who need them in order to access the Coordinated Entry System.
For information regarding your rights and responsibilities within the Coordinated Entry System, please review the Dane County Coordinated Entry Participant Rights and Responsibilities Form. (En Español)