HEALTH ALERT: until further notice due to the transmission of the coronavirus:
The Food Pantry will be drive-up service only.
The hours of operation have not changed.
Our food pantry is open Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 10:15 am and Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Due to limited pantry hours, appointments are strongly recommended. Individuals with appointments will be served prior to walk-ins. Please call 608-249-9222 to make an appointment and guarantee your spot.
We offer on-site registration and once we have checked-in the number of households we are able to serve during a pantry session will close registration for that session.
A photo ID is required along with ID's for all family members and documentation of residence such as a rental agreement or utility bill.
Those coming to the Food Pantry are invited to choose food based on what is available and the amount received is based on the size of the household.
If you are in need of food assistance and cannot come to our pantry, call 2-1-1 to find a pantry that is open near you. By dialing 2-1-1 you are connected to a local resource and referral service that can answer your questions about where to access resources in your community.
Developing economic and social capacities of individuals, families and communities to reduce poverty in Dane, Jefferson and Waukesha Counties.
CAC provides a variety of services to individuals experiencing poverty in Dane County. We have many programs including assistance in locating and securing housing; landlord/tenant mediation; budget consultation; telephone assistance; Clothing Center; food recovery program; food pantry gardens; and supporting Dane County food pantries.
CAC site in Madison
1717 N. Stoughton Road
Madison, WI 53704-2605
(608) 246-4730 (phone)
When you need help and don’t know where to turn simply dial 2-1-1 to reach a caring community resource specialist.
United Way 2-1-1 (formerly First Call for Help) is an information and referral service that connects people to a variety of resources such as: help paying bills, housing search assistance, support groups, food pantries, community clinics, and many other services! We are available every hour of every day and can assist in almost any language.