4-H in Dane County
Provides educational hands-on experiences for grades K-13. Adult volunteers welcome.
1 Fen Oak Ct., Rm. 138, 53718
Big Brothers/Sisters of Dane County
Children, ages 6 to 14, of single parents are matched with adult friends under professional supervision.
2059 Atwood Ave., 53704
Birth to Three Bridges for Families
Wisconsin's early intervention program for infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities and their families.
14 Ellis Potter Ct., Ste. 200, 53711
608-204-6242 ext. 11
Birth to Three Connections
Developmental screening, evaluation of infants and toddlers under age 3; support for parents to meet developmental needs of children; services for eligible children; link to other resources.
2801 Coho St., Ste. 300, 53713
Boy Scouts of America, Glacier's Edge Council
Educational programs to boys from ages first grade-18, including Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, Explorers and Venture Crews (open to both boys and girls ages 14-21).
5846 Manufacturers Dr., 53704
Boys and Girls Club of Dane County
Services to residents of Madison's south side include youth development, summer camp, facility use.
Allied Family Center: 4619 Jenewein Rd., 53711; Offices: 2001 Taft St., 53713
Briarpatch - Youth Services of Southern Wisconsin
Counseling and very short-term foster placement for teens in conflict or crisis; family counseling. 24-hour phone line.
1955 Atwood Ave., 53704
608-245-2550 (office); 251-1126 (crisis line)
Dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Offers Families United Network (for adults struggling with their roles as parents) and Oasis (provides treatment for children and adults who are survivors of sexual abuse); community education.
1457 E. Washington Ave., Ste. 102, 53703
608-241-2221 (24-hour stress line); 608-241-4888 (office)
Individual and family counseling for those struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, grief or marital issues. Pregnancy counseling and adoption services.
1810 S. Park Street, Ste. 200, 5371330 S. Franklin St., 53703
Center for Families
A merging of the Respite Center, Family Enhancement, the Exchange Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, and Family Centers. Programs include Welcome Baby, Parents and Children Together, Parents Place, Neighborhood Parent Aide, Court Ordered Parent Education, Plan and Learn, Early Childhood Initiative, Parent/Child Home Program, and the Respite Center.
2120 Fordem Ave.
Childbirth and Parent Education Association of Madison, Inc.
Small Miracles Volunteer Doula Program provides professional labor support, free birth assistance to women in need including high school students and those on WIC and medical assistance.
P.O. Box 3171, 53704
Children and Families First Inc.
Adoption agency; provides classes and support for parents.
2810 Crossroads Dr., Suite 1900J, 53718
Children's Service Society of Wisconsin
Counseling to children and families experiencing behavioral, emotional, academic, peer, alcohol, drug and other problems. Treatment foster homes and special needs adoption programs.
1716 Fordem Ave., 53704
Community Coordinated Child Care, Inc.
Advocacy and support services for child care providers, families, and the community through referral services for parents, professional development/training for providers, family child care certification, corporate child care planning and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
5 Odana Ct., 53719
Community Services, Madison
Services for youth and seniors, neighborhood programs, child care funding program for low-income families.
215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Rm. 225, 53703
Dane County Extension Family Living Agents
Information for family living, including nutrition, family dynamics and money management.
1 Fen Oak Ct., 53718
Dean/St. Mary's Health Works
Instruction in the Lamaze method of childbirth; first-time parents Saturday class and series classes. Refreshers for couples having a second baby. Register in early second trimester if possible. Single/Teen Prenatal Class provides education and support group for singles and teens.
PO Box 56099, 53705
Doulas of South Central Wisconsin
Women trained to assist other women during labor. Information, advocacy and support to the woman and her family during labor.
Ages 14-18 learn skills related to bicycle repair, as well as computer systems, customer service and sales.
4245 W. Beltline Hwy., 53711
Every Ride a Safe Ride, Dean Foundation
Child passenger safety service, including free car seat inspection and rentals for birth-80 lbs. Buckle Bear and Crash Helmet education for children; available for schools, day care or story hours.
Girl Scouts of Black Hawk Council, Inc.
Girls ages 5-17 are offered informal, educational activities in partnership with committed adult volunteers. Girls may register individually or within a troop.
2710 Ski Ln., 53713
Head Start, Dane County Parent Council
Provides child care programs for low-income families and children. Referrals to other child care programs.
2096 Red Arrow Trail, 53711
La Leche League of Madison
Information and support to women interested in breastfeeding. Meetings, loan library, newsletter and phone counseling. 24-hour emergency line.
Lussier Teen Center
After-school center for teens 14 to 18, managed by Goodman Atwood Community Center. Hosts annual Dane County Battle of the Bands, Mess Hall Press, tutoring, and other programming.
149 Waubesa St., 53704
608-241-1574 ext. 229
Mental Health Center of Dane County, Child/Adolescent/Family Services
Intervention, treatment and referral services for families experiencing mental health, alcohol and other drug, and/or child welfare problems. Services provided in homes, schools, community, or at the agency. Sliding fee scale.
625 W. Washington Ave., 53703
MMSD Summer Food Program
Madison Metropolitan School District offers free meals for low-income children at 25+ locations during the summer months.
