For Adult Men

Porchlight Men's Shelter
(608) 416-1446
Housing Resource Sheet: 
Housing by Application for
Adult Men
(Updated 09/2019)

The Porchlight Men's Drop-In Shelter is now located at 200 N. First Street in Madison.

Transportation:

  • Buses will transport guests from The Beacon (615 E. Washington Avenue) to the First Street Shelter every day at 4:45 p.m.

  • Buses will transport guests from the First Street Shelter to The Beacon every morning at 7:30 a.m.

  • First Street Shelter is also near several bus lines, including the #6 from downtown.

  • Limited parking is available on-site for shelter staff and guests.

Shelter Hours:

  • Intake is from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every day of the week, including weekends.

  • The shelter closes at 8 a.m. every day of the week, including weekends.

  • The shelter number is 608-416-1446.

Please note that guests who have used their 90 days of shelter stays can still access shelter during this time. However, any guest that is under a shelter suspension may not access shelter until their suspension has ended. All other Porchlight shelter rules will be enforced.