Economic Assistance & Work Services

Homeless Resources

The Dane County Department of Human Services helps support a number of agencies that provide assistance to individuals and families who are homeless.

Homeless Resources Guide

The Homeless Spring/Summer Resources Guide [en español] provides helpful information on some of the resources available from until for individuals and families in need.

If you are in need of shelter, please call the Dane County Housing Crisis Line at 1-855-510-2323. Case managers are available Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., but you can call the line at any time to find a connection to services.

If you are looking for additional homeless services, please visit the Homeless Services Consortium Website on-line at for a listing of local agencies and the resources they provide.

If you are in need of a service not listed, please call the United Way of Dane County at 2-1-1 for additional information on food, housing, employment, health care, and more, or visit them on-line at