4711 Pflaum Rd., 53718
Mother's Milk Association of Wisconsin
Interested in providing breast milk to all babies. Currently functions as a milk depot or collection site for breast milk in Wisconsin. Milk collected is sent to the Mothers' Milk Bank of Ohio where it is pasteurized and distributed to babies in need. Donate breast milk, or volunteer.
Nehemiah Community Development Corp.
Private social service organization provides educational and recreational programs for children, youth, individual and family therapy and free employment training for at-risk youth and families in low-income communities.
655 W. Badger Rd., 53713
Parent-Infant and Early Childhood Clinic, UW-Madison Department of Psychiatry
Consultation, assessment and therapeutic services to families with children, birth to age 6, exhibiting emotional or behavioral problems and to those experiencing parenting difficulties.
6001 Research Park Blvd., 53719
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Confidential, affordable reproductive health and family planning services including pregnancy testing, contraceptive supplies, STD screening and treatment, counseling and referral. Confidential HIV testing.
3706 Orin Rd., 53704; 608-241-3767. 2222 S. Park St. #210, 53713; 608-251-6546.
Postpartum Depression Treatment Program, UW-Madison Department of Psychiatry
Evaluation, individual and group therapy, and psychiatric treatment for women with postpartum anxiety and depression.
6001 Research Park Blvd., 53719
Prevent Child Abuse Wisconsin
Builds community resources, provides training and public awareness, and carries out advocacy activities in order to strengthen child abuse prevention efforts in Wisconsin.
1716 Fordem Ave., 53704
Public Health Madison & Dane County Child & Family Services
Public health nurses, prenatal and child care services for new and expecting parents, including labor and delivery, in-house breastfeeding, nutrition, infant care, child development, follow-up and support.
WIC (Women Infants & Children) 608-267-1111; Breastfeeding Education and Support 608-266-4821; Perinatal Support (pregnancy) 608-266-4821;
Dental Health 608-266-4821
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Rm 507, 53703
Counseling and support services to families with young children (infants to primary ages) in stress. Evaluation, follow-up, referrals, individual therapeutic program, parent education.
831 E. Washington Ave., 53703
Emergency and respite, 24-hour care for children (birth to 14) of families in stress; counseling and intervention for parents.
2120 Fordem Ave, 53704
Ronald McDonald House
Low-cost accommodations for families with children in area hospitals; must be referred by hospital personnel.
2716 Marshall Ct., 53705
Safe Place for Newborns of Wisconsin
Saves newborns in danger of abandonment and protects their mothers; informs about law which guarantees anonymity and confidentiality to any woman who
relinquishes her unharmed newborn, up to three days old, to any hospital employee in the state.
877-440-2229, crisis line
Satellite Family Child Care
Assists family childcare providers with business start-up, professional support, training, respite and equipment. Assists parents in finding quality, Madison-accredited, family child care.
c/o Dane County Parent Council, 2096 Red Arrow Trail, 53711
South Madison Health and Family Center--Harambee
Umbrella agency for human and health services (housed at one site), including Head Start, Planned Parenthood, South Branch of Madison Public Library, Early Childhood Family Enhancement Center, Madison Community Health Center and Public Health Madison & Dane County. Open 8 am-4:30 pm.
2202 S. Park St., 53713
Turn Around Teen Counseling Services, Inc.
Personal, academic, and career counseling for youth and families. Group classes in study skills, self esteem, college planning, and ACT prep. Fees waived for qualified families.
6333 Odana Rd., Suite 25, 53719
UW-Madison, Precollege Programs Office
Coordinates over 90 noncredit youth programs for K-12 students year-round.
716 Langdon St. (red gym), Rm. 338, 53706
Wheels for Winners
Fixes used bikes and gives them to kids who earn them through community service.
229 S. Fair Oaks Ave., 53704
WIC (Women Infants & Children)
The Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) provides healthy foods and nutrition information to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children under five years of age healthy and strong.
Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care
Membership organization concerned with health services delivered to infants and women of child-bearing age.
McConnell Hall, 1010 Mound St., 53715
Wisconsin Family Ties
Run by families for families that include children who have emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders.
16 N. Carroll St., Suite 230, 53703
Wisconsin Fathers for Children and Families
Support and assistance to anyone, especially fathers, experiencing difficulties with child custody, child support, visitation and related subjects in divorce and paternity actions. Monthly meetings, newsletter, workshops and support.
P.O. Box 1742, 53701
Wisconsin First Step
Information and referral services for children with special needs, from birth to age 21. Also crisis intervention and supportive listening.
1910 South Ave., La Crosse, 54601
800-642-7837, statewide 24 hour hotline
Wisconsin PTA (Parent Teacher Association)
Advocates for the health, education and well-being of all children in public schools and the community.
4797 Hayes Rd., Suite 102, 53704
608-244-1455; 608-244-4785 (fax)
YMCA of Dane County
Arts and sports as well as teen, family, father/daughter programs and other family resources.
711 Cottage Grove Rd., 53716 (east); 5515 Medical Cir., 53719 (west); 1470 Don Simon Dr., 53590 (Sun Prairie)
East: 711 Cottage Grove Rd., 53716; 608-221-1571; West: 5515 Medical Cir., 53719; 608-276-6606; Sun Prairie: 1470 Don Simon Dr., 53590; 608-837-8221
Appointed by Dane County Executive to promote youth services, including Youth Resource Directory and mini-grants; source for opportunities for positive youth development and leadership.
1202 Northport Dr., 53704